I gave him a check that WAS GOOD, until my ex cleaned out our bank account. I told the ex boss it wouldn't clear and yesterday I get a letter saying he is pursuing criminal charges if i dont pay in 10 days. The money was a LOAN according to our Non disclosure agreement, but he has been defrauding the govenerment for YEARS, he paid another girl cash and made her draw unemployment to reduce his costs in 09, and I CAN prove THAT, also He made me hide all of his CASH payments he received from Customers and spent the money, WHICH I also have evidence of and can prove. Can I use this stuff as leverage in order to get more time
Let's be clear here - your issue with the bad check and your allegations against your boss are two separate issues. As for the bad check - he certainly could request the local prosecutor come after you for writing a bad check, but I highly doubt they would do so. As for your allegations - what you don't grasp is that, by your own admission, you were aiding him in his alleged criminal activities. You'd be charged as well. He didn't "make" you "hide" all his CASH payments (did he have a gun to your head?), so I would tread very lightly on making those kinds of accusations, especially to garner more "time" to repay money you admit you owe. Some folks call that blackmail, and that's a crime, too.
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