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1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft, Small Claims and Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: I gave permission for someone to use my debit card to purchase one thing online and they purchased multiple things

A former friend had my card saved on their Xbox account and asked if they could use it to purchase something. I gave permission to use it for purchasing one thing, but not 10+ things. We both were in agreement that they would pay me back in full. (This person has a restraining order from their ex... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jun 2, 2023

Take a criminal complaint against them for Fraudulent Use if a Credit Card in your local district court.

0 Answers | Asked in Banking, Consumer Law and Identity Theft for Wisconsin on
Q: What are my rights when it comes to a law firm that claims they have an loan in my name that is fraudulent?

Submitted police report and affidavit, proving loan not mine. Law firm still says it is due to discrepancy with dates on forms. Mental health condition with menory is the cause of mixed up dates. Law firm says it doesn't matter.

1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft for Florida on
Q: Should I sign a postnuptial agreement or an MSA? Which protects me better?

My husband doesn't want us to divorce so all assets stay together and grow together more than divide them in a divorce. I finally agreed to sign a postnuptial to remain married and keep assets together and protect them from third parties... Now he tells me that a lawyer told him that a... Read more »

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
answered on May 28, 2023

You need to see an attorney of your own.

0 Answers | Asked in Federal Crimes and Identity Theft for Wisconsin on
Q: Mom fell for cyber fraud and we are 200k+ in debt to family and friends. How do we fix our situation?

Mom met someone online and starting to chat with him. They claim they were rich and needed some emergency funds. It continues and continues. And my mom kept on falling for the scam. Mom gave him over 300k USD. And now we have no money and are in debt. Family and friends say it’s impossible to get... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Consumer Law, Civil Litigation and Identity Theft for Massachusetts on
Q: Massachusetts Boston my wife has a permit and keeps registering and insuraning cars in my name without my consent

Has stolen my identity and opened credit card and I filed a identity theft claim

William J. Amann
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answered on May 27, 2023

It sounds like what she's doing is illegal but that's merely speculative based upon your brief statement. I recommend you contact the Division of Motor Vehicles.

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Identity Theft, Estate Planning and Family Law for New York on
Q: I need a lawer In chicago

My father dead two year ago.

I am in iran

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 26, 2023

You could repost under Illinois. This is currently posted under New York. But even in reposting, it could be difficult for attorneys here to reach out to you. This format here is basically question and answer. If you're seeking an attorney, you could search online for attorneys in the Chicago... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Identity Theft and Internet Law on
Q: Are there Internet Laws to protect my underage daughters and I?

Our phones,accounts,ect hacked.He was taking photos and videos before i even knew we were hacked.A family member just informed me they seen nude posts and were sent nude video.I have talked to my carrier,the businesses our accounts are with,and the FBI.What else can i due to protect my girls?

0 Answers | Asked in Identity Theft and Social Security for Florida on
Q: SSN not redacted on public court record

A local police department has released a public court record that failed to redact my friend's social security number. Her full name, DOB, and SSN are completely visible on the document. I came across the document myself, and it has been publicly available online for several years. This could... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Child Custody and Identity Theft for Mississippi on
Q: If I voluntarily sign my parental right away can I go back and fight for them later on
Melissa L Gardner-Ardoin
Melissa L Gardner-Ardoin
answered on May 18, 2023

No. A termination of parental rights is final and forever.

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law, Civil Rights and Identity Theft for Texas on
Q: I just have a few questions.

I have a friend that went fo jail when he got out he had a few people living in his home without his permition now they are trying to sell his home from underneath him what should he do

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Personal Injury, Identity Theft and Intellectual Property on
Q: How to correctly compose a letter under Article 17 U.S. Code § 512?

I want to file a complaint about the removal of content that was not public and is used without permission.

N'kia (NLN)
N'kia (NLN)
answered on May 20, 2023

A DMCA Takedown Notice must be tailored to each specific situation. So, an attorney would need to review the evidence to be able to compose one or help someone else compose one. Also, keep in mind that a response other than or in addition to standard DMCA Takedown Notice language might be... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law, Identity Theft and Landlord - Tenant for Arizona on
Q: Can I stay in a home as an ex-owner when I was swindled into quit-claim? What are my tenant's rights?

I bought a house with ex as co-owners 20 years ago. Several years ago I had a nervous breakdown and lost work and money. Co-owner wanted to refinance as had been done before, and got all the paperwork. There was a lien on the house due to my financial crash. Ex slipped in a quit-claim to get me... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice, Criminal Law and Identity Theft for New York on
Q: Hippa-related legality surrounding my reporting a recent crime committed by a pt while using my namesake/identity.

In short, I'm a physician in pvt practice. A pt I have treated for years recently scammed a new pt of my practice out of $500. Via txt messages, he assumed the identity of a fictitious member of my office staff and contacted the patient to schedule an appt with myself (referring to me and... Read more »

Jonathan R. Ratchik
Jonathan R. Ratchik
answered on May 15, 2023

The perpetrator arguably committed a crime by using your identity to defraud a patient. HIPAA prohibits the disclosure of individually identifiable medical information. One exception to the prohibition, however, is for law enforcement purposes, specifically when necessary to inform law... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Criminal Law and Identity Theft for California on
Q: Im a victim of fraud identity theft and guardianship fraud my children are involved
James L. Arrasmith
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answered on May 11, 2023

Here are some steps you can consider taking:

1. Contact law enforcement: Report the fraudulent activities to your local law enforcement agency. Provide them with all relevant details and any evidence you may have. They can initiate an investigation and gather evidence to support your case....
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1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft for Colorado on
Q: Why would one of my two felony identity theft identical warrants be dropped and sealed at my first appearance on that ca

I went to court on a speeding ticket was arrested on two felony arrest only warrants bonded out on both and at the first appearance they dropped in sealed one of the cases without me even knowing anything about it

Mr.  H. Michael Steinberg
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answered on May 6, 2023

The only logical answer is they accidentally double filed the same case and corrected their mistake using the procedure you outlined.

1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft for New Jersey on
Q: I can't afford an attorney. s 2023 249 is my complaint number. I am not guilty, i was scammed. Should i just rep myself?
Leonard R. Boyer
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answered on May 7, 2023

Contact NJ Legal Services if you really cannot afford your own attorney.

2 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law, Identity Theft and Criminal Law for California on
Q: What law enforcement you contact when persons have forged your name documents and taken property that's yours in La.?

Claiming to be me and living in my property

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
answered on Apr 28, 2023

Call the Sheriff of the Parrish. Be prepared to give specific information including the recording information for the Deed. Forgery, Theft of Property and other crimes are involved here. How you found out about it, and how they got your name/ identity will be crucial issues. Ultimately an... Read more »

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