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i have just received a letter from a solicitor from an old

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i have just received a letter from a solicitor from an old friend who gave me money as as a gift last year, also as friends do we used to sms each other can i lend till i get paid which i paid back cash as he lived with me at time. the solicitor is stating threw these sms they are using as evidence and obviously the amounts transferred from his account to mine that i have never paid back, i offered he never took.. where do i stand? gobsmacked and hurt is not the word
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 5 years ago.
How much is he claiming?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

around 2000 as inital gift after car accident last year and approx 1100 from from amounts transferred.

but sometime after a bingo win i gave money to my friend and because i work long hours i asked him to put in my account for me .. i feel very betraid and feel i dont have a leg to stand on. my friend was living at mine at the time as he felt unsafe at home. so he stayed with us with my partner and children..

i have never took advantage always offered it back he refused

Expert:  Jo C. replied 5 years ago.
Sorry, I'm not sure whats happened here?

You were given some money and the person is now asking for it back via a solicitor?