I own a business development company based out of California. A client has posted on Rip-Off Report details about my age that are not true (stating I am 25 when I am quite a few years older), details about the agreement he signed that are not true, stating I have a 2 year criminal record (which is not true), and stating that I am a scam artist (which is definitely not true) that "steals upfront fees" (we did not).
We can prove all the above with documentation.
He has also made assertions on the Rip-Off Report site about a recent asset purchase stating that the company I sold a portion of my assets to didn't exist and that a company that we did business with was in actuality a fraudulent company we were running.
The client is in Florida, we are in CA. Do we move forward?He also stated my full name, our office address, and telephone number along with his statements on this site. He later stated "My statement that Mr. Prime is a 25 year old scam artist is My Opinion." While opinion doesn't fall under libel, he is stating a wholly inaccurate and false picture of myself and my firm and has yet to retract his statement, even after we sent him a Cease and Desist letter. I have had 3 clients cancel their deals with us and 11 potential clients cease negotiations after seeing the Rip-Off Report.
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