The problem with filing criminal charges is that it takes the matter out of your hands. It's always up to the local prosecutor/DA as to whether the person is charged and prosecuted or not. Still, you can file the complaint and keep your fingers crossed.
I would also file a civil suit against the person for conversion (civil theft), breach of contract
, and fraud. You can seek a temporary restraining order to prevent the business from operating and the equipment from being used or to force your access onto/into the premises. You are more likely to get speedy satisfaction by going after the person yourself.
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