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Q: If someone I don't know sends me money and wants me to send it to Nigeria and I don't send it can I get in trouble

A woman I met online had a friend of hers send me some money she said it was for her sister in Nigeria someone sent me the money but the woman wanted me to send it to some man not her sister in Nigeria I think it's a scam for money laundering or something so I didn't send it. Can i get in trouble... Read more »

Bennett James Wills answered on Jul 6, 2018

It's likely a scam.

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Q: How is Comcast not an illegal oligopoly?

Can a lawyer explain this situation for me? Comcast is refusing to allow Google Fiber access to utility lines where Comcast has a set box set up. This is slowing down the speed at which Fiber internet speeds are rolled out in Nashville tremendously. Comcast has no real competitors in the Nashville... Read more »

Glenn B. Manishin answered on Dec 20, 2016

Oligopolies are not illegal in the U.S. Typically, "pole attachments" are made on poles owned by the local electric or telephone companies, which Comcast does not control. For broadband Internet services, Comcast may have a monopoly, but unlawful monopolization requires a company to have gained its... Read more »

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