How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask JGM Your Own Question
JGM
JGM, Solicitor
Category: Property Law
Satisfied Customers: 13061
Experience:  30 years experience in property law.
31090051
Type Your Property Law Question Here...
JGM is online now

Someone has asked me to enquire as follow; Is it a criminal

This answer was rated:

Someone has asked me to enquire as follow; Is it a criminal offence or anything wrong with ;should the person contact someone and ask for something that person stole to return it ;so the matter can be resolved peacefully otherwise they will have to go to the police to report ;the overwhelming evidence of experiencing blackmial at the hands of this person(thief) who has the stolen property; should the thief say no and tells the police this person asked for what I have (bearing in mind theft property but will not admit they stole it) and this other person told me to return it so they will drop the matter of blackmial; would this be in anyway illegal the Someone said this communication to the thief;as shouldthethief say no you cant have back then the someone will want to report balckmial ;reason for why the person wants to if it is legal to say this communiaction to the thief ;it is really ;lets put an end to these wrongs ;put it right;otherwise consequences/stress bringing in the law .So my question to you ;Is; is it legal for the someone to say those words to the thief;to try this resolve(the communication side of this;the wording) as a last resolve as just maybe the 2 can settle this;also to poss complicate the matters ;the thief has said ;do not contact me even by a thrid party or I will procecute; so is it illegal should thesomone want to say "return the theft andI and I will not pursue balckmail thief did to the someone";Kindly please clarify the legality of can you say (the resolve words) to the thief.

Put simply you are saying, "Give me back my property and we'll forget about it, but if you don't, I'll go to the police." There is nothing illegal about that. I hope that helps. Please leave a positive rating so that I am credited for my time.

JGM and other Property Law Specialists are ready to help you