Q: I was scammed by accepting fraudulent check and asked to transfer money to a bank account
I have filed police complaint.The person cheated me by signing lease and showed fake ID proof .Sent.me.fake check for deposit and little over of deposit amount and asked me to transfer remains amount to his bank account
I know only the bank account number and routing number and bank name.How do I go about filing sub poena and law suit
much more info is needed.
if the amount is under $10,000, I would suggest going to small claims court where you can get a date within months rather than many years.
you probably can't afford to hire a lawyer for this and even if you could you might be throwing good money after bad.
most scammers are going to be judgement proof.
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