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Does the statue of limitations law apply once the crime is

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Does the statue of limitations law apply once the crime is comitted, or once the elderly
person discovers the crime has been comitted against him/her?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Consumer Protection Law
Expert:  Loren replied 2 years ago.
Good evening. I am Loren, a licensed attorney, and I look forward to assisting you.The statute of limitations begins to run when a crime is committed.
Expert:  Loren replied 2 years ago.
As a civil claim, the fraud action can toll the statute from running until it is discovered or should have been reasonably discovered.