Q: I own a small marketing business and I have a former client who won't pay his invoices.
I discontinued work with this particular client because I discovered he was committing what I was quiet certain was investor fraud and did not want this to affect my or my companies reputation. I later discovered that he left the state of Connecticut because he had been summoned and fined for the same thing. I am curious to know both who I report the fraud to and if it would be better/more cost effective for me to try to get an attorney and take him to court or to go through a service like rocket receivables. This may be a foolish question but I've never had a client not pay me. I guess I've been lucky in dealing with mostly honest people. I had multiple consultants working on various forms of marketing and video production for him and his outstanding invoices are over $300,000. All of my consultants own a stake in the business I started and understand the situation but I'd like to get them paid for their services if I can.
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