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My ex and I have a child support case... My ex and I have a

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My ex and I have a child support case...
My ex and I have a child support case going on.
He took my phone had his female relative call my job and cancel his credit card. I work for a credit card company. My job call me and question me saying it's my phone and my voice. can they file criminal charges against me?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  RobertJDFL replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  RobertJDFL replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your patience.

Only the state, through the prosecutor's office, can file criminal charges, so your job can't charge you with anything. And, it would require proving guilt beyond a reasonable doubt (a high burden of proof). At best, ***** ***** thing I could see that could be charged is criminal use of personal information to harass.

Under Florida law, anyone who uses someone else’s personal identifying information without that person’s permission in an attempt to harass that person commits the crime of criminal use of personal identification information to harass. Using personal identifying information to harass someone is a first-degree misdemeanor. So, a prosecutor could charge you with that if they believe it was you who actually called and cancelled the card and did so to harass your ex. But they have to prove it was actually you calling.

Honestly, it's such a minor thing that I don't see a prosecutor involving themselves. If it was a bigger issue - it was alleged you used his identity to steal from him for example --that would be different. But I see this as more of your ongoing civil dispute.

I would be more concerned for you that your job thinks you did this and may take disciplinary action against you and not believe that it wasn't you.

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Expert:  RobertJDFL replied 1 year ago.

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