i have been the vicitm of identity theft. The person, whom I have known for years, has been using my name whenever she has gotten pulled over by a cop in philadelphia, pa. This has occurred twice before and I have had to take time off of work, to go to the traffic court and be found not guilty. I tried to do everything I can to prevent her from doing this again, but last night I recieved another notice of suspesion of my liscence cause she again got pulled over and used my name. I need help cause the police, courts, DMV all keep not giving me an answer as to how to prevent this. The DA office wont even allow me to file a criminal report because there is not enough evidence and they do not investigate. What can I do to stop her from doing this. She is a drug addict and is currently in jail until Thursday for her court hearing.
State/Country relating to Question: Pennsylvania
I have called the DA, the courts, gone to the DMV to try and get them to place a red flag on my lisence to make sure that when they run my name that the person pulled over has to have the lisence. I have called the police liason, filed an identity theft report. I feel I have exhausted all my resources.
Thank you for the post, I am happy to assist you by answering your questions. How is this woman able to use your name, does she have a copy of your license?
No, she knows my information such as birthdate, full name, and address and in Philadelphia that seems to be enough. They just add on a fine for not having her liscense.
Thank you, it is likely that the DA considers this to be too insignificant of a matter to prosecute. You should consider however reporting the matter to the Governor's office explaining the lack of response you have received at the local level. Please let me know if you need additional guidance.
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