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SA Fake Facebook - Can Brother Put a Claim on Behalf of Sister?

Discussion in 'Other/General Law Forum' started by nickolos, 18 November 2015.

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  1. nickolos

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    Hello, all I'm posting this on behalf of my friend. She is not Australian and she is not living here but her brother lives here. Someone made a fake Facebook account and using her name and photos, so can her brother or me put a claim against that person? Or will the ACORN investigate for a victim who is not Australian and not living in Australia?

    And we believe the suspect lives in Australia as I know him and his real profile on Facebook but he said that is not him I'm not 100% sure if that's him.

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    She would have to bring the action since it is her character that has been impersonated and the photos used belong to her (ie copyright infringement).
     
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    Thanks for your help
     
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    If her brother provides evidence like some family photos, including his' and his sister, is that going to help?
     
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    It might help, but it's still her that has to bring the action.
     
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    Thanks Tim w
     
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