What to do if I received a background check from my employer that I have an active warrant on a misdemeanor for obtaining property on false pretenses?

I stayed 3 days in jail. My work paid my bond for $1000. I didn’t know what my case was until the deputy told me i was there because my ex-roommate reported me to the cops for $11. For gas money that she offered to pay me. my question is, does this make sense to you?

Asked on September 8, 2013 under Criminal Law, Colorado


M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

No, you are correct: it seems ridiculous. Your employer was very kind and generous to you but I think you had better take the bulls by the horn and go and speak with a criminal attorney on the matter.  I can not imagine that a prosecutor would even entertain this matter.  Please, get help.  Good luck.

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