Napa, CA asked in Securities Law for California

Q: I was accused of shoplifting and I saw the security guard placing the "stolen" item underneath my car.

As I was on my way out from the store, opening my car, a security guard stops me and asks me about the jewelry. I tell him I don't have it and that I left them inside the fitting room. I offered to go back inside with him to show him exactly where I placed it and he declines saying "I am not allowed in the store" and that I should wait until he can go and check. Later he comes out again showing me the packaging of the ring without the ring being there. I kept telling him that I do not have it and he can go ahead and call the cops to settle this, and he wouldn't do that! which made me highly question the reason he would not call. After hours of not calling the cops, he finally did BUT while he was on the phone I saw him squat down and place the ring underneath my car! I went inside the store and talked to a manager waiting for the cops to arrive. they said I can't go in the store again for a year.

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2 Lawyer Answers
Deanna  Besbekos-LaPage
Deanna Besbekos-LaPage
  • Securities Law Lawyer
  • Chicago, IL

A: This is not a securities law question. I would post under a different category.

Bruce Alexander Minnick agrees with this answer

A: As noted by Ms. Besbekos-LaPage, this is not a securities question. it sounds more like a criminal defense question, which is where you should re-post it.

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