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Do you know who the person was here in the US that hacked your account?
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Iam an Indian citizen working in Dubai, UAE for the last 4 months.
I dont have her current address nor can i get them. She used to stay in Virginia and then i think she moved to Arizona and again moved to another state. In such cases how to make a complain on phone when i dont know her current state or county.
All i have is her phone number (and i dont know if its still working) and her Virginia address (from where she moved maybe around 6 months back)
How much will a private investigator cost? I know they work on hourly basis
How much will it cost to file a criminal case.
Pls note the photo which was sent by her to other people is no longer available as it is deleted by all parties concerned.
All i have is the IP address from where she sent the mail.
Also how can i obtain the information regarding how many times my email ids were accessed from US location
I don't know how much one would cost. Like attorneys, all prices vary. You would have to call or email some PIs to find out. I would start in the states where you think she was/is.
It does not cost anything to pursue a criminal case. The federal government or the state pursues the criminals over here. You would just be a witness in the case. You may have to come over here to testify.
Even if photos are erased, they can still be found on hard drives. Plus, cases can still be won by testimony without actual evidence.
The information you want will have to be subpoenaed from the access provider. This can be done AFTER a criminal or civil case is filed.
So tell me how to proceed? Iam still not very clear
Should I 1st file a case in the FBI or hire a private investigator and then file a case on phone and then how do I file criminal cases?
You can go ahead and file a complaint with the FBI. That is the federal government. Since the picture was sent across state lines, the federal government also has jurisdiction here. The FBI has a lot to handle, obviously. So your case may not be extremely important to them. So if you are really serious about pursuing this, you would want to hire a PI.
Hire the PI to start tracking down where this woman is currently living. You would want to hire one where you think she was LAST. Once you find out where she is, contact the local police department and file a criminal complaint. This will start the criminal process.
We also have a civil process here in the US, which means you can also sue her in civil court. This is DIFFERENT than the criminal charges, but you can do both. You would want to hire a civil law attorney for this in the county where the woman resides.
Thank You Lady. Now the clincher and all these are in mail only as the suspect and me used to communicate in email only and we had met only once in India.
She has accepted her crime. I have that in email. In August a mail was again sent to me where she said that she will kill me if i dont meet her. My computer was hacked after that i guess. I had confronted her and she said that she is sorry and tat she will kill herself... but i know she is lying.
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Just help me on this...
Is there any other agency in UAE or the US embassy in Dubai, where I can lodge a complaint against a US citizen? Will the US embassy help in such cases.
1 final question although your answers have made it very clear.
If a file a police complaint here, will it help in any way? give definite answer
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