Charlotte, NC asked in Identity Theft, Contracts, Criminal Law and Small Claims for Louisiana

Q: Did a title loan with a friend and they ended up stealing my car.

I did a title loan with a friend of mine of 20 years. I borrowed 2900 with the promise of paying back $3,900 within 21 days. My car is worth $40,000.00. We wrote up a agreement and had a witness sign it on day 20 he showed up with the cops and my car title in his name. After multiple ignored phone calls I finally get in touch with them after they took my car home that day and they told me that if I wanted it back I had to pay back $7,000 but now they will not answer the phone what can I do?

1 Lawyer Answer
Jason Thomas Olivier
Jason Thomas Olivier
  • Mandeville, LA
  • Licensed in Louisiana

A: Obviously, this is an issue of fraud and conversion. But without seeing the agreement, there is not enough information. You definitely need to hire a lawyer.

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