Thank you. I am afraid that it may be too late if you seek civil restitution. Per §8.01-243(A), fraud is actionable for two years after the event, or from the time that you reasonably should have found out about the fraud. So if you can argue that you reasonably did not find out about being defrauded until 4 years later, the case my go forward, although expect them to challenge it based on these grounds. Florida has similar statute with a four year window, per §95.11(3)(j).
I would say that you can ask the DA to file charges against him anew, but he has already been tried and sentenced so they cannot do so. You can discuss the possibility to amending his current probation
- if he is on it - to pay you off as well, and maybe that can be done.
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