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I was actually arrested for extortion, after my daughter was

I was actually arrested for extortion, after my daughter was kicked off of the cheer leading squad, because administration completely went against their own guidlines. Not only was she kicked from cheering, she was kicked off of Student Council, after being told she wouldn't be. On top of everything, she had a 3 day suspension (in school) that she served. This was all because of a snapchat picture that was taken with their skirts lifted, but bloomer on. Faces weren't even showing. When the Principal made his decision, Knowing him personally, I sent him a text telling him that I knew he was drinking one night on campus in a classroom because my husband was there. It was stupid, but I told him if he didn't change his decision, I'd have to make my way to the school board members. I would've never done that, but i was so irate, I sent it via text. The statements given, however,are complete lies which actually defame my character. I had to pay a $10,000 bond,which I never received back, & had to retain a criminal lawyer. I'm furious. I'm a good person, but this is sucking the life out of meJA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: This happened in Louisiana. and it was end of February, beginning of MarchJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Yes. I haven't been arraigned, & actually know that I won't. It's just that FELON will be on my record for 4 years, it's costing us a fortune, this principal is honestly garbage,but he walks away, while I'm shucking out thousands of dollars, and I'm watching my daughter, who's been cheering since 7th grade, is now a senior, devastated. We actually slapped a civil suit on the school as well.JA: What advice did they give you?Customer: Pretty much not a damn thing, other than keep your distance, stay clean, and in 4 years it'll be done. What I did was wrong, yet he was never looked at for drinking IN A CLASSROOM??!!?? Then the members of the school board said it was cruel for what he did, and even our wonderful superintendent, allowed him to make the decision, yet was furious when he had me arrestedJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: He knows it all

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Is blackmail a felony in Minnesota? What's the difference

Is blackmail a felony in Minnesota? What's the difference between blackmail and coercion/extortion?

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My roommate accessed my hard drive via our WIFI network and

My roommate accessed my hard drive via our WIFI network and copied several intimate pictures and videos that had been sent to me. He is attempting to coerce me into giving him money to return/delete the data. He states since I provided him access to the WIFI by giving him the password, he did no wrong by accessing and copying the files. Is this correct?Also, I've notified the subject of the photos/videos as they had been sent to me legitimately. Would that individual be able to file any kind of charges against him as well?

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I'm being extorted by someone with naked pictures of me.

I'm being extorted by someone with naked pictures of me. They are in the phillipines.JA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: KansasJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No it just started happening today, I paid them $800 already and they already asked for another $800JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Not really

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I had a external hard drive connected to my WIFI router at

I had a external hard drive connected to my WIFI router at home to be able to transfer some files onto my laptop. During the time I had it connected, my roommate saw the drive on the network and proceeded to copy a large amount files. He copied personal and confidential information and is using the knowledge of that information to extort money from me.He states it was legal to copy it because I gave him the WIFI password ***** ago, therefore I am somehow giving him permission to access anything on the network. My analogy, I see it as money laying out in my own bedroom. He had to open the door (the hard drive) walk in, look around and then take the money. Sure, the room wasn't locked, but that's not giving him permission to scope around my room and take anything he sees. What are my legal options here?

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I put a very threatening post on social media and now I have

Hello I put a very nasty threatening post on social media and now I have a restraining order against me if I admit to the judge I did this am I in more trouble than just a restraining order

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I am currently being threatened and blackmailed by an

HI! I am currently being threatened and blackmailed by an individual who is trying to extort money from my elder father/family. My father has blocked and cut off all contact from him but hes is now CONTINUALLY contacting me and threatening to sue me for harboring him when in fact I do not live with him or have any control over him. It sounds not seriousl but it has gotten really bad. threatening to contact my employer etc.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Washington, DC is my current state where I live and workJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: nope. it has just gotten soo bad I need to find a lawerJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I have hundreds of e-mails of blackmail, attempts to extort, and threats, and over times he has threatened legal action as a means to put him intouch with my father so he can extort more money

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I met a girl on a website called Skout, which is supposedly

I met a girl on a website called Skout, which is supposedly for over 18 only. Her profile said she was 25. She asked me to text, and like an idiot, I gave out my phone number. She wanted to sext, and began sending nude pics, and asked for a pic of my genitals. She then admitted she was 15. After a few days, I get a call from her "father" who says he is going to have me arrested unless we can work something out. He wanted $2000 for sex-addiction therapy for his daughter, and $700 for a new phone. She said that her phone was junk, and even asked if I would giver her $350 for a new one. She also said she wanted to visit me. Her dad asked for $1000 over Western Union to South Carolina. I cannot trace the cell they are texting and calling from. I tried several apps and a website, and they traced back to a 60- some year old woman with a different last name. The girl asked if I had facebook. I did not giver her mine, but when I searched her, There was no record. There is no record anywhere online of this girl. Am I being scammed? What should I do. I know I am an idiot. I need help. I know this is a lame excuse, but she kept escalating at every point, and I kept trying to say no.

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A man said he would put my belongings in s storage bin and

A man said he would put my belongings in his storage bin and pay the rent. We could not get all the of my things into his storage bins, so he offered to pay both fees. He wanted to marry me and I have already said no. Now he has been texting me and calling me to send him naked pictures f me and that when I see him I will sleep with him. I don't want to do either and told him so. Do I have rights?

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