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Someone is trying to put my privite information on

Someone is trying to put my privite information on facebook,nude picturesJA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: New yorkJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: The person stold the nootebook from my boyfriend

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Ely

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Juris Doctor

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I had a question about solicitation of prostitution in

Hello. I had a question about solicitation of prostitution in MA...I responded an an online ad on Backpage last night and I got a response after 2 messages that my number was recorded for solicitation for police. There was no talk of sex or rates or arrangement or meeting. I told her she looked great, and asked her what her Latin background was. I think it was maybe a advocacy group or something with fake post/reverse sting... But I don't know, and don't know if I need to worry. I was stupid and lonely after bad breakup and did something stupid. Do I need to worry? Will police go through my phone records? Other text messages? I had messaged other girls mostly no response, but one mentioned money and didn't respond again.

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Zoey_ JD

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I began talking to a woman I believed was legal consenting

Hello. I began talking to a woman I believed was legal consenting age (20) on a dating app. I gave her my number to text me. The conversation turned sexual, then she asked if I could "keep a secret". She admitted that she was 16 (legal age if consent for my state is 18) then immediately sent me an explicit picture. I stopped contacting the person immediately. Could the situation as described be considered entrapment since I was initially under the impression that she was legal age? I honestly think this is a police sting of some kind.JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: Virginia. Last week.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No. I cut off contact immediately following the explicit image.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't think so.

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ScottyMacEsq

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Like an I engaged in sexting with what I thought was a lady

Like an idiot I engaged in sexting with what I thought was a young lady I met on an online dating site. We exchanged a few photos and then she sent me a text that had my entire Facebook friends list on it. Then proceeded to tell me that if I didn't send her $400 she would send the pictures to all my contacts which included all my business associates and my children. I paid the money out of fear that she would do it. I have two numbers that she used, one of which I know is a text now number. I emailed the number and issue to text now and am awaiting a response. What else can I do to find the person and/or people that did this and bring them to justice?JA: In what state did this occur?Customer: I am in Texas, she had me send the money to the Philipenes. I have the names and screenshots of the transactions as well.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No I haven't. I am totally embarrassed by this and I want them found and prosecuted but I am lost on where to begin.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: That's all I have.

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Zoey_ JD

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Lucy. I know you may not remember me but we talked last

Hi Lucy. I know you may not remember me but we talked last night about a couple of issues regarding how long it takes for an arrest warrant to process, and about my friend's predicament concerning an online conversation with a minor if you remember. Anyways I had a few more questions if that's OK.

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Lucy, Esq.

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Blackmail is repealed in CT, as per this link... i cannot

blackmail is repealed in CT, as per this link...http://law.justia.com/codes/connecticut/2015/title-53/chapter-939/section-53-40i cannot find it anywhere in the 2015 laws, under extortion and other crimes..does that mean that federal blackmail legal code is used in CT, or does it mean CT has no more blackmail and or does it means CT uses larceny by extortion in a lesser degree via its larceny laws?

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Law Educator, Esq.

Attorney At Law

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I hired a live-in caregiver to help us out because the

I hired a live-in caregiver to help us out because the agencyhasn't found me a night nurse in 6 months. The deal was $700/month plusroom and board. I told her the situation and that right now we need a lotof help, especially on weekends until we got a regular night nurse.Somehow she interpreted this as <40 hours/week. Towards the end of themonth she started demanding to be paid $15/hr for the hours she hadalready worked, despite the fact that we never discussed any sort ofhourly wage. She claimed I owed has $2,230, which I can't afford. Thedispute escalated until she started threatening to take me to court andadded a lot of melodrama about being taken advantage of. Then, last week,she told me that she would settle with me for $2,000 plus her cost ofmoving, otherwise she would take me to court over unpaid wages and sexualharassment. Which, considering that I have never made any advances, I'mpretty sure is blackmail.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: can't find oneJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no, thanks

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Colleen Grady

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My college boyfriend and I have remained friends for 30

My college boyfriend and I have remained friends for 30 years after breaking up. We both have moved on and both married. Conversations turned personal recently and we both realized that the love was still there, and had never gone away. We both love our spouses too. HIs wife unearthed all of the text messages. Last night she threatened (by text, so it's written) to contact my husband with the evidence unless I paid her $6000 for a 'loan'. I have never borrowed money from either of them, just to be clear. She texted from her phone and used her name. Do I need to actually give her a check for this to be documented blackmail? Do I need other evidence? Should I respond to her text? I plan on calling my old boyfriend in the morning (she insisted that I don't tell him) and talking to my husband tonight. Can charges of blackmail be withdrawn? I would not want to prosecute her, just make her think twice about releasing that information.

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ScottyMacEsq

Doctoral Degree

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I live in Massachusetts and fear that I am being by an

I live in Massachusetts and fear that I am being by an individual in New Hamphire. To whom do I report this?

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Loren

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