The World's Angriest eBay Seller

from the A+++++-INSULTS-WITH-EVERY-ORDER!!!! dept

Plenty of eBay users have stories about situations when they clashed with someone at the other end of a transaction, whether it was over the terms, something misleading in the description or some other point. However, it appears that some eBay buyers have come across an amazingly angry eBay seller -- who seemed to turn nasty with no provocation at all. When potential buyers emailed him with questions, he turned around and sent them incredibly angry and threatening emails, and then started calling and harassing the buyers (who apparently left their phone numbers). The threatened buyers complained to the police, who did nothing, but a news organization tracked down the guy who claimed that if he got upset at potential buyers, it was only because they threatened him first. While it may not reach the level of showing up at an eBay seller's house with a gun, it's worth remembering that you never quite know who you're dealing with at the other end of an online transaction.


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    sun818, Nov 8th, 2005 @ 9:07pm

    sensational story

    Most sellers are polite and will answer questions - yes - even ones already answered in the description. Hey, even stupid people with stupid questions have money. Answer the question and you might get a sale.

     

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    Mike (profile), Nov 8th, 2005 @ 9:15pm

    Re: sensational story

    Yeah, we weren't implying that *all* ebay buyers/sellers are like this. It's just an amusing story that we thought was worth posting.

     

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    Yo Wazzap, Nov 8th, 2005 @ 9:50pm

    Re: sensational story

    I love this site. you don't just give us the story and make it all boring like Cnet or other sites... you make the stories sarcastic and funny and actually enjoyable to read ..... just wanted to say how cool you all are :-D

     

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    Stoolio, Nov 8th, 2005 @ 10:13pm

    Buyer Beware

    HE'S BITTER!

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Nov 8th, 2005 @ 11:09pm

    No Subject Given

    WHAT THE FUCK? MOTHERFUCKER!!!
    JUST BECAUSE SOME IDIOT ASSHOLE BIDDERS ASK ONE TOO MANY STUPID QUESTIONS AND I GET A little FED UP
    SUDDENLY I'M TO BLAME?? I'M THE BAD GUY??
    GIMMIE YOUR PHONE NUMBER! I NEED IT!
    WATCH YOUR FUCKING BACK!

     

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    Boo, Nov 9th, 2005 @ 12:26am

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    very funny, A.C. - almost laughed out loud there!

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Nov 9th, 2005 @ 2:09am

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    :-) too funny...

     

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    udaya, Nov 9th, 2005 @ 5:52am

    ebay if fraud, charges money for nothing

    I listed a book for sale in ebay. Without a problem they listed the book and now, ebay is asking for money and charging 15% late fee per month. I am trying to contact them and they dont have phone contact. they expect me to just pay because they want money. If they charge money then in the first pleace why did they list without collecting the money. It is ebays problem or bug in the system.

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Nov 9th, 2005 @ 6:43am

    Re: ebay if fraud, charges money for nothing

    its called a 'listing fee'!
    you were told about the fee when you submitted the item for sale. pay up and quit complaining.

     

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    chpsk8, Nov 9th, 2005 @ 7:23am

    Re: ebay if fraud, charges money for nothing

    Uhhh.... if you list something you have to pay for it, even if it doesn't sell. On the page you used to list the book, the very last thing they show you is the "listing fee". Just pay the bill and move on. What is it anyhow, $3? Wow, I thought I was a chpsk8!

     

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    stephen pray, Nov 9th, 2005 @ 8:24am

    Re: ebay if fraud, charges money for nothing

    Uhhh...$3.00 or $300.00... so what..? I'm just wondering why a company that deals with the public can't be contacted by telephone. Try getting Paypal on the horn when they screw u around. People should be raising hell over that. But no one cares so long as their ox aint being gored. God, I love humanity.

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Nov 9th, 2005 @ 8:34am

    Re: ebay if fraud, charges money for nothing

    And their chicks for free?

     

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    Bill, Nov 10th, 2005 @ 3:39pm

    Re: ebay if fraud, charges money for nothing

    It's easy to get the corporate headquarters number for a public corporation. For ebay, check out Yahoo's http://finance.yahoo.com/q/pr?s=EBAY> ebay profile. I'm sure the operator there will be able to direct your call to the appropriate department.

     

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    Frank Esquitin, Nov 11th, 2005 @ 1:15pm

    Re: sensational story

    On July 16th, 2005 Dwayne Schimke, ebay user ‘Turnedtwo’ contacted me about a bike I was selling on eBay. He emailed saying that he wanted to come to my home and pick up the bike. I have clearly stated in all of my auctions that I do not allow people to pick up items. He admits himself that he ‘didn’t read the whole auction’ After a few emails were exchanged I told him I had blocked him from bidding, and asked him not to email me anymore. He was offended that I forbid him to bid on my auction, and continued to email me several more times after I had asked him to stop emailing me. Then I called his home, I used some choice words and told him to stop emailing me.

    After that, he did not email me anymore and I did not email him or call him anymore. I thought this was the end of it. Then a few months later Bret Shipp from WFAA shows up at my home and starts asking questions about the confrontation and about Cindy
    Burleson.

    Once I heard the name Cindy Burleson, it became clear why the reporter was there.

    Cindy Burleson and Lisa Taylor have been harassing me and my family for almost two years now. She goes by eBay user IDs : lavinder17@hotmail.com , fireyredhead1960, cindysilver2004, curtain_climbers, officerfredfw

    They have done everything they can think of to ruin my business, my reputation, and basically my life. They have accused me of anything they could think of, and have reported me to anyone they could come up with in an attempt to reek some sort of revenge against me and have me kicked off of eBay.

    I was first contacted by Cindy Burleson in Feb. 2004. She had won one of my auctions for $1.50. She told me she was going to my house and pick up the item. I told her I do not let anyone from the internet come to my house. She insisted that she knew where I lived, and she was going to come over. She got really mad that I refused to allow her in my home. She began accusing me of bidding on my own auctions. The auction had started for $1, so she was accusing me of committing fraud to gain 50 cents ! She reported this to eBay, and emailed my customers with this ridiculous claim.

    She then started calling me, and emailing obsessively, then she got her daughter, her boyfriend, and her friends to email me. I have received well over 1,000 emails from her and her friends/family. I got over 500 from them in one day alone. I did call her quite a few times to try to get her to stop, I threatened legal action, she just kept emailing and calling. I gave up, and stopped responding to her harassment in February 2004 and changed my phone number to stop her calls. That is when the real horror began. She is on a mission to do everything she can to effect my life, my business, and my family.

    She took one of my emails to her and changed it to say that I was coming to kill her. She sent it to eBay so that they would cancel my account. I had a copy of the original email with the time, date, and ID numbers. I was able to prove to eBay that I did not do this, and they eventually reinstated my account. Meanwhile I was suspended for 30 days with no income because of this lie.

    After all of these false allegations from Cindy and her daughter I began to suspect they were the ones up to no good on eBay, so I started to research her accounts and I found out Cindy would list items (such as Tiffany jewelry) and Lisa would bid against other bidders on the items to drive the price up! She had accused me of this when her and her daughter were the ones really doing it ! I showed eBay and eBay suspended the accounts. Neither Cindy Burleson or Lisa Taylor have been allowed on eBay since that time.

    Cindy and Lisa both knew it was me who reported them and it only fueled their hatred towards me. Needless to say the story did not end there.

    She handed out my home address and phone number to everyone she knows. They then started calling and driving by my house (then would call and/or email to say they had driven by) I filed a police report with the Johnson County Sheriff after they came by late one night in May 2004. I thought it would end after that but the worst was yet to come.

    The 10news story states I was arrested for "harassment" and shows the mug shot from that ‘most recent’ arrest. The only reason I was arrested for harassment was because on 3-15-2004 Cindy Burleson filed a false police report against me with the Grand Prairie Texas police department. Apparently her story did not hold water, so action was not taken by the police. The following week 3-22-2004, Lisa goes back to Grand Prairie Texas police department and tells them a different story (someone must have told them their first report did not do it and what they would have to say in order for the Grand Prairie police to take action). A warrant was issued for me after the second report. I obtained copies of the 2 conflicting police reports and there is absolutely no mention of any ‘death threat’ in either of the 2 reports. In fact the reports say I had called 5 times, not the 30-40 she is claiming now. The strangest part of the 2 conflicting reports is that they were both taken by the same police officer. This is a matter of public record and can be verified by anyone through the Grand Prairie Police Department.

    Now I ask you, if you were the police officer who took the initial report and knew full well it was false, why would you accept a second report with a different story from the same 2 people and allow them to use different names and addresses, but the same phone numbers ? Not to mention the fact that neither Cindy, her daughter, nor I resided in or around Grand Prairie at all.

    Bret Shipp of WFAA was advised of all of this, but he made absolutely no mention of these facts I provided him with in the story they did on me. I guess the truth did not make for a ‘juicy’ story in Bret’s eyes.

    I had no idea I even had a warrant for this until the night I was pulled over in my hometown of Cleburne a couple days after Christmas. I spent 5 days (including New Years Eve!) in jail before I could come up with the $5,000 bond they put on me ! Once the DA looked into the matter my bond was refunded in full and no charges were filed. I still spent 5 days in jail because of this woman's lies !

    She has continued to harass me and my family. She said that she has been ‘terrorized’ but I have not emailed, called or initiated any contact with her since Feb. 2004. She and her daughter have continued this for almost 2 years now. Every so often I get some kind of strange email message from her. She tells me she likes my house, my car, my truck, and my wife. She has sent emails to my wife stating she has had sex with me in an effort to have my wife think I cheated on her. Both her and her daughter send me emails asking if I am having a nice day and that they love me, stuff like hugs and kisses and such. She even ran a criminal background check on me, got all of my personal information, then emailed to tell me she had this information. She emailed me in July 2005 saying she had driven by my house and saw me smoking in the front yard. She told me how ‘white trash’ she thought that was.

    Now I ask you, if someone is harassing and ‘terrorizing’ you, why on earth would you be emailing them to antagonize them and drive by their home which is more than an hour away?

    Cindy was frustrated that I was not responding to her emails and phone calls and proceeded to involve the Media and tell them the same bogus story she told eBay about me threatening her life. In fact, I found out about this whole ‘Ebay Bully’ story from HER!! She emailed me to show me what she had done.

    After the 10news story aired I started receiving many emails from irate eBay users cussing me out left and right. I was lead into numerous chat forums and discussion boards which were discussing this ‘Ebay Bully’ story and even going as far as posting satellite images of my neighborhood and specifically pointing out my house on the image! Then eBay canceled my accounts telling me I had become a "legal liability” to them, and they could not allow me to conduct business on their site. This entire ordeal has become an ongoing nightmare from which I cannot seem to wake up.

    I am an honest small business owner, just trying to make a living and take care of my home and family. I have been selling on eBay for 7 years. I have 1000’s of happy customers. It is unfortunate that I have lost my sole source of income due to a couple of persistent people with nothing better to do than to come up with ways to destroy my life. I now have been put out of business, and have no way to support myself or my family.

    I have suffered loss of wages, false imprisonment, harassment, defamation of character, and now public humiliation at the hands of Cindy and her clan. I honestly cannot believe something like this could happen over a $1.50 auction. If it had not happened to me I still would not believe it.

    The scariest part of this whole ordeal is that I have come to realize that Cindy Burleson is not going to stop. She is obsessed with me, and has made it her life’s mission to harass me and my family. If it happened to me, it could happen to anyone out there.

     

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    Frank Esquitin, Nov 11th, 2005 @ 1:16pm

    Re: sensational story

    This is the real story folks.

    On July 16th, 2005 Dwayne Schimke, ebay user ‘Turnedtwo’ contacted me about a bike I was selling on eBay. He emailed saying that he wanted to come to my home and pick up the bike. I have clearly stated in all of my auctions that I do not allow people to pick up items. He admits himself that he ‘didn’t read the whole auction’ After a few emails were exchanged I told him I had blocked him from bidding, and asked him not to email me anymore. He was offended that I forbid him to bid on my auction, and continued to email me several more times after I had asked him to stop emailing me. Then I called his home, I used some choice words and told him to stop emailing me.

    After that, he did not email me anymore and I did not email him or call him anymore. I thought this was the end of it. Then a few months later Bret Shipp from WFAA shows up at my home and starts asking questions about the confrontation and about Cindy
    Burleson.

    Once I heard the name Cindy Burleson, it became clear why the reporter was there.

    Cindy Burleson and Lisa Taylor have been harassing me and my family for almost two years now. She goes by eBay user IDs : lavinder17@hotmail.com , fireyredhead1960, cindysilver2004, curtain_climbers, officerfredfw

    They have done everything they can think of to ruin my business, my reputation, and basically my life. They have accused me of anything they could think of, and have reported me to anyone they could come up with in an attempt to reek some sort of revenge against me and have me kicked off of eBay.

    I was first contacted by Cindy Burleson in Feb. 2004. She had won one of my auctions for $1.50. She told me she was going to my house and pick up the item. I told her I do not let anyone from the internet come to my house. She insisted that she knew where I lived, and she was going to come over. She got really mad that I refused to allow her in my home. She began accusing me of bidding on my own auctions. The auction had started for $1, so she was accusing me of committing fraud to gain 50 cents ! She reported this to eBay, and emailed my customers with this ridiculous claim.

    She then started calling me, and emailing obsessively, then she got her daughter, her boyfriend, and her friends to email me. I have received well over 1,000 emails from her and her friends/family. I got over 500 from them in one day alone. I did call her quite a few times to try to get her to stop, I threatened legal action, she just kept emailing and calling. I gave up, and stopped responding to her harassment in February 2004 and changed my phone number to stop her calls. That is when the real horror began. She is on a mission to do everything she can to effect my life, my business, and my family.

    She took one of my emails to her and changed it to say that I was coming to kill her. She sent it to eBay so that they would cancel my account. I had a copy of the original email with the time, date, and ID numbers. I was able to prove to eBay that I did not do this, and they eventually reinstated my account. Meanwhile I was suspended for 30 days with no income because of this lie.

    After all of these false allegations from Cindy and her daughter I began to suspect they were the ones up to no good on eBay, so I started to research her accounts and I found out Cindy would list items (such as Tiffany jewelry) and Lisa would bid against other bidders on the items to drive the price up! She had accused me of this when her and her daughter were the ones really doing it ! I showed eBay and eBay suspended the accounts. Neither Cindy Burleson or Lisa Taylor have been allowed on eBay since that time.

    Cindy and Lisa both knew it was me who reported them and it only fueled their hatred towards me. Needless to say the story did not end there.

    She handed out my home address and phone number to everyone she knows. They then started calling and driving by my house (then would call and/or email to say they had driven by) I filed a police report with the Johnson County Sheriff after they came by late one night in May 2004. I thought it would end after that but the worst was yet to come.

    The 10news story states I was arrested for "harassment" and shows the mug shot from that ‘most recent’ arrest. The only reason I was arrested for harassment was because on 3-15-2004 Cindy Burleson filed a false police report against me with the Grand Prairie Texas police department. Apparently her story did not hold water, so action was not taken by the police. The following week 3-22-2004, Lisa goes back to Grand Prairie Texas police department and tells them a different story (someone must have told them their first report did not do it and what they would have to say in order for the Grand Prairie police to take action). A warrant was issued for me after the second report. I obtained copies of the 2 conflicting police reports and there is absolutely no mention of any ‘death threat’ in either of the 2 reports. In fact the reports say I had called 5 times, not the 30-40 she is claiming now. The strangest part of the 2 conflicting reports is that they were both taken by the same police officer. This is a matter of public record and can be verified by anyone through the Grand Prairie Police Department.

    Now I ask you, if you were the police officer who took the initial report and knew full well it was false, why would you accept a second report with a different story from the same 2 people and allow them to use different names and addresses, but the same phone numbers ? Not to mention the fact that neither Cindy, her daughter, nor I resided in or around Grand Prairie at all.

    Bret Shipp of WFAA was advised of all of this, but he made absolutely no mention of these facts I provided him with in the story they did on me. I guess the truth did not make for a ‘juicy’ story in Bret’s eyes.

    I had no idea I even had a warrant for this until the night I was pulled over in my hometown of Cleburne a couple days after Christmas. I spent 5 days (including New Years Eve!) in jail before I could come up with the $5,000 bond they put on me ! Once the DA looked into the matter my bond was refunded in full and no charges were filed. I still spent 5 days in jail because of this woman's lies !

    She has continued to harass me and my family. She said that she has been ‘terrorized’ but I have not emailed, called or initiated any contact with her since Feb. 2004. She and her daughter have continued this for almost 2 years now. Every so often I get some kind of strange email message from her. She tells me she likes my house, my car, my truck, and my wife. She has sent emails to my wife stating she has had sex with me in an effort to have my wife think I cheated on her. Both her and her daughter send me emails asking if I am having a nice day and that they love me, stuff like hugs and kisses and such. She even ran a criminal background check on me, got all of my personal information, then emailed to tell me she had this information. She emailed me in July 2005 saying she had driven by my house and saw me smoking in the front yard. She told me how ‘white trash’ she thought that was.

    Now I ask you, if someone is harassing and ‘terrorizing’ you, why on earth would you be emailing them to antagonize them and drive by their home which is more than an hour away?

    Cindy was frustrated that I was not responding to her emails and phone calls and proceeded to involve the Media and tell them the same bogus story she told eBay about me threatening her life. In fact, I found out about this whole ‘Ebay Bully’ story from HER!! She emailed me to show me what she had done.

    After the 10news story aired I started receiving many emails from irate eBay users cussing me out left and right. I was lead into numerous chat forums and discussion boards which were discussing this ‘Ebay Bully’ story and even going as far as posting satellite images of my neighborhood and specifically pointing out my house on the image! Then eBay canceled my accounts telling me I had become a "legal liability” to them, and they could not allow me to conduct business on their site. This entire ordeal has become an ongoing nightmare from which I cannot seem to wake up.

    I am an honest small business owner, just trying to make a living and take care of my home and family. I have been selling on eBay for 7 years. I have 1000’s of happy customers. It is unfortunate that I have lost my sole source of income due to a couple of persistent people with nothing better to do than to come up with ways to destroy my life. I now have been put out of business, and have no way to support myself or my family.

    I have suffered loss of wages, false imprisonment, harassment, defamation of character, and now public humiliation at the hands of Cindy and her clan. I honestly cannot believe something like this could happen over a $1.50 auction. If it had not happened to me I still would not believe it.

    The scariest part of this whole ordeal is that I have come to realize that Cindy Burleson is not going to stop. She is obsessed with me, and has made it her life’s mission to harass me and my family. If it happened to me, it could happen to anyone out there.

     

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    Frank Esquitin, Nov 11th, 2005 @ 1:17pm

    Re: sensational story

    Do you think it is funny to ruin someone's life over $1.50 ????

    On July 16th, 2005 Dwayne Schimke, ebay user ‘Turnedtwo’ contacted me about a bike I was selling on eBay. He emailed saying that he wanted to come to my home and pick up the bike. I have clearly stated in all of my auctions that I do not allow people to pick up items. He admits himself that he ‘didn’t read the whole auction’ After a few emails were exchanged I told him I had blocked him from bidding, and asked him not to email me anymore. He was offended that I forbid him to bid on my auction, and continued to email me several more times after I had asked him to stop emailing me. Then I called his home, I used some choice words and told him to stop emailing me.

    After that, he did not email me anymore and I did not email him or call him anymore. I thought this was the end of it. Then a few months later Bret Shipp from WFAA shows up at my home and starts asking questions about the confrontation and about Cindy
    Burleson.

    Once I heard the name Cindy Burleson, it became clear why the reporter was there.

    Cindy Burleson and Lisa Taylor have been harassing me and my family for almost two years now. She goes by eBay user IDs : lavinder17@hotmail.com , fireyredhead1960, cindysilver2004, curtain_climbers, officerfredfw

    They have done everything they can think of to ruin my business, my reputation, and basically my life. They have accused me of anything they could think of, and have reported me to anyone they could come up with in an attempt to reek some sort of revenge against me and have me kicked off of eBay.

    I was first contacted by Cindy Burleson in Feb. 2004. She had won one of my auctions for $1.50. She told me she was going to my house and pick up the item. I told her I do not let anyone from the internet come to my house. She insisted that she knew where I lived, and she was going to come over. She got really mad that I refused to allow her in my home. She began accusing me of bidding on my own auctions. The auction had started for $1, so she was accusing me of committing fraud to gain 50 cents ! She reported this to eBay, and emailed my customers with this ridiculous claim.

    She then started calling me, and emailing obsessively, then she got her daughter, her boyfriend, and her friends to email me. I have received well over 1,000 emails from her and her friends/family. I got over 500 from them in one day alone. I did call her quite a few times to try to get her to stop, I threatened legal action, she just kept emailing and calling. I gave up, and stopped responding to her harassment in February 2004 and changed my phone number to stop her calls. That is when the real horror began. She is on a mission to do everything she can to effect my life, my business, and my family.

    She took one of my emails to her and changed it to say that I was coming to kill her. She sent it to eBay so that they would cancel my account. I had a copy of the original email with the time, date, and ID numbers. I was able to prove to eBay that I did not do this, and they eventually reinstated my account. Meanwhile I was suspended for 30 days with no income because of this lie.

    After all of these false allegations from Cindy and her daughter I began to suspect they were the ones up to no good on eBay, so I started to research her accounts and I found out Cindy would list items (such as Tiffany jewelry) and Lisa would bid against other bidders on the items to drive the price up! She had accused me of this when her and her daughter were the ones really doing it ! I showed eBay and eBay suspended the accounts. Neither Cindy Burleson or Lisa Taylor have been allowed on eBay since that time.

    Cindy and Lisa both knew it was me who reported them and it only fueled their hatred towards me. Needless to say the story did not end there.

    She handed out my home address and phone number to everyone she knows. They then started calling and driving by my house (then would call and/or email to say they had driven by) I filed a police report with the Johnson County Sheriff after they came by late one night in May 2004. I thought it would end after that but the worst was yet to come.

    The 10news story states I was arrested for "harassment" and shows the mug shot from that ‘most recent’ arrest. The only reason I was arrested for harassment was because on 3-15-2004 Cindy Burleson filed a false police report against me with the Grand Prairie Texas police department. Apparently her story did not hold water, so action was not taken by the police. The following week 3-22-2004, Lisa goes back to Grand Prairie Texas police department and tells them a different story (someone must have told them their first report did not do it and what they would have to say in order for the Grand Prairie police to take action). A warrant was issued for me after the second report. I obtained copies of the 2 conflicting police reports and there is absolutely no mention of any ‘death threat’ in either of the 2 reports. In fact the reports say I had called 5 times, not the 30-40 she is claiming now. The strangest part of the 2 conflicting reports is that they were both taken by the same police officer. This is a matter of public record and can be verified by anyone through the Grand Prairie Police Department.

    Now I ask you, if you were the police officer who took the initial report and knew full well it was false, why would you accept a second report with a different story from the same 2 people and allow them to use different names and addresses, but the same phone numbers ? Not to mention the fact that neither Cindy, her daughter, nor I resided in or around Grand Prairie at all.

    Bret Shipp of WFAA was advised of all of this, but he made absolutely no mention of these facts I provided him with in the story they did on me. I guess the truth did not make for a ‘juicy’ story in Bret’s eyes.

    I had no idea I even had a warrant for this until the night I was pulled over in my hometown of Cleburne a couple days after Christmas. I spent 5 days (including New Years Eve!) in jail before I could come up with the $5,000 bond they put on me ! Once the DA looked into the matter my bond was refunded in full and no charges were filed. I still spent 5 days in jail because of this woman's lies !

    She has continued to harass me and my family. She said that she has been ‘terrorized’ but I have not emailed, called or initiated any contact with her since Feb. 2004. She and her daughter have continued this for almost 2 years now. Every so often I get some kind of strange email message from her. She tells me she likes my house, my car, my truck, and my wife. She has sent emails to my wife stating she has had sex with me in an effort to have my wife think I cheated on her. Both her and her daughter send me emails asking if I am having a nice day and that they love me, stuff like hugs and kisses and such. She even ran a criminal background check on me, got all of my personal information, then emailed to tell me she had this information. She emailed me in July 2005 saying she had driven by my house and saw me smoking in the front yard. She told me how ‘white trash’ she thought that was.

    Now I ask you, if someone is harassing and ‘terrorizing’ you, why on earth would you be emailing them to antagonize them and drive by their home which is more than an hour away?

    Cindy was frustrated that I was not responding to her emails and phone calls and proceeded to involve the Media and tell them the same bogus story she told eBay about me threatening her life. In fact, I found out about this whole ‘Ebay Bully’ story from HER!! She emailed me to show me what she had done.

    After the 10news story aired I started receiving many emails from irate eBay users cussing me out left and right. I was lead into numerous chat forums and discussion boards which were discussing this ‘Ebay Bully’ story and even going as far as posting satellite images of my neighborhood and specifically pointing out my house on the image! Then eBay canceled my accounts telling me I had become a "legal liability” to them, and they could not allow me to conduct business on their site. This entire ordeal has become an ongoing nightmare from which I cannot seem to wake up.

    I am an honest small business owner, just trying to make a living and take care of my home and family. I have been selling on eBay for 7 years. I have 1000’s of happy customers. It is unfortunate that I have lost my sole source of income due to a couple of persistent people with nothing better to do than to come up with ways to destroy my life. I now have been put out of business, and have no way to support myself or my family.

    I have suffered loss of wages, false imprisonment, harassment, defamation of character, and now public humiliation at the hands of Cindy and her clan. I honestly cannot believe something like this could happen over a $1.50 auction. If it had not happened to me I still would not believe it.

    The scariest part of this whole ordeal is that I have come to realize that Cindy Burleson is not going to stop. She is obsessed with me, and has made it her life’s mission to harass me and my family. If it happened to me, it could happen to anyone out there.

     

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    Frank Esquitin, Nov 11th, 2005 @ 1:18pm

    Re: Buyer Beware

    Wouldn't you be a little bitter if someone harassed you for almost 2 years and robbed you of your sole source of income ??

    On July 16th, 2005 Dwayne Schimke, ebay user ‘Turnedtwo’ contacted me about a bike I was selling on eBay. He emailed saying that he wanted to come to my home and pick up the bike. I have clearly stated in all of my auctions that I do not allow people to pick up items. He admits himself that he ‘didn’t read the whole auction’ After a few emails were exchanged I told him I had blocked him from bidding, and asked him not to email me anymore. He was offended that I forbid him to bid on my auction, and continued to email me several more times after I had asked him to stop emailing me. Then I called his home, I used some choice words and told him to stop emailing me.

    After that, he did not email me anymore and I did not email him or call him anymore. I thought this was the end of it. Then a few months later Bret Shipp from WFAA shows up at my home and starts asking questions about the confrontation and about Cindy
    Burleson.

    Once I heard the name Cindy Burleson, it became clear why the reporter was there.

    Cindy Burleson and Lisa Taylor have been harassing me and my family for almost two years now. She goes by eBay user IDs : lavinder17@hotmail.com , fireyredhead1960, cindysilver2004, curtain_climbers, officerfredfw

    They have done everything they can think of to ruin my business, my reputation, and basically my life. They have accused me of anything they could think of, and have reported me to anyone they could come up with in an attempt to reek some sort of revenge against me and have me kicked off of eBay.

    I was first contacted by Cindy Burleson in Feb. 2004. She had won one of my auctions for $1.50. She told me she was going to my house and pick up the item. I told her I do not let anyone from the internet come to my house. She insisted that she knew where I lived, and she was going to come over. She got really mad that I refused to allow her in my home. She began accusing me of bidding on my own auctions. The auction had started for $1, so she was accusing me of committing fraud to gain 50 cents ! She reported this to eBay, and emailed my customers with this ridiculous claim.

    She then started calling me, and emailing obsessively, then she got her daughter, her boyfriend, and her friends to email me. I have received well over 1,000 emails from her and her friends/family. I got over 500 from them in one day alone. I did call her quite a few times to try to get her to stop, I threatened legal action, she just kept emailing and calling. I gave up, and stopped responding to her harassment in February 2004 and changed my phone number to stop her calls. That is when the real horror began. She is on a mission to do everything she can to effect my life, my business, and my family.

    She took one of my emails to her and changed it to say that I was coming to kill her. She sent it to eBay so that they would cancel my account. I had a copy of the original email with the time, date, and ID numbers. I was able to prove to eBay that I did not do this, and they eventually reinstated my account. Meanwhile I was suspended for 30 days with no income because of this lie.

    After all of these false allegations from Cindy and her daughter I began to suspect they were the ones up to no good on eBay, so I started to research her accounts and I found out Cindy would list items (such as Tiffany jewelry) and Lisa would bid against other bidders on the items to drive the price up! She had accused me of this when her and her daughter were the ones really doing it ! I showed eBay and eBay suspended the accounts. Neither Cindy Burleson or Lisa Taylor have been allowed on eBay since that time.

    Cindy and Lisa both knew it was me who reported them and it only fueled their hatred towards me. Needless to say the story did not end there.

    She handed out my home address and phone number to everyone she knows. They then started calling and driving by my house (then would call and/or email to say they had driven by) I filed a police report with the Johnson County Sheriff after they came by late one night in May 2004. I thought it would end after that but the worst was yet to come.

    The 10news story states I was arrested for "harassment" and shows the mug shot from that ‘most recent’ arrest. The only reason I was arrested for harassment was because on 3-15-2004 Cindy Burleson filed a false police report against me with the Grand Prairie Texas police department. Apparently her story did not hold water, so action was not taken by the police. The following week 3-22-2004, Lisa goes back to Grand Prairie Texas police department and tells them a different story (someone must have told them their first report did not do it and what they would have to say in order for the Grand Prairie police to take action). A warrant was issued for me after the second report. I obtained copies of the 2 conflicting police reports and there is absolutely no mention of any ‘death threat’ in either of the 2 reports. In fact the reports say I had called 5 times, not the 30-40 she is claiming now. The strangest part of the 2 conflicting reports is that they were both taken by the same police officer. This is a matter of public record and can be verified by anyone through the Grand Prairie Police Department.

    Now I ask you, if you were the police officer who took the initial report and knew full well it was false, why would you accept a second report with a different story from the same 2 people and allow them to use different names and addresses, but the same phone numbers ? Not to mention the fact that neither Cindy, her daughter, nor I resided in or around Grand Prairie at all.

    Bret Shipp of WFAA was advised of all of this, but he made absolutely no mention of these facts I provided him with in the story they did on me. I guess the truth did not make for a ‘juicy’ story in Bret’s eyes.

    I had no idea I even had a warrant for this until the night I was pulled over in my hometown of Cleburne a couple days after Christmas. I spent 5 days (including New Years Eve!) in jail before I could come up with the $5,000 bond they put on me ! Once the DA looked into the matter my bond was refunded in full and no charges were filed. I still spent 5 days in jail because of this woman's lies !

    She has continued to harass me and my family. She said that she has been ‘terrorized’ but I have not emailed, called or initiated any contact with her since Feb. 2004. She and her daughter have continued this for almost 2 years now. Every so often I get some kind of strange email message from her. She tells me she likes my house, my car, my truck, and my wife. She has sent emails to my wife stating she has had sex with me in an effort to have my wife think I cheated on her. Both her and her daughter send me emails asking if I am having a nice day and that they love me, stuff like hugs and kisses and such. She even ran a criminal background check on me, got all of my personal information, then emailed to tell me she had this information. She emailed me in July 2005 saying she had driven by my house and saw me smoking in the front yard. She told me how ‘white trash’ she thought that was.

    Now I ask you, if someone is harassing and ‘terrorizing’ you, why on earth would you be emailing them to antagonize them and drive by their home which is more than an hour away?

    Cindy was frustrated that I was not responding to her emails and phone calls and proceeded to involve the Media and tell them the same bogus story she told eBay about me threatening her life. In fact, I found out about this whole ‘Ebay Bully’ story from HER!! She emailed me to show me what she had done.

    After the 10news story aired I started receiving many emails from irate eBay users cussing me out left and right. I was lead into numerous chat forums and discussion boards which were discussing this ‘Ebay Bully’ story and even going as far as posting satellite images of my neighborhood and specifically pointing out my house on the image! Then eBay canceled my accounts telling me I had become a "legal liability” to them, and they could not allow me to conduct business on their site. This entire ordeal has become an ongoing nightmare from which I cannot seem to wake up.

    I am an honest small business owner, just trying to make a living and take care of my home and family. I have been selling on eBay for 7 years. I have 1000’s of happy customers. It is unfortunate that I have lost my sole source of income due to a couple of persistent people with nothing better to do than to come up with ways to destroy my life. I now have been put out of business, and have no way to support myself or my family.

    I have suffered loss of wages, false imprisonment, harassment, defamation of character, and now public humiliation at the hands of Cindy and her clan. I honestly cannot believe something like this could happen over a $1.50 auction. If it had not happened to me I still would not believe it.

    The scariest part of this whole ordeal is that I have come to realize that Cindy Burleson is not going to stop. She is obsessed with me, and has made it her life’s mission to harass me and my family. If it happened to me, it could happen to anyone out there.

     

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    Frank Esquitin, Nov 11th, 2005 @ 1:19pm

    Re: No Subject Given

    Something like that.

    On July 16th, 2005 Dwayne Schimke, ebay user ‘Turnedtwo’ contacted me about a bike I was selling on eBay. He emailed saying that he wanted to come to my home and pick up the bike. I have clearly stated in all of my auctions that I do not allow people to pick up items. He admits himself that he ‘didn’t read the whole auction’ After a few emails were exchanged I told him I had blocked him from bidding, and asked him not to email me anymore. He was offended that I forbid him to bid on my auction, and continued to email me several more times after I had asked him to stop emailing me. Then I called his home, I used some choice words and told him to stop emailing me.

    After that, he did not email me anymore and I did not email him or call him anymore. I thought this was the end of it. Then a few months later Bret Shipp from WFAA shows up at my home and starts asking questions about the confrontation and about Cindy
    Burleson.

    Once I heard the name Cindy Burleson, it became clear why the reporter was there.

    Cindy Burleson and Lisa Taylor have been harassing me and my family for almost two years now. She goes by eBay user IDs : lavinder17@hotmail.com , fireyredhead1960, cindysilver2004, curtain_climbers, officerfredfw

    They have done everything they can think of to ruin my business, my reputation, and basically my life. They have accused me of anything they could think of, and have reported me to anyone they could come up with in an attempt to reek some sort of revenge against me and have me kicked off of eBay.

    I was first contacted by Cindy Burleson in Feb. 2004. She had won one of my auctions for $1.50. She told me she was going to my house and pick up the item. I told her I do not let anyone from the internet come to my house. She insisted that she knew where I lived, and she was going to come over. She got really mad that I refused to allow her in my home. She began accusing me of bidding on my own auctions. The auction had started for $1, so she was accusing me of committing fraud to gain 50 cents ! She reported this to eBay, and emailed my customers with this ridiculous claim.

    She then started calling me, and emailing obsessively, then she got her daughter, her boyfriend, and her friends to email me. I have received well over 1,000 emails from her and her friends/family. I got over 500 from them in one day alone. I did call her quite a few times to try to get her to stop, I threatened legal action, she just kept emailing and calling. I gave up, and stopped responding to her harassment in February 2004 and changed my phone number to stop her calls. That is when the real horror began. She is on a mission to do everything she can to effect my life, my business, and my family.

    She took one of my emails to her and changed it to say that I was coming to kill her. She sent it to eBay so that they would cancel my account. I had a copy of the original email with the time, date, and ID numbers. I was able to prove to eBay that I did not do this, and they eventually reinstated my account. Meanwhile I was suspended for 30 days with no income because of this lie.

    After all of these false allegations from Cindy and her daughter I began to suspect they were the ones up to no good on eBay, so I started to research her accounts and I found out Cindy would list items (such as Tiffany jewelry) and Lisa would bid against other bidders on the items to drive the price up! She had accused me of this when her and her daughter were the ones really doing it ! I showed eBay and eBay suspended the accounts. Neither Cindy Burleson or Lisa Taylor have been allowed on eBay since that time.

    Cindy and Lisa both knew it was me who reported them and it only fueled their hatred towards me. Needless to say the story did not end there.

    She handed out my home address and phone number to everyone she knows. They then started calling and driving by my house (then would call and/or email to say they had driven by) I filed a police report with the Johnson County Sheriff after they came by late one night in May 2004. I thought it would end after that but the worst was yet to come.

    The 10news story states I was arrested for "harassment" and shows the mug shot from that ‘most recent’ arrest. The only reason I was arrested for harassment was because on 3-15-2004 Cindy Burleson filed a false police report against me with the Grand Prairie Texas police department. Apparently her story did not hold water, so action was not taken by the police. The following week 3-22-2004, Lisa goes back to Grand Prairie Texas police department and tells them a different story (someone must have told them their first report did not do it and what they would have to say in order for the Grand Prairie police to take action). A warrant was issued for me after the second report. I obtained copies of the 2 conflicting police reports and there is absolutely no mention of any ‘death threat’ in either of the 2 reports. In fact the reports say I had called 5 times, not the 30-40 she is claiming now. The strangest part of the 2 conflicting reports is that they were both taken by the same police officer. This is a matter of public record and can be verified by anyone through the Grand Prairie Police Department.

    Now I ask you, if you were the police officer who took the initial report and knew full well it was false, why would you accept a second report with a different story from the same 2 people and allow them to use different names and addresses, but the same phone numbers ? Not to mention the fact that neither Cindy, her daughter, nor I resided in or around Grand Prairie at all.

    Bret Shipp of WFAA was advised of all of this, but he made absolutely no mention of these facts I provided him with in the story they did on me. I guess the truth did not make for a ‘juicy’ story in Bret’s eyes.

    I had no idea I even had a warrant for this until the night I was pulled over in my hometown of Cleburne a couple days after Christmas. I spent 5 days (including New Years Eve!) in jail before I could come up with the $5,000 bond they put on me ! Once the DA looked into the matter my bond was refunded in full and no charges were filed. I still spent 5 days in jail because of this woman's lies !

    She has continued to harass me and my family. She said that she has been ‘terrorized’ but I have not emailed, called or initiated any contact with her since Feb. 2004. She and her daughter have continued this for almost 2 years now. Every so often I get some kind of strange email message from her. She tells me she likes my house, my car, my truck, and my wife. She has sent emails to my wife stating she has had sex with me in an effort to have my wife think I cheated on her. Both her and her daughter send me emails asking if I am having a nice day and that they love me, stuff like hugs and kisses and such. She even ran a criminal background check on me, got all of my personal information, then emailed to tell me she had this information. She emailed me in July 2005 saying she had driven by my house and saw me smoking in the front yard. She told me how ‘white trash’ she thought that was.

    Now I ask you, if someone is harassing and ‘terrorizing’ you, why on earth would you be emailing them to antagonize them and drive by their home which is more than an hour away?

    Cindy was frustrated that I was not responding to her emails and phone calls and proceeded to involve the Media and tell them the same bogus story she told eBay about me threatening her life. In fact, I found out about this whole ‘Ebay Bully’ story from HER!! She emailed me to show me what she had done.

    After the 10news story aired I started receiving many emails from irate eBay users cussing me out left and right. I was lead into numerous chat forums and discussion boards which were discussing this ‘Ebay Bully’ story and even going as far as posting satellite images of my neighborhood and specifically pointing out my house on the image! Then eBay canceled my accounts telling me I had become a "legal liability” to them, and they could not allow me to conduct business on their site. This entire ordeal has become an ongoing nightmare from which I cannot seem to wake up.

    I am an honest small business owner, just trying to make a living and take care of my home and family. I have been selling on eBay for 7 years. I have 1000’s of happy customers. It is unfortunate that I have lost my sole source of income due to a couple of persistent people with nothing better to do than to come up with ways to destroy my life. I now have been put out of business, and have no way to support myself or my family.

    I have suffered loss of wages, false imprisonment, harassment, defamation of character, and now public humiliation at the hands of Cindy and her clan. I honestly cannot believe something like this could happen over a $1.50 auction. If it had not happened to me I still would not believe it.

    The scariest part of this whole ordeal is that I have come to realize that Cindy Burleson is not going to stop. She is obsessed with me, and has made it her life’s mission to harass me and my family. If it happened to me, it could happen to anyone out there.

     

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    Tina Schimke, Nov 12th, 2005 @ 4:29pm

    Re:Ebay Bully

    WOW what a long winded reply from Frank. Well for anyone that cares, Me and my family did NOTHING to FRANK, except ask a question. He called my home a questioned my minor child ( with his "kind" voice)"who are you, Dwayne's wife or girlfriend?" "Give him a message from me: tell him the next time he fuckes with me on the internet I'm gonna slap the shit out of his daughter!" There were 2 more phone calls left for us that were just over the top with the bad language and how he was going to hurt us. For more info on the man just google his name and you'll come up with the site that tells you about the other people that have had run ins with him dating back 3 years....

     

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    Cindy Burleson, Nov 12th, 2005 @ 8:37pm

    Re: Re:Ebay Bully

    Tina I agree with you. A long winded response. He is continuing to go after us. I would love to speak at some point. MY DAUGHTER AND I DID NOTHING TO HIM. We simply ask a question of him. He called and cursed out my 10 year old son. The language was horrible. I could not believe he could say the C-NT word that many times in a sentence. I have never and would never go to this mans house nor have I ever considered it. I have not even thought about this man in quiet sometime until I heard from the news. The did the investigation and found we spoke the truth. I have gotten calls from all over the U.S. regarding the things he pulled. Anger management is what he needs. Maybe having him off ebay will save someones life someday. Tina thank you for standing up and speakingout. Having Frank on our bad side is something I din't want to relive but a necessary evil.

    God Bless You.
    Stay SAFE

     

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    me, Nov 12th, 2005 @ 8:47pm

    ebay bully

    10:11AM - BUYER BEWARE
    So on March 29th I purchased my cool vase from OpOrb.com, or I thought I did. Realizing my paypal account was still linked to my interact account, I quickly went to the seller's website and looked for some contact information. Not finding any, I used their online form and sent them an email stating that the email Paypal was linked to was no longer active, please send correspondence to my other email address.

    Few days later... no response.

    So I sent another email, now a week later.. Hey, I haven't heard anything from you, I never recieved any confirmation emails, please respond to me or I will be forced to report you to paypal.

    Another few days passes...

    So now I'm mad. I look up the domain on whois, get the email contact and phone number. On 4/13 I send yet another email to the seller through the 'kal@o-scope.com' email listed on the whois record. I also attempt to call the contact number on the whois record only to find it had been disconnected.

    I wait another few days.. ok.. You had three weeks and never contacted me once.. never.. you're done.

    So I report them to paypal, get my 40 back and they leave a nasty note about the fact that they had to ship to a PO Box so they don't have records to show the shipment but when they do they will be sure to send me an invoice for the merchandise.
    ************
    Note: Because this item was shipped to a P.O.Box, it is NOT on my DHL account statements. I cannot find the USPS DC slip for this item, so at this point I will issue a refund, but if a tracking number is found later I will demand payment in full at that time.
    **************

    DEMAND payment.. nice.

    So I email them again, I appologized for the way things turned out, well.. here..

    Dear OpOrb,
    I am sorry that our transaction had to come to this. Had only you responded a single one of my emails asking for a status, I would have never requested a refund through paypal. I had no confirmation of payment, no confirmation you had recieved my order, no shipping details, no phone number, no email address, nothing. Just a form on your website which you don't seem to answer.

    In my paypal transaction, I specifically stated that if you were shipping to USPS to ship to the PO box, but any other carrier to ship to 9 Tamara Dr., Roosevelt NJ. If you wanted to use DHL so it would show on your statements, you simply had to ship it to the other address. Please do not blame the fact that I have a PO box on the fact that you never responded to a single email. The lack of any response from you is why I initated a fraud complaint,not because the merchandise hadn't shown up yet.

    If you package does ever show up, although I don't know when it would because I have no details on the shipment at all, I'll be sure to refuse the package so you get your merchandise back. I've already purchased a similar vase somewhere else for half the price and no longer want your merchandise.

    Thank you,
    April Fierro


    Pretty nice and calm right? Just letting them know that they fucked up by not emailing me back and they'll get thier merchandise back if it ever shows up..

    This is what I got in return..

    Date: 19-04-2005 03:04
    From: sales@oporb.com
    To: April Fierro
    Subject: CEASE AND DESIST - DO NOT EMAIL ME AGAIN !!!!!!
    Parts: View Source



    April,

    FIRST OF ALL, I have to ship to your CONFIRMED address on
    Paypal to avoid unauthorized chargebacks from lowlives such as
    yourself ! so NO I would not ship this to ANY other address you
    provided because it would not have been your CONFIRMED
    address on Paypal.

    SECOND OF ALL, I received absolutely NO emails from you aside
    from this one EVER !!!

    THIRD, AND FOREMOST, I issued you a refund because I could
    not find the USPS Delivery Confirmation slip, but I swear to god
    that when I do find it I will send you an invoice for the full amount
    ($40.00) and you WILL pay it or I will file Criminal Theft By
    Deception charges against you in a court of law !!!!!

    DON'T YOU EVER EMAIL ME YOUR FUCKING RANTS AND
    RAVES AGAIN YOU STUPID BITCH !!!!

    THIS EMAIL IS LEGAL NOTICE FOR YOU TO CEASE AND
    DESIST !!

    IT IS BEING SENT WITH TIME/DATE STAMPED NOTIFICATION
    THAT IT WAS BOTH DELIVERED TO AND DISPLAYED ON
    YOUR COMPUTER, SO IF YOU DARE SEND ME ANOTHER
    EMAIL AGAIN I WILL FILE CRIMINAL HARASSMENT CHARGES
    AGAINST YOU !!!

    I KEEP LAWYERS ON RETAINER FOR STUPID CUNTS LIKE
    YOU, SO IF THINK YOU CAN FUCK WITH ME YOU STUPID
    BITCH, BRING IT ON !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    *****************************

    So I emailed this response to paypal, I also replied to her with this...

    Dear Ms. Esquitin,

    First of all, how can you claim to run a business and talk like that to customers? Is this how you react at every transaction that goes badly?

    Secondly, SMTP provides no provision for if email is read or displayed, and emails won't hold up in a court of law because they are too easily spoofed.

    Thirdly, perhaps you should check the "Contact Us" form on your website because if you never received any of my emails, then perhaps your form isn't working properly, in which case, you may have the same problem with future transactions.

    Fourthly, you should update your phone number and contact email on your whois record for your domain name, because I also attempted to contact you through your kal@o-scope.com email address and tried to call you but the number had been disconnected.

    Lastly, perhaps you should see a psychiatrist and get yourself on some anti-depressants, it's obvious by this email that you have serious mental problems.

    ***************************

    So.. In other words, don't buy anything from her. She's apparently insane. Any ideas on what to do next? I'm posting this email on Google Groups in hopes of warning people about what a physco she is.

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Nov 12th, 2005 @ 9:03pm

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    see anger

     

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    Josh Anderson, Nov 13th, 2005 @ 1:37pm

    Re: ebay bully

    Where there's smoke...There's fire... Angry fire!!

     

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    Frank Esquitin, Nov 13th, 2005 @ 4:08pm

    Re: Re:Ebay Bully

    Tina, after I asked Dwayne to stop emailing me and that we would not be doing any business together why would he continue to email me ? There is absolutely no reason for Dwayne to have continued to antagonize me and instigate a confrontation with me after I told him to stop. He thought the whole thing was real funny when he emailed me the words, "he, he, he". Dwayne started this whole thing and he knows it. I have the emails to prove it as well (which I am sure he did not show you).

     

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    Frank Esquitin, Nov 13th, 2005 @ 4:12pm

    Re: Re:Ebay Bully

    I will GLADLY forward the emails I received from Cindy to ANYONE who asks. She has gone to great lengths to harass me. The police have seen these emails (with full headers) and have heard the recordings on my answering machine. It is only a matter of time before the TRUTH comes out.

     

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    Vicki, Nov 13th, 2005 @ 6:52pm

    Re: sensational story

    BLAH BLAH BLAH Frank you keep complaining. Get over it. You are wrong, you must have a screw loose or something. Get a grip, your wrong and got caught at it. You need some major help.

     

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    Frank Esquitin, Nov 14th, 2005 @ 10:26am

    Re: sensational story

    The only thing I did wrong was allowing these liars to get to me. Tina is only defending her husband (and I can respect that), but he knows who started it and I can prove it to anyone by the emails he sent. I am sure Dwayne did not tell Tina about the emails he sent and probably erased them to cover his tracks, but I have those emails with full headers showing they orginated from the Schminke's computer. This can be verified through their ISP to be authentic.

    Check this one :

    Return-path:
    Envelope-to: oldschoolriderz@coolcatcycles.com
    Delivery-date: Sun, 17 Jul 2005 16:20:28 -0700
    Received: from [68.230.241.33] (helo=fed1rmmtao06.cox.net)
    by host55.ipowerweb.com with esmtp (Exim 4.43)
    id 1DuIQu-00030V-7P
    for oldschoolriderz@coolcatcycles.com; Sun, 17 Jul 2005 16:20:28 -0700
    Received: from Dman ([68.7.86.69]) by fed1rmmtao06.cox.net
    (InterMail vM.6.01.04.00 201-2131-118-20041027) with SMTP
    id
    for ;
    Sun, 17 Jul 2005 19:20:06 -0400
    Message-ID:
    From: "Dwayne Schimke"
    To:
    References:
    Subject: Re: Question about shipping for item #7168789422 - Centurion Signet Road Bike Triathlon Touring Bicycle NR
    Date: Sun, 17 Jul 2005 16:19:58 -0700
    X-Priority: 3
    X-MSMail-Priority: Normal
    X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2900.2527
    X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.2900.2527
    X-Antivirus: AVG for E-mail 7.0.323 [267.9.0]
    Mime-Version: 1.0
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    Content-Type: text/plain; format=flowed; charset=iso-8859-1; reply-type=original
    X-PMFLAGS: 35127424 0 1 PDMSLGHF.CNM

    He he he!!!
    ----- Original Message -----
    From:
    To: "Dwayne Schimke"
    Sent: Sunday, July 17, 2005 3:47 PM
    Subject: Re: Question about shipping for item #7168789422 - Centurion Signet
    Road Bike Triathlon Touring Bicycle NR

    Any techs out there that can verify thie email, please do so and advise Tina that it is authentic.

    Cindy, on the other hand, has some type of complex about getting the last word in and if she cannot get the last word in, she will involve her family and friends (which I find that to be an extremely obvious sign of a pre-existing mental health problem).

    Like I said, the TRUTH will come out.

    Cindy claims no contact right ? Here is one of her most recent emails to me (with full headers and check the date) :

    Return-path:
    Envelope-to: biker@coolcatcycles.com
    Delivery-date: Mon, 18 Jul 2005 12:23:51 -0700
    Received: from [206.190.48.104] (helo=web52101.mail.yahoo.com)
    by host55.ipowerweb.com with smtp (Exim 4.43)
    id 1DubDT-0005a2-1i
    for biker@coolcatcycles.com; Mon, 18 Jul 2005 12:23:51 -0700
    Received: (qmail 33543 invoked by uid 60001); 18 Jul 2005 19:23:44 -0000
    DomainKey-Signature: a=rsa-sha1; q=dns; c=nofws;
    s=s1024; d=yahoo.com;
    h=Message-ID:Received:Date:From:Subject:To:MIME-Version:Content-Type:Content-Transfer-Encoding;
    b=pIsv4/y5CorozfznW/H7XPiluL07MT9ZS9RhFk+kdOoUz29Rv53ikwJZVhs6BhOwJTnwZKWtpKCFrt1P8TreL6nWClOdrWxiXW lYry+ZQgclJ7kVa/BEZzXCOR0Ht5RoBXhXLUTUV6SRd56zDK1C1mk7SI7SiE/bHIma4HKbZO8= ;
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    Received: from [209.30.177.171] by web52101.mail.yahoo.com via HTTP; Mon, 18 Jul 2005 12:23:44 PDT
    Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2005 12:23:44 -0700 (PDT)
    From: Cindy Burleson
    Subject: At it again
    To: biker@coolcatcycles.com
    X-Antivirus: AVG for E-mail 7.0.323 [267.9.0]
    Mime-Version: 1.0
    Content-Type: multipart/mixed; boundary="=======AVGMAIL-42DC04B933B1======="
    X-PMFLAGS: 570949760 0 1 PM6DF0LG.CNM

    --=======AVGMAIL-42DC04B933B1=======
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    --0-706280689-1121714624=:33337
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    Do you ever grow up? You need to stay off ebay your a bad bad boy. Shame on you. Still sitting on the front porch smoking at night. That is so white trash.

    Texascutie

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    Do you ever grow up?  You need to stay off ebay your a bad bad boy.  Shame on you.  Still sitting on the front porch smoking at night.  That is so white trash.

     

    Texascutie

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    bob, Nov 16th, 2005 @ 2:25pm

    Re: sensational story

    Cindy didn't say anything in the email you liste. You are crazy she was right

     

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    Frank Esquitin, Nov 16th, 2005 @ 3:47pm

    Re: sensational story

    Bob,

    She states, "Still sitting on the front porch smoking at night. That is so white trash.". This only further proves she has driven by my home on more than one occasion.

    I have showed the police these emails from her and they realize what she is doing is against the law. It is only a matter of time before their investigation discovers who is the real 'crazy' one here.

    and Bob, for what it's worth, I hope that if this ends up in a courtroom one day there can be a precedence set and put into effect to prevent this from ever happening to you or anyone else.

     

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    BOB, Nov 16th, 2005 @ 7:57pm

    Re: sensational story

    You a freaking nut, you have said the worst things to people who have written on these blogs. I think Cindy and Tina are right your a NUT. I heard the voice messages on the news, your crazy you need some help. In Cindy's emails there are not threats or mentions that she was the one that came by your house. Did she described your house? Not in that email. The way you talk I would have thought you would have lived in some broken down trailer.

    Your a nut, get a grip and go on with your life.

     

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    Bob, Nov 16th, 2005 @ 7:59pm

    Re: No Subject Given

    Shows your temper in this entry. What is your problem

     

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    BOB, Nov 16th, 2005 @ 8:00pm

    Re: No Subject Given

    The World's Angriest eBay Seller

    Contributed by Mike on Tuesday, November 8th, 2005 @ 07:17PM
    from the A+++++-INSULTS-WITH-EVERY-ORDER!!!! dept.
    Plenty of eBay users have stories about situations when they clashed with someone at the other end of a transaction, whether it was over the terms, something misleading in the description or some other point. However, it appears that some eBay buyers have come across an amazingly angry eBay seller -- who seemed to turn nasty with no provocation at all. When potential buyers emailed him with questions, he turned around and sent them incredibly angry and threatening emails, and then started calling and harassing the buyers (who apparently left their phone numbers). The threatened buyers complained to the police, who did nothing, but a news organization tracked down the guy who claimed that if he got upset at potential buyers, it was only because they threatened him first. While it may not reach the level of showing up at an eBay seller's house with a gun, it's worth remembering that you never quite know who you're dealing with at the other end of an online transaction.

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    sensational story
    by sun818 on Tuesday, November 8th, 2005 @ 09:07PM

    Most sellers are polite and will answer questions - yes - even ones already answered in the description. Hey, even stupid people with stupid questions have money. Answer the question and you might get a sale.
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    Re: sensational story
    by Mike on Tuesday, November 8th, 2005 @ 09:15PM
    http://www.techdirt.com/

    Yeah, we weren't implying that *all* ebay buyers/sellers are like this. It's just an amusing story that we thought was worth posting.
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    Re: sensational story
    by Yo Wazzap on Tuesday, November 8th, 2005 @ 09:50PM

    I love this site. you don't just give us the story and make it all boring like Cnet or other sites... you make the stories sarcastic and funny and actually enjoyable to read ..... just wanted to say how cool you all are :-D
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    Buyer Beware
    by Stoolio on Tuesday, November 8th, 2005 @ 10:13PM

    HE'S BITTER!
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    No Subject Given
    by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday, November 8th, 2005 @ 11:09PM

    WHAT THE FUCK? MOTHERFUCKER!!!
    JUST BECAUSE SOME IDIOT ASSHOLE BIDDERS ASK ONE TOO MANY STUPID QUESTIONS AND I GET A little FED UP
    SUDDENLY I'M TO BLAME?? I'M THE BAD GUY??
    GIMMIE YOUR PHONE NUMBER! I NEED IT!
    WATCH YOUR FUCKING BACK!

    This was your entry Frank, and you say Cindy and Tina have the problem? I dont think so.

     

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    Frank Esquitin, Nov 17th, 2005 @ 9:36am

    Re: No Subject Given

    I post my name in my entries. I am NOT (Anonymous Coward), that is his post.

    Me, God, and Cindy know the truth and that is all that matters for now.

    Bob, you should realize that something like this can easily happen to you as well, so you should think more about what you are saying here.

    I hope nothing like this ever happens to you, but in a way I sort of hope it will so you can understand what is going on here. I have been tormented and harassed for almost 2 years by these 2 nuts. I now get the feeling you are probably friends or associates of these 2 by the way you are defending their actions.

     

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    Frank Esquitin, Nov 17th, 2005 @ 9:41am

    Re: sensational story

    She described my house, my car, my truck, and my wife when she drove by and left a message on my recorder. The message the police heard. You MUST be there friend or something or you are simply to ignorant to see the truth. That is fine, there are people like you all over this world who simply cannot see the truth because of their own short sight. Believe what you want Bob, I know the truth and soon everyone else will. I bet once I sue and get a judgement against Cindy and her Daughter you still won't believe the truth. Shows how ignorant you really are.

     

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    Bob, Nov 19th, 2005 @ 6:45pm

    Re: sensational story

    Never met them, heard the tapes and saw the entries. You are CRAZY and need to get some help seriously. I have not seen anything leading me to believe the crap you say is true and they threatened your life. There are entries about you from alot of people on the web not just Cindy and her daughter. That many people can't make up the same stories. Where there is smoke there is fire. FIRE. You are the nut. I have not seen any entries from Cindy saying things about you only ones from you.

     

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    I'd say but I dont want that woman after me too, Nov 24th, 2005 @ 12:48am

    Re: sensational story



    Frank, man, its really too bad you dont live in Florida with me. We've got this law now where apparently if someone is on or near your property, and they're giving you grief or making you feel threatened, you're fully within your rights to waste their asses and let God sort things out himself.

    Other then that, I'd say it's too bad you're a smoker (losing 4 people in the family within six months to complications from it helps one to feel that way about smoking), but with a mad bitch like that hot on my tail, I'd be a smoker, alcholic, and who knows what else too.

     

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    bob's a foo, Nov 24th, 2005 @ 5:23am

    Re: sensational story

    Just like to say that Bob is a fool, he is a sucker for bullshit, infact.. he just admitted it in the last reply he made.

    No I'm not Frank blah blah head, just by analysing the comments, and not using anything mentioned in other sites [like you have, which means you just believe what the internet 'press' says] then it would seem that the "nut" you mention.. is the sane person here. And whats this smoke and fire crap.. I mean, seriously.. come on.

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Nov 24th, 2005 @ 5:36am

    Re: Re:Ebay Bully

    yeesh. Cindy's a member of that Jesus cult. I'm tempted to believe the Frank character in this soap opera a bit more just because of that. Weren't all those Columbine kids religious nuts too?

     

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    Boo, Nov 24th, 2005 @ 6:01am

    Re: sensational story


    Oh my dear GOD!!!
    I have a solution. Therapy. for everyone... including me after reading through all of this!

    but failing that:

    Frank, if you have all this evidence compiled over two years - why dont you press charges and have injunctions set?

    Tina, why are you persuing this? getting stories in the press, posting on weblogs etc. Why not just forget about frank, change your number and get on with your life?

     

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    AC, Nov 24th, 2005 @ 7:07am

    Re: ebay if fraud, charges money for nothing

    Check out eBid (http://us.ebid.net). No listing fee. No reserve fee. Lower selling fee than eBay. Not as many listings yet as eBay but it's sure to grow as more and more people get fed up with eBay ripping them off.

     

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    Cowardless Anonymouser, Nov 24th, 2005 @ 8:39am

    Re: ebay if fraud, charges money for nothing

    Money for nothing, are you kidding me? when you list something on Ebay you reach more people than the New York freaking Times has readers.

    That is something for your money, and if you dont like the smell in the library you can just go to the book store.

     

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    LMFAO!, Nov 24th, 2005 @ 9:25am

    Re: sensational story

    ok, Frank, i just want to say that i feel sorry for you. I've studied people in my spare time for quite awhile now, and i have discovered very interesting things, such as, personality traits are viewable in not only their speech, but also their txt. with that being said, Frank, IF you are the crazy one here, for there is certainly one of you off your rocker, then dear sir, you hide it very well. This leads me to have to believe Frank in this argument. He is the only one with sesnible, well thought out, ver well state comments. and of course, Frank has certainly not used any obnoxious statements like "smoke and fire. FIRE." I mean, come on, why the stress on "FIRE" in all caps, and the constant accusations of "you are the nut." that kind of comunication is usually used by the one at fault, trying to blame the other. LOL, this all too funny.
    --Scorp

    P.S. I don't mean to laugh at you Frank, don't get me wrong, i find the other peoples comments funny, that's all. Good luck with all this.

     

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    Bigstarlet, Nov 24th, 2005 @ 9:39am

    Reading for this thankgiving

    Suggesting maybe you folks might benefit from this article?

    http://wiki.ehow.com/Deal-With-Impossible-People

    Happy US-Turkey Day!

     

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    Frank Esquitin, Nov 24th, 2005 @ 8:25pm

    Re: sensational story

    I quit smoking (I can no longer afford the habit).

     

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    Frank Esquitin, Nov 24th, 2005 @ 8:36pm

    Re: sensational story

    I spent my Thanksgiving alone. This entire ordeal is really starting to get to me. I have no income now due to ebay kicking me off and the lawyer wants $5,000.00 to handle the case. I spent the entire day cleaning my truck as I will now have to sell it to make ends meet and to pay the attorney. What everyone fails to realize is that I supported myself and my family on ebay. I have basically had the floor fall out from under me. I have all this money invested in merchandise I can only sell on ebay and now ebay has kicked me off over this story. I have a baby to feed, bills to pay, and the almighty mortgage payment. I don't know how much longer I can keep my head above water.

     

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    Frank Esquitin, Nov 24th, 2005 @ 8:46pm

    Re: sensational story

    I would appreciate any further comments on my site www.coolcatcycles.com

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Nov 24th, 2005 @ 10:35pm

    Re: frank

    who cares...

     

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    Michel G., Nov 25th, 2005 @ 3:44am

    Living off ebay

    This story shows us that it's probably a bad idea to live entirely off ebay as you can get kicked instantly.

     

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    Unbelievable, Nov 25th, 2005 @ 5:20am

    Re: sensational story

    I agree. I think Frank is definitely the victim here. The proof is in the posts. Frank's remarks are calm, articulate, and include evidence to support his arguments. The other people just sound silly. Good luck with all of this, Frank.

     

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    Third, Nov 25th, 2005 @ 7:51am

    Re: sensational story

    That bitch is crazy.

    End of story.

     

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    ThinkingOutLoud, Nov 25th, 2005 @ 9:40am

    Re: sensational story

    You know, this article/thread makes a really good case for using public key encryption such as GnuPG to sign all of your e-mail--particularly if you are conducting business transactions.

    Sure, someone could whip up fake e-mails (obviously without a signature) and claim they were from you. However, establishing a pattern of always signing your e-mail would tend to diminish the credibility of the fake mail.

    There are a number of front-ends & plugins that are available to make this easy to apply. The Thunderbird e-mail client immediately comes to mind...

    A little late for the parties involved in this dispute but maybe a bit of a precautionary tip for the rest of us...

     

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    Rikko, Nov 25th, 2005 @ 1:18pm

    What a fun thread

    Restraining order, anyone?

    I think everybody's nuts. No "innocent victim" is going to put up with any amount of harrassment that was described unless they were enjoying it.

    You know what else? Both of the initial circumstances are completely ridiculous.
    1) Crazy woman devotes 2 years of her life to harass an eBay seller because he won't let her come over.
    2) Crazy man phones eBay buyer swearing because.. Well, because he's angry.

    That's crap. Both of you.
    Someone come out with the truth. You look a lot more honourable when you're honest and imperfect than when you're lying.

     

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    AC, Nov 25th, 2005 @ 5:01pm

    Re: sensational story

    Hey, doesn't Amazon do auctions now? Why not move on over there (or elsewhere) if eBay gave you the boot?

     

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    Priest, Nov 26th, 2005 @ 3:35am

    Re: sensational story

    Oh come on! Everyone knows, deep inside, what what is right and what is wrong. So one, or both of ya did stuf you feel crapy about, stop making it worse. DUH

     

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    Dustin, Nov 26th, 2005 @ 2:37pm

    Re: sensational story

    I agree 100% that Frank is not the bad guy here. He doesn't sound crazy or anything. Not like the other people who can't ever write a good comment without insulting someone. So good luck Frank I hope you get these people off your back.

     

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    Common Sense, Nov 27th, 2005 @ 9:51am

    Re: sensational story

    Frank may be well spoken but his story has major gaps in it pointing to one of 2 things, he's a liar or he lacks common sense. First, if someone is harassed as much as he says over a 2 year period, any sensible person would have taken some more definitive action through the law awhile ago (as Cindy has done...not Frank). There is simply no reason to wait this long if he was receiving repeated calls & emails that he feels were threatening in nature.

    Second, the suspension of an eBay account doesn't cripple you to the point of selling off your truck and/or other possessions to get some income. eBay is not the only auction site out there, and there was even 1 mentioned above. If this (online sales/auctions) is your sole business, you should be fully aware of other avenues to market that business other than eBay. You may not generate the sales you do with eBay on any individual site, but you shouldn't have a problem surviving by branching your business over a few sites.

    Lastly, the emails he provided as 'proof' are laughable at best. Dwayne replied with 'he he he!!', but what he replied to was not included by Frank. While this text laugh may be evil in this context, I find it hard to believe...maybe if it was a more sinister 'Mwahaha!!' The email by Cindy does not aid in backing up Frank's story. Nowhere does it indicate that she actually drives by his house. For all we know, Frank told Cindy that he was smoking on his porch in one of his messages.

    I'm sure that all parties involved in this aren't the exact angels they wish to be regarded, but by far, Frank has said the most. By doing this, he has shown some gaping wholes in his claim to be the victim of this whole ordeal.

     

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    J, Nov 27th, 2005 @ 7:18pm

    Re: sensational story

    I agree. This guy was only telling his story when he got put on the news. If he was so worried about his safety why did he wait until the news did the report to say something or do something about it. I saw the report, I heard the tapes, this guy was loosing it. I have read some of the entries he has made on other sites. I have not seen anything rude from the people who turned him in. It is appearent who is the violent person here. He writes pages and pages of trash and the other parties stay calm. If Frank was scared why has he done nothing, he says he was arrested last New Years, and he has done nothing about it. Maybe the police think there is nothing in his claims. The email from Cindy shows frustration. Doesn't show she is a Jesus Freak. That is stupid. Maybe Jesus would be a good thing for Frank to find then he could find forgivness in his heart instead of bitterness. Frank there are ways to find peace, maybe you should think about it. Life is too short to be so angry. There are other sites that are for auctions, try another, better yet do like the rest of the world and get a JOB.

     

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    j, Nov 27th, 2005 @ 9:17pm

    Re: sensational story

    Bitch, I guess you know her first hand. Your an idiot.

     

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    J, Nov 27th, 2005 @ 9:20pm

    Re: sensational story

    Frank is no victim, he is a jerk, making peoples lifes hard for his own amusement, Poor Poor Frank. Grow up and take responsibility. It says you have a criminal record, it doesnt say that the other people do. You have a history of weapons and violence. Sounds like you have had this trouble before.

     

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    J, Nov 28th, 2005 @ 6:46pm

    Re: sensational story

    So Frank, what happened to your charges you filed on these people for making you angry?? You don't say they ever went to jail, you dont say anything happened to them. Sounds like your just pissed off because someone stopped you from treating people like crap. So now you cannot be a total ass, treat people like crap, verbally abuse them and threaten them. Looks like they won and you are the BIG LOSER!!!!!!!!

     

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    Doe, Nov 28th, 2005 @ 6:55pm

    Re: No Subject Given

    FRANK, YOUR A NUT YOU NEED HELP NOW AND GOD HELP YOUR CHILD. HAVING A FATHER LIKE YOU I HOPE THAT THERE IS SOMEONE TO TAKE OVER WHEN YOU GO TO PRISON. YOUR WIFE AFTER READING HER EMAIL ENTRY TO THAT WOMAN IS ALSO A NUT. THERE ARE MAJOR ANGER ISSUES. CPS NEEDS TO MAKE SURE YOUR CHILD IS SAFE WITH YOU.

    HAVE A SAFE HOLIDAY SEASON AND GET A JOB

     

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    Frank Esquitin, Nov 28th, 2005 @ 7:54pm

    Re: sensational story

    Common Sense,

    #1 - I took action and made police reports, but with no name to provide the police with, the investigation was pretty much at a stand still. Once I had Cindy's real name and her daughters real name I was able to provide this proof to the police and they are now fully aware of the things Cindy has done. The police department has also seen all of the emails I got from Cindy and her clan as well.

    #2 - I have thousands of dollars invested in merchandise I purchased strictly to sell on ebay. I have done online auctions for years and have tried all of them, the items I sell on ebay sell with success and simply do not sell at all on other sites. I would simply lose more money in listing fees on auctions where my items will not sell.

    #3 - Dwayne's "he, he, he" reply was after I told him we would not be doing business and for him to stop emailing me. The email from Cindy is more to prove that she is in fact emailing me that far after the fact. Whether it proves she drove by or not, it does prove she is still attempting to contact me almost 2 years after the initial confrontation. I have NEVER replied to her emails after the initial confrontation, yet she has continued to randomly email me over a 2 year span. If you claimed harassment by someone, why try to attempt to continue to contact them ????

    I never said I was an "exact angel". I told everyone I cussed out Cindy, but only after telling her repeatedly to leave me alone. She involved her daughter in this, not me. I lost it after so much badgering and instigating, who wouldn't ? The same for Dwayne, I told him to stop emailing me, I told him we would not be doing business together, he chose to antagonize me, yet I am the bad guy because I can only take so much badgering, instigating, and antagonizing. I am the bad guy because I did not want strangers in my home or near my family.

    I am not a liar and I have enough common sense to know when I am being railroaded.

     

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    Frank Esquitin, Nov 28th, 2005 @ 8:06pm

    Re: No Subject Given

    People like "J" and "Doe" are the reason I am in the situation I am in. They hide behind a computer somewhere and spew comments like these, but if I respond in kind I would be the one at fault because I am the one using my real name on here and not attempting to "hide" anything from anyone on here. The internet is an outlet for people like this to be "tougher" than what they really are in person. Hence the reason "live" contact such as a telephone call send them running scared.

     

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    James Francisco, Nov 28th, 2005 @ 8:37pm

    Re: No Subject Given

    I am Jay and you are a nut. Has Cindy been arrested? Did she threaten your life like you did hers? Do you have recordings using the same language that you chose to use on these people? You have no way out.. You are guilty and I hope that the Attorney Generals Office takes a hold of you and sends you to prison. We will see who is in trouble and who is not. I hope they lock you up and throw away the key. You make it hard for decent people to do business. GET A REAL JOB and support your poor excuse of a family. I do feel sorry for any child of yours. No chance for a future with a parent like you. Children are always the victim when the parents are NUTS

     

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    Jay, Nov 28th, 2005 @ 8:41pm

    Re: No Subject Given

    You were not railroaded you were CAUGHT. What goes around comes around. Learn from it and try to be a better person. You were wrong and now you pay for it. I have heard you are back on ebay. If anyone ever has to deal with this person BEWARE he is a mean, ugly, vile person.

     

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    Angela, Nov 28th, 2005 @ 8:55pm

    Re: No Subject Given

    I too was subject to this mans wrath. Everything that was said about him is true. If you ever question this man he goes crazy until the next victim questions him. He is a nut and I hope that someday he will get what he has given. Frank is no angel he is a horrible, foul mouthed jerk who doesn't derserve any compasion. These people finally did what all of Frank's victims wished they had done. Hey you guys, Cindy, Lisa, Tina, I am proud of you for telling it like it is. And Jay thanks for seeing the truth about this guy.

     

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    Frank Esquitin, Nov 29th, 2005 @ 9:42am

    Re: No Subject Given

    Yet another LIAR making false allegations. I bet Angela, J, and Doe are all either Cindy herself or friends of hers since she herself has not responded to these post using her name anymore, taking some of the advice given by other posters.

    You can say whatever you want, I can prove EVERYTHING I stated in my post and both my attorney and the authorities have seen this proof.

    Like I said before, you want to bad mouth me and my family, yet if I do the same to you, you will cry like little babies, so think about what you are writing before you write it, once I have settled things with Cindy and her clan I will pursue action against ANYONE else who attempts to slander me.

    Don't make up stories. I can prove what I say is factual and true.

     

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    Candice, Nov 29th, 2005 @ 7:59pm

    Re: sensational story

    This whole thing is crazy. I read the story, Frank's version and saw the reports, read the news story and heard the recordings. I think Frank is the one at fault. Sounds like he hates confrontation and will go to any lengths to make the person who confronts him scared for their safety. I believe he gets off on it.

     

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    Angela, Nov 30th, 2005 @ 7:11pm

    Re: No Subject Given

    Your the liar. So when is Cindy and her daughter getting arrested???? Where is the lawsuit??? You are full of shit. You deserve everything that has happened to you. Think twice before treating people like crap

     

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    Angela, Nov 30th, 2005 @ 8:06pm

    Re: No Subject Given

    You want Cindy to write something to you. She made one entry and that was all. I guess she doesn't give a damn what you say because she knows that you are a low life piece of crap not worth her time and energy. This will be my last entry you aren't worth the time or energy. You are too low to exchange thoughts with.

     

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    Reg, Dec 1st, 2005 @ 6:42pm

    Re: No Subject Given

    Frank, your a fucking asshole. Ha Ha Ha, you got yours you loser.......

    Laughed my ass off. Boy did you deserve this. Can dish it out but can't take it. These women got the best of you asshole.

     

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    J, Dec 2nd, 2005 @ 11:07am

    Frank the crazed ebayer

    I just couldn't resist. Ha ha ha, this guy really has you pegged. I couldn't have said it better myself. This entry made my day. Ha Ha Ha. Frank, what do you think now? Say how much money have you raised from poor assholes that actually believed your crazy rantings????

     

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    Frank Esquitin, Dec 3rd, 2005 @ 7:20pm

    Re: sensational story

    I'm at fault because I refused to allow strangers to come to my home ??? So you would allow people like these nutjobs to come to your home ??? These people chose to be confrontational, not me. They chose to attempt to come to my home, not me. I was not the one wanting to meet any of these idiots, they wanted to come to my home and meet me. I don't have to allow ANYONE to come to my home if I do not want them to and if you think I am wrong for that, then you are the one who is crazy here.

     

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    Frank Esquitin, Dec 3rd, 2005 @ 7:23pm

    Re: No Subject Given

    It is becoming more and more evident that you are either Cindy herself or just some other lunatic friend of hers. Think twice about what you say psycho.

     

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    Frank Esquitin, Dec 3rd, 2005 @ 7:25pm

    Re: No Subject Given

    You don't have a clue or a mind to be able to exchange any thoughts with anyone other than yourself. People like yourself should be in institutions getting shot up with Prozac.

     

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    Frank Esquitin, Dec 3rd, 2005 @ 7:35pm

    Re: No Subject Given

    Yet another member of the unsociable peanut gallery. Get a life loser instead of hiding behind your computer talking trash to me. I bet any amount of money you would not have the heart to call me a "fucking asshole" to my face. People like you are real tough on their computers, but in reality are little trifling cowards who when confronted face to face would cry like a little girl and run in fear to the nearest policeman.

    You should not say (or type) things to people you would not say directly to their face. That makes you a coward in my eyes.

     

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    Frank Esquitin, Dec 3rd, 2005 @ 7:40pm

    Re: Frank the crazed ebayer

    What I told Reg holds true for you as well.

    Only cowards hide behind keyboards.

     

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    Reg, Dec 3rd, 2005 @ 9:09pm

    Re: Frank the crazed ebayer

    Your freaking funny. You make me laugh. You talk so big. You are nothing but a thug. With drug and weapon issues.

     

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    me, Dec 3rd, 2005 @ 11:09pm

    Re: No Subject Given

    I am not afraid of you. You can talk big talk on peoples voice mail and then you run like a scared deer when the news people come to you. Your such a big man, brainless, loser and a fucking asshole!!!!!!

     

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    Frank Esquitin, Dec 4th, 2005 @ 12:59pm

    Re: Frank the crazed ebayer

    The difference between me and you Reg, is that I will tell a person EXACTLY how I feel about them directly to their face. If you have an issue with me, we can deal with it directly. I would say Man to Man, but you are not a real man if you must hide behind your keyboard and talk trash to me. A real man would tell me right to my face in person. You are a trifling coward with nothing better to do than to try to start something with someone you do not even know at all. You should go pick fights with kids in your neighborhood or you are probably scared of them to. Act as tough as you want online, but remember, somewhere, someday, you might run into one of these people on the street. If you think I am such a thug, then what are you trying to accomplish by instigating a confrontation with me ? Do you want to meet me in person ?

     

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    Frank Esquitin, Dec 4th, 2005 @ 1:03pm

    Re: No Subject Given

    You are afraid of me, that is why you are on here talking trash like Reg, but not at my house saying it to my face. If you were TRUELY not afraid you would come over and call me these things directly to my face. What is it that you are trying to accomplish ? If it is to show everyone on here how ignorant you are, then you have done your job. You are a total waste of life.

     

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    Reg, Dec 4th, 2005 @ 4:49pm

    Re: No Subject Given

    Blah Blah Blah

    Have a nice day.....

     

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    Brother from Canada, Dec 7th, 2005 @ 6:22am

    Re: No Subject Given

    Reading some of the posts really made me laugh out loud. I really have to say that Frank's story seems to be plausible though. Frank: If what people say about you is true, then I don't understand how you are able to maintain your cool when reading some of the posts from these fucking idiots. When I read them, it really makes me boil inside, and yet you try to respond sensibly. I think you proved your story enough, and you should just disregard these ignorant morons. You're right, they are cowards (probably 14-16 years old judging by their poor english skills, and lack of education) who hide behind their computer. They just want to piss you off more, so they post these stupid comments and come up with idiotic arguments. As a word of advice, just leave it be at what you wrote. I think you proved enough to the "INTELIGENT" people, that you are the victim here. The rest (who you won't win with) are kids or very low educated, uninteligent people, whose opionions don't even matter in the real world. I wouldn't even lose any sleep over them. Just good luck in proving your story in court, and I hope you win. Don't worry too much about it, and if it is like you say it is, everything will work out.

    Greetz.

     

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    Reg from Canada, Dec 7th, 2005 @ 4:25pm

    Re: No Subject Given

    Your a disgrace to the human race. Your a freaking idot yourself.

     

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    Brother from Canada, Dec 8th, 2005 @ 5:31am

    Re: No Subject Given

    lol. Very mature comeback there buddy. grow up.

     

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    Surprised in Boston, Dec 8th, 2005 @ 7:03am

    Re: No Subject Given

    Dear Canada:

    Your responses are not much better than the ones you talk about. Your grammar is terrible and you say things about which you know nothing about. I would say that you need to reflect on your comments and put yourself in the position of the people who are involved. I have not heard or read any notes from those involed except one from each which were adult in nature. The ravings of Mr. Esquitin speak for themselves.

    Please respect the feelings of others and look on both sides to get your information before passing judgment.

    Have a wonderful day.

     

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    Brother from Canada, Dec 8th, 2005 @ 12:36pm

    Re: No Subject Given

    Surprised in Boston: My comments were mostly referring to people that were giving foolish and ignorant responses (without pointing fingers: J, Reg, etc...). As far as my grammar goes it's a matter of perception. The English we learned here is different from the American English. In any case, nowhere in my post did I praise my intelligence nor my grammar skills. I was merely pointing out few facts, and agreeing with Frank who I think is a victim. Here, by watching American TV you quickly learn that what they say in the media it's NOT ALWAYS true. So the fact that people base their comments on that (i.e. if the News report said that, then it must be true), it's pure ignorance. Sorry, but coming from a less media controlled country I have a different perception on things and nobody can argue against that. Frank: If you're reading this, then I really wish you luck. If media is not on your side, people may have a hard time believing you (despite if you have solid proof that you're innocent). It's too bad that people's judgment and opinions are so easily polluted by the media.

     

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    Boston, Dec 8th, 2005 @ 4:43pm

    Re: No Subject Given

    I agree that the English is different. So with that said how can you judge the age of the others who have posted on this blog. I think giving Frank your opinion is fine but judging others maynot be. I have not seen nor read anything that proves Frank was treated badly, the recordings were him, as he admitted, Frank also admitted he cursed Cindy out. Has anyone thought about contacting Cindy and getting her side of Franks comments? Frank has used very colorful language and after reading some of his comments I do believe that he may have verbally abused these people. So I believe that Frank has at least part of the blame in this matter. Thank you for your imput.

    Best regards

     

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    sarah, Dec 20th, 2005 @ 11:45pm

    Re: sensational story

    i'm sorry.

     

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    halox, Jan 28th, 2006 @ 7:49pm

    Re: same situation

    I got suspended for no reason as well. Tried everything. 6 weeks later, no results. Called. Faxed. Emailed. Snail mailed. Nothing. Countless hours wasted. Then I came across another post here that talked about how ebay suspended people and told how to fix it and it worked. Check it out.

     

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    Donna, Feb 1st, 2006 @ 2:40pm

    Re: ebay bully

    Um, one note regarding the above post. You *may* want to censor your address? After all, you wouldn't want the psycho hunting you down :) Have a great day!

     

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    bill, Mar 31st, 2006 @ 12:02am

    Re: Re: sensational story

    that fucking crazy bitch!there only one way to fight this fight fire with fire!ITS A CRAZY IDEAS IT WORKS AND WILL MESS UP HER CREDIT.sign her up with junk mail and snail junk mail.like maguzines that she will have to pay later.junk mail will mess her up.right sex ads about her with er real information she will have 1000 o guys stalk her.

     

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    Victoria, Jul 19th, 2006 @ 7:18am

    Re: Re: No Subject Given

    Geeze, why the hell haven't you pressed charges, taken them to court, taken out a restraining order, or a myriad number of other options. Sounds like you have plenty of evidence and the means to gather much more. Who the hell just sits there and takes it, if it happens to be true?

     

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    Observer, Aug 9th, 2006 @ 11:47am

    Re: Re: No Subject Given

    Frank, clearly you are so hung up on being the victim you have convinced yourself of it. There is documentation showing what you wrote to people and how you treated them, so of course it's their fault right?

    Good grief grow up, knock it off and become a better person. You won't unfortunately....

     

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    Observer, Aug 9th, 2006 @ 11:51am

    Re: Re: No Subject Given

    Quoting Frank "Yet another member of the unsociable peanut gallery. Get a life loser instead of hiding behind your computer talking trash to me. I bet any amount of money you would not have the heart to call me a "fucking asshole" to my face. People like you are real tough on their computers, but in reality are little trifling cowards who when confronted face to face would cry like a little girl and run in fear to the nearest policeman.

    You should not say (or type) things to people you would not say directly to their face. That makes you a coward in my eyes."


    Frank 'ol boy, you make all these claims and then go out of your way to prove your accusers right. You're the type who goes on and on forever until you have won by sheer repitition. You should log onto a few political forums, they could use a temper driven nut case like you.

    Now before you accuse me of hiding behind a keyboard, what exactly are you typing on? Knock off the internet pshyco tactics, there lame.

     

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    Observer, Aug 9th, 2006 @ 11:58am

    Re: Re: No Subject Given

    Brother From Canada, unfortunately Frank's ID's are private now, which he did before they were shut down. An honest man doesn't quickly hide the evidence, if he's telling the truth it should be there for everybody to see. He not only hid it, but he has proven the accusations right time after time with the rhetoric he has used in emails to his accusers here even. Or haven't you been reading?

    The guy is a wacko who sometimes has the ability to be sane. Until someone doesn't agree, in which case he lashes out, so go on backing him, as for me, I choose to hope and pray he gets help or arrested. Although getting arrested doesn't seem to stop him, which is sad.

     

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    Observer, Aug 9th, 2006 @ 12:01pm

    Brother From Canada and Frank

    Possibly the very same person, internet wackos have a tendency to create other people who will help fight their fight by making point for the other. You see this in forums all the time.

    Wouldn't surprise me one bit here.

     

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    Chris, Aug 13th, 2006 @ 11:07am

    Comment

    Niggers are dirty! They smell, are ignorant, drive their cars with the stereos on full blast, have oily hair, purple dicks, big lips, have low IQ's, and are a low form of life.

     

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    Sister From U.K, Aug 21st, 2006 @ 5:01am

    Re: Brother From Canada and Frank

    I completely agree with you Brother From Canada, and wish you a speedy recovery Frank.

    All these (bar one) anti-Frank characters do have very similar traits in their line of communication which makes me suspect they are sock-puppets and friends of the original offenders.

    I've recently had a dispute with another user on ebay and regret that I allowed them to upset me enough that I did swear at them in one reply because they were clearly ripping me off and lying to me (can be proven). I have since received NUMEROUS threats of a violent and sexual nature (they have my home address and phone number and MY money). Wow! So I swore a couple of times through sheer frustration and deserve to have my very life threatened?

    Just because Frank lost his cool with these plebeians and used a few swear words does not in any way prove that he is the villain.

    Just because Frank can't afford to take these spiteful morons to court does not in any way prove that he is a villain.

    Also, it wouldn't be the first time the police have been used by an angry manipulative petty harridan as a tool for her own vicious revenge!

    I know people that will deliberately wind their victim up just to get them to retaliate and WOO-HOO ... the poor bugger finds they've taped the conversation and used it in evidence against him. The taped conversation proves nothing when used out of context with the entire history of phonecalls from both parties.

    If Frank was the manipulator and serial abuser in this ridiculous charade - surely he'd have been experienced enough to record his own telephone conversations or at least to watch his language. Anyway - the truth will come out when the phone-call logs are made public. Everyone will be able to see who called who, how many times they called, how long the calls lasted etc.

    I hope you can afford to sue these cheap trashy people asap Frank. If you are still trying to find the money - I'd be able to make a very small donation.... maybe you should set up a fund? I'm sure you'd gain many supporters.

     

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    Sister From U.K, Aug 21st, 2006 @ 5:06am

    Request that comment 98 by Chris be deleted and th

    The comment no.98 made by user Chris, should be deleted and the user reported for racial hatred to his/her isp.

    We are living in civilised society in which comments such as these should be taken very seriously and pursued through the proper channels.

     

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    Sister From U.K, Aug 21st, 2006 @ 5:16am

    Re: Re: Re: No Subject Given

    If I had been harrassed by a complete stranger on ebay (whether as buyer or seller).... especially one that was obsessing over visiting my family home uninvited !
    - I would hide my personal details in the blink of an eye! I wouldn't hang around waiting for ebay's upper echelons to solve the dispute.

    For you to judge the man's guilt based upon on his rhetoric, is actually amusing to me, considering your own! Are you the clever one in the family?

     

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    Sister From U.K, Aug 21st, 2006 @ 5:27am

    How obvious has it gotta be?

    At the end of the day - the silly woman wasn't allowed to visit the poor guys family home and decided to reek revenge by involving the media.

    I mean come on - no-one BUT trailer-park trash bothers with this kind of petty crap unless they're either obsessing over it (which indicates mental illness) or enjoying it.

    Jeeez - what happened? Did Jerry Springer turn them down? I've come across vindictive losers like this before, and it always catches up with them sooner or later! Lets hope it's sooner in this instance.

     

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    Sister From U.K, Aug 21st, 2006 @ 5:30am

    Frank Block This Trashy Blog

    Hope you've taken the advice Frank, by ignoring all this trash. - if not.... block the website in your browser preferences. It might make you pause for thought before visiting here again. It's all worthless rubbish. You have plenty of supporters, you don't need to read the trashy sock puppet responses. Move on mate ;)

    All the best :)

     

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    Brady, Jul 19th, 2007 @ 11:41pm

    Immature cartoons.

    Both this Cindy Burleson and Schimke characters appear to be immature or vindictive cartoons, from the way they've responded in this site. From what I see here, Esquitin's behaviour appears to be the more rational and sane of the lot, considering what he's gone through, if it is really as he claims. If I were in his shoes, I'd have taken that pump action shotgun lying in my basement and had it out with this Cindy bitch and that other chick.

     

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    wow that's scary, as far as the phone calls I'd imagine you could call the phone company and have that stopped. With all the nuts in the world now showing up with a gun might not be that far off, if anything i'm surprised some crazed seller hasn't showed up at ebay's door for all there fee hikes and policy changes.

     

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    Taylor Burleson (Cindy's Son), Sep 12th, 2010 @ 11:06pm

    Frank did indeed call our home over 30 times. I remember everything that happened to cause all of this bullshit. I asked my mom if we could bid on some worthless comic books and without looking at the shipping (bad mistake) we bid on them.

    When we found out the price of shipping my mom asked if we could meet up somewhere and pick the comic books up. I don't know what Frank's deal was but he was guilty. I blame myself for all of this mess for even bidding on those shitty ass comics.

     

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