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1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Business Law, Tax Law and International Law for Indiana on

Q: I am looking to create a company that facilitates peer-to-peer payments with the use of credit and debit cards.

For this I have created an app:

If user is going to send money using the app, they input their credit card, STRIPE charges the credit card and the money goes to my business bank account in the US. When this happens, the app shows a balance in the user’s APP account.

When a user... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Jun 4, 2019

What you have described is a financial services company that operates exactly like a bank. Translation: Before you spend your money developing your "new" banking business you need to know that you are required to obtain a bank charter or some other official authorization from the state you are... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Collections and International Law for Indiana on

Q: Can German SOL be applied in the US?

I received notification from The Debt Masters ( based out of California ). They recently acquired an old debt from Telekom Deutschland; a phone provider I used while stationed in Germany in 2013. To my understanding of German Civil Code BGB Section 195, the SOL has exceeded according to the... Read more »

Richard Sternberg answered on Aug 28, 2017

Generally, courts have held statutes of limitations to be laws of the forum, so that statute applied might be from the place in which you are and can legally be sued. It sounds like that's Indiana for you, so you should check with an Indiana lawyer. But, it is reasonably likely that the statute has... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in International Law, Consumer Law and Real Estate Law for Indiana on

Q: A company approached me to buy my 1 week time share , out of Chicago area not sure I can trust them

they are working with title company to buy this for a chineese company. the amount sounds great , but in order to process, I have to pay the RFC fee to do business in mexico - in order for them to release by money by the government.

How do I trust them, not to loose 4000.00

Is... Read more »

Richard Sternberg answered on Jul 6, 2017

Sounds like a brand new variant of a popular scam. Check them out in full before paying anything.

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, International Law and Internet Law for Indiana on

Q: Good morning, I'm contacting you because I have a question concerning a friend of mine.

About one year ago he was talking to a man online and it lasted for about one week, their conversation was basic and they talked about their job, the education system, ther music taste and after finding out they were both listening to the same music my friend jokingly said, word for word "Baby,... Read more »

Paul Stanko answered on Feb 20, 2017

Probably not the smartest way to express one's self, but I don't see a crime there.

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1 Answer | Asked in International Law for Indiana on

Q: U. S. financial crisis

Can the U. S government confiscate a U. S. citizens money in a Canadian

bank? During Marshall Law of a financial crisis.

Paul Stanko answered on Sep 21, 2016

This is a hypothetical question. The US could not impose martial law binding upon another country.

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