Metairie, LA asked in Criminal Law, Employment Law, Civil Litigation and Identity Theft for Louisiana

Q: Is it legal to register someone else for a race and run with his bib number to make it appear he was there?

My husband’s co-worker has made numerous bizarre untrue allegations about my husband to disrupt our marriage. We found out she registered him for a race, picked up his packet and her packet and ran with both to make it look as if they ran the race together. My husband was working in a project with three other people at the time who can vouch he was with them, he has pictures of the project in his phone taken at the time, and the race organizers always take video at the starting line which shows her running ALONE. I think she should be reported but I keep being told that while it is crazy, it is not illegal. I find this hard to believe as someone could frame someone doing something like this.

1 Lawyer Answer
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Covington, LA
  • Licensed in Louisiana

A: It is not illegal but does sound like a fatal attraction.

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