Craig F Imn
map-marker Victoria, Texas

Real Estate Lease Contract Fraud//Theft of Our Money

Equity Partners Insurance Services, Inc.

34641 Grantham College Dr.

Slidell, La 70460

Brian and Nicole Silva scamed me and my wife out of $1,750.00, plus around $1,200.00 in moving expenses in December 2007. We signed a lease to rent

a house they bought and renovated in the presence of "Owner/Agent-Nicole Silva". Nicole, Her husband and Father met us at the house after taking our check, giving us the key and we moving all of our furniture, appliances and boxes into the four bedroom home. She introduced her father and husband to our family and the next day relisted the house back onto the market. Two days later, our check cleared the bank and Brian Silva, President of Equity Partners Insurance Services sent me an email stating that we had to move out of the property within 5 Days. We had just spent 7 days cleaning up the yard and house and moving all of our belongings into the house at

206 Constelation Drive in Slidell, LA. Five days after that, Nicole Silva,"Claims Adjuster for E.P. Insurance" went to the courthouse and filed an eviction notice against us, stating that we had NO CONTRACT, because her husband did not sign it and she has NO INTERESTS in this company(She is just the Real Estate Agent). Twelve months later we have not gotten one cent of our money back from the Silvas and we have an eviction on our record from a house we never lived in(Because they turned off the utilities and would not give us the permission letter to get it turned on in our names. She must have really needed this money for Christmas, because in her correspondence, she insisted that the Check be made out to "Nicole Silva"-It is a good thing I had the intuitiveness to write it out to the Business Name she put on the lease! NICOLE AND BRIAN SILVA ARE NOTHING MORE THAN TWO LIARS, THIEVES AND SCAMERS.....PLEASE BE AWARE OF THIS BEFORE YOU DO ANY BUSINESS WITH THEM!!!!!!!!! January 21, 2009.

They continue to try and remove this complaint without giving us back the money we gave them at the time of the lease signing. If their INTEGRITY is so important to them, why is it that they can not return our money when they reverted to saying that we had no valid lease contract ?! December 3, 2009.

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Guest

Nothing in this post makes sense.

Craig F Imn
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If you were robbed of $3000.00 right at Christmas time, wouldn't you let other people know of your experience with this business, or are you an employee of this place?

Guest

These are not good people. Bad ethics. DO NOT do business with them!

Guest

I've heard lots of bad things around town about this company and these people. You should take them to small claims court.

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