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WARNING : Transmission Internet Scammer ( 1395depot ) Scamming Car Owners

WARNING : Transmission Internet Scammer ( 1395depot ) Scamming Car Owners
WARNING : Transmission Internet Scammer ( 1395depot ) Scamming Car Owners
If you came upon this review or any others like these, you are about to join a growing list of conssumers falling into the transmission repair rip-off trap. So if you did not give the transmission scammer the keys to your car and you had this feeling that you got involved with a internet scammer : Then you are reading a review that can save you lots of Money; Time and a huge amount of aggravation and anguishMy transmission on my 2003 Acura was really running poorly, and after talking to my mechanic ,( he suggested a tranny rebuild ) i started to call some rebuild shops. Most of them were around $2300.00 , but my tax refund check still had not arrived so I was forced to see if I could get it done for less money. I google searched transmission shops and came upon an ad that had a really low priced transmission repair, advertised as $1349.00. It looked promising but deep down my suspicions were telling me "To Good to Be True "..... and called the number hoping this would be the price. I was low on money and needed my Acura fixed really badly. So the guy on the other end of the end, a guy named James was real nice and in less than 10 minutes he talked me into the free tow and a reassurance the price would be low and most likely it would be less than $1500. WAS I WRONG !! Oh YES AND he was NOT an owner , management or a mechanic of the repair shop . Just some drug addicted , alcoholic that trolls the internet looking for people that are really need a solution to their auto repair problem. You might say he is looking for desperate peple who are short on cash. The car was picked and the following day , the guy from the previous days phone call contacted me and he said" BAD NEWS because this X_____part was needed and that other thing was broke and the main blah , blah was all messed , etc..... etc and you guessed right , the price doubled in 24 hours. Now Mr nice guy became the Wolf in sheeps clothing. !!! YES 2 times more money.I was really mad. And this bozo James said " I'm not the one beating on the car. The whole car is badly beaten up ". LIAR !!. The car has been carefully maintained for years. He supposedly lives on long island in Bayport and is over 100 miles and 2 bridge crossings away from the shop. He NEVER even saw the car ! I did not have that kind of green so I said forget it and I will just pick up my car. This bozo James started cursing at me with 4 letter curse words and called me a low-life and was holding my car hostage until i paid the $395 tow fee + a $125.00 diagnostic fee. So these crooks made me pay for all of the over inflated tow and then some and now I'm back where I started. The website guy is not associated with the shop at all. He negotiates a lower price for himself and then pushes the price up to almost double the amount. Pocketing a lot of money for what ?? ...a 20 minute phone call. and an earfull of obsceneties. A real con-artist this guy.One of the mechanics told me he is a pill popper and needs to feed his habit. Probably lives in his mothers basement. I did a search of the company and his phone number is the same one he used for the same company BUT with a different name. (1349trans.shop / Jauto2018 & tra10jr.com ) ) DO A SEARCH of these WEBSITE NAMES and you will see lots of bad reviews. He changes the name constantly There are other reviews with the same situation I faced. Just do a google search and you will see plenty of terrible reviews. Some of them state that the shop the car is towed to, does not rebuild but puts a used transmission and charges the full price; as if they rebuilt it. Some people had warranties that were not honored. Some cars were returned with damages done to the vehicles exterior and interior.Scratches on the paint job. One reviewer says when your car is picked up , on his account you are treated much more poorly than if you went to the shop. This is one horrible businessman that only wants to take your money for no work or services rendered., Beware of these transmission rip-off artists and check his reviews before you give anybody the keys to your car. Here are numbers that he has used in the past. Call one of them; they are probably active and he will answer !! This man is the WORST !! (( 267-375-**** , 631-228-**** , 732-201-**** , 732-807-**** ; 203-297-**** , 203-293-**** ; 443-261-**** ; 470-391-**** )). DO NOT GIVE HIS Associates the keys to your car because they will only use it as leverage to get money out of you. They will tell you this is not a criminal act but a civil one and you either pay or they can give you a hard time on getting your car back. He will keep calling you after you have talked to him , so do not answer his calls. He does have a lot of phone numbers to use to trick you into answering the phone. Do your due diligence before letting anyone get the keys to your car. The NAme of the shop is Precision Transmission and Auto Repair located at 744 Rahway Ave , Woodbridge Nj 07095. Beware of him to. Hes a greedy repair shop owner.He brings cars to Discount Transmission downtown Philadelphia as well.
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#1702133 Review #1702133 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Woodbridge, New Jersey
Cons
  • You get scammed by an internet conman
Reason of review
Damaged or defective
Loss
$795
Preferred solution
Full refund
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BEWARE : Long Running INTERNET TRANSMISSION Scam

This transmision scam has been on-going for many years. If you are at this point looking for answers : Then you found the right place. Anybody reading this report will benefit greatly !!. You will concrete facts in regards to the title. Also you should read the whole report because it will save you money, time and a lot of anguish and grief. You are reading this because either 1) you talked to this con artist within the last 24 hours and you are checking reviews ( a little voice in your head keeps saying " To good to be true. " ) (or) 2) You talked to this (supposed to be) transmission repairman and had the car towed to his shop and are now getting a rediculously high priced repair bill ( much more than you were promised on the your 1st call with this lowlife ) or 3) you paid a lot more than you imagined and are very upset and are looking for closure from the past days of having been put through a nightmare in getting your transmission repaired and getting your car back. I know because I went through almost 2 weeks of car repair nightmare with this crook. Here is how the scam works. This con man James runs a low priced ad for transmission rebuilds.( Ex: $1349 or $1395.) It is the first thing that catches your eye and there is a sign og hope that you will get your car repaired for under $1500.00. WRONG !!!! This is the bait that this conman uses to lure all unsuspecting victims. Mr transmission conman then uses a potential victims desperation to have his/her car towed to a repair shop ( which he does not own / or does not work their & will never even see your car!!! ) with the promise of a good outcome. Whoa ??? WHY are we talking to him ??( BEcause he is a conman ...Definition : A man who cheats or tricks someone by gaining their trust and persuading them to believe something that is not true.) Oh so that's why we are talking to him. Now the next phase of the scam is that the transmission shop gives it to him for a discounted price. ; WHY ?? A very good question. Maybe, they need the business ??? The shops that he uses are not exactly honest either. They know about the scam he is running and turn a blind eye. It could be a bunch of reasons , and I will explain in detail in another complaint. BUT you will pay a lot more money than the price he is being offered from the shop. BUT the part that is very disturbing is that he will be leading you on that it's a standard rebuild ,LIAR: In many cases it is not and the unsuspecting victim is unaware that a used transmission will be used. This happens quite often I am sure. Now the question ?? WHY ?? The shop is not on the hook for this lie, you aren't there customer you are the conmans customer. It is much cheaper to do a used transmission swap as opposed to a COMPLETE rebuild. AND if it is a rebuild you will have a very tough time proving that all the extra parts you are going to be told 2 days later will be needed ( HELLO; MORE money $$$ & goodbye $1395.00 ) to repair your vehicle. AND you are paying a lot more money as well ( Don't forget about the conmans money - $400 to $800 more is what I have heard he makes ) And do not forget he is orchestrating this scam from some room in a house on Long Island. This scam has been going on since at least 2013 - ****. I've seen compaints going back this far.There are many of them. The domain name is changed quite often to throw people as myself off his trail. BUT he ripped off the wrong guy and I am going to make sure the public is aware of his dishonesty and bad reputation. He has many complaints on the internet. Way to many to list. Search hard and you will find them. He suppossedly lives in a town on Long Island. A mechanic at one of the shops he uses says the ripoff kingpin is a opiod pill popper as well as a drunk. I never did actually see him but what comes to mind is a bald , pudgy , doughy slob with many bad habits and no friends. He never tries to dispute these compaints and accusations and that points to his guilt. I am putting together a list of shops that I will post on another report. BEWARE this guy will cheat you out of your hard earned money in a heartbeat. !!!!! It is terrible as to he will take advantage of elderly persons , women struggling to keep their families together and to unware hard working people that just need a repair (an expensive one) done for their car and to get back to work to support their families. He has used many different names or domain names to lure unsuspecting victems into his trap. Names of other domain names are {1349transdepot.com/ 1349trans.shop / tra10jr.com / jauto2018.com } This is only a few. Does this sound like a man with solid reputation ? NO !! Look these names up and you will see a long list of negative reviews. He switches them constantly to throw people off his track. These are phone numbers associated with his crooked on-line company.His 877 number is a new tactic he uses to keep scamming innocent people. Past numbers that were used are : (267) 375-**** (203) 297-**** / 443-261-**** / 732-201-**** / (732) 481 - **** / ( 267 ) 434 - **** / ( 516 ) 403 - **** / ( 631 ) 371 - **** / 631-228-**** . He operates in Baltimore , Philadelphia , New Jersey , Long Island , Connecticut. I have seen ads in the south , Atlanta is one city but were hard to find sometimes. This guy might operate even further away. The shop in New Jersey Is Precision Automotive on Rahway Ave in Newbridge NJ. There reviews are just as bad. I got a very poor job and was overcharged by $900.00 . And I told him I was going to make the public aware of his terrible reputation. He changes the name & the domain name & the phone numbers often to try and throw people like me off his track. But I'm not going away !!. He even recently just changed the name to 1395depot.com after using 1349transdepot.com for 5 to 6 months and that was changed from 1349trans.shop ( so this is about the 6th or 7th time in 2 years). Does this sound like a reputable transmission repair company ??? I've called him and said if he was a reputable businessman then he would address all negative reviews. He NEVER DOES. They are all labeled Unresolved. He preys on Hard working people with not much money, many with a limited educational background as well as the elderly. The authorities apparently do nothing. It is up to good people like us to warn the public of these con-men. Do not let any of his henchmen and cohorts get the keys to your car. And if you are going to let them , do yourself a favor and type in the the names of those other domain names and/or type in the phone numbers to read all of the HORRIBLE and AWFUL reviews. Many are against the elderly , and not financially well off. He takes advantage of helpless and hardworking individuals. This guy James Is DISGUSTING !!! and should be put out of business forever !! Let this be a lesson to you James Saroka ( what ever you call yourself ) it's time to get a real job !!! To the unsuspecting public , please take your time when your facing a costly automotive repair. Yours Truly A Transmission rip-off victim
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#1643650 Review #1643650 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Woodbridge, New Jersey
Service
1395Depot Car Repair
Cons
  • Very dishonest
Reason of review
Pricing issue
Loss
$900
Preferred solution
Full refund

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