RE: Buyers Warning! (fwd)

---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 1998 07:24:00 -0400
From: "Thornton, Russ #CSR2000" <ThorntoR-at-rc.pafb.af.mil>
To: 'Tesla discussion Group' <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Subject: RE: Buyers Warning! (fwd)

I really hate to hear when this happens.  As a frequent trader on the
internet, I feel betrayed when some other seller stiffs his customer.  I
go an extra two miles to prove my integrety in any deal.  Although, I
have also lost money to some unscroupulous traders.  Sorry about the bad

Russ Thornton
CSR 2040, 
Building 989, Rm.  A1-N20
Phone: (407) 494-6430 
Email: thorntor-at-rc.pafb.af.mil

>From: 	Tesla List[SMTP:tesla-at-pupman-dot-com]
>Sent: 	Monday, April 27, 1998 11:21 PM
>To: 	tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
>Subject: 	Buyers Warning! (fwd)
>---------- Forwarded message ----------
>Date: Mon, 27 Apr 1998 20:11:27 EDT
>From: DavidH8083 <DavidH8083-at-aol-dot-com>
>To: tesla-2-at-emachine-dot-com, tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
>Cc: corr-at-enid-dot-com, chip-at-pupman-dot-com, mhammer-at-misslink-dot-net
>Subject: Buyers Warning!
>       It is with no small portion of dismay that I post the follwing warning
>to the subscribers of both Tesla lists.  I have to report that in spite of
>fact that by far the vast majority of the list members are extremely generous
>and faultlessly honest, I have been stung in bad deal.  
>       A young coiler, Shaun O'Brien of Enid, Oklahoma, offered some parts
>sale over his Tesla web site.  A deal was struck via E-mail and my check sent
>and cashed.  At that point Mr. O'Brien ceased all communication, refusing to
>reply to my inquiries about forthcoming shipment or even to respond to the
>copy of the cancelled check that I sent him to jog his memory.  All efforts
>embarrass him into fulfilling his end of the bargain have failed and I must
>chalk up this deal as a loss.  The amount in question is small (less than
>$100) and Mr. O'Brien knows that I have no intention of journeying from NYC
>Enid to press my claim in small claims court, but I feel that I would be
>remiss if I did not at least report this incident to the other members of
>these lists, so that they may avoid similar unfortunate circumstances. 
>          My apologies for taking up list space with such a petty matter, but
>I felt that this warning should be posted so that others may avoid the risk.
>David Hutchison