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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I am an active army officer and I received a notice from my commander that I was caught on video for shoplifting couple of days ago. CID is under investigation. What should I do? What will happen? And why are the CID not contacting me when they already have proof

You mention officer...are you a commissioned officer? Warrant Officer? Staff Non Commissioned Officer?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Commissioned officer

Thanks
You are asking a rather loaded question...what should you do? Well...that depends on MANY factors.

Can you speak on the phone? This would allow me to address your concerns directly. There is a nominal additional charge. I do not time my phone calls...we can converse until you receive the information you need.

If you are unwilling to speak on the phone I will opt out of this question and allow others to assist, if they are willing.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I got into a car accident after taking Lunesta last week and then shoplifting. I think I did it after taking lunesta

Again, can you speak on the phone?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I can

I sent the offer for a phone call...it should show $5 additional. Can you see it?

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