Union City, CA asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Business Law and Internet Law for California

Q: Can I get in legal trouble for fees that I was not aware of and did not agree to?

I believe I have been scammed by Nutex, a crypto app. I tried to withdraw 1400 and they told me to pay 1400 as a safety deposit to comply with laws and it would be paid along with my initial investment. I did in my foolishness. They then told me I needed to pay 2000 to process it because it was going through a third party. If I did not then my funds will be frozen and I will be blacklisted, defaulted, and Federally investigated. Can a company do this? I did not agree to any contract or was notified of these fees and costs.

2 Lawyer Answers
James L. Arrasmith
James L. Arrasmith PRO label
  • Sacramento, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Seems like a scam to me as well.

James R. Dickinson
James R. Dickinson
  • San Bernardino, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Speak with an attorney in your area about your options. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor as grounds for forming an attorney-client relationship. You should seek an attorney for formal legal advice and representation.]

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