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I think I got screwed

By marlenejojo1
Jul 12, 2009
  1. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 6,305   +52 Staff Member

    Is he just a contract tech or does he work for an actual business?

    It's a horror story and get out of it ASAP. At this point, I'd get my old components back, dump his @#$%* on his doorstep and reverse the credit/check payment. If you paid in cash, then I'd threaten him legally to scare his pants off until he gives you at least most of your money back.

    He shouldn't have you playing games either, running back and forth, dealing with his hospital problems etc.. If he's operating like that, I bet he doesn't have a proper business license. In LA, that's a $500 fine and other penalties if you don't immediately apply for one. The license alone is $400+

    Also, legally, he may have nothing to stand on. He never made you sign anything and even if he did -- if he's unlicensed -- then just about any legal recourse would be automatically in your favor. He shouldn't have been doing business in the first place and gets absolutely no protection.
     
  2. marlenejojo1

    marlenejojo1 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 37

    It is his own business. He has a store he rents in a plaza over by the local grocery store. It looks like its just him and his wife that work there. I don't really know if he has his license, I am going to say he probably does but I do not know for a fact. If he didn't have his license I don't think he would be so bold as to continuously try to fool me and risk there being some recourse.
     
  3. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,914   +93

    kudos to Rick for finding that heads up bench between the P4 prescott and the XP 1800.

    marlenejojo,This guy sold me a 02 buick that has blown head gasket....would you call him for me? :haha::D

    hope this rube keeps his latest word tomorrow.
     
  4. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 7,291   +25

    I would recommend posting the name of the place here, so other people know exactly who they're gonna be dealing with. I'm not too sure what the mods would think of that though...
     
  5. marlenejojo1

    marlenejojo1 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 37

    lol sure thing ill call him for ya, might as well while I got my courage suit on :)
     
  6. marlenejojo1

    marlenejojo1 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 37

    ill wait til everything gets fixed with him before I do that lest he find this and give me a harder time then already. Plus I cant afford to be banned or anything you guys are saving my *** so much lol
     
  7. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,914   +93

    hahaha, well givem hell tomorrow marlene-a-nator :)
     
  8. snowchick7669

    snowchick7669 TS Maniac Posts: 698

    Marlene-a-nator?

    Haha red, you have too much spare time I think:p
     
  9. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,914   +93

    Do not! :p:haha::wave:
     
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