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He and I had only been dating for a couple months. I am not sure if he was a former employee or student of the same school but I have no idea how he got the information. When the investigator first questioned me they said that the card belonged to one of my students. I explained to them that I did not have access to any type of credit card or payment information in the department I work in. After reading the probable cause report I discovered that it was NOT a student but a woman who had a child attend the school previously. It was also noted that my supervisor even confirmed that there was no way for me to access credit card information. The investigator and DA are both being very rude about the situation and have pretty much convicted me of the crime without even considering that this man acted alone especially since he has now been arrested in another state for the same thing. I was not able to afford a lawyer so I am using a public defender and I am just worried that they will not give me a fair hearing and my entire future will be destroyed.
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