My girlfriend was asked to be a wistleblower against a large corporate entity and when she gave more info then was asked

Asked over 1 year ago - Columbus, OH

she was charged with a 4th degree felony and all guilty parties relieved of guilt. she being innocent of all but giving info to the courts was charged, and forced to claim guilt under duress and threat of 20 years! now terrified to and not permitted to claim else but guilt charged and sentenced for a 4th degree felony for giving the info they asked for. what can we do?

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  1. Christopher Lee Beck


    Contributor Level 19

    Answered . Your post is unclear as to what the status of the case is. If she has already been sentenced then she needs to retain a good appellate and post-conviction relief lawyer. If she is charged but the case is still pending then she needs to hire a good criminal defense attorney. Proceeding without counsel or with a less than qualified attorney can result in a terrible sentence and even worse loss of rights. She needs to consult privately with a competent criminal defense attorney asap. Good luck.

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