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I buy a used car from my friend, and he just disappear

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

I'm in illinois, and he lived in Maryland

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have you taken so far?

I have going to police department, they said they can't do anything for me, i go to the secretary of state illinois, they said they will try, not sure they can make the case becasue it's out of state, i called legal aid in ohio, because the auction was in ohio, they said they need dealership number, but i don't have it.

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

I have the chat history and transfer history, and i'm not sure my friend have legal identity and dealership. The car was in someone else title right now, i don't even see the car.

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Your friend did not provide any paperwork for the car?

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