Can I be sued over an unpaid cell bill when I received a text saying my phone would be cut off before I stopped paying?
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This is the problem with sharing an account you don't control.
You owe what you owe for your unpaid bill.
Yes, you can countersue for the cost of the phone he made useless to you. The damage for not being able to keep a number isn't quantifiable.
Not having a receipt for your payment will mean you hve to rely on whatever documents you have to show you paid $850 for the phone and your own oral testimony. Yes the texts showing his threats and his malicious stolen report is helpful. Plus false reporting a crime is itself a crime, so you can try calling the police and filing a police report.
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