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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Identity Theft for Louisiana on
Q: i need legal help

i believe someone has stolen my identity and has all my communications and internet blocked and t they are also putting pics and possible video to various sites. also i believe that they have been trying to harm me intoxicating me. i dont know the reason yet but im working on it. idont know what to... View More

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Nov 12, 2023

In Louisiana, if you suspect identity theft and are experiencing blocked communications, it's essential to take immediate action. Start by trying to contact your parole officer through alternative means, such as visiting their office in person, to explain the situation.

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Identity Theft for Louisiana on
Q: i had a woman misappropiate 20000 if my money with a forged power if atty. what should i do

she forged the notary signature on the power atty.

Joseph A. Interiano
Joseph A. Interiano
answered on Nov 7, 2023

It seems like this person has committed several crimes in the forging of a notary's signature on a power of attorney to which she used in furtherance of another crime, i.e. misappropriation, theft, fraud, etc. I would report these crimes to your local law enforcement authorities to investigate... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Identity Theft for Louisiana on
Q: i had a woman misappropiate 20000 if my money with a forged power if atty. what should i do

she forged the notary signature on the power atty.

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answered on Nov 7, 2023

Report the forgery to the police. This will help to create a record of the crime and may lead to the arrest and prosecution of the person who forged the power of attorney.

Contact the financial institution where the money was misappropriated. Explain to them that you were the victim of a...
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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Identity Theft, Social Security and Public Benefits for Louisiana on
Q: if someone has a power of attorney over someone else can it be revoked especially if it is without that persons consent

A woman has a mother who may have a power of attorney for her because the mother has taken all of the woman’s property and social security checks and has left the daughter to fend for herself in poverty. First I need to find out if the mother has a power of attorney for her daughter and if she... View More

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answered on Jul 11, 2023

A power of attorney can be revoked at any time by the principal, even if it was granted without their consent. The principal can revoke the power of attorney by signing a written revocation and delivering it to the agent. If the principal is unable to sign the revocation, they can appoint someone... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law and Identity Theft for Louisiana on
Q: If it's my 1st time using cash app and I made a mistake by sendin someone my tax refund and I'm poor now can I get it ba

Back I really need it I'm poor now my kids and I

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answered on Mar 4, 2023

If you accidentally sent your tax refund to someone else on Cash App, you may be able to request a refund of the payment. However, it will depend on a few factors, such as whether the recipient has already accepted the payment or withdrawn the funds.

To request a refund on Cash App, you can...
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1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft for Louisiana on
Q: Is identity theft a felony in Louisiana?

Is identity theft a felony or misdemeanor in Louisiana?

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Nov 17, 2022

Depends on what the identity theft is based upon and the amount of the theft will determine whether or not its a felony grade identity theft or a misdemeanor grade identity theft.. Here's a link to the Louisiana Revised statute for identity theft:... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Identity Theft for Louisiana on
Q: Is there any one within the State of Louisiana who's willing to fill out my claim forms wth AIG Insurance?

I need help filing a claim with AIG Insurance. I've the forms in hand. It's been an overwhelming experience that's terribly affected my life, by stealing my identity and so much more.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jan 8, 2024

A Louisiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. There could be, but some law firms will want to handle the claim (for a fee) if they are going to handle the job of filling out necessary forms. Keep asking around. Good luck

1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft, Contracts, Criminal Law and Small Claims for Louisiana on
Q: Did a title loan with a friend and they ended up stealing my car.

I did a title loan with a friend of mine of 20 years. I borrowed 2900 with the promise of paying back $3,900 within 21 days. My car is worth $40,000.00. We wrote up a agreement and had a witness sign it on day 20 he showed up with the cops and my car title in his name. After multiple ignored phone... View More

Jason Thomas Olivier
Jason Thomas Olivier
answered on Nov 21, 2023

Obviously, this is an issue of fraud and conversion. But without seeing the agreement, there is not enough information. You definitely need to hire a lawyer.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Elder Law, Identity Theft and White Collar Crime for Louisiana on
Q: I was charged with Exploitation of the infirmed x2, Identity Theft x2, and Theft Over $5,000 But Under $20,000.

I'm not 100% sure how are why I was charged for all this. However, the date on the Police report falls into the time frame of when my uncle was being maliciously hacked by the mother of his son. She was apparently hacking into my uncles phone, my grandmothers phone, and my little cousins iPad.... View More

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Mar 30, 2023

If you are not satisfied with your current legal counsel, then you should explore hiring new counsel. If you are unable to do so, then you need to try again to reach out to your current counsel, even if means going to his office and waiting for him to be available to meet with you. As you know,... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Identity Theft for Louisiana on
Q: How do I get my money back from access device fraud if the bank won't refund me the money

The man was arrested and charged with the crime of access device fraud and forgery.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Nov 3, 2021

Get copy of police report. Send certified letter to bank.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Collections and Identity Theft for Louisiana on
Q: If I did not write a worthless check on Dec 19, 2019 and receive a final notice from Caddo parish what can I do?

I got this 3/25/21and the amount owed is 732.61 to drug emporium. The account has been closed that the check was written on and NO ONE WOULD accept this if the business has TELECHECK.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Apr 2, 2021

1) File an incident report with the bank,

2) File a criminal complaint with the Sheriff.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Identity Theft for Louisiana on
Q: Can I be charged with accessory to credit card fraud if I brought someone to Dillard’s and he committed fraud ?

I only brought him to Dillard’s I was unaware he was committing fraud It was a handyman that I hired to do some work at my house he stole paperwork out of my house and used it to commit fraud against my stepmother I had no clue until cops showed up

J. Heath Dillon
J. Heath Dillon
answered on Oct 6, 2020

If law enforcement believes you had no knowledge or involvement in the planning or execution of the offense, then you will not be prosecuted. However, the circumstances concern me. You don't have to be the person to actually commit an offense to be punished for it. Rather, you can be held... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets and Identity Theft for Louisiana on
Q: Are fingerprints on a citation checked before the citation is entered?

I had a police srgt tell me that I dont have to worry about my brother using my name because they will put his fingerprint on a citation since he says he does not have his ID. He does this to hide from his bench warrant.

So do thet process the fingerprint beforehand?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Jul 29, 2020

No fingerprints are not put on a citation

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Employment Law, Civil Litigation and Identity Theft for Louisiana on
Q: Is it legal to register someone else for a race and run with his bib number to make it appear he was there?

My husband’s co-worker has made numerous bizarre untrue allegations about my husband to disrupt our marriage. We found out she registered him for a race, picked up his packet and her packet and ran with both to make it look as if they ran the race together. My husband was working in a project... View More

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Jun 15, 2020

It is not illegal but does sound like a fatal attraction.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Arbitration / Mediation Law and Identity Theft for Louisiana on
Q: What do I do ? I have hackers in my phone apple says they have done all the can do with is making me reset the phone Aft

I have tons hours of documentarian videos emails This all started after the Equifax data breach supposedly I have stock and bonds and on line holding I know nothing about credit fraud a bankruptcy was reported and then removed still affected my like government had all kind of rules and citations... View More

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Mar 28, 2020

Shut down the phone number and get a new provider and phone number and phone. Close all current accounts and open new ones.

1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft for Louisiana on
Q: My daughter in law has 15 counts of identity theft against her the card was from a person she was sitting who is dead

The lady is deceased and my dil was told to use it on her and live also she is accused of using another ladies card but had permission how much time could she get

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jan 12, 2020

'Sorry that your question remains open on something where time is of the essence. It was probably overlooked in this category. You probably know this already - if you haven't so far, contact a criminal defense attorney without delay - one you find on this site, through your own... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft for Louisiana on
Q: Can you define infirmity or disabled adult?

I am working a case where the POA was abused solely for personal gain.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jan 10, 2020

In ordinary lay terms, infirmity means a physical or mental weakness. Disability means a condition that limits one's activities or movements. But I don't think knowing that is going to be enough here. Legally, these terms can be defined by statutes, insurance policies, legal instruments,... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Identity Theft for Louisiana on
Q: Can I sue or press charges for credit Muling?

I was bribed into thinking I wouldn’t be stuck to pay the payments of several phones bought by the credit mule. I was quietly forced to sign my signature.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Oct 10, 2019

Call the Sheriff's office.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Identity Theft for Louisiana on
Q: Restitution is 28000 but I’m a single father and make 22000yr. My case going to trial? Will I go to jail?

The charge is identity theft. I have never been in trouble and It’s just me and my two boys. I am the only one they have. 22000yr and providing has been a struggle. I’ve been behind on my bills every month and I didn’t have any to give. I go to trial in May, I’m worried about the... View More

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Apr 3, 2018

If you are going to trial, ask your lawyer. You didn't even say what the charge is.

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