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Can you help me with this problem please?
what about the reassurance from the agent saying that she would reimburse me when the student's rental came through? By not keeping to her word, she is 'allowing' the student to go ahead and defraud me. If the agent carried out her promise, then I would have been paid back by the guarantor. I am upset that my son has to stay in the house with someone who has done this to him and me. If I lodge a police report, would this make matters worse for my son? I feel this student is so selfish she simply doesn't care about paying her way and has little empathy for others.
I am not satisfied with the agent, who has gone against what she told me; i.e. that I would be reimbursed as soon as "rental came through" for that student. Nothing was specific, i.e., no paymaster named, no month etc. I do not like the fact she is now saying that I will only be paid if the student pays for the specific months I paid in advance for her. She is not going to do this.. I only paid for this student because there is no way anyone stays free and the agent told assured me of the above. The guarantor is saying that he will reimburse me if the student allows this. Is this correct? why is the agent asking me to claim it from the guarantor? Should I report the agent and or the student to the police?
I consider that I have been defrauded. Is this not a criminal offence? Can I lodge a complaint with the ombudsman for estate agents?
But, what has the student done exactly? Misled me or defrauded me? I have lost a lot of money because of her deliberate act not to pay me back so far, and will have to sue her for it. She is "friends" with my son and is studying law like him. She has proved to be untrustworthy and not in possession of the integrity expected of a barrister or solicitor. I want to ensure that this kind of student is made responsible for her actions, before she leads other people on using her profession, and cons them. Is there anything I can do? If she was honest about owing me, and has made an agreement to pay it back etc, I would of course understand, but her nonchalant attitude astounds me. I feel she has cheated me and that this should be on record somewhere, so that she will think twice before doing this to someone else.
Thank you Jo!! Glad you understand how I feel. Thanks for the great answer!
Yes, it's true about all of them - I have been misled... the "cheque in the post" promise is a sad fact too :(
I will stick to your advice and threaten referring the matter to the Law Society unless she pays me forthwith, also I will mention that the LS in Switzerland will be notified as well.
I feel a lot better now. Thanks for your advice. Keep up the good work helping people who do not know the law.
Much appreciated and have a great evening!
Okay, will do this.. thanks again Jo