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The FBI told me to put my money losses from a scam here. The scamers set u p an acct. at BOA for me to put money into. do you need the whole story ? I was in contact for nearly a year & believed them. The FBI is telling me that my amt. ($20,000.) isn't high enough. BOA won't let me have my money back as I willingly put the money there & my name is ***** ***** the acct.

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

Florida

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have you taken so far?

Talked with the FBI and local Sherrifs (have a case # ***** each) Talked with BOA for a very long time. When I realizedc it was a scam I immediately froze the acct. I notified every agency I could about it. No help. The local sherrif went to the local bank with me today and couldn't get anything done. All because I willilngly put the money there. I went on line to "lawyers.com" and got a return call from a very knowledgeable lawyer, I filed a case in the MIddle Florida Federal Court as one lawyer said I should do. I just got a letter from the court saying they were dismissing the case. I have until 12-28 to file a continuance. After talking to everyone today, I am depressed and have to accept I will lose $20,000 and probably have to file bankrupcy.

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

I guess not

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Maybe I am in the wrong place. The FBI told me to go to this site to place the scam amt. to be put with others as mine wasn't high enough. Did I click on the wrong thing?
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