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Good evening. You want to raise the stakes on your seller. You want them to realize that not complying with your demands is going to cost him far more in the end than simply giving you your refund or car title now. You should send him a certified, return receipt requested letter detailing the history and demanding that he cause title to be delivered to you or to refund your money in total within a short specified period of time. Inform him that if your demand is not timely complied with, you will have no choice but to file a suit against him for your damages. Be sure to specifically mention that you will be filing this claim not only as a breach of contract
case, but also as deceptive trade practice
and fraud actions, which will entitle you not only to your damages, but also an additional amount equal to multiple times your actual damages as punitive damages. A fraud judgment will also prevent him from obtaining credit in the future, will impact his job, and prevent him renting an apartment, among other things. That should provide plenty of incentive to comply with your demands; but, if it does not, file your suit.
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