A couple of months ago I got a laptop from conns I put $300 down for it, then shortly before my first payment was due I lost my job and couldn't pay it, havent had luck finding employment since I live in a small town. So have missed around 5 payments. I thought it was something I'd be Able to pay off once I got back to work I received a slip for a certified letter (said was from the irs) signed for it and it was from conns saying to return the laptop, but the store where I got the laptop from was 2 hours from where I live since there aren't any much closer (I gave my address initially and it said was outside their service range and if I could give them a closer address. So I gave my girlfriends father's address since I was always back and forth between there and where I live. Anyways since it was so far I hadn't been able to return it. And now I received a letter from a detective saying I was a suspect in a theft of services investigation. This all came about due too losing my job, lack of transportation, and procrastinating I wasn't trying steal anything. I haven't called the detective because I don't know what to say
Return the laptop and get a receipt.
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The failure to fulfill the contract on the laptop would not be a theft of service. Failure to fulfill the purchase contract for the laptop would be a breach of contract. If you cannot afford to drive 2 hours to the store you could return the item by mail, insuring it and getting a receipt to prove you mailed it back, Good luck to you.
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