- Report: #935251
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Complaint Review: Global Authority
Global Authority2884 Devils Glen Rd. #388 Bettendorf, Iowa United States of America
Global Authority Demian Werner and Mike Baker Global Authority DID pull a switch on my cards! Bettendorf, Iowa
*Author of original report: Cards returned from Global Authority?
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Now that I think about, it is strange that my cards were returned in a totally different package then the one that I used to send. If Werner and Baker were "overwhelmed" by all of the cards submitted and couldn't get to my order, why did they take the time to open my package? If they opened it to confirm what was in it, why didn't they just leave my cards in the original package and close it up again? The answer is pretty clear now! They not only opened the package to confirm the contents, but to remove the items to go through them and make the switch to a poorer grade! And by the time that they completed their switch, the original carton was long gone.
I have a record of my original package size and I still have the carton that Werner and Baker used for the return. Now let them explain why, with their being "too overwhelmed" to process orders or answer phone calls/emails, did they take the time to open my package and remove the items? After all, they were not about to process my order ("too overwhelmed"). The answer is VERY obvious! TO GO THROUGH THE ITEMS AND SUBSTITUTE POORER GRADE! Werner and Baker continue to do a GREAT job of "shooting themselves in the foot"! This packaging information will also be off to the Iowa Attorney General!
In addition, I REALLY hope that Werner and Baker do open their card shop in Chicago. As soon as they open I will be in there looking for the cards that they pulled the switch on. I will have with me the card photo copies, my correspondence with the Iowa Attorney General, and my cell phone. The minute that I spot one of my cards, I will step outside and call the police. What I have should be more then enough for the police to confiscate the cards. Then I will press charges against Werner and Baker.
This total scam that Werner and Baker thought that they would get away has become surreal! How could they for a minute think that they would be able to pull this off! First the "free grading" sucker play to get the cards, then the failure to process or return the items in hopes of gathering a free card shop inventory, and last (once busted and forced to return the items) the ole switch routine in substituting poorer condition cards! Werner and Baker must not have given this scam much thought, as the way that they laid this out makes it so obvious as to what they were up to!
IF your items are returned, BE SURE to look them over VERY CLOSELY! I suggest that you get your complaint to the Iowa Attorney General going NOW! The individual that I am working with at the Iowa Attorney General's Office is Mary L. Harper. It may speed things up if you contact Ms. Harper directly at 515-281-5926.
Werner and Baker will NOT get away with their scamming! I PROMISE!
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 08/31/2012 08:06 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Global-Authority/Bettendorf-Iowa-52722/Global-Authority-Demian-Werner-and-Mike-Baker-Global-Authority-DID-pull-a-switch-on-my-car-935251. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
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