i was contacted by a mutual friend about this guy that needed a producer that could be willing to listen to the cleints musc and see about a possible record deal. i said fine. so it all started the nightmare. day one he contacts me 2 times i told him he had some good clients, day 2: he contacts me I asked what he needed he said nothing, told him I am very busy, day 3 the s**t hits the fan: not only he wants me to pay $10,000.00 that was never agreed to but he wants the cleints to pay $3,000.00 and that was never in his terms and condidition, he is uset that I wont give him my trade secrets, he is upset that I am busy and now he thinks I am a scam for having a PBX system but he calls it 4 answering machines. here is the aucital chat transcript from Yahoo messanger:
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s s: good idea
paul anthony: you get the update
s s: yes that Gypsy might be signing
paul anthony: All I am authorized to say on that is Yes she said she is signing
s s: So how does itwork after signing when the singer is in different state or country, how does it go from there
s s: i mean steps leading to making out the cd
paul anthony: you will get your 5% dont worry about how it works, I need some information form you to put into my database
s s: Are you going to meet her
s s: No i want to learn....
s s: curious
paul anthony: that information is a trade secrete if you want it then get a cashier check made payable to:xxxxxxxxxfor the sum of $25,499.95
s s: lol k
paul anthony: I need your comapny full legal name, address
paul anthony: federal tax id for tax purposes
paul anthony: sending you a from right now rbrb
paul anthony: brb
paul anthony: without this information we cannot pay you
s s: well payment must be atleast 6-9 months away, so why such a rush for that info?
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paul anthony: because i need to add it to the database
paul anthony: i have to add it to her contract file
s s: i dont have all that info i will give you as soon as i get it
paul anthony: you work out of your house and dont know that information. (j/k)
s s: well you dont need my tax id to put in the contract , yes you can put the legal name ofthe company which you need which is Tune97.com LLC
paul anthony: IRS says i do need it
s s: Well let me take a look at the form you send me and with my lawyer and , let me talk to my lawer then i will give you all the info
paul anthony: its a irs form
paul anthony: he will tell you the same thing
paul anthony: and your wife is your attorney you said
s s: yes
s s: let me talk to her she is not home now
paul anthony: i dont care if you get paid or not...
s s: ?
s s: well i care lol
paul anthony: just make sure i have it within 7 days
s s: k
paul anthony: that includes weekends and holidays
s s: Well dont give me deadlines
s s: without my consentyou cant talk to my singers
s s: i dont need your money, if you behave like this
paul anthony: I always work on deadlines
s s: Dont try to play with me
paul anthony: and I am being nice i always have, ask USMC he will tell you this is how i work
paul anthony: and talk
paul anthony: and type
paul anthony: i think yuour reading to much into the chat
s s: Well i dont know yet , i cant give out all my tax id info like that. I am not stupid..... I need to verify your business first.....
s s: I trust you butyou have to understandmy position and anyways to put in the contract withthe singers you dont need W9 form, i will take some days to verify thiings
paul anthony: that is why I am giving you a week
paul anthony: you can verify everything form the internet
paul anthony: in fact I can give you direct links
s s: I am highly educated person, My education is way more then it takes to do PHD
s s: Not any other guy sitting on the internet
s s: k
s s: that would be appreciated
paul anthony: let me get you link to city business license
s s: k
paul anthony: Next month the business license is going to show C Corp
paul anthony: city refused to change it over tell Jan
paul anthony: any questisons
paul anthony: do you need to see our business license in every state as well?
s s: k, well thats fine but i still do not understand why you need my Tax ID in such a hurry.....The singer has not even signed the contract, It may take a year to make a CD...You can put my tax id whenever you want...then why such a rush, that doesnt smell right
paul anthony: I told you as per our agreement that your 5% is going to be over 8k with all 4 artist singers signed and is going to fax back tomorrow.
paul anthony: i told you earlier that from tommorrow-Sept 07 i wont be around
s s: For the contract, My company legal name is enough
s s: ???? what do u mean? you wont be around?
paul anthony: If I issue you a check for $10,000.00 in the future and i dont have it I can go to jail
paul anthony: we issued xxx service a check for $xx,xxx.00
ss: can I have Your tax ID?
paul anthony: they had no problem filling out their federal tax id number
paul anthony: i am not asking for your Social Security number i dont want that dont need it
paul anthony: sure I will give you my tax id right now brb
paul anthony: are u ready?
s s: You need me to give you my tax ID and you wont be around for a year then? what are youtalking about? Who will be my company dealing with?
paul anthony: 34-1661185
s s: no why would i need your tax id?
paul anthony: that is what you asked for
s s: no i never did
paul anthony: I have 89 Employees, 2 CPA'S and a team of attorneys that advises me on every move
s s: are you saying you would notbe onlinefrom tomorrow till sept 2007 ?
paul anthony: that is right
paul anthony: one of my assistant will be, but I wont
s s: then why should i do busniess with you ifyou are not going to be talking tome?
s s: to me
s s: i dont understand you sorry
s s: i think you are just playing games
paul anthony: what is their not to understand. I am the President of xxxxxxxx, i do a lot of travleing
s s: yaa right.....but that doesnt make a man diappears for a year
s s: s
paul anthony: and i have 89 employees in my payroll to make sure the job gets done and done right , i have 2 CPA's and a team of attorneys
paul anthony: I have to go to the U.K., then to NY, then to Ohio, then to Paris, then to Fl, then to san fransico
s s: Well you told me before please dont try to impress me any more, This ismy hobby, My real company has 500 employees, bach of lawerys , but i am a humble person and dont boost off
paul anthony: then i get a 3 week break and it starts all over again
paul anthony: you asked me why I was disappering for a year
s s: i dont need your money, its my hobby...If you want to deal with our tune97.com. you have to act like a real person, well i can bet i am four times more things to do then you but i dont act the way you are acting
s s: andi dont disappear for a year
s s: Well have a good night, there is some thing not right about your whole story
paul anthony: i am sorry if i was not able to give you attention today or yesterday. but I am a very busy person...
s s: I dont need your attention,
paul anthony: ask USMC THEN ABOUT ME do a google search on my company
paul anthony: I am a world wide company
s s: Well no point, if i cant talk to you anymore
paul anthony: i said if you need me to e-mail me
s s: Well we will see,
paul anthony: but you messagte me and then say you do not need anyting
paul anthony: that is a waist of my time.
s s: never mind
s s: night
paul anthony: u going to discconect my account?
paul anthony: or still active?
s s: Please do not try to message or discuss with any of my singers.....You have got me very suspicious about you....I want good for my singers, i have to to legal investigation on your company to make sure it is not fraud...to prevent my clients from the deception....Until i complete my investigation , do not proceed with any contact or record deals
paul anthony: i will and their is nothing you an do about it
paul anthony: if I was a fraud why am I going to the Grammy awards, why can i get my cleints music into stores world wide, and top major Mp3 websites, radio paly
paul anthony: what is wrong you have no idea about how the music world works and you suspect i am afraud becuase you dont udnerstand
s s: Well thats what you say, Any looney can come and say this bullshit
s s: on the internet
paul anthony: i asked if you checked me out and you said yes
paul anthony: let me show you this then
s s: Well checked out yes and what i found
paul anthony: another thing you can veriy
paul anthony: http://www.ascap.com/ace/search.cfm?mode=search
s s: An office with 4 answeringservices and the web site which is not even made and a company which got a license this month,
s s: Everything smells big time
paul anthony: xxxxxxx copy and past that,,, then select publisers and then hit enter
paul anthony: it is not a answreing macine it is a PBS system
paul anthony: and each extension rings into a different office. 1 rinks into florida 1 rings inot california 1 rings into ny
paul anthony: PBX system
s s: Any onecanjoin ASCAP so whats thebig deal?
paul anthony: no not anyone
paul anthony: not as a publiser
s s: look here http://www.ascap.com/about/howjoin.html
s s: seems pretty easy to join,
paul anthony: i know that but they deny mroe applcation then they apprive
paul anthony: what are you going to tell the clients that I was in the middle of talking to?
paul anthony: is this truly best for your cleints
paul anthony: i am the real deal. if you dont understand a PBX system i am sorrry all big companies uses it
s s: How long are you in this business?
paul anthony: 3 years started out in San Diego
paul anthony: moved it to anaheim
s s: 3 years is nothing, authentic people are in for years
paul anthony: and we are opening an office in the UK
paul anthony: i started my label 3 years ago. and i can do the same thing as sony emi univeral
paul anthony: i grew up in a family of major artist
s s: What a guy who is in this business for only 3 years doing ingrammy awards
s s: ??
s s: nothing make sense
paul anthony: want to see the e-mail that I got from the Grammy awards?
s s: sure
paul anthony: brb
paul anthony: will i find out i can share with you that is for public eyes what can i clear up for you
paul anthony: has to find an e-mail that is for public eye
s s: k
paul anthony: in the mean time what can I clear up for you?
paul anthony: found an old eevent
paul anthony: e-mail address please
s s: firstname.lastname@example.org
paul anthony: sent
paul anthony: so what can i clear up for you
paul anthony: why i am so hard noised?
paul anthony: why i have no time to chit chat?
s s: no why u smell full of belony lol
paul anthony: what makes you say that?
paul anthony: you must have a reason?
s s: where is your email? i didnt get it
paul anthony: give it time AOL IS SLOW when it comes from a domain
paul anthony: takes about 2 or 3 min to reach aol. they need to add more pop servers
paul anthony: so why do you think I smell fishy for?
paul anthony: or belonie for
paul anthony: one artist on your stie I am offering her 1 million dollar sign on bonus just waiting for her reply again
s s: Well we need to talk on phone and i need todo some more investigations if you need to do business withus
s s: lol
paul anthony: your a wanna be sorry you dont have a clue what the music industry is all about
paul anthony: all your producers that is on your site is small time
paul anthony: i already checked each and evryone out
s s: you backed off to pay me few dollars to open up account for non paying members and now you want to pay a million sign on bonus lol
paul anthony: so if you wanna talk when is a good time
paul anthony: i said I would pay you
paul anthony: i said i think it is stupid but you never did give me an address when i asked for it
s s: its email@example.com pay me $100 now, can you ?
paul anthony: Yes i can pay you now, but I dont use paypal
paul anthony: i would have to mail it to you
s s: lol
s s: no thanks, u asked for my paypal email before i dont have a bad memmory
paul anthony: but as of 2:00 am i closed the account
s s: you can even pay from there even you dont have paypal account from your credit card
paul anthony: paypal was going into the account and taking money out if it illegaly so i shut it down
s s: yaaa what a perfect coincidence
paul anthony: The Cpa will cut you the check in the morning and it will be mailed out every friday we pay all bills
paul anthony: http://www.paypalsucks.com
paul anthony: read all the reports if illegal actiives that paypal been doing
s s: well i said you can pay even if you do not have pay pal account, can u try to pay me now?
s s: www.palpal.com
s s: my email is firstname.lastname@example.org
paul anthony: i wont use paypal. i had to much problems wiht them
s s: sure
s s: lol
paul anthony: your only hurting your self by doing this. but its up to you
s s: this is another clue for me about you
paul anthony: what a clue that i protect my account
paul anthony: what would you do if paypal went into your account and withdrew $1,000.00 without your concent
s s: Sorry i dont have any more time to wate with you, i am closing your account and emailing all singers on my site about fraud alert about you
paul anthony: you do that i will take you to court for slander and liable
paul anthony: close the account but dont make false alligations without proof i will win
paul anthony: and I will sue you for every penny I promise you that
s s: who the f**k u think you are
paul anthony: when someone starts threatening to slander my company you will see in court who I am realy fast
s s: f**k off
s s: a*s hole
paul anthony: you better ask your wife about slander and how much it will cost you
paul anthony: that is very professional
s s: you are making me as angry as i never had in years
paul anthony: You saying I am a fraud
paul anthony: without proof
paul anthony: you threatning to do something illegal
s s: u smell like a fraud
paul anthony: just becuse i wont give you trade secrets
s s: its on you to prove it otherwise
s s: its my job to tell my clients if i smell one
paul anthony: no its on you to prive it you can find me all over the net and in your local retail stores
paul anthony: not without proof
paul anthony: i showed you my business licnese
s s: i wont say you are fraud but i will alarm them that i smell fraud it theri duty to be sure
paul anthony: i will still take you to court of any mention of the word fruad
paul anthony: as I am not a fruad
paul anthony: last peson to do that lost everything and is now homeless
paul anthony: so before you dig your self a deep hole why not do some reseach
s s: do not threaten me, i can take you to court , dont forget my wife is a lawer and i wont spent a penny for that
s s: for threateningme
s s: threatening me
paul anthony: then ask your wife about slander and liable
paul anthony: not a treat if you tell people that I am a fraud its to court we will go
paul anthony: you need to hav proof and you have none
s s: No email still about grammy
paul anthony: let me post it her ethen
s s: cant u send through here as you are sendingother stuff
paul anthony: yes
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paul anthony: and to verify that the recording acadamy is part of grammys go to http://www.grammys.com
paul anthony: usmc is trying to tell you something
s s: well
s s: gotta go
s s: have a good night
paul anthony: see you in courtr
paul anthony: court
---------that was only today---------
yesterday he kept chaning the prices. tell we came to an agreement of 5% from me and nothing from cleints that I sign.