• Report: #553758

Complaint Review: Jehu Hand - AthenaAgency.com

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  • Submitted: Wed, January 13, 2010
  • Updated: Fri, June 29, 2012

  • Reported By: Dixon Yachts International, Inc — Newport Beach California United States of America
Jehu Hand - AthenaAgency.com
24 Calle De La Luna Internet, California United States of America

Jehu Hand - AthenaAgency.com BREACH OF CONTRACT. He did not pay commissions and monies due for his boat service. He is avoiding all persons involved since the sale of his boat. He is subletting his mooring illegally to buyers Internet, California

*REBUTTAL Owner of company: Poor Dixon Yachts hoisted on their own petard

*Author of original report: Jehu Hand still owes us commissions for the sale of his boat $7,500.00. He still has not paid!

*REBUTTAL Individual responds: Dixon Yachts' Statements Completely False

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Our company supplied parts and services in the amount $7500.00 which he has not paid.  We had a contract and he breached this contract and refuses to pay.  He will be nice to you in order to obtain what he wants and then he doesn't return calls or inquiries when payment is due.  He signs contracts and breaches them.  He is dishonest and has no integrity.  If you are any company please contact me for further information before dealing with this man.  We are going to every extreme to lien his boat and to collect the monies owed.  If you have purchased this boat - BEWARE!  The title will not be clear!

This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 01/13/2010 10:27 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Jehu-Hand-AthenaAgencycom/Internet-California-/Jehu-Hand-AthenaAgencycom-BREACH-OF-CONTRACT-He-did-not-pay-commissions-and-monies-d-553758. 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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#1 REBUTTAL Owner of company

Poor Dixon Yachts hoisted on their own petard

AUTHOR: Defrauded corporation - (U.S.A.)

Dixon Yachts complains about having to pay half of the arbitrator's fees and having to arbitrate the matter with a panel consisting of their yacht broker friends. This is the process and the fees that are required by the take-it-or-leave it pre-printed contract that I had to sign with them.  It was not my choice. I would have preferred small claims court for a venue. Maybe they want trial by ordeal?

I lost a lot of money and wasted a lot of time because of their lack of performance. 

Dixon claims that I owe them $7,500. If Dixon Yachts is so sure about their case, why are they afraid to plunk down the $500 or so in fees to the arbitrator? Didn't they think about that possibility when they made me sign the arbitration agreement? No, the simple fact is, that their arbitrator buddy told them that they would not win at arbitration.  The arbitrator must have some level of integrity, and I admire that. 
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#2 Author of original report

Jehu Hand still owes us commissions for the sale of his boat $7,500.00. He still has not paid!

AUTHOR: Dixon Yachts International, Inc - (United States of America)

Jehu Hand is not telling the truth!  This is not false.  He owes Dixon Yachts International $7,500 in commissions for the sale of his  boat.  He knows that our contract has an arbitration clause and knows that it will cost our Yacht Brokerage at least 1/2 to provide mediators etc. and Jehu Hand is an attorney who insinuates that he will use this to his advantage.  We worked hard and he paid us nothing!  I would call that a rip-off!
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#3 REBUTTAL Individual responds

Dixon Yachts' Statements Completely False

AUTHOR: Defrauded corporation - (U.S.A.)

Dixon Yachts agreed to sell my boat for me. They did not supply any goods or services. Months passed and they did not get anything done. Finally I placed classified advertisements at my own expense to bring buyers. I brought several buyers. In good faith I passed along all these buyers to Dixon Yachts. Some traveled a long distance to see the boat, as it was highly upgraded and the price was fantastic. However, the broker at Dixon Yachts has a personality which the buyers did not like. I received feedback from the buyers such as "I love you, I love the boat, but I hate Jerry and I will never buy a boat from him" and "Jehu, you should seriously consider a different yacht broker,as Jerry has said in conversation that he is tired of dealing with this boat. This type of attitude will not serve the seller well. " 
I know that buyers can be a challenge, but, that is why I hired a broker. I do not mind paying someone to do something BETTER than me, but prefer not to hire someone who will do it worse. 
If a broker tells me that all the potential buyers are flakes/crazy, it seems more likely the problem is not the boat or the buyers, its the broker. 
I realized that my boat would never get sold with Dixon Yachts. I cancelled the contract. 
I was able to sell it, but at a much lower price since the circle of potential buyers had all been turned off.
Dixon then claimed that it was owed a commission, notwithstanding the fact that it had NOTHING to do with the sale. They invoked the arbitration clause in the contract. I was contacted by the arbitrator, who is a yacht broker as well. (Imagine that you have to arbitrate a contract ONLY with another yacht broker and no one independent). I provided all the information required by the arbitrator, who promised to contact Dixon. It appears to me that the arbitrator let Dixon know they probably would lose at arbitration, because soon after this, without warning, Dixon Yachts posted their false posting on this site. You see, their posting and the way it is written is a perfect example of the way Dixon operated with me. I can see the broker probably was short tempered with buyers. Buyers can be hard to deal with, but, that is part of the business. If Buyers were easy to corral, we would not need brokers, would we?
 Dixon's lawyer (Gregory G. Petersen, State Bar 77744)  also sent a threatening letter to myself and  the buyer of the yacht, stating (as Dixon's posting does as well) that their title to the boat was subject to a brokers' maritime lien. This is a false statement of the law. Brokers do not get maritime liens, only those who provide services or goods to the boat itself can get a lien. Of course, Dixon and its attorney knew this, and they knew they were lying.  As a result of their harassment of the buyer, they reversed $2000 of their payment of the boat, which they had deposited through Paypal. I got a chargeback.
Of course I never heard from Dixon again. Its been almost 2 years. They did not follow through with the arbitration, and I am out well over $10,000 from my dealings with them. So, what do you think now about the integrity of Dixon Yachts and its personnel? Have you ever had a lawyer make false threats to you? This is the type of people you deal with at Dixon Yachts. 
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