Larry Smith aka:RACE632= Scammer!

Old 08-21-2010, 12:55 PM
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Default Larry Smith aka:RACE632= Scammer!

Larry Smith
Fredericksburg, Virginia
540-834-3726
Still owes me $400 for a pair of carbs I sold him last January.
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Old 08-21-2010, 03:46 PM
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Few more details on deal.
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Old 08-21-2010, 04:51 PM
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I sold him 2 pro-systems alky dominators last December right around X-mas. We spoke many times on the phone and emailed through racing junk (although they got deleted...thanks racingjunk). He seemed like an honest person. The agreed price was $1050, which was to be US Postal money order, and I would have the full payment before I sent the carbs. I get it in the mail and its only $675. Larry calls me and asks if I could send the carbs anyway because he has been ripped off before...so like an idiot, I buy his sob story and send the carbs, never to collect the rest of my money. I did get him on the phone a couple of times (after I called the sheriff down there), and he promised to send me the cash. I just want the rest of the money. I've given him enough time. This is the last chance if he happens to read this. I have a friend in VA ready to go pull the carbs off of his engine, or get me my money.
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Old 08-22-2010, 04:52 AM
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I cant understand why you would send the parts without all the cash?? Good guy Im sure your are but this is business..You Had his $600,He really didnt have any choice,either send the rest or (if you were a really good guy) Get a refund..Its really hard to be a good guy out there unless you know the person--I have been a victim several times myself--Goodluck recovering your parts or money...
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Old 08-22-2010, 05:51 AM
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If it's gone on this long without being paid in full and I had a chance to have the carbs "pulled" it's a no brainer what I would do! At that point if he wanted a refund he may get some of it. More than likely if he hasn't paid for he hasn't taken care of them either.
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Old 08-22-2010, 06:48 AM
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wl, I've asked myself the same thing over and over. I have bought probably about $3000 worth of race parts off RJ, all of it came from the US, and I never had any issues getting my parts. The people I bought from were trustworthy, I ASSumed that everyone else on RJ was to. Lesson learned!
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Old 08-22-2010, 11:30 AM
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Originally Posted by looey
I sold him 2 pro-systems alky dominators last December right around X-mas. We spoke many times on the phone and emailed through racing junk (although they got deleted...thanks racingjunk). He seemed like an honest person. The agreed price was $1050, which was to be US Postal money order, and I would have the full payment before I sent the carbs. I get it in the mail and its only $675. Larry calls me and asks if I could send the carbs anyway because he has been ripped off before...so like an idiot, I buy his sob story and send the carbs, never to collect the rest of my money. I did get him on the phone a couple of times (after I called the sheriff down there), and he promised to send me the cash. I just want the rest of the money. I've given him enough time. This is the last chance if he happens to read this. I have a friend in VA ready to go pull the carbs off of his engine, or get me my money.
is your friend ready to be hit in the head with a crow bar? That's likely what could happen if he tries to unbolt the c arbs himself...also may end up in jail. I think you may be SOL ..no proof that the agreed upon price wasn't $675. He can claim it was and by cashing the money order and mailing them you screwed yourself. sad but true in my opinion. Hopefully he will do the right thing,if not I think you're screwed. jmo good luck
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Old 08-23-2010, 06:08 PM
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Yup, I'm probably SOL. Well, at least if no one else gets screwed by this jerk....
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