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sorry to hear what has happened.
If he has given you false details and information and you have paid him, then this could be fraud.
Also taking or disposing of your property could be theft.
You should in the first instance report this to the police.
Hello I have called phone answered then hung up.
shall I try again I would you like to continue here.
From the information you have given, it appears as if you could be the subject of fraud.
A false name, no contact answered etc.
The correct course of action would be to contact the local police and report the matter. There really is very little else that can be done.
If the other person has sold or throw. Away your items that could be theft and criminal damage. If they have taken money from you for no service that could be fraud.
All of this is criminal law matters and should be reported to the police.
I have written everything you should do, I cannot give any further advice, that is what you should do, and let the police investigate. The person may even be known to them if he make a habit of this.
I am sorry you feel that way, but the same advice would have been given even if you were in the U.K., You have possibly the victim of crime, your location does not matter, you can still complain to police. Really not sure what else you think anyone one else can do. You can contact by phone the local Met police station for the area and report it there.
For there to be a contract certain criteria must be fulfilled.
It is always better to have a signed contract, verbal are legally binding but far harder to prove.
For a contract, there must be offer and acceptance between each party. There must be consideration in this case money being paid. Both parties must have capacity to make the agreement and finally intention to create a contract.
It could be argued the final matter hear fails because he has given you a false name and most probably had no intention to have a contract. Therefore taking your money and goods under false representation. This would be fraud and again reportable to the police.