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Need advice for failed transaction & money kept by member on this site


By jusflyinby

44 days ago



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    #251 18 days ago

    He's still up $1500

    #252 17 days ago
    Quoted from vdojaq:

    Since we all know he is reading this thread on a daily basis, my guess would be the $500 was sent to pacify you from any legal action. Interesting the money shows up as soon as you reveal who he really is.
    On the other hand, I would almost be afraid where the $500 came from, or better yet, who it came from? If this dude is really the con man it appears he is, did someone wake up $500 short in their bank account this morning?

    Quoted from Atari_Daze:

    He just got a 'deposit' from another mark.

    That is a really good point. Robbing from Peter to pay Paul.

    Maybe contact the bank and see if they can confirm the name on the account that it was sent from?

    #253 17 days ago
    Quoted from Atari_Daze:

    He just got a 'deposit' from another mark.

    My exact thought

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    #256 17 days ago
    Quoted from vdojaq:

    Interesting the money shows up as soon as you reveal who he really is.

    That's the key right there. Keep using his name and were he lives in every post.

    I was being scammed about a year ago from a Kijiji ad for a feakin $500 piece of furniture. I just wanted my purchase or my money back and neither was happening. I found out the persons name and where they worked. I began mentioning their first and last name in every email I sent and I informed them that I might even show up at their work to voice my objections to their shady dealings. She worked in a doctors office or something like that. I even acquired Face Book pictures of her but I never resorted to using them in my "negotiations" to get my money back. After a couple of emails mentioning her first and last name and where she worked, she finally realized the right thing to do was send my money back, which finally happened.

    I realize that you are not able to fly up to Canada and show up at their work place, but keep posting his name and where he lives. Funny thing about the internet, when you put a name and a story out there, it's there forever, for everyone to read. Rats don't light light, much less the spotlight. I guarantee you that, one day, someone will search his name and Karma will come back bite him in the ass. He can make things right or he can choose to continue his thieving ways. The choice, ultimately, is up to Derick "Martin" Gardener from Airdrie, Alberta.

    QSS

    #258 17 days ago
    Quoted from QuickSilverShelby:

    Rats don't light light, much less the spotlight.

    That's so offensive to rats who crave the spotlight struggling to make it in showbiz.
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    #259 17 days ago
    Quoted from QuickSilverShelby:

    That's the key right there. Keep using his name and were he lives in every post.
    I was being scammed about a year ago from a Kijiji ad for a feakin $500 piece of furniture. I just wanted my purchase or my money back and neither was happening. I found out the persons name and where they worked. I began mentioning their first and last name in every email I sent and I informed them that I might even show up at their work to voice my objections to their shady dealings. She worked in a doctors office or something like that. I even acquired Face Book pictures of her but I never resorted to using them in my "negotiations" to get my money back. After a couple of emails mentioning her first and last name and where she worked, she finally realized the right thing to do was send my money back, which finally happened.
    I realize that you are not able to fly up to Canada and show up at their work place, but keep posting his name and where he lives. Funny thing about the internet, when you put a name and a story out there, it's there forever, for everyone to read. Rats don't light light, much less the spotlight. I guarantee you that, one day, someone will search his name and Karma will come back bite him in the ass. He can make things right or he can choose to continue his thieving ways. The choice, ultimately, is up to Derick "Martin" Gardener from Airdrie, Alberta.
    QSS

    He lives in Calgary still, I’m almost certain of that. Same shithole he has always been in.
    He does have a collection of games.

    Sorry I don’t know where, if I did someone would be knocking on his door already.
    Like the cops with a warrant.
    Careful Martin, somebody knows where you live.
    It’s just a matter of time now until you are found.

    #260 16 days ago
    Quoted from pingod:

    He lives in Calgary still, I’m almost certain of that. Same shithole he has always been in.
    He does have a collection of games.
    Sorry I don’t know where, if I did someone would be knocking on his door already.
    Like the cops with a warrant.
    Careful Martin, somebody knows where you live.
    It’s just a matter of time now until you are found.

    At this point, I'm still hoping he will be served and that this has been reported. Obviously, the OP wants to recoup his money, but serving this guy and accusing him in court, getting a conviction, that would certainly do it!

    As for that Martin, he's probably thinking he can outsmart the whole process. But I don't think he likes being exposed. He must be telling himself 'all of this for a lousy couple of grand'. Well, if I were him, I would make the whole thing dissapear by giving back the $1500 left. And walk away.

    As Pingod said, just a matter of time..

    #261 16 days ago
    Quoted from Saltimbanco:

    I don't think he likes being exposed

    I don't think Derick "Martin" Gardener really cares tbh. He's probably been doing this for years under various names and gotten nothing more than a slap on the wrist. People like him are dirtbags; and really need to get some education.

    #262 16 days ago
    Quoted from Zitt:

    People like him are dirtbags; and really need to get some education.

    I'm thinking maybe a Monday Night Rehabilitation?

    #263 15 days ago

    Reading this with popcorn. Diablo is the devil and autodlr is a dodgy scamming used car salesman. Scammers need harsher penalties from authorities. Hopefully this story has a good outcome!

    #264 13 days ago

    Any updates?

    #265 13 days ago

    Too much time has passed allowing this criminal to squirm.
    Cut off his head ASAP and crush him.

    You cannot and should not attempt to negotiate or even converse with people like this. You will never reach a resolution until an over abundance of pain is applied.

    #266 12 days ago

    My guess is the the O.P. has allowed the attorney to do his stuff and all will be quiet until a court date is set and Derick "Martin" Gardener is served with papers.

    I am strongly in the opinion the $500 transferred to the O.P. didn't come from the seller either and this is full on criminal actions.

    Take the S.O.B. on a ride to hell and back!

    #267 12 days ago
    Quoted from vdojaq:

    Take the S.O.B. on a ride to hell and back!

    Why back? I'd leave him there.

    #269 9 days ago

    Sorry, didn't forget about the posts. Basically what I can share at this point is, no, he did not refund the remainder of my $2000. Spoke to me the day of the $500 deposit and said now that he knew the money was safe in my hands, he would 'overnight me' the remainder for 'my inconvenience'. That was 7 days ago and I'm sure you're all just as surprised as me that I still have nothing.

    #270 9 days ago

    Fry that muthafukka

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    #271 2 days ago

    What's the word?

    #272 2 days ago
    Quoted from poppapin:

    What's the word?

    The word should be that he has served the bastard, that he's waiting on a Court date and that a complaint was sent to the RCMP (Federal police in Canada) on fraud charges..

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