If someone was reported to the FBI how does that someone know if the FBI finds them to be worthy of being charged? The

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Customer: If someone was reported to the FBI how does that someone know if the FBI finds them to be worthy of being charged?
JA: Have any charges been filed? If so, when is the next court date?
Customer: The someone was informed they would be reported over a week ago and that someone does NOT know if charges have been filed or not.
JA: In what state did this occur?
Customer: The someone was in California at the time but the reporters were in Minnesota at the time.
JA: Is there anything else the Lawyer should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: The someone who was reported had at the time and has OCD, autism, probably other learning disabilities, and probably other mental illnesses. The report was that the someone was blackmailing.
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Jean C, Expert

Hi my name is ***** ***** I'm the attorney who will be assisting you. Usually the only way you find out if you were reported to the FBI and if they believed it was worth investigating is that somebody contacts you as an investigator saying they are a federal agent. Be advised that the FBI is very slow to act on this type of report. They tend to go for cases where there is serious injury or possible murder or it's a murder over a million dollars stolen
Customer
What is considered blackmail?
Customer
How slow is the FBI at this?
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Jean C, Expert

Is the person in California being accused of blackmail or is somebody in Minnesota threatening to report them to the FBI which can be blackmail on their part?
Customer
If the answer to your question is a yes what would happen?
Customer
The answer is yes.
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Jean C, Expert

If the person in California is being blackmailed they can report it to the FBI which probably would not follow up on it and it's the same way if they are accusing you or your a friend of black male. They'll tell you to call the police if it's a local problem even if it's across States the FBI does not get involved in little squabbles.
Customer
If my friend was upset at a school for not giving a doctorate and he threatened to give the school bad reviews with the Better Business Bureau, Instagram, etc. if they did not give him the doctorate would the FBI get involved.
Customer
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Jean C, Expert

Absolutely not. That is not a criminal threat to give someone a bad review. It however if a threatened to come back with A-bomb or a gun and shoot them or blow up the school the local police would get involved.
Customer
I would like to meet with someone in person to go over the possibilities of the case.
Customer
My friend who threatened to give the several bad reviews to the school is severely mentally challenged and would like an attorney for assurance.
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Jean C, Expert

As I said if the only threats involve writing something while giving them bad reviews the reviews the worst thing that could happen would be if you wrote something about the school that was completely untrue and it damaged their reputation their reputation and they could show that you were the one that wrote it then they could Sue you for libel in slanda or defamation but that's civil and not criminal. They would probably demand that you remove it rather than Sue you because the school doesn't want to go through a lawsuit it's bad publicity. That's the worst that can happen.
Customer
My severally mentally handicapped friend is still nervous. If the reviews are all true then my friend is safe. Right?
Customer
My friend may have an anxiety attack.
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Jean C, Expert

Your friend is safe and should focus on getting his degree if that's possible. He may have a lawsuit against the school if they wrongly denied him his degree. I don't believe the school even cares that much about reviews because they're a big institution. And. But yes your friend is safe he shouldn't have an anxiety attack.
Customer
You are probably A LOT smarter than me as I am not an attorney and you are. I am pretty bad at spelling myself and I am not trying to be judgmental but I think you have made a few spelling mistakes. Could you please email the exact law on writing bad reviews to me at ***@******.*** so I can show it to my friend? My friend is an autistic and his best academic skill is spelling.
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Jean C, Expert

There is no exact law on writing bad reviews hearing this reviews. As long as it's true they can't and won't do a thing. It is not a criminal offense and even a few wrote something totally untrue they would most likely tell you to remove it. If you didn't they might try to get the website to remove it and if that didn't happen they might try to file against you for definition or libel and slander. You can Google libel and slander and it will come up with what it actually is . I'm using speech to text so occasionally it gets the words wrong and I'm sorry about that period
Customer
Thank you. I think that is all I have to ask you about. Have a nice day or night depending on your location.
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Jean C, Expert

Thank you and you have a nice day or night to.
Customer
Wait a second.
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Jean C, Expert

Did you have another question?
Customer
What if my friend was ordered not to contact the school again but he continues to give bad reviews to school through the Better Business Bureau.
Customer
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Yes. What if my friend was ordered not to contact the school again but he continues to give bad reviews to school through the Better Business Bureau?
Customer
then the Better Business Bureau would give the complaints to the school?
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Jean C, Expert

If there is a no contact order then he should not go by the school or contact any of the people involved in this problem.. However he can continue to write whatever he wishes to write under his 1st amendment privileges. However it mighowever it must be true.
Customer
What if he is filing complains with the Better Business Bureau and they are forwarding them to the school?
Customer
What if he is filing complaints with the Better Business Bureau and they are forwarding them to the school?
Customer
He is really sure he should get the doctorate but he believes the school is being unethical.
Customer
He also cannot afford a lawyer as he has very little money so the Better Business Bureau is his way of getting even with the school.
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Jean C, Expert

That is a good idea for bad reviews at Bubba ed reviews but he might try the office office of consumer affairs in arrows in the statewhere he lives. They sometimes help with the situation like this.
Customer
He lives in California. The school is in Florida. The people in charge of the school live in Minnesota.
Customer
When the people in charge of the school stated to him they were reporting to the FBI he was in California. The people in charge of the school were in Minnesota. The school itself was in Florida.
Customer
If he continues to complain to the Better Business Bureau and the Better Business Bureau forwards the complaints to the school is he breaking the no contact order?
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Jean C, Expert

No because hes not the one doing it. You are really stretching for and 4 problems that don't exist.
Customer
You may have misunderstood me. The problems do exist and if we met in person I can prove it?
Customer
Hi
Customer
Or I may have mistyped. The point is the problems do exist?
Customer
The point is the problems do exist.
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Jean C, Expert

I believe that the problems exist if they would not give him a doctorate Perhaps he could file against them for some type of wrongful termination. That would be where he should focus his efforts. I don't believe they're going to come after him with a major lawsuit for something like telling the truth to the Better business bureau.
Customer
Thank you.
Customer
He was ordered ONCE to stop calling the school. After that he stopped calling the school.
Customer
He was then ordered ONCE to stop contacting the school all together. After that he stopped contacting the school all together.
Customer
He had been persistent, though, in trying to get the school to award him the doctorate.
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Jean C, Expert

they have nothing documented against him to complain about. If he showed up every day they could have him remove from the premises or arrested and if he kept calling they could try to get the police to trace the phone calls.. That's not happening so he doesn't have to worry about these problems about contacting the school because hes not contacting the school.
Customer
The chronology is he had been persistent in trying to change the school's mind about giving him the doctorate. However he was first ordered to stop calling them. He stopped calling them. Then he was ordered to stop contacting them all together. He stopped contacting them all together.
Customer
The school claimed they were reporting him to the FBI for harassment due his persistence prior to the orders first to stop calling then second to stop contacting all together.
Customer
He is bad with social cues so without direct warnings he was bound to be persistent in contacting them.
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Jean C, Expert

Let them report it to the FBI. The FBI will not act on it. If an agent contacts him tell the truth that all hes doing is writing reviews.
Customer
You have given me some great advice. I am skeptical however if you are actually an attorney.
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Jean C, Expert

The website's checks everybody out to make sure they are an attorney before they put them on.
Customer
Thank you.
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Jean C, Expert

You're welcome.
Customer
Could we meet in person? I would bring my friend.
Customer
He is now thinking of filling a law suit against the school that denies him the doctorate.
Customer
Please.
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Jean C, Expert

No we cannot take cases directly from the website. Does your friend seriously wants to get himself an attorney? If so he could try the American civil liberties Union or the ACLU. They normally canthey normally can be Google to a national number and they will give you the number of an office in the area. If he has a mental disability they are the best at defending somebody you're taking a case for someone who is being harassed by an institution like the school and they won't charge.
Customer
Thank you.
Customer
How long is this session allowed to continue?
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Jean C, Expert

We can close this session off and as long as you are a customer of the website you can come back on it anytime. If you want to add me to your favorites they will put you directly into my inbox.
Customer
Let's close the session now.
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Jean C, Expert

OK good night.
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