California Identity Theft Questions & Answers

Q: I parked a rented car in the IHOP Parking lot and someone broke the window and took my documents, cash and luggage.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Identity Theft for California on
Answered on Feb 17, 2019
Dale S. Gribow's answer
more info needed....

however, without injuries, this is the type of case a lawyer would probably only handle on an hourly and I suspect you may not be in a position to do so.

you can, however, sue in small claims court for up to $10,000.......but you still have to prove negligence

Q: Can I sue a person, posing as a company, asking me to pay with bitcoin or walmart gift cards?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Identity Theft for California on
Answered on Dec 23, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
need more info

anyone can sue anyone for anything at any time.

the more important question is can you afford to hire a lawyer on an hourly and pay costs?.............and then were you damaged or was it prospective only?

Q: Im being charged with pc530.5(c)(3) i had nothing on me no ids credit cards names nothing

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Identity Theft for California on
Answered on Oct 31, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
much more info needed.

ID theft can be a felony or a misdemeanor and is known as a Wobbler ...often depending on the record and facts or the underlying case.

Q: i got caught using someone elses debit card

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Identity Theft and Immigration Law for California on
Answered on Oct 24, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
YOU WOULD NO DOUBT BE ARRESTED...............THEFT/FRAUD ETC

Q: What action can I take, if I just found out my husband file for divorce as me without my knowledge meant.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Family Law and Identity Theft for California on
Answered on Sep 29, 2018
Donald Arthur Hilland's answer
So I'm not clear if you are saying that he filed the divorce without knowledge and got a judgment already or just filed the divorce. When a divorce is filed, the papers must be personally served by an independent person, a non party to the divorce, and cannot be served by mail or Fed Ex, etc. So if he filed the divorce and you were not served, you need to file a motion right away to let the court know you were not served. Go to the courthouse, or look online at some courts, and see what the...

Q: Grantor 1)RUFFIN, AUSTIN2)RUFFIN, PARIS M W3)WILLIAMS, PARIS MGrantee BANK OF AMER normal or i have a case?

1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure and Probate for California on
Answered on Aug 4, 2018
Bahram Madaen's answer
Send me a copy of the loan docs and the notices. I had almost exact issue with BoA couple years ago. The bank was really slow to respond and we had to bring a lawsuit. It took a year to get rid of the loans.

Q: If no charges are filed against my friends neighbor ( a city worker) when I reported him following me taking pictures..

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Communications Law and Identity Theft for California on
Answered on Jul 30, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
need more info

however, it sounds like a ROBBERY/theft.......maybe assault and battery depending on the facts.

Q: Friends neighbor has been stalking me.i filed a report.he retaliated by robbing me of my wallet cell phone etc.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Identity Theft for California on
Answered on Jul 29, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
more info needed.

did he take from you while in your possession or when out of home etc

see earlier suggestions

Q: State of Ca here.my friends creepy neighbor was stalking me..taking pictures of me etc..I filed police report.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Criminal Law and Identity Theft for California on
Answered on Jul 29, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
more info needed

contact sgt/captain of the police dept..............and also councilman/mayor/congressman/paper

Q: Beneficiary had to vacate and surrender all possession my home&parents.Beneficiary now HOMELESS AND no car all do ftrus

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Elder Law, Identity Theft and Probate for California on
Answered on Jul 12, 2018
Richard Samuel Price's answer
I'm sorry that you are in this position. You need an attorney to assert your rights. Contact an attorney in your area for a full consultation.

Q: The phone repair shop returned my phone without the sim card and sd memory card. what should I do?

3 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law and Identity Theft for California on
Answered on Jul 12, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
MORE INFO NEEDED

IF YOU DO NOT GET SATISFACTION FROM POLICE THEN SUE IN SMALL CLAIMS COURT WHERE YOU CAN BRING AN ACTION FOR UP TO $10,000

Q: Can I force a company to give my own personal information when I am victim of identity theft?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Criminal Law and Identity Theft for California on
Answered on Jun 25, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
more info needed.

initially i would try to get what i need by reporting to police.

then i would retain a lawyer with experience in this area of law.

I am sorry you are going through this but there are so many bad guys out there.

Q: CAN THE SHELTER TAKE MY MONEY-AND PUT IN INTO THEIR CHURCH AND HAVE ACCESS TO OUR BANK ACCOUNTS

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Identity Theft for California on
Answered on Jun 21, 2018
Thomas A. Grossman's answer
If the Church owns your home, then I would guess you are renting the home from the Church, and paying rent to the Church. That gives the Church certain rights over the home, but I don't think they have the right to save your money for you unless you gave them that right. The same goes for the Church having your bank account numbers. I would contact the Church immediately and find out just what they are doing. I don't know all the circumstances of your situation, but I would be cautious....

Q: Discover Card recently requested sending Copy Of SSN, ID, for verification, after two years being with them, what to do?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, Identity Theft and Legal Malpractice for California on
Answered on May 29, 2018
William John Light's answer
This isn't a legal question. You aren't required to give them your SSN.

They aren't required to give you a credit card. If you want the card, you have to play along. Credit card companies need your SSN to run your credit reports. https://www.creditcards.com/credit-card-news/social-security-number-disclose-1282.php Why they want to do it now, as opposed to when you applied for the card, I have no idea. Your option is to discontinue the card, and apply for another credit card,...

Q: i just got a letter from district attorneys office stating the office filed a complaint charge against me for identity

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Identity Theft for California on
Answered on May 11, 2018
Dmitry Gorin's answer
What should you do? First step would be to consult with a local criminal criminal lawyer to review the details and your legal options. Don't make any statements to law enforcement. Remain silent.

Q: How to get my case in a different Federal Jurisdiction?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, White Collar Crime and Identity Theft for California on
Answered on Apr 13, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
need a lot more facts

the first thing you have to do is hire an EXPERIENCED FEDERAL ATTORNEY.

most lawyers in the greater Palm Springs Area do not do Federal. In part it is because there is no federal court around us.

federal courts can hear cases from other states but this should be addressed to the lawyer you retain.

Q: A fellow veteran opened a Chase bank account to cash a $13k Veterans compensation check from the US Treasury.

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Civil Litigation, Identity Theft and Criminal Law for California on
Answered on Mar 24, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
clearly you were the victim of a con............

more info is needed.

it should not have taken the bank that long to clear..........i would consider suing the bank for that amount of money but unless you have info on the person who scammed you then you are probably out of luck.

you can sue in small claims court for up to $10k

Q: I just found my email address and more of my info on a website that sales email addresses! What can I do about this?

2 Answers | Asked in Identity Theft and Internet Law for California on
Answered on Mar 16, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
you need to report to police and possibly hire a lawyer to make an immediate return of your info and to cease and desist.........and possibly sue the other party

Q: what are the elements of the crime U.S. Penal Code 1028

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Identity Theft for California on
Answered on Mar 10, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
18 U.S. Code § 1028 - Fraud and related activity in connection with ...

https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/1028

(d) In this section and section 1028A—. (1). the term “authentication feature” means any hologram, watermark, certification, symbol, code, image, sequence of numbers or letters, or other feature that either individually or in combination with another feature is used by the issuing authority on an identification document, ...

18 U.S. Code § 1028A...

Q: what to do 1st court day? felony 4 identity+ grand theft, forgery, possession. and need attorney referral

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Identity Theft for California on
Answered on Feb 11, 2018
Dale S. Gribow's answer
I NEED MORE INFO

IF YOU ARE ASKING WHAT HAPPENS ON THE 1ST DAY OF COURT, YOU AND YOUR LAWYER PLEAD NOT GUILTY, GUILTY OR ASK FOR A CONTINUANCE.

IF YOU CAN AVOID A LAWYER S/HE WOULD DO IT FOR YOU.

IF YOU CAN NOT AFFORD A LAWYER ASK FOR A COURT APPOINTED LAWYER.

IF YOU WANT THE NAMES OF SOME LAWYER PLEASE CALL ME AT 760 837 7500

I WOULD ENCOURAGE YOU TO TYPE UP A SUMMARY OF THE FACTS.

THIS IS FOR YOUR LAWYER NOT THE COURT

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