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My son used me as a reference to get a job. I lied and said he had done computer work for me over the years and that I was a family friend. I need to come clean with this. Can I get in trouble
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Lawyer: JB Umphrey, Attorney replied 8 years ago
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As a general matter, you cannot be criminally prosecuted or sued in civil court for your statements. A worse case situation is that your son won't get the job or will be terminated.

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