Chandler, AZ asked in Antitrust, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Military Law for Arizona

Q: girlfriends mom ran some kind of background check without my consent. Finding out a shoplifting case from 5-6 years ago

It was something I wanted private because the case was dismissed. And from what my girlfriend said, "Her mom knows people" and that really puts me in allot of unease.

I guess a useful piece of information is that her mom is in the military, so I'm not sure I'd that's also some kind of abuse of power

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Sabra M. Janko
Sabra M. Janko
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