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1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft, Real Estate Law, Family Law and Personal Injury for New York on

Q: This Stranger took us to court for possession of our house and lost. Judgement was decided against her.

8 months later because she saw boards on our house she stole all the contents, ID's then changed deed to her name. Stranger not heir.

Michael David Siegel answered on May 20, 2019

This appears to have civil and criminal components. Call the police to report what happened. Then you can consider suing the person for damages. A deed change requires a Supreme Court lawsuit.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Health Care Law and Identity Theft for Massachusetts on

Q: I have been a victim of medical identity theft and need help to figure out what steps to take to correct this.

My health was used multiple times for ambulance rides, hospital and doctors visits. Now, I need help to rectify the damage done to my credit and medical records

Timur Akpinar answered on May 16, 2019

Contact your health insurance carrier without delay to notify them of the security breach. If you receive bills for co-payments or other uncovered charges, contact the entities doing the billing (hospitals, physicians, ambulance services, etc.) and coordinate with your insurance carrier to... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Tax Law, Banking, Federal Crimes and Identity Theft on

Q: Mom returned to Spain. She found that there was no money in her accounts and fake ID and signatures in her name.

Mom returned to Spain in 2016 after moving to the US in 1992. She found that there was no money in her accounts. Here's some of what we found.

Accounts opened and manipulated in her name with a fake DNI and fake signatures

Loans opened in her name with a fake DNI and fake signatures... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on May 14, 2019

Tell you mom to contact a lawyer in Spain.

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

Q: Is an identity theft case in CA without monetary loss or assault, but many names and info. justified 43 yrs prison?

Denied all motions. Illegal search warrant, Confession under duress, police had mom in custody, using for leverage, threatening. Coersion, slight but others 100% violated. 27 yr old son 13 year plea bargain, 43 yr. sentence if convicted. Stacked all the charges. over 40 counts. Only possession.

Dale S. Gribow answered on May 11, 2019





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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Identity Theft, Personal Injury and Real Estate Law for New York on

Q: We won judgement that it is not plaintiffs house. Fatally defective paperwork and no monetary exchange.

Plaintiff put her name on our house eight months later after stealing all of our worldly possessions.Recently put a fence up that i can't enter my own property. Notary public papers i was not privy to seeing. Removed by police i was!!!!!

Elaine Shay answered on May 11, 2019

There appears to be a lot more to your story than you have been able to post here. It would probably be necessary to sit down with an attorney and take the time to fully explain your situation to receive meaningful advice.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Car Accidents, Collections and Identity Theft for Florida on

Q: I'm about to sign papers to accept my lawsuit settlement offer but i had idenity theft issues. Someone filed taxes Under

My name and now i owe the irs as a result of they actions. Will the irs take my lawsuit until this is straightened out or will i get my money?

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Apr 30, 2019

This is a very important question. You really need to hire a competent lawyer to advise you. Try using the lawyer you used to get the settlement; he will want his share first.

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

Q: I need a lawyer that deals with identity theft issues. Anyone know of someone in Michigan?

Someone created a paypal account using my SSN. Paypal never alerted me to this. They are rude and are still allowing this person to perform transactions under me even after me telling them it is not me. They never investigated this. Been going on since last Oct. 2018

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Adam Alexander answered on Apr 29, 2019

Has this affected your credit? Are you getting collection letter or responsible for any debt?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Identity Theft and Real Estate Law for Ohio on

Q: is my domain name. can i use this domain name for amazon affiliate marketing?

Joseph Jaap answered on Apr 22, 2019

Disney is likely to sue you for trademark infringement, which could allow them to collect damages and their attorney fees from you. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to talk to a local trademark attorney before using that domain name.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Identity Theft and Wrongful Death for Arizona on

Q: My situation concerns a religious organization who has made it clear that they would like me to be dead before 2020.

The members are very secretive and will almost never communicate any message in plain English. They won't say they're going to kill you but by watching them and adding things up, it's clear that they want to kill me. My problem is that I have no official charge against me, I have never seen an... Read more »

Mike Branum answered on Apr 19, 2019

Your issue does not appear to be something that could be worked out in a court of law and I do not believe a court order would sway the members you refer to from carrying out the execution order once it is issued. I would recommend you contact the Sovereign Military Order of the Temple of Jerusalem... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Identity Theft and Small Claims for Virginia on

Q: dealing with USAA and identity theft & they continue to allow our account to be breached despite our daily calls. HELP

They’ve sent checks & debit cards to other addresses despite our contact with their fraud department. We haven’t even been reimbursed yet for our checking & savings being wiped clean. While we were on the phone Friday locking down the accounts we watched as someone transferred our savings into... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Apr 9, 2019

This sounds like some sort of an insider electronic hacking situation. If the amount of money is worth it, try hiring a lawyer to take up the job of fighting with the USAA bureaucracy instead of you having to do it. The first order of business would be to move all the money you still have at USAA... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Identity Theft for Indiana on

Q: why is the case about my daughter's abuse posted for everyone to see on google?

i just googled my name because my sister said all my information is all over the internet i dont understand how my daughter's information about being sexually abused and putting the man away is all on the court documents where everyone can see as soon as you search my name.

Gary Kollin answered on Apr 7, 2019

That is a good question. But how is any lawyer with that limited information to know why the information is on the world wide web

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2 Answers | Asked in Tax Law and Identity Theft for Arkansas on

Q: Can I still file married joint if my spouse's SSN has been filed on another return?

My spouse is incarcerated and it appears that their ssn was e-filed on a return by someone already without permission.

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Apr 3, 2019

Be very careful here. If you attempt to file jointly after your spouse (or someone else posing as your spouse) has filed, the IRS will likely notice the duplicity in SSANs--and will possibly hold YOU responsible. The last thing either of you two need is the IRS coming after you.

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2 Answers | Asked in Tax Law, Identity Theft and White Collar Crime for Connecticut on

Q: The IRS says that I received $29,000 and taxed me for it. I never received this money, what to do?

The IRS transcripts say that a fund in my name was sold from a Fidelity account. I have never had an account of any sort with Fidelity or any financial company at all. I was given the name and address of the seller. This action seems like fraud perpetrated as a Trust. How do I get a copy of the... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Apr 3, 2019

Since the IRS rarely makes mistakes of this size (trust me), you are advised to consult an experienced lawyer to help you find out what happened and then to advise you what to do about it. In today's world of high-tech communication-- and rampant bank fraud-- you do not need a Connecticut tax... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Consumer Law, Contracts and Identity Theft for New Jersey on

Q: Can a Chase bank be sued for giving unlawful acces to my bank account to my business partners?

My business partners rather than asking me if they had any confusion, continued to purchase goods from my other business that is owned by my wife. Since they were verbally told several times and there is nothing in writing they took advantage of the situation to edge me out of the business. I... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Apr 1, 2019

Hire a lawyer experienced in business litigation, banking law and corporations law.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Domestic Violence and Identity Theft for Texas on

Q: What can i do about my ex-boyfriend,now roomate recording me and making me work for him and do without everything?

Now im not positive but i believe that he or someone he knows has hacked everything i have ever owned i even found a messanger profile with my name and picture on his cell phone ! I always pay my tickets on time and lord knows i had never even been to jail till John Willis-Doc - i have called and... Read more »

Grant St Julian III answered on Mar 25, 2019

Contact the Genesis Women's Shelter at 214.946.HELP (4357). Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft for Mississippi on

Q: How do I repesent myself in identity theft charges?

Arthur Calderon answered on Mar 25, 2019

That's an incredibly tough question. While the basics of practicing criminal law are straightforward, every case is unique, and requires a plan of action specifically catered to that case, its facts, and the law. Your best bet is going to be to see about either have a public defender represent you,... Read more »

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

Q: if im charged with a felony fraud less then 5, does it get dismissed if the one who filed the charge is dead?

Does the dead man rule apply since it isnt a civil matter or is it not dropped sincr the state picked up the charges

Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Mar 24, 2019

Any crime could prosecuted with a dead alleged victim; not just crimes like murder and manslaughter.

The case will continue unless the prosecutor decides to seek a dismissal. That said, it is certainly possible that the prosecutor's interest in the case may decline with the death of the...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Identity Theft for California on

Q: My brothers ex-wife changing personal info in his file, and using SS number to acquire credit.

Ex-wife prosecuted for fraud in past. She acquired home loan without my brothers knowledge, while he was in jail. She's committed fraud using my parents with HUD. She's heavily involved with crime. She's used false Social Security numbers, defrauded Welfare and my dead parents. She goes to the... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow answered on Mar 22, 2019

more info needed.

did you have a lawyer assist with RO? if so s/he will be in the best position to assist you.

usually, a criminal lawyer is questioned about how to get someone out of trouble.

the opposite is usually contacting the police? have you done that yet?

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

Q: I was charged with theft of Identity but there is nothing linking me to it but the victims word.

The only thing that links me to the charges is the victims word and that my phone was used in the situation.

Timothy Denison answered on Mar 15, 2019

Your phone being used could make a prima facie that you were involved. You need to hire a competent criminal defense attorney to represent you.

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Identity Theft, Intellectual Property and Trademark on

Q: Can trademarked brand names be used for different product categories, or are they owned solely for all categories?

By this, I mean if there was a trademarked brand name VOLVIC for example, files as food and drinks, couldn’t this name be used for any other product, or can it be used for products in other categories such as beauty products etc.?

Marcos Garciaacosta answered on Mar 13, 2019

In the USA Trademarks in general are filed and offer protection for specific classifications or categories.

Think of Delta.

Delta airlines. Delta faucets. Delta Dental. Delta power supplies.

All distinct products or services offered by different companies.

You have...
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