Thank you for your question. Please permit me to assist you with your concerns.To answer directly, I am sorry to hear that you are in this situation. An independent contractor can argue that he or she owes whatever they created for the business, such as formulas, spreadsheets, and applications (if no agreement exists denoting otherwise), but passwords, invoices, and other pertinent information belongs to the business, and not the contractor--she was simply the custodian of that information but not the rightful owner. To be frank, if she has been so uncooperative and cost you money, you may want to send her a formal letter from an attorney demanding the return of that information, the money that she wrongly paid herself, or you would consider potential legal action, for example suing her for breach and intentional interference with your business interest. It also may help to change the password XXXXX your account and remove her s an authorized party with the bank.Good luck.
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