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2 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning, Collections, Identity Theft and Internet Law for Missouri on
Q: Is it legal for a lawyer to ask for a SSN online through an email address?

My boyfriend has some inheritance coming in and can’t touch it unless he’s married... he has asked me to pretend to be his fiancée in order to get his inheritance and to contact his lawyer and I emailed his lawyer but I never met his lawyer in person... his lawyer emailed me back and wanting... Read more »

Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg answered on Apr 21, 2020

Two things.

1. I suggest you ask the lawyer why he is requesting this information. Perhaps he needs it for the work to be done. Perhaps he wants that information so that if you and your bf hire him and then don't pay having this information will make it easier to collect a judgment...
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Q: Can an employee discuss other employees start and end dates

On social media

Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg answered on Feb 6, 2019

I doubt this would constitute public disclosure of private facts, which is a tort in Missouri.

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Q: How can I stop a survey site from sending me emails. I have tried unsubscribing numerous times and closed my account.

I have also tried contacting them and have not received any responses.

Brian Lehman
Brian Lehman answered on Jan 30, 2017

You can contact the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") and file a complaint here: https://www.ftccomplaintassistant.gov/

You can forward unwanted or deceptive messages to the Federal Trade Commission at spam@uce.gov. Be sure to include the complete spam email, the sender's...
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