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She is threatening to say we have been having an affair. I have been to her house,fixed a few things for her, worked on her computer. We recently exchanged some racy texts, but there has been no sex involved.
I actually told her I would go to the police. She replied that she would tell them I raped her. This was about 4 months ago. So I kept giving her the money. I didn't know it until after I started helping her that she'd just gotten out of prison recently. She was in prison for embezzlement at a local company approximately 9 years ago. I don't know how many years she was in prison.
Should I contact the police directly first? Or should I get a local attorney first?
I guess what I'm afraid of is that if I tell the police what happened, she'll still pretty much be able to do what she has threatened anyway (contact my wife and friends, say things about me on Facebook, etc. Is this true?
One more question please, I'm on the NC Find-a-Lawyer site and it is asking me to select an "area of law" and I'm not sure what to select.
Thank you for your advice. I appreciate your time.
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