There's a lot of details here that would be good to know and I don't think a broad answer will help you. Have you contacted the police? If not, you should do that. Then, you should contact a competent civil attorney to go over your options.
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I would consult with an attorney, but you may need to call around because these cases are incredibly hard to prove and require the gathering of many facts.
You should first contact your local police department and then speak with a local attorney regarding this. Even if you have a case it may be hard to prove in court.
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Your post skips around the edges with broad accusations, but never gets to any relevant facts or details required to give you a push in the right direction.
You might consider hiring a private detective.
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