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Complaint Review: apex window films

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  • Submitted: Sat, August 27, 2011
  • Updated: Thu, September 06, 2012

  • Reported By: Former best friend — Ajax Ontario Canada
apex window films
850 Tapscott Road, Unit 32 Toronto, Buffalo, Rochester,Syracuse, Ithaca, Ontario United States of America

apex window films apex window films, Film Guy, BFGG Investor Group, LLC., APEX Rochester, APEX Buffalo, APEX Syracuse, APEX Elmira-Corning-Ithaca, Toronto Window Film and Security, Solar Gard Panorama, Bekaert, LLUMA Crime of Persuasion, Fraud, Cheat, tax cheat, Con man, BS'er, one man show. Dangerous. WARNING Toronto, Buffalo, Rochester,Syracuse, Ithaca, Ontario

*REBUTTAL Owner of company: False Information

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True Story,
 
Crime of Persuasion 
 
How Dean (Film Guy) ripped me off BIG TIME.
 
I was a friend of Den for a long time. I helped him build his business and did installs with him, etc.
 
For anyone who wants to know this guy is a small time operator. His website makes him look big, but he works alone and has a couple of guys help him with installsas part time contracters.
 
I wanted to open my own Tint shop. Dean suggested that I buy a franchise off of him, use his name APEX and pay him a 10% royalty.
 
The problem was after giving Dean $50,000 dollars for the name APEX and some rolls of film plus a lame plotter, I come to find out that the film was supposed to be Bekaert Panorama film and instead it was cheap Chinese film, the codes were written on the plastic white core and inside the roll plain for anyone to see but Dean.
 
I called Dean and he said he was sorry but he was having cash flow problems. So he substituted the film from a company called Top Color in Taiwan.   Dean said he would warranty the film himself.
 
How can Dean warranty the film if he is cash strapped? What happen to my $50,000 dollars? Dean used the money to pay off credit cards and some other debts.  

I said to Dean this is not what we agreed upon and he didnt care.
 
Because I worked with Dean for several years here is a shocker for many of you. So you think you have 12 mil on your windows eh, look again, most of the film is 4 mil. Dean used to laugh cause he said that customers never check and how would they know the difference.
 
Also, all of you who bought Bekaert I would say at least 50% of that is not true. Dean would buy film as cheap as he could get it for and call it Bekaert.
 
So in the final analysts Dean is a Con Man, yep a thief. He makes his money ripping people off and cheating his friends, suppliers and the public at large.
 
The OPP (Ontario Provincial Police) are investigating him for business fraud and the Ontario Government has opened a file on him for questionable business practices. The RCMP O Division are investigating Dean for money laundering, and most recently CRA are looking into his business between Canada and the US and a company called BFGG Investor Group.
 
Dean himself has stiffed lots of people and holds himself out to be some kind of authority on window film. He is no expert and if you look at his web site he now offers anything and everything to keep in business. Sht hell even sell you a kitchen sink!
 
Look into Deans past hes a no body, no formal education, no business degrees or window film degrees, or industry education. He was never employed in the glass or plastics industry has no engineers on staff, or professionals. Dean is a one man show and he rips people off all the time.
 
Dean is a confidence man, smooth talker, and is able to twist things around. The truth will come out and he will pay.
 
BEWARE of this guy, stay away from APEX Window Film.
 
He is a cheat, a liar, and not to be trusted. His company is a fraud, a scam operation.


                                                 Switch and Bait operation.


Oh ya, you will get film on your glass, but it wont be what you paid for.
 
Call the OPP if you have been Ripped Off by this com man :
Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre - http://www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca/
International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators
Crimes of Persuasion -  http://www.crimes-of-persuasion.com/Crimes/Business/nigerian.htm
Reporting Economic Crime Online -  http://www.recol.ca/
Financial Consumer Agency of Canada - http://www.fcac.gc.ca/
Industry Canada - http://www.strategis.gc.ca/ic_wp-pa.htm

Go to RCMP to report on APEX:
 
http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/scams-fraudes/rep-sig-eng.htm

Because Dean does his business offering films on-line you can complain to:
 
http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/scams-fraudes/shop-magasinage-eng.htm
 
CRA Tax fraud and cheating:
 
http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/cntct/menu-eng.html
 
APEX is a scam, and Dean will go to jail so any warranty you have is no good.
 
And this is where Dean gets most of his film from; call them directly and save the money. Dean only makes it up by 500%
 
Top Colour Film Ltd.
Address : 69, Ting Hu Rd., Ta Kang Tsun
City: Gueishan Township, Taoyuan Hsien
Country/Region: Taiwan
Zip/Post Code: 333
Tel: 886-3-3288840
Fax: 886-3-3288708
Email: topfilm-sales@umail.hinet.net
           fanghui@solarfilm.com.tw
Url: http://www.solarfilm.com.tw
 
So Dean how does it feel like now the truth is out.
 
I hope you get what you deserve.
 
Oh, and when are you going to pay me back my money. I was supposed to get it before Christmas last year! Im tired of waiting!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
I'd sue you but you have nothing worth while.

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False Information

AUTHOR: Katharine G - (USA)

Apex Window Films (dba of BFGG Investors Group, LLC),  based in Rochester, New York with satellite offices in Buffalo, Syracuse and Binghamton, NY has NO affiliation whatsoever with Apex Window Film in Toronto Canada.  We do not, nor have ever, have sold Bekaert, Solar Guard or LLUMA window film.

We are an authorized 3M Prestige Dealer and sell only 3M film in upstate New York.

We respectfully request any and all references made to our company with regard to the above be removed immediately.   Failure to comply with this request may result in requiring us to contact our attorney.

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