We get some “interesting” inquiries all the time, but this one takes the cake.
A few weeks ago, we received an email from someone in Minnesota who wanted to check up on her ex-husband. She wanted to find out more about his finances.
Normal enough. Everyone thinks their ex-spouse is hiding something. There are legal and ethical ways to check on someone’s finances.
But then she asked:
Can you break into his apartment and get his tax return copies? … Is this something you can do or suggest someone who can do it? I understand it is illegal, but my situation is I don’t want to go back just to support him … Pls let me know.
So if you understand that it is illegal, why would it be OK for us to do?
Some things in life make you question humanity, but as C+C Music Factory eloquently put it, there are other things that make you go hmmm …