I was ripped off by a man named Vince Tarter and his wife, Corriane in
the Palm Desert area approximately six to seven years ago to the tune of
I was working at Mathis Brothers Furniture at the
time as a salesperson. Vince and his wife came in and over the course of
2 months ordered approximately $35,000 worth of furniture.
that time he earned my trust and proceeded to offer to supplement my
income by providing me access to purchase FBI seized luxury vehicles at
steep discounts prior to auction via a friend he went to college with
who was now in the bureau.
I was trusting and had a baby on the
Needless to say, all his checks for the
furniture eventually bounced (after taking about half with) and I never
saw car or dime one.
By sheer chance, a friend who also worked at
Mathis Bros and knew the situation saw him in a restaurant was able to
follow him. Instead of doing what we really wanted to (taking the
money), we were able to convince and direct the police his way…turns
out my losses were nothing compared to the hundreds of thousands he had
scammed from scores of people along the way who were eventually named in
the criminal complaint.
I was awarded $5,500 in restitution that
I have yet to see a nickel of.
He know spent a few years in jail
thanks to our efforts, but if he is out PLEASE don’t let yourself be
fooled any more than you already have.
He is an amazing con-man,
but he is heartless; he preys on anyone and everyone without
discrimination or remorse. Most of the folks who went to his court
proceeding were elderly.
And now he’s apparently freed from prison and is back to doing what he does best…conning unsuspecting people out of thousands and thousands of dollars.
If you have any idea how to reach him,
please let me know where he works and/or how to contact him.
lost a lot more than the money when he ripped me off…I lost my family,
eventually my job, and maybe worst of all, I lost faith in humanity for
Hope this helps…
Please respond with any
further details I can provide to you or vice-versa.