Legal

Ask a lawyer and get answers to your legal questions

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

I need help with fraud from Jamaica. I have lost over

Customer Question
I need help with...

I need help with fraud from Jamaica. I have lost over $500,000 and I need help.

Lawyer's Assistant: Because consumer protection law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Texas

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

No

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Can they help me get back the money I have invested?

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Legal
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Legal Question
Answered in 3 minutes by:
12/11/2017
Lawyer: Attorney2, Attorney replied 7 months ago
Attorney2
Attorney2, Attorney
Category: Legal
Satisfied Customers: 8,872
Experience: 30 Years In General Practice,
Verified

Welcome to JA and thank you for your question. I will be the Attorney that will be assisting you.

Can you explain the situation and how you were contacted initially?

Ask Your Own Legal Question
Lawyer: Attorney2, Attorney replied 7 months ago

Are you online with me?

Ask Your Own Legal Question
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I thought I was
Lawyer: Attorney2, Attorney replied 7 months ago

Great. Can you please answer my questions so I may assist you?

"Can you explain the situation and how you were contacted initially?"

Ask Your Own Legal Question
Lawyer: Attorney2, Attorney replied 7 months ago

We can continue in this format while you work on payment. It will be my pleasure to continue in this format.

Ask Your Own Legal Question
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I can not afford two charges. 42.00 and 59.00. American Express called me to verify charges. The 59.00 fee was removed. Please do not use my card again. I live on a fixed income. I guess I need to Cancell my 7 day trail now.
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a lawyerLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Ely Your Own Question
Ely
Ely
Ely, Counselor at Law
Category: Legal
Satisfied Customers: 24,657
24,657 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

Ely is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Not only did he answer my Michigan divorce question but was also able to help me out with it, too. I have since won my legal case on this matter and thank you so much for it.

LeeMichigan

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

24,657 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

INFOLAWYER

INFOLAWYER

Attorney

22,408 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping individuals and businesses

JPEsq

JPEsq

Attorney

2,132 satisfied customers

Experience as general attorney, in house counsel, SSDI, Family Law attorney, and law professor

Law Educator, Esq.

Law Educator, Esq.

Attorney

44,066 satisfied customers

JA Mentor -Attorney Labor/employment, corporate, sports law, admiralty/maritime and civil rights law

Ellen

Ellen

Lawyer, Consultant

8,238 satisfied customers

25 years of experience helping people like you.

Guillermo Senmartin

Guillermo Senmartin

Lawyer

300 satisfied customers

Principal Attorney at Guillermo J. Senmartin, P.A.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Attorney

17,183 satisfied customers

Multiple jurisdictions, specialize in business/contract disputes, estate creation and administration.

< Previous | Next >

Related Legal Questions
Can a client sue me for damages if they lost money on a
Can a client sue me for damages if they lost money on a deal, but had no contract with me? All communications were verbal. … read more
lucy7368
lucy7368
Juris Doctor
763 satisfied customers
I got married in Jamaica almost 9 years ago, once we came
I got married in Jamaica almost 9 years ago, once we came back to the states we separated within weeks and never made marriage official here in Texas. We do not have kids, property or anything to divi… read more
ScottyMacEsq
ScottyMacEsq
Doctoral Degree
17,940 satisfied customers
My 76 yrs old father was scammed to receiving and send money
My 76 yrs old father was scammed to receiving and send money to Jamaican scammers. They told him that he won a car and in exchange for paying off the storage fees, he had to receive funds from other p… read more
CalAttorney2
CalAttorney2
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,845 satisfied customers
I sponsor my husband from Jamaica and i found out that he is
i sponsor my husband from Jamaica and i found out that he is in extra material affair well an argue erupted and he told me that if i was in Jamaica he would have knock my teeth out that i would requir… read more
N Cal Atty
N Cal Atty
Doctoral Degree
59 satisfied customers
We invested $94,000 in a technology company in Dallas, TX
We invested $94,000 in a technology company in Dallas, TX (along with approx 60 other people investing various amounts). We were told we were buying stock in the company and then about 6 months later … read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
44,066 satisfied customers
I invested 15k in a business that went Dow the owner is in
I invested 15k in a business that went Dow the owner is in the red and filing bankruptcy what can I do?… read more
CalAttorney2
CalAttorney2
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,845 satisfied customers
Casino marker debt 10000 lost all my money in lousiana lake
Casino marker debt 10000 lost all my money in lousiana lake Charles now worthless check bureau send a letter from DA " to avoid arrested I must pay in full plus 2000 process fee must be all cashier ch… read more
CalAttorney2
CalAttorney2
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,845 satisfied customers
Texas Divorce Husband buys wife $200,000 Engagement Ring and
Texas Divorce Husband buys wife $200,000 Engagement Ring and together they buy $300,000 in investment earnings and a rare sapphire ring. All are insured and seven years into the fourteen year marriage… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney/Landlord/Realtor
Doctoral Degree
37,804 satisfied customers
I have someone that wanted to invest in a business with me,
I have someone that wanted to invest in a business with me, it was an electrical contract with the county. We verbally agreed that he would receive 50% of profit after all expenses, including my fee f… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
17,183 satisfied customers
On about June 11, 2010 I received a call saying that I had
On about June 11, 2010 I received a call saying that I had won the Grand Prize as well as the bonus drawing which came to 6 million dollars and a 2009 Mercedes.At that time they said I would have to p… read more
MShore Law
MShore Law
Doctoral Degree
1,233 satisfied customers
I invested quite a bit of money into life settlements with
I invested quite a bit of money into life settlements with life partners llc in waco, texas. I am in a bind for some money and I want to sell one of those policies, (I invested in 7), but I have found… read more
Cedric
Cedric
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
2,088 satisfied customers
Joan purchased a home for $500,000. After improvements, she
Joan purchased a home for $500,000. After improvements, she now owes $700,000. Since the market crash, the house has appraised for $350,000. She has tried to get a loan modification but is unable. Joa… read more
KUMI95
KUMI95
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
17 satisfied customers
Is it possible for me to recover $8,000.00 paid on credit cards
Is it possible for me to recover $8,000.00 paid on credit cards 8 months ago for financial guidance which turned out to be baloney? How can I do it? This some was paid on two different credit cards.… read more
Daniel Solutions
Daniel Solutions
Doctoral Degree
5,212 satisfied customers
can you recommend an attorney in south florida who will represent
can you recommend an attorney in south florida who will represent a doctor from jamaica who lost a lot of money with the alternative investment scheme (worldwise). attorney will have to be willing to … read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
22,408 satisfied customers
I had a friend that put $30,000 into a partnership we established
I had a friend that put $30,000 into a partnership we established for me to invest in public and private businesses back in 2005. I ended up buying stocks that went down, and then investing in a priva… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
22,408 satisfied customers
In the summer of 2007 I purchased a fixed annuity from a large
In the summer of 2007 I purchased a fixed annuity from a large insurance company. Two independent sales people sold me the policy. I was told up front about the surrender charge. I intended to begin d… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
44,066 satisfied customers
I have been to be what i beleive is a skam through a company
I have been to be what i beleive is a skam through a company called International Lottery Service, the gentlemen I have been speaking to has mangaged to get 3,000.00 of my money and is now looking for… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
44,066 satisfied customers
I invested over $12,000 in a company that promised to pay ...
I invested over $12,000 in a company that promised to pay 3X my money in 60 days or less and would continue to do so as long as I invested with them each month. It has been over 120 days and there is … read more
Family Physician
Family Physician
Doctoral Degree
140 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x