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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Identity Theft for Connecticut on

Q: I have had fraud committed against me

Someone stole my debit card and I know the perpetrator and want to know about pressing charges

William Jaksa answered on Sep 11, 2019

You can start by filing a complainant with the bank that issued the debit card; then calling the local police agency and advise them, OR in Connecticut, you can file a report with the Attorney General - Office of the Consumer Fraud Protection at 860-808-5318.

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

Q: Will I be arrested for changing my husband's mailing address to mine? (we are separated)

Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Sep 6, 2019

You could be, but who knows if you WILL be?!? That might depend on whether or not federal authorities can take a break from putting migrant children in steel cages long enough to worry about a little mail fraud.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Appeals / Appellate Law and Identity Theft for California on

Q: I am seeking a pro Bono lawyer to help with this matter. My family was laughed at as we left the motel also followed

The motel employees and owner treated us like crap and now we are sleeping in my truck. My children are ashamed and disappointed by the treatment and verdict.

Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 6, 2019

I'm sorry for your ordeal here. You could contact the State Bar of California - they have resources for free legal help that you could explore. They are located in the section of their website, "Public." Good luck

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Estate Planning, Identity Theft and Small Claims for Texas on

Q: If I lived at a house for 5yrs and was kicked out by force with not being allowed to get my things from the house.

What course of action do I have to retrieve my things like titles birth certificates clothes tools beds art works wood works etc I live in texas I did pay rent and utilities no lease it was rent to own me n my parents split the cost of buying the house 1/3 each and when my dad died she took all our... Read more »

Terry Lynn Garrett answered on Sep 1, 2019

You do not state whether you were a renter with a lease, a renter without a lease or a guest or whether you were kicked out for nonpayment. Some leases allow the landlord to seize and sell your personal property if you do not pay rent.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Personal Injury, Identity Theft and Legal Malpractice for Arkansas on

Q: How do I accept a lawyer who has refused to return my call?

An out of state attorney who is female and unwilling to represent me. To expand on this misunderstood sentence, she tries to communicate with me in an akward sense, she is being charged. This is due to her not communicating with me only. It is impossibly horrible to expect 'good standing' in front... Read more »

Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 1, 2019

It might be easier to simply start looking for a new attorney in your state. It's anyone's guess as to why they aren't returning calls. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Business Formation, Business Law and Identity Theft on

Q: What can i do when a procedure i was forced to do in a service is not mentioned on their User Agreement/Privacy Policy?

I have a fully verified profile on Coinbase (platform for selling and buying cryptocurrencies) . I deposited money, bought bitcoin and tried to withdraw it. Then , i was asked for a verification procedure which is not mentioned on their User Agreement / Privacy Policy. If i did not operate that... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Aug 28, 2019

If you are unhappy with Coinbase stop doing business with them.

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

Q: I am a minor I cut off my ppp house arrest bracelet and came to Mexico I have a warrant for my arrest will I be arrested

If I try to cross the border back into California

Gary Kollin answered on Aug 23, 2019

Going through customs! Yep

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Domestic Violence, Identity Theft and Small Claims for New York on

Q: I was in a relationship with someone for 8 months he used me for money what can i do

He would say he loved me or he couldn't wait to wake up next to me every morning i have brain cancer and i loved him in july he borrowed 1,300 dollars he emotionally destroyed me he took my fight to live i was advised to take him to civil court to get my money by a state trooper he told hed pay me... Read more »

Michael David Siegel answered on Aug 22, 2019

The amount involved is small claims level if you want to sue to recover. Run your credit report and put a fraud alert on it if you believe he stole your number. Notify the card companies and get new cards.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Identity Theft for New Jersey on

Q: my brother was arrested for wire fraud and aggravated identity theft. it has been 2 months since his arrest.

the public defender assigned to his case claims she has not received all documents. is there a time constraint on when she needs to have all documents? she there a way for my brother to obtain them?

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Aug 18, 2019

Generally the Discovery is given pretty early on in a Superior Court criminal case so two months is a little long. But we don't know all the facts of his case whether he's incarcerated or free, the country he is in and whether he's been indicted or not etc. etc. If you are concerned I would... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Federal Crimes, Identity Theft and White Collar Crime for California on

Q: Out first & ONLY attempt to release <in hand> absolute, binding proof, Staff + Exec Credit Union Corruption/Fraud/Kiting

Question is: who wants it? This won't even make it to arbitration, it's gonna be handcuffs for at least 3 High-ranking executives, down to scrub(s) that open account in July 2017.

As the CIO stated, "you can have as many sub-accounts as you want" Apparently I have several and I'm the... Read more »

William John Light answered on Aug 15, 2019

Sounds like a criminal or regulatory matter. The National Credit Union Administration is the independent federal agency that regulates, charters and supervises federal credit unions. You can submit a complaint to it here:

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Business Law and Identity Theft for California on

Q: my deceased business partner's husband is using her phone and taking my business calls. is that legal?

William Jaksa answered on Aug 9, 2019

There are several interesting legal issues here. What was the partnership agreement's conditions on what happens in the event of a death? Was there any consideration given to whom your partner's share of the business will go to? Was their share to be assumed by their estate? Is he interfering with... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law and Identity Theft on

Q: I took out a pair of socks in no purpose and Being treated as a theft

I was shopping in the store and took a pair of socks but I put in my pocket because I was carrying stuff. But for some reason I forgot it’s in my pocket and felt thirty and wanted to buy a drink then come back. However, after I passed the door, the alarm rang. And they didn’t listen me and... Read more »

Gary Kollin answered on Aug 8, 2019

How can i do or what can i do.

Hire a lawyer

4 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Gov & Administrative Law, Sexual Harassment and Identity Theft for California on

Q: I have a card debt with $35,000 used with me and my boyfriend. he didn't have a social so I let him use and pay me back

But apparently, he did not. He just keep talking he will pay me back, he will work hard, but nothing paid back. I let him use my credit card for daily life, but he used for sports betting without my consent. He kept promised me he won't do it again but it is still happening and he even do cocaine.... Read more »

Peter Maurice Lively answered on Aug 7, 2019

I'm sorry for your circumstances which sound stressful and frustrating, you are certainly not alone.

You could spend a lot of time energy and money obtaining a judgment and trying to collect the judgment from someone without succeeding.

You might be eligible for a bankruptcy...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Identity Theft for Texas on

Q: Got charged w felony 7 yrs ago. It got disposed 11/3/2013. Will this show up on a background ck for a new job

I got charged with a state jail felony seven years ago this month. I did my probation and community service and got to get out early with it being disposed early. I just accepted a job offer for a private dental office and after he went over everything he then told me he was going to run the... Read more »

Grant St Julian III answered on Aug 3, 2019

Criminal convictions remain on your record forever. The 7 year matter deala with credit reporting agencies

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1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft, Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for California on

Q: The phrase “without regard to its conflicts of law provisions” may be looked over by the contracting party?

“The validity of this authorization is governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois...”

I am in California the defendant parties will not respond when asking if they can investigate whether my signature or original or if it was done without my... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow answered on Jul 30, 2019

this is listed as a WC question which i do not do.

I think you have to set up an appt with an attorney close to where you reside to see if the facts will warrant jurisdiction and a filing there.

otherwise, you may be forced to deal with Illinois law.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Identity Theft and Libel & Slander for Indiana on

Q: How long does a woman have to change her name after the court restored the name she requested? It’s been seven years.

The woman has picked up many charges and is using my last name to do so including a recent deception charge. She’s trying to impersonate my children’s deceased mother as well in hopes of becoming the payee for disability or social security. Plus, she’s squatting in a deceased man’s house... Read more »

John Mario Acosta Jr. answered on Jul 30, 2019

Based on the information provided in your question as long as the court issued an order she could restore her maiden name upon the dissolution of marriage then it can be done, even though the order if old.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, Identity Theft and Landlord - Tenant for South Carolina on

Q: Hello my name is Taranika Can i sue the court for gross negligence. Because the judge never submitted a form four.

The judge order the defendant. To move me the defendant never moved me but they issued a rule to vacate but the judge nervous issued a form four but later Dismissed the case with prejudice after he granted negligence in court.

Gary Kollin answered on Jul 29, 2019

No.Judicial immunity

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Identity Theft for California on

Q: Office Depot charged my account for purchase never made, they can't locate the transaction. Paypal denied help. Lawsuit?

I made a purchase online at Office Depot in April, I got the item (chair). In June, same amount with the same exact details was debited AGAIN from my Paypal, by Office Depot, but I didn't make this purchase this time. I reported it as fraud, then as a duplicate transaction to Paypal. Both times... Read more »

William John Light answered on Jul 29, 2019

Sue Office Depot in Small Claims for a refund, and/or notify your credit card company that you dispute the charges and that you instruct it not to pay.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Identity Theft and Small Claims for New York on

Q: How can we recoup material or make someone pay that used a stolen credit card to purchase goods

Michael David Siegel answered on Jul 26, 2019

If there is a criminal case, restitution will be part of any judgment. If not, you can sue. But, these debts are hard to collect.

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