Thank you for the question, I am sorry to hear about this matter. Firstly, this would be a criminal matter therefore as opposed to instructing a solicitor in the first instance, you must contact the police. The police will open a criminal investigation, and if required they will forward the matter to the Crown Prosecution Service and they will bring legal proceedings against the property entities. If you require to get money back that has been taken and is not returned to you via the criminal proceedings, you can make a claim in court.
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