Question:

In general, would it be permissible for a Jew to instruct a Non-Jew #1 to tell a Non-Jew # 2 to do a Melacha (on Shabbos) for the Jew?

Answer:

In general it is not permitted, however in a situation involving a big financial loss it is permitted, however even when it is permitted, the Jew should not benefit from the Melacha done until after Shabbos.

Sources:

M”B 307- 24, 11.

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