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Is there a statue of limitations for Fraud in California.?

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Is there a statue of limitations for Fraud in California.?
JA: Because consumer protection law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in? What confuses you?
Customer: California
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: not yet
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Customer: no
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Barrister replied 2 months ago.

Hello and welcome! My name is ***** ***** I am a licensed attorney and will try my best to help with your situation. There may be a slight delay in my responses as I research statutes or ordinances and type out an answer or reply, but rest assured, I am working on your question.

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Yes, there is a 3 year statute of limitations for civil fraud under CA Civil Code 338(d). If this was criminal fraud, then the statute of limitations for criminal prosecution is also 3 years under CA Penal Code 799.

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