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REQUEST What is the best way to collect restitution for a

REQUESTWhat is the best way to collect restitution for a scam?DISCUSSIONThe value is $1520 for a process of getting money for payment of fees for a long term loan. Western Union transfer of funds was conducted with a name and address of the person involved. I would like to get that money back and warn others of this crime ring. Pick up $1520 occurred in Bosie Idaho sent from Illinois.Thank you.

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My name xxxxxx. I received a phone call from Florida, phone

Hello my name Michael xxxxxx.  I received a phone call from Florida, phone number 850-xxx-xxxx, around 4pm on Monday,  September 28, 2015. Supposedly I was confirmed for a $1,000 loan from a company called Money Loan Company. The representative's allegedname was Andrew xxxxxx. I,needed the money desperately and talked with him for three hours until he finally convinced me to send a $90 plus service fees money gram to Steven xxxxxxxx from California. He promised I would receive the money on my American Expressserve card within an hour but I never did. I desparately needed the money to buy my daughter's necessities and pay on some bills im behind on. So without thinking I gave all my information. Name, email and home address, birth date, and even social securitynumber. I was wondering if I could file a lawsuit against them and sue for dishonesty, fraud, identity theft, false advertising,  and suffering For not having the rent money and money for my daughter. This should not happen to anyone else.  Any feedback wouldbe greatly appreciated. Thank you.

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if you have checked if a personal loan from overseas from financial

if you have checked if a personal loan from overseas from financial home or citynewsloan is a scam are a scam a scam and are still unsure are all fees incoporated in the loan amount payable in payments . they keep ringing me asking for upfront payments and demanding they are not a scamming company and are god fearing people. is it illegal to say " make god strike you down for the misery and hardship you apply to people by scamming them out of theor money and hope that one day they will get theirs.. is it possible to retrieve any money sent through western union transferthankyou for your helpkerry

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I applied for a loan on line on May 14. I have some past

I applied for a loan on line on May 14. I have some past credit issues although I am workiing diligently to get back to my previous credit score. I was contacted by phone on Monday, May 16 by Nathan Hathaway an agent with Lincoln State Financial which is located on Park Avenue in New York City. The purpose of the call was to inform me that I had been approved for the $10,000 I had applied for, although due to my credit situation, it was not through a bank. The loan was for a 3 year term at 6% and, due to my credit situation, the insurer was requiring the lender to obtain the first four months payments ($1214) as collateral. This was fine with me as the main reason for this loan was to pay off 7 payday loans that were costing me approximately $2000/month (basically just for interest). Mr. Hathaway e-mailed me the loan agreement detailing these terms. I was informed that the money would be transferred into my account possibly the same day if I got the collateral to the Insurance Company before noon but definitely the next day at the latest. I signed and returned the contract to him on Thursday, May 19, and sent the money (which I had to borrow) by Western Union on Friday morning. The money was sent to a female in Spain. Once I notified him that it had been sent he assured me that I would be receiving the $10000 either Friday afternoon or Monday. On Monday, I was in a meeting all morning. When I came out of the meeting I had a call from Sydney Blackwood from Lincoln. He informed me that the insurance company had examined the transaction and had now decided they wanted an additional 4 months payment. Needless to say I was quite upset but knew that if I could borrow the additional money I would be able to pay it back on Tuesday, which is what I did. On Tuesday I got a call saying that the loan company had pulled out and that they were going to be suing them on my behalf. He also said they were not able to find another company to lend me the $10000 but were able to find someone who would lend me $20000. Of course, the insurance company now wanted an additional 8 months of payments. Please keep in mind that I had contacted all of the payday loan companies and arranged for full payoff on Wednesday, May 25 which is when their next payment would be deducted. Now it is Tuesday and they want another $2400+ for the $20,000. After going back and forth (they did say I could get my money back) they agreed to put up $1000 of the $2400 so I borrowed the rest and sent it yesterday. Once they received it I was assured the money would be there today. I started calling Mr. Blackwood this morning. Of course he didn't answer so I left a message (which he has never responded to previously). I called Customer Service and asked them to have him call me. He did call around 11 am and left a message that the transfer had been delayed but it would be done today and that he would call me as soon as the transfer went through. I have called him three more times with no response. I also called Mr. Hathaway who seemed genuinely concerned and assured me that he would find out what was going on immediately and have Mr. Blackwood get back to me. That has not happened. Where can I go from here? Needless to say I'm desperate. Thank you for any help or advice you can give me. Roseanne [email protected], XXX-XXX-XXXX.

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I had a theft for under $50 back in 2011. I'm currently

HelloJA: Hi. What is your issue regarding?Customer: I had a theft for under $50 back in 2011. I'm currently looking for employment if that is something that shows up in a background check?JA: In what state did this occur?Customer: I was issued a citation and paid a fine. Texas.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No that's all

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OK, I Talked to the DMV and the TAX people and they will

OK, I Talked to the DMV and the TAX people and they will give me the sticker when I get the new one next month BUT I CAN NOT get one for this one since its moveable, so my question is SINCE I am a Florida resident would this one be protected from the DOJ? am I protected for the next month or so on this one until I get the NEW one??.

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I was accused of a hit and run resulting in property damage

I was accused of a hit and run resulting in property damage to an unattended parked vehicle. an eye witness told a police officer what he saw, and I was ordered to park my vehicle and was subsequently arrested for Dui misdemeanor first offense, I refused the breathalyzer test and lost my licsense for 12 months, this happened 11 months ago. If the eye witness does not appear in court and I am cleared of the hit and run charge does that mean the Dui charge would be dropped because that was the reason I was confronted by the police. The police woild of never approached me if it were not for the eye witnessJA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?Customer: Florida Hillsboro county on private property I was an employee at a restaurant and bar just leaving work. The Dui was not alcohol related but prescription medicationJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: yes I have court today! I am being pressed into pleading guiltyJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no sir thank you

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I got busted on 09/13/16 and they finally sent me a

Hello i got busted on 09/13/16 and they finally sent me a preliminary hearing notice they filed on 02/13/17. I am being charged with 1 count of possession M {35 780-113A16 Prohibited acts} and 1 count Prohibited acts M {35 780-113A32}. My question is do i need an attorney for this. Is this serious enough to be put in jail for it? or is this more of a probation/fine situation? I dont know what to expect or really what i should do. Can someone shed some light on this Please ty

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I was curious I live in GA and got pulled over sat night and

I was curious I live in GA and got pulled over sat night and had some thc oil on me they took it and wrote me a ticket and booked me and had to post bail through bondsman so I am curious can they come after me for anything elseJA: Because traffic laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: I said GAJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Well yeah they booked me and I had to post bail doesn't that automatically mean it's reported I have a court dateJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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