Q: Is this possible prosecution for credit card fraud
My sister has opened several credit cards in someone else's name, even got to withdraw a total about $5,000 from a Wellsfargo ATM (cc belonging to Wellsfargo) months ago, but this has happened over the course of a year or so, and nothing has happened, and today she received two calls she believes was from a cop or detective, she hung up, then received a text saying something about "credits cards being issued in your name" something like that, but didn't read the text well and just deleted it because she got shaky nervous when she got it and of course hasn't responded to it at all. My question is, can a cop really just text or call her about the issue? Does she have a good chance of being charged even though she did all this months ago? Does she need to worry? Thank you
A: In short, yes. She will want to speak with a criminal defense attorney to represent her rights for these likely felonious charges. Depending on the number of charges brought, she could be looking at quite a long stay in federal prison.
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