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How much did they take?
How were they able to do that?
Why aren't you giving them back their files and equipment?
Did you speak to the bank?And are they saying they will pay you as soon as they get these items back?
What I suggest you do is send them a letter by Registered Mail.Give them a deadline to pay you back.
Tell them if they fail to comply you will commence legal proceedings.
And say that if you need to do that you will then claim interest and your costs.
You can sue for up to $25,000 in Small Claims Court and can self-represent.
Why not tell them you are couriering the files and want the cheque when they take the item.
Or why not say in the letter that you want them to take the truck by a deadline, say this weekend, and you want the cheque then?
Then if they don't give you the money you can sue.
They owe you the money.
There is no reason why you would not win.
I don't think it is legal.
But if the bank says there is nothing to do then I don't think that you can succeed in having him charged.
You can call the police and ask.
The fact is that one has to sue, get a Judgment and then seek to have the Judgment enforced.
For some odd reason they were able to take money out of your account.
They were not authorized to do that.
I believe it's theft.
But it concerns me that the bank seems to think it's fine.
Why not call the police and see what they think?
And if you don't get the money back by the weekend start a claim on Monday?
I am sorry this happened to you.
It seems very strange to me.
Yes that makes sense.
You are very welcome.
You can contact the Law Society and use their Lawyer Referral Service. You will be given the name of a lawyer and can consult with the lawyer and the first half hour will be free.
Let me find you the phone number.
The number is: 403-228-1722 in Calgary
You are welcome.