Thank you, J.
On this website, I am afraid that I do not always get to give good news, and this is one of these times.
Under RCW Chapter 9a.56 (see here
), this does not quite qualify as theft, arguably. Ergo, this would not a criminal matter, but a civil
matter. In other words, you would seek relief in civil court
Here, this individual may be sued for interference with business relations
. The elements for the tort
of interference with business relations have been repeatedly stated  as: (1) the existence of a valid contractual relationship or business expectancy; (2) knowledge of the relationship or expectancy on the part of the interferor; (3) intentional interference inducing or causing a breach or termination of the relationship or expectancy; and (4) resultant damage to the party whose relationship or expectancy has been disrupted. Calbom v. Knudtzon, 65 Wn.2d 157, 162, 396 P.2d 148 (1964). See also, F.D. Hill & Co. v. Wallerich, 67 Wn.2d 409, 407 P.2d 956 (1965); Corinthian Corp. v. White & Bollard, Inc., 74 Wn.2d 50, 442 P.2d 950 (1968).
In brief, the tort consists in the wrongful interference with an existing business relationship between parties, in which inhered a reasonable expectancy of fruition except for such interference, and damage resulted therefrom. FD Hill & Co. v. Wallerich, 407 P. 2d 956 - Wash: Supreme Court, 2nd Dept. 1965
But the case would have to be pursued in civil court. Unfortunately, no state/federal agency would help you here (as this is not a criminal matter), and it would be up to the company to litigate. I am very sorry.
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