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This is an unfortunate situation,
In terms of the contract a written contract is better than a verbal contract, however if you can show through evidence such as emails, or other correspondence,
that a verbal contract existed and both sides agreed to the terms, that could support your case that the verbal contract terms if what is valid.
In terms of the contract, if one party induced you by fraud, which may be the fact here,
the contract would be invalid,
however the fact remains you performed a service to them, and should be paid,
a Court should review the evidence and support you
The emails you do have will serve as evidence,
as long as you can prove who sent them, and the dates are verified,
If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to ask
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