Friend Money not returned
I am from Bangalore had given 4 lakhs to long time friend who stays in Hassan about 5 years back for his business and daughter eduction through bank transfer.
Inspite of my efforts through friends he does not seems to care commitment promised to return money. I call him regularly and message, which he is ignoring. Few times he acknowledged he will return. ( have saved all messages) From last 2 years he is not returning call, (even if I call from new number) and evasive. I am in bangalore had gone to Hassan 2 times , he hides being in house no response to bells.
He gave a cheque for the amount in June 2014 and cheque bounced and also a letter sent by fax for asking to loan money 5 years back . In good faith did not purse criminal charges. He is reasonably well off and wealthy.
I would like to know.
- How to recover money and chances of getting it back
- How ling will it take, as If I proceed with Civil case
- Can I go ahead filing Police complaint.
- Which city I should file case Bangalore or Hassan.
Good reference for Lawyer, who can sure help me out and able to recover money .