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Celeita Kramer at Crossed Sabers Stables/Second Wind Adoption Program has been committing fraud for years now. She has libeled & slandered people who do not see eye to eye with her on her website for the entire internet world to see. Even thou people have had proof that her claims and comments were lies and just vicious attacks on an individual’s, she would continue to leave them on her website until attorneys sent her a cease & desist letter or a local official of the law was notified and brought into the picture.

She was recently investigated for animal abuse & neglect. The reports put forth went to PETA & local officials. She herself stated on her website: "Unfortunately, if some horses aren’t placed into homes soon. We will have to start putting down horses that we can’t place and that have been here over a year". All of the horses ARE still alive.

That statement above shows the attempt to violate her own "Adoption Contract". Here are a few sentences from an email that made it into the hands of city officials it is another point on how Celeita Kramer is running this adoption program:

1)" These horses are all free, all you have to do is sign our adoption contract and take them. I can't feed them anymore. My only choice if no one adopts them is to start letting horses loose and let them fend for themselves. We don't have any more money to feed any of them".

2)"Someone give these guys a chance or they will be let lose in the woods behind our pasture. I don't even have the money for the vet to come and put any of them down and I don't see anyone getting adopted soon". This was sent out 2 days after the posting of "Putting Horses Down" on her website.

FRAUD: somebody who deliberately deceives somebody else, usually for financial gain.

Copies of her infamous "Blacklist" where numerous accounts of libel & slander are located can still be found on the internet. Reports were made on this as well to local officials & now the "Blacklist" has mysteriously disappeared from her website. This has happened time & time again. She takes it off the site & puts it back after awhile. She has tampered with many people’s lives with this list. Many of these were just personal vendettas. Please see these 2 links for further info:

http://swap.atangledweb.info/

http://www.chronicleforums.com/Forum/showthread.php?t=116746

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Interested in all you Celeita
#345067
Not one of you mentions being a consumer or donating any money and or horses to the program. makes me wonder what you have really been doing besides whining online about a wonderful program that finds horses homes. There are enough of you (supposedly, hard to tell as this is the internet and you can say you are whoever you want) to open your own rescue/adoption program. SOOOOOO if this place is so bad and you all feel for the horses, Get off your lazy, whining rear ends and open a place yourself! Right all her supposed wrongs. yes it is easy to post something online. Not easy to actually get out of the house and do something.
Truth In Knowledge
to Interested in all you Celeita #968940
well here ya go, I have donated several times $500.00 each time. I stopped after figuring Celeita out. She Doesn't work, she's never there anytime I was at the farm, I work and take care of my farm, my rescue horses from Crossed sabers, and help rescue and save horses from slaughter. I don't ask for money, I decided to to do this on my own so it was my choice. She threatens, lies, misrepresents the animal, places peoples lives in danger with these lies about the personality and training of the animals she is adopting out to families
karen
#147676
She may be Bi-Polar? Seems to have an 'on/off' switch personality
Former Swapvolunteer
#97040
Yes, of course I asked Celeita for proof of 501(c)3 and what I got was a vicious return email telling me I didn't care about horses!

The people who were on her Board of Directors when I started volunteering all were 'fired' when they asked for more info. At the time Celeita was begging for money to pay the mortgage. The farm is solely owned by Celeita though her poor ex husband is still on the mortgage even though she promised his attorney to release him.

I had a friend who would have donated a very nice horse and when she asked for IRS info she was told that it must be under a different name like SWAP LLC. I looked up ANY AND ALL Charitable organizations in WV and did not find anything remotely related to Celeita's business. My friend called the IRS and no...there was no SWAP or Second Wind nothing. I doubt there is now! She did register as a charity in WV and had a year to produce documentation...guess that year should be up.

Here are the charities listed on IRS Schedule 78 today 12-22-09
Araiza Revival Ministries Inc. West Union WV USA --
Central Station Community Development Inc. West Union WV USA --
Childers Manor Inc. West Union WV USA --
Doddridge County Fair Commission Inc. West Union WV USA --
Doddridge County Humane Society Inc. West Union WV USA --
Doddridge County Senior Citizens Center Inc. West Union WV USA --
Doddridge Ecumenical
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Local
#74914
Just ask the locals. She's a nut is what you will hear.
666Celeita666
#33824
Celeita is a crazy lunatic.

sic..." Continue to stick your head up her *** and into her business. You are only making her stronger and the program bigger and her supporters more determined. You haven't figured out what ever you give out to the world you give back 10 fold.... so all of you will get your just rewards. "

If she only gets back "2 fold" what she has given out - that would be enough to make her slit her own throat. hmmmm - is she desperate enough to do that yet???
former swapvolunteer
New Castle, Delaware, United States #32951
Here is the place at the IRS to write about the improprities regarding donation tax deductions, lying about 501(c)3 status amd soliciting horses and dollars as a charity when in fact she is not - under ANY name!

TTENTION: all donors, adopters, ppl that have given $$$ donations etc. please write your letters to this address (address given from the IRS themselves today).

I.R.S- EO Classifications
MC 4910DAL
1100 Commerce St.
Dallas, TX 75242
Diana
#30609
to former swap volunteer Sue M. Did you actually ask Celeita for proof of her 501c3 status? or are you just listening to some more of the lies. Why haven't any of the donors or accountants gotten her in deep doo-doo over it. Why haven't any of the companies she buys stuff with her non-profit # come after her for saying she was a fraud? I've never seen anything like this happen. You think it's a fake number? Are you insane or just making stuff up? I'm through with this bull. Ive got better things to do, like go hang out with my family....
Diana
#30604
Oh yeah, i forgot to mention how she uses the non-profit # on all the stuff she buys for the horses. Pretty easy to find that out. oh and to correct my own mistake, get 'your receipt' when you donate something of value (over $25) to the program. Can't get a write off for under $25.
Diana
#30603
this is in reply to the person who doesn't believe SWAP is a legitimate 501c3 , well, i work in the office and have helped Celeita with 8283s for donor who are looking to put the value of the horses they donated on their taxes. You can't do that without a non profit # to give the donor and their accountant! I have given the number over the phone to donors. Believe me, plenty of donors write off the horses they donate, since some are quite valuable. You all don't know what you're talking about, don't have a clue. If you want real proof, donate something to the program and get you're receipt and tax write-off.

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