Hello, and thank you for contacting Just Answer. I am an expert here and I look forward to assisting you today.
Thanks for asking for me.
I want to make sure I understand the facts. Are you saying that you send the State of AZ some information on the scam artist and that now you want to sue them because they didn't act on it?
The Supreme Court of the United States has ruled that governmental entities do not have a duty to act to prevent crimes. The only possible lawsuit would be some type of civil rights violation, but it would be very hard to make because of that court case.
great so the government gets away with crap yet again and us regular people trying to do the right thing get screwed .
Unfortunately, that is the way it works out all too many times. I disagreed with the case when it was decided but they didn't ask me.
I am truly sorry to give you what I am sure is bad news, but please understand that it would be unfair to you (and very unprofessional of me) to provide you with anything less than an completely honest response.
Also, when you issue your rating, please do so based on my professionalism and not on whether the law is in your favor or not since I can't control that.
Did you have additional questions?
DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.
The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).