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An argument could certainly be made that their actions are harassing and, potentially, unlawful. Probably your best argument for a criminal charge would be something along the lines of filing a false police report. The action of reporting the plate stolen would certainly seem to fit such a charge. As to that, you might consider calling the law enforcement agency tomorrow to see if they would be willing to pursue such a charge.
You might also consider retaining an attorney to write a letter to the respective company owners demanding that they cease and desist in their actions against you. Oftentimes such a letter will get the attention of the other party and convince them to modify their conduct.
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