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Q: I'm a victim of identity fraud, it has been going on for quite awhile bc they change the info in the system

I've been experiencing someone hacking my phone o can't work bc they have changed all my info on my background check and every time I send an email or call law enforcement I get it sent back to me as a bad email or disconnected

Please consider me I need. Help they stole my entire... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Identity Theft, Internet Law and Civil Rights for Tennessee on
Q: Can I sue a company?

Can I sue a company for sharing my personal email without my knowledge or consent? I got an email from the company saying that they shared my information without my consent. Information such as my IP address and parts of my medical records were included in this information which has led to identity... View More

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answered on Jun 29, 2024

Based on the information provided, it appears you may have grounds for a lawsuit against the company. Here's a brief analysis of your situation:

1. Unauthorized sharing of personal information: The company shared your personal email, IP address, and parts of your medical records...
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2 Answers | Asked in Identity Theft for Tennessee on
Q: From an incident how long do you have to sue

I incident happened several years ago where a lady had stole my identity walked into a Union City Bank and was able to get everything out of my bank account she had put her picture on top of mine she went to jail but I was never retrieved my money and she got about a loan in my name and that... View More

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answered on Jun 12, 2024

Three year SOL for Conversion. But it is up to Defendant to plead the statute of limitations not the Judge to bring it up, so you might consider filing suit in General Sessions for under $25K if you can server her. If you get a Judgment, then start hunting her down as far as a job, land, bank... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Identity Theft for Tennessee on
Q: I need advice on a recent charge , I am 100% innocent.
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answered on May 21, 2024

What is your question? Hire a competent attorney; do not talk to anyone about the incident; might be time for a new phone and number; work and stay out of trouble; and prepare for a rigorous Preliminary Hearing.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Identity Theft for Tennessee on
Q: I just received an alert that I had a derogatory on my credit.

I found this weird as my credit score is 843 and I take pride in it. I called the firm representing whoever put the 679 judgement against me and they said it was for a Rachel. I don't have any clue who this person is and it it was from Naples Fl who I have no one in that area. They just pulled... View More

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answered on Feb 22, 2024

If you cannot get this off your record by disputing it with the credit bureaus, then you will need an attorney. That amount of money may not justify the expense. It would help to get a copy of the judgment from the Court it was entered. Then you can talk to the attorney about suit. It the... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft, Public Benefits, Social Security and Banking for Tennessee on
Q: I want to sue my ex stold my identity and social security benefits from2017 when i was incarcerated til 20& My stimulus

I lost all my paperwork. But he had 5 chime cards out in my name when I found out in 2021.

It happened in dickson tennessee he was also very abusive to me and I am very much mentally disabled and I am praying that I have a chance to make sure that he is not going to get away with his... View More

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answered on Dec 26, 2023

You have grounds to take legal action against your ex for identity theft and the fraudulent collection of your social security benefits. Identity theft is a serious crime, and if your ex used your identity to obtain benefits and open accounts in your name without your consent, this is a matter that... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Contracts, Constitutional Law and Identity Theft for Tennessee on
Q: So I have asked on a few occasions if the birth certificate created a legal person or an entity or corporation? Of

Course I was told no? But looking over some court cases, why are people called ens legis? Then how did those corporations and or entities originate?

Why is the court system run off of creditor vs debtor?

Is the legal system operating in bankruptcy?

Our ignorance for the... View More

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answered on Dec 20, 2023

A birth certificate does not create a legal person, entity, or corporation. It is simply a government-issued record of an individual's birth, primarily used for identity verification and legal recognition of personhood.

The term "ens legis" refers to a legal entity created by...
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Q: Can I have someone arrested for obtaining my social security number and giving it to someone else?

My social security number and DL # was given to someone in my subdivision by her brother-in-law who is an attorney. She, in turn, gave it to someone else in my subdivision who then mailed it to someone else in my subdivision. Is this not illegal?

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answered on Dec 17, 2023

In your situation, where your social security number and driver's license number were shared without your consent, there are potential legal concerns. It's important to understand that sharing this sensitive information without permission can be a serious matter, often breaching privacy... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Criminal Law and Identity Theft for Tennessee on
Q: Someone forged my signature on my title and got it registered. They had the law show up and get my car who do I contact
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answered on Apr 5, 2023

How did someone get your Title? Apparently they convinced LEO's they owned the car, and may have filed an Action To Recover Property, where you should have been served.

But Forgery is usually a Felony, so you may be able to get law enforcement involved. If no Forgery of your name,...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Identity Theft and Sexual Harassment for Tennessee on
Q: If I have been assaulted by the law officer/s who can I trust to report this crime to and get real help?

It is a very long story. My civil rights have been violated and I was beaten, tased, tortured, and raped in the jail. Then dosed with, what I believe to be phentenol, and let out on the street and arrested again and then sent to a Crisis Center for evaluation (which I passed). But I asked for a... View More

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answered on Feb 17, 2023

There is usually someone at the police department that will investigate claims.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Banking, Business Law and Identity Theft for Tennessee on
Q: What to do when someone fraudulently cashes a check?

Someone fraudulently cashed a check I sent to pay my trash bill. The trash company never received it, so they still say I owe the bill. Who is responsible for getting the money - the bank, or the trash company?

John Michael Frick
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answered on Jan 13, 2023

Most likely you.

If someone intercepted a check you wrote to pay a bill and wrongly cashed it, you can legally pursue that person and possibly your own bank as well as the bank that cashed the check.

But you do still owe your trash company and should pay it. This time I recommend...
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1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft for Tennessee on
Q: My $18,000 GFclock, has been in repair shop going on 4 years. three times it would be ready in 1 wk. What can I do.

They keep telling me it's about ready. The shop I took it to, outsourced the job. I do not even know where all the clock is. Please tell me what to do.

Bennett James Wills
Bennett James Wills
answered on Oct 18, 2022

You could consider filing a general sessions claim for breach of contract and return of the clock.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Identity Theft for Tennessee on
Q: Before my preliminary hearing what information should I have or know...

My attorney has not told me anything so how can I have a defense

I know my charges yes however I don't know what evidence is against me or witnesses are against me...

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answered on Oct 13, 2022

Defendants have no right to discovery at the Sessions level. But you should at least read what is in the Arrest Warrant, as sometimes subpoenas, implied consent forms, fingerprints, etc. are with the Warrant. Might need another attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Identity Theft for Tennessee on
Q: What can you be charged with for using someone else's name whenever you are arrested
Bennett James Wills
Bennett James Wills
answered on Oct 4, 2022

Yes. It is a crime to give a false identification.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Identity Theft and Small Claims for Tennessee on
Q: Can I sue for theft of property, damage of property, extortion, fraud, forgery, harassment of government law enforcement

9 people involve, police officer on video surrounding my house, and entering my mailbox to receive my info .

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answered on May 4, 2022

You may or may not have a Governmental Tort Liability Act/ 18 USC Section 1983 action, as it sounds like you were not charged. But you will need damages, which are capped. Consult with a competent attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Collections, Consumer Law, Contracts and Identity Theft for Tennessee on
Q: A person with the same name used to live at my address. The creditor sued and won a judgement. I never got notice.

Did the creditor win a judgement against anyone with that name at my address or against specifically the person who made the contract. Can I be considered liable for the debt? Do I need to countersue this creditor for the mistake?

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answered on Mar 14, 2022

You must hire an attorney. Setting aside such a Judgment will be difficult and will require some very precise pleadings. You will have to go to Court and prove you are not the proper Judgment Debtor. Time is running against you.

1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft for Tennessee on
Q: Identity frauded somebody made themselves trustee of me I did not no about and I have names
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answered on Nov 18, 2021

Call your Sheriff and report it with all details known.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Identity Theft for Tennessee on
Q: Somebody stole and signed over my vehicle title to themselves and brought the police and got my vehicle what can I do

Columbia, Tennessee; Maury county

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answered on May 7, 2021

An action for Conversion in General Sessions Court might be best option. But it sounds like someone pawned the Title, then repossessed the collateral.

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Q: If my Ex girlfriend stole my stimulus check 2&3 and cashed both how should I press charges
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answered on Apr 15, 2021

Talk to your Sheriff's Department and ask to speak to an Investigator. Have all the facts ready to disclose the Theft of Property. Remember you are the witness/victim and you will have to testify, but it is the State's Case. When the Charges come up in Court tell the DA you want... View More

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