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Georgia Identity Theft Questions & Answers

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Identity Theft, Legal Malpractice and Small Claims for Georgia on

Q: Am I responsible to pay my bank money when I was given a fraudulent loan and I used the money before the check bounced?

The person who deposited the check in my account forged my signature. The loan was for $901.70.

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Jun 25, 2019

Yes. Why? Because you are the only person who has (or had) the $901.70. Surely you do not expect any bank on this planet to eat money just because you accepted a fraudulent check? No; they are making you eat your own money.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Identity Theft for Georgia on

Q: I wanted to know if paying a lawyer for rent via bank of america from an ad to rent a house is a scam?

HELLO,

THIS IS THE RENTAL AGREEMENT FORM ATTACHED TO THIS E-MAIL WHICH I WILL ADVICE YOU TO READ VERY WELL BECAUSE THIS IS WHAT WILL CONSTITUTE THE BASIS OF OUR CONTRACT...

AFTER READING THIS AND YOU ARE OKAY WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, THEN YOU CAN PROCEED WITH THE PAYMENT WHICH... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on May 27, 2019

Your question is very hard to read because IT IS IN ALL CAPS; and the facts are very confusing as well. I suggest you sit down in a quiet place and compose a more coherent question.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Identity Theft for Georgia on

Q: What's the charge for showing or providing a licence, that is NOT yours to a peace officer?

Officers, stop a car and the driver provides a license that is a friend's license.

David Edward Boyle answered on Aug 22, 2018

Forgery

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Identity Theft and White Collar Crime for Georgia on

Q: Can a person be charged with forgery of a financial credit card if they never used it

The person was in possession of 19 so called fraudulent credit cards but never used them

David Edward Boyle answered on Aug 7, 2018

Possession of a forged card is a crime if there was intent to defraud someone. The use of the card is an additional crime of financial transaction card fraud, also a felony.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Divorce and Identity Theft for Georgia on

Q: Is it legal for a woman to use her maiden and married name,as two separate entities and destroy the credit of separated

Homer P Jordan IV answered on May 8, 2018

Typically, people only use one name. If someone is using two names to be deceptive or commit fraud, then that would not be proper. If you are concerned she is doing something to damage your name and credit speak with an attorney. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft and Small Claims for Georgia on

Q: If you check your credit score and a different name other than yours pop up and two addresses for that person.

What do i do? Can i sue them especially if i know that person.

David Humphreys answered on Nov 16, 2017

your problem is likely with the credit reporting agency. You need a consultation with a lawyer who handles cases under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Consumer Law and Identity Theft for Georgia on

Q: I keep getting harassed by debt collectors over a debt that was not mine and was included in a bankruptcy. Its been 14yr

Debt collectors are still harassing me via phone and letter over a cell phone bill that belonged to my mother. The company that issued the collection claims the account was in my name, however I was just an added line on to my mothers account. I also was a minor when my phone plan was added on to... Read more »

David Humphreys answered on Oct 4, 2017

from the sound of your email you have a very solid case. You need a lawyer to represent you. You should not pay anything. You have claims for invasion of privacy and likely, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Search the internet or contact my office if you'd like.

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander, Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Identity Theft for Georgia on

Q: If a person calls impersonating a lawyer is it an arrestable offense?

The person in question was just released from jail on drug and gun charges.

William Head answered on Apr 7, 2017

Possibly so, but the circumstances of the event will determine that. For example, if the person claimed being an attorney to convince you to send him/her money to settle a lawsuit or claim, that would likely be something a Prosecutor would want to pursue. Having a recording of the exact statements... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft for Georgia on

Q: If someone has stolen my identity how do I get my name cleared?

Burton A. Padove answered on Jul 6, 2011

File a report with the police department 2. Notify all of your creditors and you may want to consider cancelling all of your accounts 3. File an Identity Theft Affidavit with Experian, Transunion and Equifax. 4. Place an alert on your credit. 5. consider posting a notice on the internet and in... Read more »

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