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Charles J has been ripping people off

Discussion in 'Bar' started by Revson, Jun 24, 2014.

  1. Revson

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    And I'm one of them. He contacted me about buying a Distressor I was selling in the classifieds and asked if I would accept payments. I'd seen him on the forums for a long time now and never heard anything really shady about him so I agreed. He paid me a large initial sum and agreed to pay the rest over the coming weeks. As of now, he hasn't made any more payments and won't respond to any emails or messages I've sent.

    He's used the distressor to scam other audio engineers on different forums. There's a thread on gearslutz calling him out on fraud. I think he's since deactivated his facebook account.

    Don't make any deals with him.
     
  2. indecizo

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    I never liked his drum samples.
     
  3. RedDog

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    Cj has been on this rampage for a while, so much so that he has given a studio that he no longer works at or is affiliated with an unwarranted bad reputation. Sonic Assault is his former workshop, but he was fired because of his bullshit like this.

    Do not trust him.

    Phil Pluskota, however is a top notch, grade A, badass mofo that has been cleaning up CJ's messes for too long and I felt the need to post this reminder that Sonic Assault and Phil have nothing to do with him.
     
  4. PhilTheBeard

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    I actually left Sonic Assault. Sonic Assault is Cj's baby. But yeah I have not officially been working with him since november of last year. And yeah I have done my fair share of damage control over the last 4-5 years.
     
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    Sucks to hear, but yeah. He's been ripping off tons of people for gear and cash, stay far away from him for sure
     
  6. PhilTheBeard

    PhilTheBeard "The Beard"

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    I only know about a few dudes I handled the situation's for. But over the last 2 weeks is when all the other people have been coming out about what happened. Stress level for me has been at an all time high.
     
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    This sucks.
     
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    Damn. Did you send the Distressor before he finished paying, or was he just using the pics you had to scam everyone?
     
  9. PhilTheBeard

    PhilTheBeard "The Beard"

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    Alex is still owed 200 bucks from Cj. He trusted Cj to follow through with paying him in full and he didn't
     
  10. Revson

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    Yeah. Foolish on my part and I'm probably fucked out of $200, but you live and learn and hopefully warn others before the same happens to them.
     
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    Having known CJ from the very early days of this board, this is really saddening to hear. I thought he got all his ducks in a row a while back.
     
  12. Ronnie_Rocker

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    not good at all...
     
  13. JeffTD

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    This is the best news I've heard all year. You mean we don't have to see another weapons-grade retard pitch for drum samples?
     
  14. Ericlingus

    Ericlingus Prettiest Hair Around

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    wow what a loser. I feel bad that I gave him my money for his "Behemoth Bundy" pack. I wish I had pirated it instead. Well I'll make sure not to buy from him again. I don't get why someone would do that. It seems like it would cause more harm than good for him. Well hopefully some day his house will catch fire.
     
  15. Skinny Viking

    Skinny Viking ¯\(°_o)/¯ How do Lydian?

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    this is nuts but given the over use of all caps in his postings, somehow I'm not overly surprised
     
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    Well his post here as always been a bit Ad/Hd but had allot of nice chats with the guy on FB, really sad to hear this :/
     
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    sad to hear. He seemed almost overly nice when i swapped a few messages with him. I knew he had had some problems with someone from here, but I thought he had become a new man.
     
  18. DanLights

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    I almost hired him to mix a band I was producing, luckily we decided to go with someone else, I was just telling the band about this the other day. Dude is pretty much ruining his life right now.
     
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    Wow, that is really sad. Never really talked to the dude but he always seemed alright on here.
     
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    talked to a guy from a band who paid a deposit to him for mastering. CJ has since stopped replying to his emails from clients apparently
     

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