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My husband and I are having marital difficulties. We never

My husband and I are having marital difficulties. We never had joint checking or savings during our marriage. However, from time to time he gave me verbal permission to write checks out of his business and personal bank accounts. Now he is claiming he will file fraud charges against me if I try to file for divorce from him. Can he do that?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: South CarolinaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Yes, I have.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: is this going to cost me money and how do I know this isn't a scam?

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Barrister

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I was just curious about unemployment insurance fraud...my

I was just curious about unemployment insurance fraud...my husband made a mistake reading the information and assumed he was entitled to the full weeks no matter what..he has had a few head injurys with his job and his mental state hasnt been the greatest....he should have asked for help and didnt. We are willing to pay it back just hoping thats all there is to itJA: Because consumer protection law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: North Dakota He didnt do it intentionally he just didnt fully understand what he was doing...we are not contesting that there was a mistake just that he didnt commit fraud. and would never for that matter.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no thanks

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Nisha Jones, Esq.

Juris Doctorate

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My husband accused in a fraud crime in 2011 November, I

My husband accused in a fraud crime in 2011 November, I asked him to do guilty in his case . But he refused to do it ,we have several issues comes up after this case , his trial was in July 2015 and he convicted by jurey ..We have 5 kids , and I have been married with him almost 20 years , my oldest is 21 and youngest is 10 years old ....anyway I filed a divorce and get it 21 October 2016 .. Now government started to forfeited his property... me and my kids r 50% owner on his property..we owns an office building and 5 houses,I am innocent.i am a mother of 5 kids and house wife I am taking care my house and kids from 20 years, my question is any way that I can protect my share ... government wants to forfit all property including our share ,

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Law Educator, Esq.

Attorney At Law

Doctoral Degree

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Can I sue someone in illinois. Events took place

Can I sue someone for fraud in illinois. Events took place under 2 years ago. Had to file BK on the business side and personal to protect myself. Going to loose about 50lk in assets.I was provided 100% unknown to me Fraud contracts, about 40 of them, where the customers name, ss#, signature, agreement etc was all either copied or changed. The contracts were passed to me from this person. I sent them in to the company I wrote businsss for, the approved them, paid me, I paid the person that sent me these contracts. About a month later find out that they were all fraud. 500K plus in damages/ money paid to him. He blames another person that he got these contracts from. Says not his fault. Regardless One of these two people knowingly emailed me fraudulent contracts.

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On the federal level can a plaintiff claim they were defrauded

On the federal level can a plaintiff claim they were defrauded of something they were not entitled to?

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Christopher B, Esq.

Attorney

Juris Doctor

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I live in New Jersey, and was a victim of fraud, property

I live in New Jersey, and was a victim of fraud, property damage, and extortion last summer from a group of people. I am saving money for a criminal attorney as I have the evidence on video and phone recordings.What is the statues of limitations for this crime in my state of New Jersey. If I only have a year, does that mean the person(s) need to be 'charged' with this crime within a year - or does it mean I can start proceedings with a criminal attorney to 'start' the investigation i.e. accuse them at the least?Thank you.

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Legal-Kal

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J.D.

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I purchased a hunting trip online last July (2014) $2000. I

I purchased a hunting trip online last July (2014) for about $2000. I paid for the trip by credit card. The first scheduled date in Jan 2015 was cancelled by the seller a week prior to the trip, he claimed that he was having staffing problems, etc. and asked to postpone to Nov 2015. I agreed. A week prior to the Nov trip, he cancelled, claiming more staffing issues. He offered to either refund my money or reschedule yet again. I asked for my money back, he told me it would take about 10 days...that was a month ago. Now he doesn't respond to my emails. It seems pretty clear that I'm not getting paid. I know I have a civil case that would take years to collect on, if ever, but this also seems like a case of criminal fraud. Since it is in excess of $2k, it could also be a felony. He has sold dozens and dozens of these trips online and it appears that there might not actually be any trips taking place, or at least, he is selling a trip he doesn't exist. I live in NJ, he lives in NY...is it worth filing a complaint, and if so, where do I file? I can't see my local police doing much with this case. I don't live near this person but I could travel to a NY state police office and file there. What are your thoughts on this?

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Zoey_ JD

Doctoral Degree

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I sold tickets and held a raffle contest at an illegal

I sold tickets and held a raffle contest at an illegal (unlicensed) party and the promoters accused me of stealing from ticket sales and raffle fraud. The non-profit that I held a raffle for did not report the money that they received from me and claim that they had no idea I was holding a raffle contest. I held the raffle contest with a volunteer of the non-profit and gave him $635 and they claim he ran off with it and that I was false advertising for the benefit of the party. Are there any potential charges that can be filed against me here?

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Delta-Lawyer

Doctoral Degree

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This question is to satisfy my own curiosity. I came to USA

This question is to satisfy my own curiosity. I came to USA on H1B visa 15 years ago. As a part of my H1B visa process, my H1B visa sponsoring employer ordered the degree evaluation which was done by Global Credential Evaluators ( gceus.com ) and it wasattached in my H1B visa petition. Now, I am a US citizen , and also run a website visaxp.com to raise the awareness of immigrants and non-immigrants. The countries like India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Nepal the corruption is sky high nowa days and one can purchase the degree by bribing the respective officials. Even Ph D degree is also sold for few thousand US dollars ! If Global Credential Evaluators ( gceus.com)'s scrutiny is the only way to verify the validity of the respective H1B visacandidate. Don't you think it is a very big loop hole in the system ? Because someone with a fake degree ( obtained through bribe or in better language purchased degree) and great personality can easily convince visa officer at the US consulate that he isworth enough to get the H1B visa. This would also allow certain fraudster company in USA to bring the desired person of interest in USA. Is it a loop hole or rules are super tight that such fraud is not possible at all ! The reason I am asking such ( and maybe ridiculous !) question is that I have seen the people without any qualification who just came from foreign soil to earn some monies , instead of crossing the border illegally, they found the USA employer who is willing to do his H1B visa at some certainprice and in return this employer does the background paperwork for H1B via . This person ( H1B visa candidate) pays certain price tag upfront to employer and once that person is in USA , this employer continue to run the payroll by showing that he is workingon certain project where as that person is working at gas station ! And pays the payroll tax of both side ( employer and employee) to run his payroll thru that employer. Please note that this person is not a qualified person to get H1B visa ( no valid degreeetc.) yet on paper he is qualified , earning the salary and filing the tax returns. I just wanted to know is there any protection against stopping such loop hole or not ? Just curious to know. Thanks

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Law Educator, Esq.

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