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Commissioners who don't pay ???

Postby jweb2244 » Tue Nov 03, 2009 7:44 pm

Any advice what to do when commissioners refuse to pay winnings?
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Re: Commissioners who don't pay ???

Postby Dan Lambskin » Wed Nov 04, 2009 4:28 pm

are we talking someone you know personally or some stranger you hooked up with? either way i'd say hunt them down and demand your money

...but in all reality you're likely screwed and have to chalk it up as a loss and learn the lesson to not play with people you dont know personally/dont trust
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Re: Commissioners who don't pay ???

Postby ayebatter » Thu Nov 05, 2009 10:36 am

Also take into consideration, that some Commish's just take their sweet time in paying. Or you could just be screwed.
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Re: Commissioners who don't pay ???

Postby jweb2244 » Fri Dec 04, 2009 12:45 am

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Re: Commissioners who don't pay ???

Postby pjalst » Fri Dec 04, 2009 1:41 am

jweb2244 wrote:Any advice what to do when commissioners refuse to pay winnings?


Is there a reason why he won't pay? have you had any corespondence with this guy? Or is he just ignoring your request?
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Re: Commissioners who don't pay ???

Postby jweb2244 » Sun Dec 06, 2009 9:28 pm

No reason at all.

In fact, when the league ended, he asked for my address and I sent it to him. He e-mailed back and said he was sending the check. When I didn't get it, I e-mailed him to follow up.

He didn't respond, and I have e-mailed him a number of times since (as have several other members of the league, who have been trying to help), and he is not responding at all.
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Re: Commissioners who don't pay ???

Postby pjalst » Sun Dec 06, 2009 11:22 pm

How much money are we talking about? My next step would be to contact the site that hosted the league. They may not be able to help you get your money back, but maybe they can flag his email or name when he tries to start another league. I've never had this happen to me.
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Re: Commissioners who don't pay ???

Postby jweb2244 » Mon Dec 07, 2009 1:50 pm

One of the first things I did when I saw he wasn't responding was to contact the site that hosted the league, but they said they don't get involved in prize money matters in private leagues. We are talking about approximately $200. I have never had this happen before either, that is why I was looking for ideas what to do. Thanks.
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Re: Commissioners who don't pay ???

Postby steroidfreaks » Mon Dec 07, 2009 3:09 pm

What I would do is post on here, and any where else you think he might post in the future trying to start a league, his name, nickname, email address, etc. telling all that this guy is a scam artist looking to take people's money in league's he starts ...... I just came across a guy like this this baseball season, and found out he was running several, and I mean several money league's ..... the guy was a bum, and, threw things together just to start up a bunch of leagues (yes, it was my fault for falling for it), and I wonder if it was the same guy .... ???
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Re: Commissioners who don't pay ???

Postby pjalst » Mon Dec 07, 2009 4:27 pm

I agree, post as much info on this guy as you can. I don't know how much good it will do because this guy is probably changing his email and name every time. He may try to use the same info somewhere else. Did you find this league in the Cafe classified? If so, what was his user name?

The most I've ever paid to join a league was about $125. The guy putting it together was a frequent poster here on the Cafe. I would never trust that much cash to a newbie poster.

Let this be a lesson to members, make sure the Commissioner is an established Cafe member before investing any cash.
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