10-12-2012 09:26 AM
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  1. pappy53's Avatar
    Do not do any business with "Rudeco". He has scammed me this week. I bought a SG3 from him, and have not received it. He claimed that his fiance "lost the tracking number". Evidently he is unaware that is interstate commerce fraud. From what I see now in his "for sale" post, he also scammed another person.
    His name is Colton Lane, and his e-mail is colton.lane11@yahoo.com.
    Be careful!!

    BTW, he won't even respond to my e-mails.

    His post: Samsung Galaxy S3 16GB for Verizon, used 3 weeks.
    09-15-2012 02:56 PM
  2. mbar9607's Avatar
    That really sucks....sorry to hear man
    09-15-2012 03:54 PM
  3. Wildo6882's Avatar
    Seriously man? I'm sorry. I hate people like this guy. Just ripping good people off. I'll bump this up to make sure people see it.

    If I woulda known you were looking I could have sold you mine once I get my iPhone 5 in.

    Good luck man. I hope PayPal has your back.
    09-15-2012 03:54 PM
  4. domo22's Avatar
    Tried the same thing with me for the gs3. Wanted PayPal gift only.
    Definitely something fishy from the guy.
    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Android Central Forums
    09-15-2012 04:10 PM
  5. domo22's Avatar
    Also I ave different emails and PayPal stuff then you guys from him, so if you guys need more info p.m. me

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    09-15-2012 04:21 PM
  6. carracerz14's Avatar
    What a sh1t head. There's no room for people like this here :thumbdown:

    Sent from my RAZR MAXXIMUS
    09-15-2012 04:26 PM
  7. willistheyounger's Avatar
    Well he got me two weeks ago for the sprint gs3 im now out 300. I have been trying to get back in touch with him for a refund and nothing since Wednesday

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    09-15-2012 04:45 PM
  8. carracerz14's Avatar
    I wonder if you can get an administrator to trace the ip address of the posts and maybe you can figure out how to contact him, and possibly file a class action suit

    Sent from my RAZR MAXXIMUS
    09-15-2012 04:55 PM
  9. pappy53's Avatar
    I'm going after him for interstate commerce fraud.
    09-15-2012 05:01 PM
  10. domo22's Avatar
    Did you guys paypal gift him?? Pappy i sent you a pm. Let me know you got it.
    09-15-2012 05:19 PM
  11. willistheyounger's Avatar
    I stupidly did

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    09-15-2012 05:37 PM
  12. domo22's Avatar
    That sucks he pulled the same thing with me but I said no I would not be protected. I did PayPal goods him and got my money refunded by him. Guess I got lucky

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    09-15-2012 05:42 PM
  13. carracerz14's Avatar
    I don't think you can go after him for interstate commerce fraud. I don't think that really exists

    Sent from my RAZR MAXXIMUS
    09-15-2012 05:57 PM
  14. Curtis A's Avatar
    Man that's horrible. I am always so nervous about this. I bought my son a pair of those way over-priced headphones on ebay and just knew I was going to receive a broken pair. Turned out ok though.

    I hope you guys get your money back.

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk 2
    09-15-2012 06:12 PM
  15. murof's Avatar
    He almost got me too but I held out for willistheyounger transfer to go through. Sorry buddy.

    Anyone who has been victim to this guy needs to file a complaint at www.ic3.gov, it's a joint task force used to combat scumbags like this guy. If enough people are scammed they will will get the fbi to go after him.

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    09-15-2012 06:34 PM
  16. HawaiianLaker's Avatar
    what a bummer, i have done a lot of selling, buying and trading on different forums for a while now and im glad this has not happened to me, but it sucks that it still happens. i hope the best for you man.
    09-15-2012 10:19 PM
  17. Jude526's Avatar
    Contact PayPal and file a dispute. Contact your bank. You can file a fraud charge with your bank. Since money is taken from your bank definitely call them

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    09-15-2012 10:23 PM
  18. willistheyounger's Avatar
    I have done some digging on this guy his paypal email he gave me is rg.boat@yahoo.com the name was Robert Gampolo I found his address and phone number on the White Pages website and also found his Facebook page if this is really the guy then he is really fu@*ed because I will be in contact with the police up thewe in Ohio. I. have bought and traded with people on these fourms for a few years now and never thought this would happen all I wanted was a Sprint Galaxy S3.

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    09-16-2012 12:47 AM
  19. dragonsamus's Avatar
    Sorry that happened to you. I hope something is done and he gets what he deserves.

    Sent from my DROID RAZR using Android Central Forums
    09-16-2012 04:46 AM
  20. anthonycr's Avatar
    That guy that spammed you posts in the Optimus V forums all the time. He has an Optimus V.... all his posts (like his name says) are rude and unintelligent. I don't mean like a typical noob (that's forgivable), but he posts the same stuff three or four times after we already explained it can't be fixed.
    09-16-2012 07:08 AM
  21. MichaelBane's Avatar
    Been keeping an eye on this since you posted it. I was burned by this person a few months ago on Android.net. I went to his public record address on Holly Ave in Mingo Junction OH..... which was an old home address for him and in foreclosure. Tried local PD too, to no avail. Seems whoever this guy really is he uses random names off of Google or eBay because the Robert Gampolo in Mingo Junction , OH has been incarcerated for the past 4 years according to the PD. I just filed a 'unauthorized use' claim with PayPal and got all my money back. PM me guys if you need any help with this .
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    09-16-2012 10:16 AM
  22. carracerz14's Avatar
    That's what I would do, dispute it with PayPal or your bank and it shouldn't be a problem getting your money back

    Sent from my RAZR MAXXIMUS
    09-16-2012 12:06 PM
  23. pappy53's Avatar
    Why did you file "unauthorized use"? Why not "item not received"?
    09-16-2012 02:44 PM
  24. MichaelBane's Avatar
    Why did you file "unauthorized use"? Why not "item not received"?
    You can file as item not received, but unauthorized transaction will get your refund quicker.
    09-16-2012 02:54 PM
  25. pappy53's Avatar
    No refund with "gift" or "payment owed", though.
    09-16-2012 03:20 PM
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