Join the 9 million people who found a smarter way to get Expert help

Recent criminal law questions

So even tho the country where the online lottery is set up

So 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.

Read more

Colleen Grady

Assistant Principal

Juris Doctor

 
650 satisfied customers
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?

Read more

Zoey_ JD

Doctoral Degree

 
28,200 satisfied customers
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

Read more

RobertJDFL

Attorney

Juris Doctorate

 
11,560 satisfied customers
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

Read more

Samuel II

Attorney

Doctoral Degree

 
31,226 satisfied customers
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

Read more

Zoey_ JD

Doctoral Degree

 
28,200 satisfied customers
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?

Read more

RobertJDFL

Attorney

Juris Doctorate

 
11,560 satisfied customers
is it elegal to paticipate in a lotteryscam whaen you have

is it elegal to paticipate in a lotteryscam whaen you have no knowledge of it.

Read more

DCrane Law

Doctoral Degree

 
17,978 satisfied customers
View more criminal law questions

How JustAnswer Works

  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Pay nothing to your Expert if you're not satisfied.

In The News