X has Special Skills. X worked for Y as independent contractor. Y advertised "all" services will be provided by someone with Special Skills, but does not mention X's name. X does not know Y is marketing services using X's credentials. Y does not have the Special Skills that X has. X is the only person on Y's staff that has Special Skills, but Y tells X he has other staff with Special Skills so X does not know. When Y gets inquiries from potential clients, Y sends X's work product as samples. Client signs up for Y's services assuming services will be provided by someone with Special Skills. After Client pays, Y provides services himself. X finds out from Client that Y used X's credentials, but not give work to X. Y tells X he didn't guarantee X work. What claims does X have against Y?
Theft is taking someone's property without his or her consent. Theft includes, but is not limited to, shoplifting, taking someone's mail, and stealing a car.
Fraud is a white collar crime in which someone deceives another to secure unlawful or unfair benefits, such as financial or political gain.
by attorney Alan Brinkmeier
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