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A contractor stole $600 deposit and never did wirk.

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Hi a contractor stole $600 deposit and never did wirk

Lawyer's Assistant: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.

California

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

I read other complains about him from other people not yet

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