If I received a letter from a police department stating it is investigating criminal activity at a massage spa that I visited a couple of months ago, do I need a lawyer?

Can they force me to take a lie detector test?

Asked on February 19, 2015 under Criminal Law, Ohio

Answers:

M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

You really should consult with a criminal law attorney at this point. Until you do, don't speak with the police, even if they come to your house (you are under no obligation to do so). This obviously includes taking a lie detector test. The fact is that they are experts at getting people to make incriminatiing statements. Again, seek legal representation ASAP.


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