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Hi, I got involved in an affair, I realised it was wrong and I tried to end it but affair kept blackmailing that if I don't give money or I don't do such and such she will tell my wife and family?

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I finally stopped giving in to her and I told my wife I had an affair and had sex and emailed the former partner I want you to stop any further contact I will take this as harassment, bullying and blackmailing

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: UK Law
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But she did not stop, made alias Instagram accounts and posted pictures of me and her together, she also sent same pictures to my wife
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Solicitor: Thomas Judge, Solicitor Advocate replied 10 months ago
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As she blackmailed you then this is a serious criminal matter. A person convicted of blackmail is liable in prison for up to 14 years. So I would tell the police about what they have been doing. The other option is to get a solicitor's letter to them and indeed an injunction.

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