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A friend has been burglarized several times & robbed by movers.

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<p>A friend has been burglarized several times & robbed by movers. Would a Private Investigator help her? If so how does one find one? The movers repacked what was left of her belongings would their taking fingerprints help?</p><p>Friend is in Oregon.</p>
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: General
Expert:  General Jay replied 5 years ago.

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Taking the fingerprints of the movers would not be helpful because they packed all of the items originally. It is expected that their fingerprints would be present on all of the items.


I dont believe that hiring a private investigator would help either. Unless your friend has insurance for her personal property, there appears to be little recourse. The police are probably not being helpful because there is really no way to prove that they stole the items.

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
They repacked the items without permission. It had been originally packed by owner to simply be hauled back to her other home. President of the company said it didn't happen & the individuals were family men.
Expert:  General Jay replied 5 years ago.
Ultimately she would have to prove that they actually took the items. It seems worth a shot to file a police report and find an officer who is willing to ask some questions of the owner and the men who worked on the job. It they repacked the items without her permission, then this would have provided an opportunity for items to have been taken.
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Customer: replied 5 years ago.

She filed a police report, but they aren't very interested. Oh well thanks for your time.