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On Friday May 20th, I signed a contract with a matchmaking

On Friday May 20th, I signed a contract with a matchmaking service in Pittsburgh. The contracts states that cancellations are granted. I paid the full amount (approx. $5K) on my credit card. I admit what I did was stupid. Realizing my mistake, on Saturday May 21st, I called the service and requested a cancellation since the service had done no work yet on my behalf. I was told that no cancellation would be granted per the contract. I have since read about six complaints online about this service. I want to call my credit card company and ask them to put a hold on the charge. Afterwards, I am thinking about calling matchmaker, telling them I want a cancellation since no work has been for me yet. If they balk, I will offer to allow them to retain 25% of my fee and cancel the contract. Otherwise let them sue me. Do I have any chance of getting the contract cancelled in whole or part?

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My ex-boyfriend became violent with me, and I reported him

My ex-boyfriend became violent with me, and I reported him to the police in Tel Aviv. He denied we were together and that he hit me, which had led to an on-going investigation which is currently taking place. Prior to this, he asked if my father could buy him a Macbook Pro and Apple TV, which he said he would pay for, and hasn't yet paid for, as he received the items only three weeks before he hit me. Further investigations have shown that he fradulently used my father's credit card and made purchases of nearly US$6000. Can someone direct me what to do regarding the return of the Apple items, and whether we can sue my ex-boyfriend for credit card fraud, identity theft, etc.? Please note: my ex-boyfriend is Israeli and I am not. I am currently out of Israel, but will be back soon.

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Law Educator, Esq.

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I am being accused of credit card fraud however the card was

I am being accused of credit card fraud however the card was a company card and no aggrements were signed when they gave it to me. During a trade show the card was changed for a change I still don't believe I made and there were a lot of purchases during that trade show. In addition we were told by the owner of the company that we could use the card for occasional meals and some purchases, we used the card more than we should according to the company now and about a month ago we had a written aggrement for repayment which I followed through with. Then they decided I also needed to reimburse them for the trade show charges and a few other things which were not personal charges and they threatened to not give my husband his paycheck because they wanted the reimbursement. When I put up a fight they refunded the payment we had already given them for personal charges and said they were going to seek an indictment for credit card fraud if we didn't pay them back everything they think they are due ( about 1800.00) should I just repay them or get a lawyer? Does this sound like it meets the definition of fraud?

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Alex J. Esq.

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OK Monday night I was getting off work and driving then I noticed

OK Monday night I was getting off work and driving then I noticed my truck was over heating so I pulled over for it to cool off, I was sitting my truck in a undesignated parking spot since It a shopping center for about an hour, the time must have been 9:30 cause the office depot employee were starting to walk out, and I guess one of them got worried and called the police next thing I know, I was talking on the phone, I just so happened to look up and 3 cop car were sitting behind me and one came up and asked why was I here and I said my car was overheating and he said "well we got a call about unknown car and a suspect, and the other officer went to the Office Max Employee to ask what's going on? Later the second officer came to me and said " were you in the store today? And I said "no I've been sitting in my vehicle because I was overheating" he said after he ran my info I was being arrested for Credit Card fraud and 2 traffic tickets that turned into warrants so basically.But I never stepped out of my vehicle or went into the store but they claimed it was me, so it's was Monday night I've got arrested and didn't get out until Friday night because I guess they didn't have enough to charge me with but over the course of a week I lost my job,my truck, and all my belongs over a mistaken identity can I sue?

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Zoey, JD

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How do I handle credit card fraud between spouses that are

How do I handle credit card fraud between spouses that are separated?

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William B. Esq.

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I have been having some trouble with this situation

I have been having some trouble with this situation for some time now.I was convicted in 2005 of forgery and credit card fraud.I was sentenced to 14 years with 10 suspended.I served 28 months and was released.I have been out now for 9years with no trouble at all.paid fines and court costs.still on probation til 2018.can I bow hunt now or do I have to wait til I'm off probation.I live in Mississippi. Please be specific.

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Divorce was final 1.5 years ago. During the divorce process

Divorce was final 1.5 years ago. During the divorce process ex claimed I stole money from the business account we were both authorized to access funds. The company is a corporation with him being president. He claims I also committed credit card fraud but one credit card company deemed all transactions as "valid". (letter stating so) Ex claims I stole money from the company account and transferred it to my personal account for my use. There were funds transferred but mostly for his bills and paying people cash under the table. Also to pay my paycheck (via electronic funds). He claims he did not authorize my paycheck but signed all IRS documents indicating he owed the payroll taxes. He practices under false pretenses with the IRS stashing money away and not claiming it. I have documents proving so. He indicated he reported the credit card fraud to the local authorities but never heard from them. It was stated on a piece of paper he did with day he did it. He now states he has 7 years to prosecute me and put me in prison. Can he do this? Does he have legal recourse? I heard from some that because we were married most prosecutors will deem this as a family civil matter.

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Dwayne B.

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I committed credit card fraud, what is going to happen to

I committed credit card fraud, what is going to happen to me. Am I going to prison. I live in PA. Never had any criminal offenses before. And should I obtain a lawyer? I used my sons ss# ***** obtained these credit cards, but made the monthly payments, without his consent.

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Lucy, Esq.

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I was in Las Vegas and drank way too much. I walked into a

I was in Las Vegas and drank way too much. I walked into a strip club although I hardly remember. I left some 12 hours later, about the time I was ready to leave I start remembering things vaguely. I was so drunk they had to help me out of the club because I couldn't walk on my own. It was very obvious I was hammered. The club charged me nearly $70,000 on my credit cards. I disputed the charges with the credit card company because I don't even remember signing them and clearly there is nothing that should cost $100/minute while I was there; in my opinion I was robbed because I was too drunk to know what I was doing but it was my signature on the receipts. Is there legal precedent to sue the club in court? I want to sue them for the whole amount they charged me plus my legal fees as well as travel expenses if I have to return to Vegas and any interest I pay. I tried working it out with the club but they were clearly not concerned about the theft and even told me they had been sued in the past for the same reason. How can I find a good lawyer and do I have a decent case to get my money back?

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