I was sent a money order by my father to a friends house I was visiting. I left before the package arrived and they said it was thrown away. They knew what was in it so I know that it was not. They refuse to send the contents to me which I have offered to pay shipping costs. They yelled and said it was in the trash. How do I get it back?
Lawsuit / Dispute Attorney
Fraud is both a civil and criminal concept.
Fraud is actionable if certain elements of proof are established by the evidence. Using the written documentation you have is a good place to begin. Contact a local lawyer - many may give you a free consultation for an hour - to discuss your specifics. Far too many variables exist in the short post you wrote for any further observation by me.
Good luck to you.
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