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Help Find Nahla: Fundraiser created to support litigation of suspected thieves

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After thousands of miles and months of heartache, Mary Wolfe is finally spending the holiday season with her beloved dog, Nahla. Her supporters still seek justice for Nahla's alleged theft - and with your help, they just might finally find it.

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On Friday, Dec. 27, the Help FIND Nahla Facebook page announced that a fundraiser had been created for litigation in the case of Nahla's suspected thieves.

This bizarre missing pet case began on Sept. 27, 2012, when Mary's dog, Nahla, was allegedly stolen outside of a Seattle pub. The tireless search for Nahla took many months, wherein Mary was intimidated and bullied by the alleged thieves and their cohorts. But she never gave up on finding her missing dog.

On June 3rd, 2013, Nahla was finally reunited with Mary after an exhaustive effort by Mary and several dedicated volunteers.

In addition to ensuring that the wrongdoers pay for the harm they inflicted by obtaining a civil judgment, the civil suit may assist police in filing criminal charges against them. This civil case is a crucial first step.

The Fundraiser page states:

We want very badly to see justice for Mary and Nahla. We want anyone who thinks they can just steal someone's loving pet, a member of their family, with no repercussions to think twice.

We need to raise enough money to cover litigation costs and fees to pursue the alleged thieves and prove that this kind of behavior is beyond the pale and grossly unacceptable in a civilized society.

If you can, please contribute to help cover the legal costs of Mary's case. You can follow the Twitter hashtag #litigateNahlasAbductors for the latest details. Any funds not used towards litigation will be donated to the Missing Pet Partnership for helping those who have lost their pets.

The Fundraiser page continues:

The funds gathered in this bounty will go toward the legal fees for Mary Wolfe's lawsuit against the alleged thieves or accomplices believed to be complicit in abducting Nahla and/or those suspected of intimidating, harassing, or thwarting and misleading those helping to search for Nahla.

Should any bounty funds remain at the end of the litigation, they will be given to Missing Pet Partnership.

Updates to this story will be posted when they occur.

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