Thank you for your new question Sandy. Welcome back.
Unfortunately, yes, you need to file suit to then get a subpoena
for the information on the IP address to pin this to them and be able to pursue them for damages for what would be harassment
. This is a case of internet harassment and identity theft for posing as you online and providing your information. This is why they told you to get an attorney, but the issue is how much you want to pay to pursue them or whether you just want to let this issue die now that the ad has been removed.
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