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Hi and welcome to JA. Ray here to help you today.Please bear with me a few moments while I review your question and respond.
I do not see how this would be possible given the time that has passed. I think this is some kind of bluff here.I think you may consider not making any statements here, they are likely fishing or trying to shake you down for money.You may want to report the lawyer to the state bar as this appears to be blackmail or a shakedown.Either way it is not professional at all.
If you give me your state I can get you that information to file complaint.
I appreciate the chance to help you tonight.Please let me know if you have more follow up.
Well he cannot prosecute you only a DA can do that if there was a crime and it doesn't appear there was one.He can sue here but thats it.
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You have 3 years from the fraud (or discovery of the fraud) to file a civil suit. For a criminal prosecution, the statute of limitations for a felony fraud is 4 years, and for a fraud that can only be prosecuted as a misdemeanor, the SOL would be 1 year.
He is way beyond the criminal and civil SOL here.I would not give into any payments or anything else.
Thanks again for the follow up.I think you stay pat here and see if any lawsuit is filed, this is too old here for any crimes that you mentioned.This sounds like extortion here. No need to do anything at this point, ball is in there court.
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