A little perspective, please - A Movement In Time And Space — LiveJournal
Moving through time and space in our own way
A little perspective, please
You know what? It's a GAME.

I just found out today that a friend of mine was the victim of identity theft in the US. She is a mother of two young kids and is now in the process of packing all her belongings and moving out of her house because the BASTARD took her identity, created a PO Box mailing address for it, filed bankruptcy under her name several times and sold her house out from under her.


There is true evil in this world. GP is not one of them. People like that BASTARD is.

Let's all just step back a minute, shall we?

Tags: ,
What I'm feeling: enraged enraged

11 thoughts or Leave your thoughts
co_techie From: co_techie Date: April 12th, 2007 02:20 pm (UTC) (Link)
Oh my! I am so shocked ... my heart goes out to your friend. Is there anything we can do to help?
xpapergirl From: xpapergirl Date: April 12th, 2007 04:54 pm (UTC) (Link)
OMG! How awful!
manda_kitty From: manda_kitty Date: April 12th, 2007 08:19 pm (UTC) (Link)
omg thats horrible. im sorry i hope things get better for her.
sammykate From: sammykate Date: April 12th, 2007 08:56 pm (UTC) (Link)
That is absolutely horrible. My parents were victims a few years ago (after their house was burglarized), but, luckily, they didn't lose the house. How can she be forced to move? Can't prove that she never signed the papers?
(Deleted comment)
estivalfiend From: estivalfiend Date: April 12th, 2007 09:53 pm (UTC) (Link)
that is insane. i hope things work out for her in the end.
eleme From: eleme Date: April 12th, 2007 10:56 pm (UTC) (Link)

kaffy From: kaffy Date: April 12th, 2007 11:11 pm (UTC) (Link)
Holy cow!

I had idenity theft back in 1996, and I'm slowly getting my credit repaired. Girl I worked with stole my ss# and moved to Georgia. I found out she had opened over 10 credit card accounts, 3 cell phone accounts and listed me as working for delta airlines. WTF?

I certainly hope your friend gets things figured out. I can't believe they're making her move, she needs to get a lawyer and fight that sale!
From: gabbytheguy Date: April 13th, 2007 01:12 am (UTC) (Link)
OMG how awful!

And yes, it puts a lot in perspective...my view is that GoPets is "just a game"...people can come and go as they please...people are fucking starving in the world and we're getting uptight about a computer game!
sporetobemore From: sporetobemore Date: April 13th, 2007 01:30 am (UTC) (Link)
Yeesh -_- That's freaky stuff!
threeparts From: threeparts Date: April 13th, 2007 01:47 am (UTC) (Link)
The world is full of madness, and I'm sorry it touched one of your friends so closely. I hope there's some way to resolve the problem and dilute some of the huge effect it must have on her. :\

Don't get why the game is the be all and end all for people - you'd think the people working there would give more of a damn about it, given that it's what their income depends on, rather than just their free time. But what the hell. It's people.

Good luck to your friend.
11 thoughts or Leave your thoughts