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Ash, Solicitor
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I own and run a small aesthetic beauty comapny, was offered

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I own and run a small aesthetic beauty comapny, was offered a business proposal on face book to do my advertising. I said I would do this and transfer the funds today, then recieved advice from my "tech" man that it was a con so cancelled it. The comapny have now been leaving threatening voice messages that had started the work and want some of the money or they will get there debt recovery services started and or ruin my business on social media !?! Should I just pay and learn a lesson ??
Thank you
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How much was agreed? Did you sign anything?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Nothing was signed
So he didnt actually do anything? If you have not signed anything then he cant do anything. Although you can have a verbal contract, its far harder to prove, unlike a written one.
You dont need to pay - he can try debt recovery but that wont do anything.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
He claims on my verbal agreement that he had started the work
Even though he hadn't recieved the funds
should I just ignore him ?
And risk the threat of his actions on social media ?
Just ignore him. Even if it went to Court and he started then he would only be entitled to be paid for actual work done, which wouldn't be much.
Does that help?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thank you appreciate your advice,
Should I reply to any of his calls or email him that I have taken legal advice ?
No, I would just ignore him, it will only make matters worse.
Does that clarify?
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