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Do You Smell a Scam?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Turf Tracer, Oct 14, 2011.

  1. Turf Tracer

    Turf Tracer LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,445

  2. jsslawncare

    jsslawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,673

    It's says you get a 1999 Dodge 3500 but a Ford is in the picture.
  3. Father&Daughter Lawn care

    Father&Daughter Lawn care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 434

    I think it is a great sales pitch. Well thought out and well written. The thing is the bussines is only truly worth what someone is willing to give for the equipment. 37 customers makes you think twice about the income potential being inflated. The other concern is that all the equipment shown is not included in the package.
  4. DavidD

    DavidD LawnSite Member
    from sc
    Messages: 108

    Wonder what hes doing with the rest of the equipment in the photos? selling it and the 37 customers to someone else as well?
  5. TriCityLawnCareLLC

    TriCityLawnCareLLC LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 1,025

    the SBA does not finance ANYONE. With current economic difficulties, they no longer hand out money. What they can do for small business is act as a co-signer on a loan through one of their SBA qualified banks. You have to apply for the loan through the bank and then apply separately to the SBA for backing. I know this because i went to 4 or 5 different SBA seminars held here in our city. So his whole thing at the end about 80% SBA financing throws a red for me.
  6. cut level

    cut level LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 295

    I swear I have seen those pics on here somewhere before!!
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  7. thunderthud

    thunderthud LawnSite Member
    Messages: 127


    In a row?
  8. tyler_mott85

    tyler_mott85 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 582

    Someone needs to call him and ask him whats up with the pics, etc. Ask for some financial sheets and sound real interested. I would but I'm....really....busy.....
  9. Turf Tracer

    Turf Tracer LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,445

  10. bradnowell

    bradnowell LawnSite Member
    Messages: 4

    I think he might be selling the domain name, rather than the actual company. I don't really think he's trying to scam anyone. If you watch the video he says "I'd like to show you how valuable this site i have for sale is" and then proceeds to show the number of hits the site received over 2010 and 2011.

    I could be totally wrong, though.

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