The way you'd want to proceed with this is entirely up to you. Of that person were to file a legal action against you in small claims court, he would be entitled to compensation for time already spent on your case, which will be easily documentable.
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it is illegal you for and the "person" to file an H1B. Only employer can do that.
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Employer is required to pay all USCIS H-1B filing fee, so an employer cannot require you to refund those.
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