Somerton, AZ asked in Banking for Arizona

Q: what can i do about asking some1 if they could buy me a bus ticket, and they give me their card info. but say i didnt

now they are taking me to court saying i didnt have permission

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Ana Maria Del Valle-Aguilera
Ana Maria Del Valle-Aguilera
  • Business Law Lawyer
  • Miami, FL

A: You do no say if you are being sued by the card holder, the credit card company or the bank in civil court, or if criminal charges have been brought against you. If you used someone else's credit or debit card with their permission, and you are able to prove this, then you were authorized and there would usually be no crime, and your civil liability might be limited to reimbursing the account holder. It is difficult to provide you a better answer without more details. In any case, under any case scenario, you have the initial burden of proof. Are there any witnesses that heard when you were given authorization? Do you have any emails or texts that reflect your authorization?

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