I am trying to sell it to cover medical expenses...I am on my last dime, and to find out I cant sell it...
I got the email today threatening me with lawyers and that I am a piece of s*** for accusing him of it selling a fake. I do not understand with all the s*** online how no one has took him to court successfully if all the fraud is legit...
They figure first ur out of state second they can out spend u so I will cut ur losses
I will loose money to figure this out at this point...I either have a legit signature that I can sell or it is a fake and therefore it is a criminal case of fraud
Yeah, that's how these types typically operate. They can't and won't do the right thing, so they resort to threats.
I may be able to help you. Private message me with your email address.
Antiquities, Toby Stoffa, and their authenticators AAU, GFA and the CEOs of those companies were sued a few years ago by Daniel Odobas for selling him what he claimed to be forged song lyrics and other rare music autographs for about $175,000 as I recall.
The lawsuit was dismissed and sealed by the court after a private settlement, and from what Daniel Odobas's brother said on this site Daniel Odobas could not to talk about it but was satisfied with the settlement.
I have a copy of the lawsuit, which describes the items sold, who authenticated them, and gave the certification numbers of the items. Ask me for a copy if you want it. I acquired images of the GFA certified pieces sold to Odobas by Antiquities.
I'll post all of the images soon so everyone can see them and and judge authenticity for themselves.
Please post the threatening email if you feel comfortable doing so.
I might of got angry but I do not feel like the email I sent warranted the response....
You have not given me an auction house that will accept Drew/Marc and their "AAU" authentication or any sort of solution to my "selling" problem. Lot of the internet points out that Antiquities and AAU are simply frauds and I have the emails to start to make a solid case of this, you selling me a fake and now giving me the run around... I have had some patience....come up with some sort of solution for me. Let me know how I can sell this authentic signature based off of your certification...or is it an actual fake that I have wasted money on... and now you need to refund me?Jared
I love the conspiracy theory crap they spew - that's what you do when you have no actual defense. There's no animosity against legitimate businesses selling authentic pieces and doing the right thing. There's plenty of it toward sleaze like them. It has ZERO to do with any of these authentication firms or taking sides. Plenty of people on this forum don't especially like or respect any of them. But they know their stuff and can smell a rat from ten miles away.
Also, who does he think the name dropping is impressing. The Osmonds and Dick Clark got duped, so that commands respect? Please.
The mafia approach these guys employ is pretty telling in itself.
+1 for both posts Rich. Jared, I am sorry this is happening to you and wish you the best - on all fronts. :)