Yucaipa, CA asked in Criminal Law, Identity Theft and Small Claims for California

Q: My ex submitted a loan application and was approved for a $20,000 loan for her business. This was all done using my info

I never approved for her to use my information to get this loan and now I’m getting calls from debt collectors saying I owe $19,000 because she has not been paying the loan and it’s all under my information. This is not my loan and I never approved any of this.

1 Lawyer Answer
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Palm Desert, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: when you say your EX, does that mean you were divorced?

if so what she did, arguably broke the law.

did you report it to law enforcement?

you may want to contact a local lawyer to write a letter and try to explain this to the people coming after you. I think a police report by you might go a long way.

Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.

The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.

Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.