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Ive been accuse of sent a text which i thought was humour

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ive been accuse of sent a text which i thought was humour but i didint sent it i just type it but not know to me other texts where sent , but not on my phone , on my ex mate (alex)girlfriend (stacy)phone and the texts was to her pal(kelly) i only thought there was one text until the police interview me and told me there was more , which i didnt know about, i told the police i only type out the message and never sent any , i thought stacy detele the message as i went to the bathroom upstairs not knowing she had sent it , so never thought anymore of it , few days later alex told kelly went to the police about the text messages and i replied what messages i thought they got deteled? so ive been to court and it going to trial but ive got to attend viper , but the kelly already knows what i look like as she been on my facebook profile so now im worried and stressed as it class as sex offends crime , i dont know where i stand ?
JA: Have any charges been filed? If so, when is the next court date?
Customer: yeah with sexual offences
JA: Where did this occur?
Customer: in stacy house and kelly was in her own house and it was on stacy phone
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: yeah alex and stacy was drinking that night too and they a couple and they got interview at different days which then stacy could of coached alex what to say to put the blame on me

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
how can i get charge with this if it wasnt me but alex and stacy said if was but it was from stacy phone ? and now im awaiting a viper call from the poilce
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
if came from stacy phone and alex and her blaming me how come im the one getting charged?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.

Well, because there is an allegation that it was you i suppose??

Both of them seem to be accusing you.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
what worse that can happen to me ?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
but shouldnt be they be class as one as they a couple ?

Sorry, I can give you more information because you left a negative rating.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
what the worse of the out come?

So I won't be able to tell you what will happen. Good luck.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
why not ?

Because you have left a negative rating. I explained above.

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
i didnt realise i did that sorry i can change it can i ?

Ok, what charge are you facing ? Harassment s2 ?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
its says sexual offences s7 (1)

What is the sexual offence?

That is sexual assault of a child. Can't be done over text.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
thats what they class it as which i dont know why ? since it was just a humour text which i thought it was but i didnt sent it

It can't be the text. S7 is sexual assault of a child.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
what it says on my bail condtion

Well, it might well but there must be a another allegation. You would have been interviewed about this though and know what was put to you.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
it says sexual offences (scotland)act S7(1)
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
i was interview about text messages , but i was only aware of one until the police told me there was few more

Right, you are in scotland. That covers indecent communications. That is quite a high test.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
sorry should of said i was in scotland
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
ok but doesnt say anything about viper taking place or the outcome from it ?

Right, you are in scotland. That covers indecent communications. That is quite a high test.

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
ive read it so what could be the worse outcome from this? im stressing out as could ruin my life?

You don't particularly want to be convicted of a sex offence but it wouldn't lead to custody

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
no i dont which is worrying me as i didnt sent the text i was guilty of being silly and type it and then handing it back which i thought she detele it