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Can i be arrested just because somebody says i stole from them?

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September 08, 2007 4:26PM

The person would be required to swear out a criminal complaint, and after that the judge will decide whether to issue an arrest warrant or merely a summons to appear in court. Of course, if it turns out that the person lied when searing out the warrant, then that person can be prosecuted criminally as well as being sued by you in a civil suit.