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He may be blackmailing you, but unfortunately there is no law stipulating that an independent contractor should charge a particular amount to complete work. He is at liberty to charge what he wants. You may accept what he is proposing or refuse it. You however cannot take any legal action against him for having provided you with what may just be an inflated quote.
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