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Q: I allowed myself to contact you because I wanted to clear out some questions that I had if you don't mind

I allowed myself to contact you because I wanted to clear out some questions that I had if you don't mind. You seem to be the correct person to ask this.

If, online, someone says : "karma comes, it applies to everyone" or just mentionned the word karma without adding anything to it, does not wish anything bad to anyone, is it considered as a threat ?

And if a person lies about someone sending multiple threat messages, which is absolutely not true, and there was NO threatening content in those sent messages, and the person lies about it to other people and deform everything that was said, what are the charges ? Can that person be condemn for accusing someone for threat that was not done ?

I thank you in advance for your response.


Can my contacts remain private please.

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1 Lawyer Answer
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: No. Without more, that statement or word “karma” is not a threat.

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