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Old 06-12-02, 12:16 PM
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The Donte/Dante Frazier (ckleinhrc2) Fraud Thread

If you have traded with Donte/Dante Frazier (or, Gregory Alexander) ckleinhrc2 read this thread:

History:

About two weeks ago (~May 28) ckleinhrc2 posted a trade thread with some very good prices for Box Sets, and the like (i.e. $150 for the Cowboy Bebop Box Set). Many of us sent checks, and many others DVDs + checks for trades he was very eager to make...

He purported to many of us that he sent the DVDs via Media Mail--obviously in an attempt to gain time and scam more people before the complaints started rolling in.

Ckleinhrc2 is a new member (registered last month), but he claimed to be ckleinhrc who is a gold trader, but who has been non-active for the past two years. He claimed that he could not access his old account because he lost his password, and his hotmail account has been de-actived because it remained idle for a long time. Apparently he tricked the moderators as well because his new username was put on the Gold Trader List (I still do not know if the old Ckleinhrc and the new Ckleinhrc2 are the same person).

Who is Donte/Dante Frazier?

Apparently, he cannot spell his own name, but his address is a dorm room at DePaul University:

Donte Frazier
2350 North Clifton Ave
Room 515
Chicago, IL 60614

What you should do if you got scammed:

If you sent a check or money order call the bank and have them stop payment immediately.

Contact the Chicago Post Office at (312) 983-8403 and have them track your package if it was recently sent

If Donte already has your stuff contact him at [email protected] and ask him to return your money/DVDs.

You should also contact the Chicago Police Department and report that Donte/Dante Frazier has committed Mail Fraud.

Donte contacted a few of us and he stupidly said that he will return our stuff, but only if we do not press charges; if we do, he says, he will keep everything.

You can also contact (thanks Hoon, for these numbers):

ResLife Associate Director "Deb" (DePaul Dormitory Dante stays in):
(773) 325-7196

Attorney at DePaul University associated with student affairs, Lisa Anderson (Depaul General Counsel):
(312) 362-8865



Who got scammed?:

I would guess he sold Cowboy Bebop sets to at least five or six people, definitely at least four. And numerous other high-value DVDs including Star Trek Box sets, etc. The list of scamees below is in progress.

diacritic
$150 sent for Cowboy Bebop Box Set
Cowboy Bebop Box Set received

piazza
$140 for Star Treg TNG season 1 & 2 sets
Money has been re-acquired from Chicago Post Office

no_creativity
8 Gasaraki DVDs & $70 for Kenshin TV series DVDs 1-5 and 8-14
dvds and money returned

jas722
X-files season 1 and X-files season 2 for Harry Potter Movie (Widescreen), Traffic Criterion, Training Day, GodFather Box, Oz: Season One
DVDs re-acquired

drh4
Good Will Hunting, "Clerks" - The Animated Series Uncensored (2000), Lethal Weapon, Lethal Weapon 2, X-Men for Seven Samuri Criterion and Godfather box sets
DVDs and money returned

Brett
Art of War, House Arrest, and $20 for Beverly Hills Cop Trilogy, and Mulholland Drive
dvds and money returned

Hoonster
Almost Famous Bootleg + $35 for OZ Season One and Friends Season One
resolved--original trade upheld

CROM1
$150 for Cowboy Bebop Box Set
money returned

cultdvds
$45 for Dirty Harry Box Set
money returned

DVDave
$55 for Legend: UE and a Dirty Harry Boxset
money returned

Grimmly
$34 for Akira Tin
money returned

amplified
$27 for Vanilla Sky & Ocean's Eleven (WS)
money returned

tomwarnock
Legally Blond and Urban Legend for From Hell and The Others

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Total Cash stolen: $726
Total Value of DVDs stolen (approx.): $805

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Total both: $1531

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Everyone post a message in this thread with details of the trade, and how much you got scammed and I will update continuously...

If and when you receive your money and DVDs please post to this thread so I can keep track

Thanks to Chris Elco, Aryn Leroux, Brett Nolan, James, Hoon Park, Jon, for keeping us updated and finding phone numbers and addresses

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Old 06-12-02, 12:33 PM
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Hi, I also had a deal with him for a $154 shipped for a sealed cowboy bebop box set. However I was already to stop it and get it back, as I kept putting off sending the money order to him as I didnt really trust him and was trying to find more info. about him, what I found wasnt too encouraging, and then this came up, so I just been to my post office like the previous day, and Im in Canada so, I was able to get it back

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Old 06-12-02, 12:36 PM
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So he is blackmailing you now to get your money and DVDs back? He just keeps adding to the crimes doesn't he? Contact the cops, and press charges!!!! Get scum like this off the board.
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Old 06-12-02, 12:38 PM
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I sent him
Art of War
House Arrest
and
$20

In exchange I was supposed to receive
Beverly Hills Cop Trilogy
and
Mulholland Drive


according to my Delivery Confirmation number:

http://www.usps.gov/cgi-bin/cttgate/...20000597703932
Your item was delivered at 10:24 am on June 10 in CHICAGO IL 60614.

He did say that he was going to mail back my DVDs/money today, but I am still waiting for the Delivery Confirmation number from him.

-Brett
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Old 06-12-02, 01:06 PM
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I sent him

X-files season 1
X-files season 2

he was suppose to send me

Harry Potter Movie (Widescreen)
Traffic Criterion
Training Day
GodFather Box
Oz: Season One

according to my USPS tracking # you recieved the X-files on June 6th.

I e-mailed him, asking him to send my X-files seasons back. I haven't heard from him yet.

Jon Schaeffer (Jas722)
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He got me with the Dirty Harry set $45.

I was getting ready to post something about him but thought I'd give him time.

He claimed to have two of these sets, one still available. I bought this from him two weeks ago and yet I noticed that he never took it off his list. I e-mailed him through two different e-mails acting as other buyers interested in this set. He replied to both with the $45 asking price.
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Thanks for setting up the thread!

I sent him

all 8 Gasaraki DVDs
& a $70 money order

he was supposed to send me

Kenshin TV series DVDs 1-5 and 8-14

According to the USPS web site he hadn't received it as of yeterday. Dante, if I find out you did receive my DVDs money order and were stupid enough to sign for them, you had better put them back in the mail WITH a tracking number and my shipping charges immediately, if you want to avoid me pressing charges
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I sent him a Money Order for ($140) for Star Treg TNG season 1 & 2 sets.

I was able to get in touch with the Chicago Post Office earlier today. They were able to find my envelope via the delivery confirmation number. It was scheduled for delivery today. So the post office is sending it back to me. So i was fortunate although it was still a hassle. i hope everyone get's there stuff back!!
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Sent him $150 money order for the Cowboy Bebop Box Set. I'm going to try to cancel it now
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Don't worry guys. I'm sending all the money back. Just e-mail me if you haven't gotten it yet.
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Crap,

Looks like I gotta hassle with pressing fraud charges as well. I supposedly bought Legend: UE and a Dirty Harry Boxset for $55. We were supposed to send at the same time, but it looked at the last minute as if it were going to turn to trade, so i wound up sending first. Damn, i shoulda known when he replied sayiung that he hadn't gotten the check and was holding the DVDs. I gotta send some emails now .
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Hello, Guys,

Follow up. I called the number above, but was told that she had been forwarding these calls to the Station at 60614. The contact info there (I haven't called yet , so wait till i call is:

Manager: John Sims (773) 525-5965

Also, the Email address I have listed is [email protected] FWIW. I've got
Donte Frazier
2350 North Clifton Ave
Room 515
Chicago, IL 60614

As his address, is this the same one you all have?

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Old 06-12-02, 02:14 PM
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Yes DVDave, that's the address that Donte gave me.


Originally posted by Ckleinhrc2
Don't worry guys. I'm sending all the money back. Just e-mail me if you haven't gotten it yet.
Donte,

Please check your email...

I have been waiting for several hours for you to email me the delivery confirmation number for the Priority Mail package that you are supposed to ship me, containing my DVDs and $25.

-Brett
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sheesh!

Looks like I'll be cancelling the $34.00 money order for the Akira tin you said was for sale. Good thing it takes a couple days longer for mailing time between Canada and the US.

One has to wonder the mentality of scammers, is it that hard to find a job and make money the honest way? ... Milt C ~ Grimmly

ps. surprise, surprise! My emails are bouncing back.
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yep, that's the address
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Re: sheesh!

Originally posted by Grimmly

ps. surprise, surprise! My emails are bouncing back.
My bad. Email address corrected
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A little update. Dante replied to my e-mail and offered to send the money back.
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He is watching us... He has shite in his pants...
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Hi everyone:

To update, I mailed off these dvds and money today, aplogies if I don't know your forum name or get it wrong:

Brett Nolan
Chris Elco
Jon Scahffer
Van D (Mailed your money order back)

I also have numerous payments that I have not recieved, meaning you have time to cancel them, and you should, as I am not going to be living in this state as of Saturday and won't be able to personally send your money back unless it arrives before then:

This list is composed of:

Steven Kramzer
Peter A Oddo
Acid Trip/ Al Salinas
Hoonster

I've yet to mail off:
Mike Elliot

Grimmly did you cancel your money order yet? I need to know if I owe you anything.

Anyone else just let me know, Thanks.
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He just sent me an email saying:

>Your money order was returned today. I mailed it to
>you.


I don't buy it unless he can prove it somehow that the mail was actually sent
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Originally posted by diacritic
He is watching us... He has shite in his pants...
Huh?
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Originally posted by CROM1
He just sent me an email saying:

>Your money order was returned today. I mailed it to
>you.


I don't buy it unless he can prove it somehow that the mail was actually sent
You didn't ask for a tracking number. I mailed it with Delivery Confirmation to all those who asked for it. You'll get your money soon anyway and There's nothing I can do if you don't believe me.
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Donte has just emailed me a tracking number for the DVDs he was returning to me. I will be calling the post office to verify that the number is valid. (A guy on Switchouse who tried to rip me off, sent me a bogus DC number, let's just say that that didn't go over to well with me...)

When the package arrives I'll let everyone know how things worked out, in other words does it have my 2 DVDs, $20 and the extra $5 to cover the postage.

In his email he told me:

"Please let everyone on the board know that I have
mailed off your dvds and that I will return all of
theirs. I don't want this incident to screw up my
future, thanks."

So let's hope he's been scared straight!

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diacritic, I don't recognize your e-mail address? What name did you send the Bebop Box money under?
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Originally posted by Ckleinhrc2
You didn't ask for a tracking number. I mailed it with Delivery Confirmation to all those who asked for it. You'll get your money soon anyway and There's nothing I can do if you don't believe me.
I'll give it a couple days tops and if it doesn't arrive, well....
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