Tennessee Identity Theft Questions & Answers

Q: Responsible for ex spouse loans fraudulently taken out using forged signature?

1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft, Divorce and Family Law for Tennessee on
Answered on May 2, 2017
Leonard Robert Grefseng's answer
Your question/statement is unclear- If I understand it- No, you are not responsible for a loan if someone forged your signature on it. However, you must prove the forgery ( it may take a handwriting expert). You should report this immediately to local law enforcement- forgery is a crime ( a felony) so you must report it and assist the police in prosecuting the offender. If you don't, it look like you are helping/aiding the offender.

Q: If someone steals your identity can I sue the companies where they where employed?

1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft for Tennessee on
Answered on Jul 20, 2011
Burton A. Padove's answer
I am not an attorney licensed in Tennessee so you should consult with a local lawyer. Generally, if there was negligence on the part of the employer that resutled in the ID theft, you may have a cause of action.

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