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Old 03-31-2011, 11:01 PM   #1
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Default Pretty sure ive been scammed, what do i do?

Sooo a long time ago i picked up between 35-40 non working car amps, was told about a guy a few hours away that repairs amps, so i contacted him.

He came and picked them all up i said i only wanted about 7 or so fixed and returned and he could keep the rest, which he was more than happy with. He also took a few head units and a couple subs that needed fixin.
It was hell keeping intouch with him, after several months i got most of the amps back. however he still has 4 amps, my HU'* and a sub of mine.

If i trick him and call him from a # he doesnt recognise he answers sometimes, and gives me a lame excuse like waiting on parts, should be here tomarrow, ill call u in two days to update you. and i never hear from him until i trick him again and he gives me the same excuse.

Then today I found this!
http://www.caraudioclassifieds.org/f...e-scammer.html

what do i do?
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Uh, chalk it up as a loss or drive out to wherever he is and "have a talk" with him
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Do you know where he lives? Show up, say Hi, I'm here to collect my property.
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but what r the legalities of just showing up at his place? I do have his address, but if i drive all that way can he just say no, and if cops get involved, i dont have proof, so i will have to drive back empty handed with an empty gas tank.

Im not chalking it up as a loose, he has over $1000 of my property.
he has my:
Eclipse XA1000 amp
Memphis 16 prd1000.1d
Kenwood eXcelon KAC-X1r
Alpine Type R
Cerwin Vega HED
Pioneer Premier HU
TMA 500/1
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Not having proof of ownership is going to be a problem. About all you can hope for is he caves and doesn't call your bluff if you say you will have to contact a lawyer.
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Maybe if you take those 4 marines (from another post) with you when you go see him the results may be in your favour.
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lmfao!!!!!!!!!
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Hmm...Or just one reallllly big friend of yours and couple of his big friends...They should be able to get em back no problem
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Read thru those thread pages Steve. Sounds like he'* a busy guy and dealing dirty ever chance he gets....... Not much to do legally. We don't need to help out or give anybody proof you would do otherwise..........But it'* certainly seems your going to have to be awfully creative to get anything back. Most guys like this disappear into the woodwork and reappear in a different forum.
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Im not chalking it up as a loose, he has over $1000 of my property.
That would be "loss"....but how would you be able to prove that you own said equipment?
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