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#1 LSG919


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Posted 31 January 2013 - 09:33 AM

My roommate forged checks from my account. Apparently some of the stolen money was used to pay living expenses at our shared house. The bank told me that I benefitted from the proceeds and want to deduct that amount from a settlement?

Can they do that?

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 10:00 AM

Did you discuss this matter with a local Lawyer before proceeding with such a settlement?

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 10:55 AM

Perhaps you might explain who "they" are and what "settlement" you're talking about.

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 08:50 AM

What do you mean "want to deduct"?

Are they asking for your consent?

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