Track bad tenants
Dear Sir, I let my London flat to two persons, who I was led to understand were a couple and intended to live in the flat. They did not do so and advertised rooms to lodgers using SpareRooms.com. When I discovered they were sub-letting without my authority I gave them notice using Form 6A. There had been 5 persons living there. I found that no council tax, gas, electric, water, and wifi had not been paid for the whole of the tenancy, and after giving notice, they stopped paying rent, and stole furniture and fittings. Total loss around £8,000. I should like to track these crooks down but calling at their declared previous residences (council flats) has not got me anywhere, yet. One of the tenants was operating under a different name to what his EU citizen passport said. Rent4Sure did the referencing through my estate agent. I am seeking advice on how to find these bad tenants and sue them in the small claims court to recover my losses. I need a postal address to start with. Where do I go from here?
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