Marysville, OH asked in Traffic Tickets and International Law for Ohio

Q: I need to pay court fines in Sydney Australia. I’m in the states. I’ve been told pay through Bitcoin

I’ve been told the court only excepts payment through Bitcoin. I find that hard to believe. Is this a scam? My friend hit a parked car but didn’t stop. There was no injuries. He is under house arrest now. I’m not comfortable paying that way

2 Lawyer Answers
Matthew Williams
Matthew Williams
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: While you should ask a lawyer in Australia, technically, this seems like it is almost certainly a scam.

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David Luther Woodward
David Luther Woodward
  • International Law Lawyer
  • Pensacola, FL

A: That is a problem.

I would contact a solicitor in Sydney and ask for advice in that regard.


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