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How did you pay and have you reported this to the Police please?
Paid by bank transer to diferent Demmore bank accounts, reported to Actio Fraud and city of London Police who say that unlikely to recover funds.
If you look on their website they lease gold contracts and fake of worthless share certificates are signed and look like a lawful contract.
Demmore is a limited company so all directors are listed.
Its bad news I am afraid
If you have reported it to the Police that is sadly all you can do at this stage.
They will investigate this and prosecute where appropriate.
It seems that you are not the only person who has lost money
You could issue proceedings. But it will cost you easily £15,000 to see this through to trial
I am sorry if this is not the answer you want and certainly not the one I want to give you, but I have a duty to be honest
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
The fraud police say that these people would rather go to jail than pay back the money.
Could I ask other who have been cheated and do it a block.
How long will it take please.
It could take if you go to Court around 6-12 months.
If it was prosecuted then it may also take that long, but it would be a free process
The person on the contract is James Wilkinson as Director is this the person to take to court
No, you can only take the person you paid which I assume is the Company
I am sorry
When you say issue prooceedings what do yo mean
In the County Court.
But that will cost if contested up to £15,000 and there is no guarantee the money is still there
Is there anything can be done against The Director of the company who signed the contract.
Sadly not unless there is a criminal conviction against him
The money was paid into different bank accounts at least twenty five in totalm over the UK which were emptied
Yes sadly it is a complicated fraud and it is the Police who need to take action
Once there are criminal convictions things can be taken further
I would suspect there is and if Mr J Wilkinson has a criminal conviction he can be liable is that correct.
Alex Watts I will try and find out about Jamie Wilikinson and his criminal report
OK - but you need that to take legal proceedings.
I will get back to you in due course
But even then you would have to take it against the Company and ask that the corporate veil be lifted.
Can I clarify anything else for you?
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