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Being Sued Possible Arrest

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by rhino2020, Oct 21, 2011.

  1. rhino2020

    rhino2020 Junior Member

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    I received a letter yesterday from the company that I purchased replicas of their products. They are suing me for 700k and seeking criminal charges, I possibly could be looking at 6months to 5 years in the federal pen my lawyer said today. Take this as a warning to all replica sellers, stop now before it's too late! Item's were seized is how they found me.
     
  2. babypowder

    babypowder Regular Member

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    tried telling you to stop after the first two letters. my advice from my stint in 05 is to get a whole bunch of address written down before you go in so you can write to people, read, and work out (make sure to do legs too).

    keep us posted, affects alot of us on here!
     
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  3. hitch

    hitch Regular Member

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    Get a lawyer, settle for 1% of what they are fining you for (700k seems a little high, i'm curious how they came up with that number) and tell them it won't happen again - and don't let it.

    Before you contact them, Contact a copyright lawyer and ask them what the process is.

    You must contact a lawyer immediately, don't put it off. If you do, they will definately press charges and you'll get in more shit.. if you don't and have the lawyer contact them the negotiation process will begin. Trust me, they don't want to spend the time and money to pursue formal charges, they just want to scare you and to get some money for your wrong doing.
     
  4. gregstereo

    gregstereo Elite Member

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    Lawyer up. Pronto. And don't say a word until you have your lawyer there. End of story.
     
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  5. huser21

    huser21 Regular Member

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    Yes. Contact an attorney,one with a free consultation and be 100% completely honest with him.
    Second, in my 9-5 I deal with alot of different attorneys both for and against.One thing I can say without hesitation is both sides will try and "scare" you into action. Thats how they make $310/hr.
     
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    memorex Regular Member

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  7. Dresden14

    Dresden14 BANNED BANNED

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    loooooooooooooooooooool........... I remember feds knockin on my door once over something. But shit dude, shouldnt be selling fake stuff on ebay.
     
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  8. jwzzrfl

    jwzzrfl Regular Member

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    well uif you made enough go and flee to another country
     
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  9. Ed4252

    Ed4252 Power Member

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    What company? Monster?
     
  10. soncop129

    soncop129 Newbie

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    there's always mexico.
     
  11. rhino2020

    rhino2020 Junior Member

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    Sounds like you have experience in this. Thanks!
     
  12. Bozigian

    Bozigian Junior Member

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    Im not sure I understand here...

    You said you are being sued for buying replicas of their products?

    Do you mean you are selling replicas of their products or buying them?

    Please keep us updated
     
  13. rhino2020

    rhino2020 Junior Member

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    buying to resell
     
  14. Bozigian

    Bozigian Junior Member

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    Ok. I might be able to get advice but not to sure but I only need 3 things.

    1. Specifically what item is it that you are buying?
    2.What method are you selling them by? (Ebay,commerce?)
    3. Are you letting your customers know that it is a replica and not the real deal?

    You can post on the thread or you can PM me.
     
  15. jheyslow

    jheyslow Senior Member

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    Can you tell the us the company?
     
  16. rhino2020

    rhino2020 Junior Member

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    As of this moment, I have been instructed to not say,what item or company. I wanted to warn people that this does happen and your not as safe as you may think.
     
  17. TheLinkGuy

    TheLinkGuy Power Member

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    Did you sell online? I so sorry! This shit sucks big time for you.

    Please tell us what happens, I interested in results
     
  18. rhino2020

    rhino2020 Junior Member

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    Was selling on ebay.
     
  19. 75INZ

    75INZ Regular Member

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    Don't drop the soap.
     
  20. Bozigian

    Bozigian Junior Member

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    I sent you a pm that could possibly help you.