the whole situation is quite complicated. she also took a company which is how she got the money out of state. i am in florida and she my money and my car are in Ohio. i have not reported it because i am still trying to get my vehicle back which was brand new and cost me $42,000.00 when she took it in dec of 2011. the authorities in florida wont do any thing regarding the vehicle. in the course of my trying to get the vehicle back i discovered she had gone to the BMV in ohio and changed the title from my company ana solo LLC to her name. i have proof of purchase a wire transfer from my bank to the auto dealership for the $42,000.00 papers for my LLC, an EIN, etc showing i purchased the vehicle through. i filed a complaint with the BMV in columbus, ohio in april of this year when i discovered the title transfer issue. since then i have had one conversation with the investigator with Ohio highway patrol who claimed she was "working" on it and stated it was felony 3 tampering with records what the employee did to get the title in her name i received an email from this trooper in june stating the prosecutor was "working on the title paper work" whatever that means i thought at the time it was going to be resolved and i would get the title because if i have the title i can get a key from the dealership and go get my vehicle and then proceed with trying to get my cash back if it still exists or proceed with getting her arrested if i have more evidence is my thought that is why i was wonder about the subpoena for the text messages
Hi, yes i do have a couple more questions. When i file a police complaint about the theft or embezzlement of my money is that by itself enough for the police to obtain a search warrant? Or what else is needed? That is why I asked about getting the texts as evidence of her taking the money. Because I know if they start an investigation and contact this woman by phone or even in person and they don't search for the cash, she will hide it some where which is probably what she is doing now. Also when getting a search warrant for something like this, which in this case is cash, which can be hidden anywhere. Would they be able to get a search warrant for more than one location because I have been told through some other sources she moves the money around to a storage unit possibly and sometimes at her boyfriend's house? Also since i have to file the complaint in Florida because that is where the theft took place and she and the cash are in Ohio now. How motivated are the local police going to be, to go to Ohio to investigate this situation at their own time and expense??
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