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We started receiving annoying harassing emails (not

We started receiving annoying harassing emails (not threatening) from an unknown email account. We have later determined that someone may have been attempting to get us into trouble making emails look like they are originating from us or something like that. I am not overly tech savvy, but some tech friends explained spoofing and other things to us. What is the likelyhood we need to seek a local attorney. Will law enforcement put much effort into this nonsense since they are not threatening if they are turned over to police? We have nothing to do with this, but after our tech friends talked to us we are concerned someone could make it appear they are from us. Please ask further questions if needed.

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Nisha Jones, Esq.

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Which law enforcement agency investigates crimes in which

Which law enforcement agency investigates crimes in which there is an Internet component (as in crimes the internet was used for communication and perhaps victim intimidation)? As I understand it it is federal jurisdiction. So my question is which agency or department would investigate it?

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Zoey_ JD

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My 15 yr old daughter is being cyber bullied by a 27 yr old

My 15 yr old daughter is being cyber bullied by a 27 yr old woman. She's already gotten a warning from the county attorney which worked for a few weeks but started again yesterday. What should we do now?

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Law Educator, Esq.

Attorney At Law

Doctoral Degree

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I have an ex boyfriend and his wife (I believe) who are

I have an ex boyfriend and his wife (I believe) who are responsible for filing a criminal complaint against me for cyber harrassment. I had an argument with this ex boyfriend on-line and I got a weird call from a Texas detective telling me to call him regarding a criminal complaint filed against me?! I live in San Diego, CA and have not seen this person for years! He is a womanizer and cheated on me and I'm guessing he has many women angry with him! This is a frivilous complaint, is it okay to ignore it or what should I do?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: He is in Texas and I am in California! He filed some sort of harrassment/cyber complaint against me I'm guessing. I have not threatened him or done anything tell him off on-line! It's crazy!JA: Have any charges been filed? If so, what?Customer: I don't think so. All I know is that he filed a Criminal Complaint against me. For what I do Not know! I had a Texas Detective leave me a VM asking him to call him regarding a criminal complaint that has been filed against me!JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No but I would love to connect to the attorney. Thank you.

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Colleen Grady

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Someone took video of me and is threatening to send it to my

someone took video of me and is threatening to send it to my family and friends on facebook. threatening to send it to my 14 year old daughter. they were blackmailing me on skype and now in my gmail. I sent a message to everyone in my facebook to delete any message but if it's a nude pic of me to my daughter it will be bad.JA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: PennsylvaniaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: not really except I blocked them on skype and now they are emailing me pics of myself and pics of my daughter from facebook saying they will send my pic to her if I don't talk and pay up.JA: When we are ready I'll take you to the appropriate web page.Customer: ok

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Zoey_ JD

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This is embarrassing but it has to be told. A beautiful girl

This is embarrassing but it has to be told. A beautiful girl contacted me via text and photo on Facebook said she has the wrong person but can we talk anyway. I said okay. She started a lot of sex talk and finally wanted to have video chat. she got naked played with vagina and breast and made all kinds of moves. I started to started to masturbate and suddenly video ended and a message we are going to contact all family members family names scrolled down and suddenly went dark. I did see a facebook like image read gave name said he masterbutes in fron of 10 year old pediphile etc.shut off I was so worried and scared her name is ***** ***** T**** but changes it I saw her picture under another name as i was looking for her. She contacted me via Facebook text said I am doing this for them then a link to a scene with three children dying of starvation in Mali. Then a request for money $4500 or the video goes to family . I wrote I cant pay that too much a retort how much I was so nervous and scared I wrote $500. then negotiations back and forth turns out I agreed to $1500 all i can afford I texted back . okay you pay and the video will be deleted destroyed. After payment I waited and texting continued she texted finally texted deletion takes "a can of time" she continued about an hour passed. Finally some rambling message about U tube cant do it something about sex content cant be removed unless payment . etc.U Tube wants, she continued , $4500 to delete. i finally settled $1300 sent $300 ad promise to pay $225 for 4 weeks. Thats where I stand I am stalling her now latest message on FB "can you give me password ***** your FB account" " don't worry I do just that for you to be safer" she texted " I want to protect you and no one will see video" "Listening to me your video will be deleted when you"ll end up paying this sum OK" verbatim text message with poor English in some casesWhat can I do ? I am at their mercy it seems I tried sweet talk she is flattered I wrote cant answer now I am working "Okay we talk later"She wrote several times paraphrase now " I am not a bad person I do it for them and no one will see video

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Zoey_ JD

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I just found out my 29 year old sister engaged in cybersex

I just found out my dumbass 29 year old sister engaged in cybersex with a 17 guy from another state! The mother found out and said she won't Call the police as long as she never contacts her son again. But could she get potentially get in troubleJA: OK. The Criminal Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: Or arrested? The guy did consentJA: Is there anything else important you think the Criminal Lawyer should know?Customer: I'm scared for her cause she has two kids and going though a divorce and battling cancer.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Criminal Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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Ely

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Do you think many attorneys would take the case of cyber stalking

Do you think many attorneys would take the case of cyber stalking and take a percentage of what I could get from the 2 people who are stalking me?

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Lucy, Esq.

Juris Doctor

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If you had cyber chat and said you were 17 and the the other

If you had cyber chat and said you were 17 and the the other person said 16 is it illegal. I am really older and it was a one time should I worry

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Colleen Grady

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Juris Doctor

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