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Hello, need an attorney who can assist with bank issues. Made a transfer for $33K to deutsche bank in Italy, about a month ago to a wrong account, an old supplier that doesn't exist anymore and have been trying to get it back for about 2 weeks now. My bank, BofA has sent over 5 message to that bank and we are not even getting a response. Need consultation and maybe legal action taken, looks like the bank is just holding the funds, and not even responding about them...please let me know if someone can help or not, and where I can go to get help.
I am in North Hollywood, CA. The money was transferred to an old account that supposedly no longer exists in Italy, one of us accidentally chose the wrong account then a few days later realized that we send the funds to the wrong account, called our bank and did a recall.
It has been over two weeks now and we still don't have an answer from the other bank that got the funds, they are not even responding, so our main concern right now is to at least get a response from the bank.
We also called our Italian contact, they said that they don't even have that account anymore, so supposedly the bank is holding these funds, and we don't know why, this is a huge bank, we need to try to get a response from them, then we'll know what to do next if anything at all. Your services and help will be appreciated and we don't mind paying appropriately if the result is achieved.
Ok, thanks, XXXXX XXXXX wait for your answer but will be out, will get back when I can as well. thanks.
Before I rate, one more question please...the above is okay information, but doesn't really give me any direct path to solve my issue, if I rate you okay or above, am I still able to ask you a question or two on this topic? I want to see what I can do still without getting an advocate in Italy and so on...but if I do have to, will you be able to point me in the rigth direction at least, or provide some more information.
Okay, thanks again, here is why I was waiting to provide the feedback, I did get an answer today from the other bank, and they are stating that the funds are not available, this is what I was afraid of, so this is my final question to you Sir. Now that I know what I was suspecting the whole time, the fact that the other party pretty much stole the money, what can I do? The funds do not belong to them, they were accidentally transferred and they of course took them deliberately, what action can I take at this time?
Okay, so just one more question...although I did try to change my service to Good, it didn't allow me, but if you can help me answer a few more things here I will be sure to leave a bonus...so we figured out that the recipient of the cash didn't get the money because he owed the bank as he says €6400 and the bank took the money we sent to themselves right away, but still, we sent about € 29000, so there should be money left...first of all, second of all, is the bank allowed to just take the funds and if they are, these funds were sent by accident, the beneficiary didn't deserve them, it wasn't his money, it was by mistake, there is no work or service that he provided for this money.
If the bank did take the money, who can I talk to at this point about this, is there a place you recommend, lawyer site, attorney sit, that I may find the correct type of person to handle this for me going forward?