Is it too late to file a police report?

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forrestst
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Is it too late to file a police report?

Postby forrestst » Sat May 27, 2017 8:49 pm

This all started back in January when I received a Victoria's Secret card in the mail. I did not open this account but I'm not sure how I can prove it. I currently have the card in my possession and no charges were ever made on the account. A week or so later a small pan was delivered via UPS and it appeared to come from Overstock.com. My girlfriend at the time said she ordered it and paid for it on her own account. Later I get a phone call from my cousin who informs me that my mom gave my girlfriend some personal information about me so she could open several accounts in my name. Some information I was given appears to have been correct but some was not. Later via Credit Karma 2 accounts show up in my name, Victoria's Secret and Overstock. Two other accounts I was informed were opened in my name but I can't find evidence of any other accounts being opened.

I should have been more careful as I've been having serious problems with my mail off and on as it seemed like I was getting some of my mail but not all of it, then in December I stopped getting mail. I reported it to the local Post Office and then I received mail for about a month. In February I stopped getting mail again. What I learned was the Post Office was putting these yellow stickers on my mail that said "Moved, Left No Address" "Return to Sender" The Post office told me these stickers were put on letters addressed to me at the sorting facility and weren't even coming to the local Post Office. I was handed mail that my employer tried to send me. The letters were properly addressed to my current address but had the yellow return to sender stickers on them. After several more trips to the Post Office and no results, I ended up renting a PO Box and forwarding my mail to the PO Box. Some mail now goes to the PO Box while other mail goes back return to sender.

I thought the pan was returned to Overstock and really thought no more about it. I guess I spaced it off until I was just denied an apartment because I have a 90 day late on my record. Overstock couldn't send me a card or a bill, so they charged me a $35 fee for each month times 3 months. When I called Overstock, the lady on the phone was a real Bee Ahhh tch. She said I was willfully avoiding them and if they didn't have my payment by June 4 they are turning the account over to a collections agency. She wanted my new address, I tried to explain that I didn't move, I still live here and the address they have is my current physical address, she just kept saying she needed my new address. I did get her to give me the account number and I said I would go online to send a payment. She wanted my bank info and I wasn't about to give it. The sad thing is, at least 95% of what she said I owed has to be late fees and interest. The original amount couldn't have been more than $10 to $20.

Is it even possible to start a police report now? What would I even tell them. My girlfriend from that time moved to Michigan. They only reason I have to suspect her is because my Cousin from Kansas called me and told me. My mom denies knowing anything about it. My girlfriend from the time said she didn't have anything to do with opening those accounts but my Cousin said my mom told him what they did. My mom said he's lying. The lady from Overstock said it appears I opened the account myself.


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Re: Is it too late to file a police report?

Postby forrestst » Sun May 28, 2017 6:18 pm

Never mind. I caved and sent them the payment requested.



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