I purchased jewelry (emeralds valued $8,000.00) through live auctioneer. The seller was Federal Government Liquidation.

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Customer: I purchased jewelry (emeralds valued $8,000.00) through live auctioneer. The seller was Federal Government Liquidation.
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Customer: I purchased jewelry (emeralds valued $8,000.00) through live auctioneer. The seller was Federal Government Liquidation. The emeralds were not the quality advertises and diamonds were missing. I complained to my credit card company and received a full refund. FGL now asks for the emeralds back (OK) but says that I am suspected of fraud with a CC to ;ove auctioneerd. Do I have a recourse in liabel or slander
JA: What steps have you taken so far?
Customer: None
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Customer: Fundamentally no
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Welcome and thank you for choosing Just Answer! My name is***** am a lawyer in Canada and would be happy to assist you. I am sorry to hear about your legal troubles.Please be advised that I am working from my computer and may not always be available immediately. Rest assured, I will get to your response as fast as I am able.
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No, you do not have a libel or slander case. They are very specific action. Did they publically broadcast that you are a fraud? or is this a private letter to do you?

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private letter to me with a cc to liveauctioneers, both companies are in LA
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Liveactioneers is the company you bought the emeralds from?

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No, liveauctioneers is a platform where auction companies can carry on their auctions. The selling company is Federal Government Liquidators
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Hmm, there may be a defamation action there if liveactioneers take action to ban you from using their services or mark you down as a dishonest patron. You should speak with a local litigation lawyer.

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OK, Is there one on this site
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I am a litigation lawyer, but no lawyer on this site can retain clients through this site. They will need to meet you in person and review all the documents. You also need to prove your damages. What affect did this email have on your reputation.

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You are welcome. I have been happy to assist you with this question. If you have further questions in the future, you can always open a new question and request me to answer it. Best regards.

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