Scammer Alert --> minispeed

Old 02-18-2009, 09:56 AM
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minispeed is one of those scum bags that makes it hard for all fair dealers to trust anyone online. This guy took me money and told me he would ship the items in a couple of days. Once he received payment he stopped responding to my messages, no tracking number and its going to be 3 and a half weeks today and still no sign of the item. I have repeatedly asked him for a tracking number but no response. I have tried to pm him over here and also sent emails to him but no tracking number. He sent me a one line message saying "he's been busy and will send me the tracking number later". But its been 2 week since that. HOW busy can someone be??? Yet I see him on his profile that he has logged in every single day!!!!
I have notified paypal about it and they have an open case against him. Also I will stop payment from my credit card if paypal does not recover my money.

rembember his name: minispeed

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Old 02-18-2009, 10:19 AM
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i hope you recover your money men, all scammer fist me off....
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Old 02-18-2009, 10:31 AM
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yes me too but leason for everybody dont wait that long 1 week if no tracking number somthing is fishy 2 weeks report to paypal 3 weeks you were scammed. sucks to see a fellow racer or basher getting taken on this site but hopfully it works out for you and you get your money back.
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Old 02-18-2009, 11:48 AM
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Where does the person live? post up his name and addy maybe someone
knows him or you can call his local law enforcement office and file fraud
charges against him. Hope you get your money back.
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Old 02-18-2009, 12:25 PM
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Dont know about u but Im tired of seeing good ppl get ripped off.
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Don't worry! Paypal should be able to get your money back. It is sucks that you can't trust anybody now days.

Look at the bright side, You don't trade anything to this guy or you would be tosted.
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Old 02-18-2009, 01:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Fidencio74 View Post
Don't worry! Paypal should be able to get your money back. It is sucks that you can't trust anybody now days.
Not so, check my sig. That dirtbag scamed me and allI got back from paypal was $4 If the prick cleans out his bank account your screwed.
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I read through some of his old threads and several people had complained that 3 weeks had gone by and no products.

Not sure if the products ever made it or not, but it definitely looks odd.
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Old 02-18-2009, 01:42 PM
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i had some trouble dealing with him before,and so did another member,at the same time.we both eventually got our stuff.check his posts and follow him around.he posts in a racer section,which means people local to him will see that he is being a douche again.good luck.
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Originally Posted by chris moore View Post
Not so, check my sig. That dirtbag scamed me and allI got back from paypal was $4 If the prick cleans out his bank account your screwed.
yah, your right, it happen with me to, i only got $1.49 instead of full refund, its sucks,
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unfortunately, i had a good experience with this idiot the first time i dealt with him. now, i bought 2 bodies from him and he's taken me for the cash. i'll find his address, he lives in california. his name is mike. i'll post anything i can find.
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His name is Mike Patterson, Santa Maria, California.
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id help you out guys. but santa maria is a little far from me.
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i now know he works in an LHS part-time. i've been in touch with Sgt. Terry Flaa at the Santa Maria Police Department. His best advice is to file a report with your local police department and they will forward the paperwork to Santa Maria.

I'm still trying to track down his exact address and i've spoken to people that he races with. if anyone has his street address, i will file a report with my local police and you should to. i'll be glad to share any info that i get via PM, but i'm hesitant to post someone's address on this forum. even if we have a phone number, i'll be glad to call him.

i'd like to help everyone get their stuff or their cash back. maybe we can shut this guy down. enough is enough with these kind of people.

by the way, i believe they call the crime "theft by deception."

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I had dealings with Mike aka minispeed. It took repeated emails and threats. 2 months later I received the Revo I paid for. He claimed he didn't have the money to ship it out, supposedly he had lost his job but ....duh, he had the money I paid him for the Revo. It was one thing after another. That sucks that he is still doing that to others! If I still have the box he shipped the stuff in, I will post his address. I feel your pain
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