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I believe I have been swindled out of over $5,000 in a Gold

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I believe I have been swindled out of over $5,000 in a Gold Investment with Superior Gold Group LLC, Santa Monica, Ca. Order placed on April 20, 2010 for precious metals. As of this date (10-31-10), delivery has not been made. Numerous phone calls and messages of inquiry have been left, but calls are not returned. Certified letters sent to Managing Member with cc: to Chief Technical Officer with no response.

Please advise.

Sophia Robinson
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  RobertJDFL replied 6 years ago.
Thank you for your question.

The company does in fact appear to be a scam, or at least very untrustworthy. There are 68 complaints against it with the BBB, mostly all from people who reported never getting their metals, or being told the order was pending. The Better Business Bureau gives them an "F" rating, their worst. You can see the information here. You can also file a claim with the BBB. I would also encourage you to report them to your state's attorney general office.

At this point, since you have made demand for your precious metals and/or return of your money with no response, you would have to sue them to see if you could get a judgment against. A defendant must be sued where the transaction in dispute took place, or where they operate from. Assuming you could get a judgment, it may be harder to then actually collect money from them as this company seems very good at ignoring customers and giving people the run around, unfortunately.

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