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Even tho the country where the online lottery is set up and

even tho the country where the online lottery is set up and operating from allows it. It would be illegal to make it accessible to the residents of United States and Other country's.

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Colleen Grady

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Lottery scam on the elderly. I am helping out a little old

Lottery scam on the elderly. I am helping out a little old lady who has lost over $500K of her hard earned retirement over the last 3 years to a lottery scam artist, allegedly operating out of Costa Rico. An intervention was performed before she lost all her money.We have bank and payment records, we have the land line phone number, physical location (in Indiana) and fake names used by the scam artist in question. The scam artist is now calling the lady daily after failing to return 3 messages left at his number by her daughter before we stepped in. He is now promising to return all her money and to provide the lottery winnings.What is our best course of action. Private Investigator? Attorney? FBI? Secret Service?

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Zoey_ JD

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Good Morning Robert I received a winning letter from Multi

Good Morning RobertI received a winning letter from Multi state lottery Assoc. I deposited the check for $6.750.00. I was told to withdraw $6,000.00 in cash and send it to a Deborah Holland via FedEx. I did not do itI will report this to the bank. Does the mony just disappear from my checking acct for uncollected funds or what?Thank you for your helpJim W

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RobertJDFL

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Juris Doctorate

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Received in the mail last week a form

Received in the mail last week a form letter entitled SPECIAL LOTTERY UPDATE & ADVISORY YOU MAY BE THE NEXT LOTTERY MILLIONAIRE For the past 12 years, Mathematical Lottery Systems has methodically and successfully selected winning numbers in state lotteries, including your LOTTERY. THESE LOTTERIES PRODUCE SUBSTANTIAL CASH PAYOUTS EVERY DRAW. Now let's talk about your payday: Mathematical Lottery Systems would like you to try our newest lottery numbers set. All you need to do is play them in the lottery between the forthcoming draw dates of June 30. 2014 and Julu 30, 2014. The numbers are guaranteed, so you will assume no risk whatsoever: play our lottery numbers in the 4-week period. If you aren't satisfied with your results, we'll refund double your money back....(and on and on). Our research concerns probability theory as applied to random lottery draws and the frequency of certain numbers occurring repeatedly. There is a fee of $39.00 involved to obtain the numbers and you must formally accept the payment of any cash winnings you receive. What the heck is this? l We have been reading about lottery fraud here in Florida. Is this a part of it? xxxxxx X. xxxx xxxxx

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Samuel II

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My name is XXXXX XXXXX [email protected] I

My name is XXXXX XXXXX [email protected] I asked you earlier today about Toyota International promotions Thailand and you replied it is a scam. I advised them of my suspicious feeling andgave them every opportunity to challenge me. If you have an email, I wuld like to scan to you a copy of their email received today at 9:40 PM cst. The US$980.00 dollar is to open an on-line account and also they didn't draw my name but supposedly all winners were chosen by random selection of

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Zoey_ JD

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i was looking for a job and found one online. I was employed

i was looking for a job and found one online. I was employed by a certain person as his mother's caregiver but before i could get to take care of his mother, he made money transfers in my account for my payment and for a western union transfers. The next thing I knew the bank called the cops on me. I never knew the money transfer in my account was fraudulent because it was a wachovia account. I am just scared what is going to happen now. As for evidence, I have all the email communications between me and that certain person. Am I going to be arrested?

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RobertJDFL

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If someone published a copy of my medical record online,

If someone published a copy of my medical record online, without my consent is this a crime?

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P. Simmons

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I was arrested for "falseley reporting an incident in the

Hi, I was arrested for "falseley reporting an incident in the 2nd degree in NY, class E felony. All I did was call my Mother from my mothers house when she was at the public lake and told her the house was on fire, but then I told her immediateley after that the fire was extinguished, and not to send the fire dept. I didn't tell her to call 911 or the fire dept. She yelled out, Oh, my god, my house is on fire, and her friend nearby called 911 on her behalf. My mother also conveyed to her friend that the fire was extinguished and not to send the fire dept. I believe she told them this over the 911 call. Anyway, I had no malice, criminal intent, or culpability to committ a crime. I wasn't trying to make a false report. I was simply upset with my Mother and it was a cry out for help. I was psychotic at the time this happened, and wound up in the psychiatric ward 3 day's later. I didn't call 911 or the fire dept neither.This seems preposterous to me that I was even charged. I don't believe I should have been charged, but because of small town politics and my rap sheet, no felony convictions, they decided to pursue criminal charges. It seems like a weak case to me. What do you think? do they have enough sufficient evidence to prove beyond a reasonable doubt all the elements of the crime or not?

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Zoey_ JD

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I was a victim in a aggravated assault case in Texas. I live

Hi, I was a victim in a aggravated assault case in Texas. I live in another state now. I received a message from the court in Texas by email asking me to contact the court. I am afraid this is to testify. I do not have the means to travel back to Texas and i am afraid to give anyone my current address. What are my options?JA: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge?Customer: Texas, I was the victim. Charge the perpetrator is Aggravated assault to a family member with a deadly weapon Type 2 Felony.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes the person that did that to me was arrested and has been in Jail for a year now awaiting trail pretrial is in February and the trial is in March this year.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No, thank you.

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Zoey_ JD

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