Davis, CA asked in Identity Theft and Criminal Law for California

Q: I received a letter from local cop stating he received a report of store theft from local supermarket. What do I do?

date was said to be 9/1 at around 7 pm, but I didn't steal anything from said store. also have no idea HOW cop or store got my name or identity. it is a store I've been to, but def did not steal and can't connect dots. need to know what to say to cop when he calls.

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Scott Richard Kaufman
Scott Richard Kaufman
  • Los Altos, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Feels more like crimlaw than consumer law. AND while I do not handle crimlaw matters, I think it is VERY rare for a 'cop' to write a letter. I think if this is a misrep or a scam, you may have a nice counter (type) claim? Good luck with it...

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