map-marker Dallas, Texas

He did the right thing!

I was able to connect with Don and I am very pleased with his resolution. He made my priority his. Perhaps he is back to a better time and ready to serve his customers. I appreciate his willingness to help correct the problem. Our business was making a big investment to build this site and our expectations were high. He went out of business before we were confident that we could manage without his help. Communication was a struggle at this time. Our recent communication just saved us thousands of dollars and his willingness to help in this business dilemma gave me a new confidence that he is on the right side.
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Biff Zrf
map-marker Richardson, Texas

Failed to pay his bill as promised

Don Purdum contacted me to print business cards for him. He asked for a rush to meet an event that he had. I agreed and I did as promised. I provided a small quantity to help him through this special event and provided these at no charge to help him out. He came by later and picked up the whole order and Don said he would pay in one week. During that week he moved to Lancaster, PA. He said he will pay in two weeks. He has not. He now says he will pay his rent and food before he pays me. He profits from products at the expense of me and my family and has yet to keep his word.
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Don and his family are crooks I have a judgement against him for 1700. He has yet to pay. he's just an everyday *** artist and crook


Yes he is a scam artist. I was apart of his scam under TexStar.

I don't a business he has had that didn't go under. I know why now, because does do what he says he will. And now he is going to tell you how to have a relationship and a business. Weird.

I can't believe he calls himself a minister. Beware!!!!!!

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Don is a scam artist and how dare his wife be sucked into his schemes. He should be ashamed of himself bringing his family into his dishonesty.

He will have to answer ONE DAY for all of his dishonor.

Remember...Do unto others....


OMG! That's what he told me too!

He needs to use his money for food and rent first! But apparently he had enough money to uproot the family to PA!! Just be glad you're not out $500 like I am. As much as I hate that I got screwed by this scam artist, it's comforting to know that I am not alone.

I can only hope that prospective clients take the time to research Don before doing business with him and don't learn the hard way like we did. I am sorry he screwed you too but take solace in the fact that you are not alone.

I'm confused that it was Texstar as that was about 4 businesses went Texstar, Internet Conference, DNet and now this ridiculous marriage & business venture. New state and I guess he plans on recycling his businesses?

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Listen lady you full of *** he is right and does need to take care of his family ***

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You are not full of **** Don Purdum is a thief!

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Said the person who hasn't been screwed over by him...yet.

gerald claude

go see a lawyer....

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map-marker Dallas, Texas

Don't do business with Don Purdum

TexStar - Don't do business with Don Purdum
Updated by user Feb 21, 2013

While in the process of trying to remove this complaint, in the meantime, please note that Don has offered to pay me what is owed and I am in the process of collecting the monies due to me. He owned up to the lack of communication with me and I am grateful he is doing the right thing.

Original review Dec 13, 2012
I am a freelance contractor who was hired by Don Purdum to do web design. He used and profited from my work but failed to pay my invoice. A lawsuit is pending. If your gut tells you something is not right with Mr. Purdum, listen to it so you don't find yourself in court. He is a dishonest businessman who's business ventures change all the time...just Google him, and sets out to prey on small businesses for personal gain. I truly believe in karma and know that someday he will get his just due. Find him...for He was formally with TexStar.Web and DNet, just within the last 5 months.
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In 2011 I was a salaried Web Developer for his Texstar Web Company. My paycheck bounced.

He promised to fix the situation and kept me working for him for another week before he "fired" me for what he said was poor work. He used all of the work I gave him, I contacted the clients who all said they loved my work and then my final check bounced.

He never paid me for 3 weeks of solid work and then used every single bit of it. Don Purdum is a horrible person who should be ashamed of himself.


Apparently Don and Nicole have scammed as many people as they can in Texas and have moved on to the unsuspecting people in Lancaster, PA. IF you do business with these two, please DO NOT give them any money up front for any reason, you will never see anything from it and you'll never hear from them again.

These are not good people.

Heed my advice. Instead of their latest venture, marriage seminars, they should offer seminars on how to scam people because that is what they are best at.


This couple has been using and scamming people and businesses for a very long time. The prior poster wasn't the only unpaid debt that was left by Don and Nicole Purdum.

This couple talks a really good game, but refuses to follow through on commitments, chronically costing their partners and clients MONEY and TIME.

Please be aware these people will lie and spread malicious gossip about anyone who sees through their scam and attempts to hold them accountable.

As with most scammers, Don is a great talker, but once they get paid, they are ONTO the next partner who will feel sorry for them and give them cash.

I saw the last poster updated the post in Feb 2013 saying Don and Nicole were paying...was this 500.00 invoice ever paid? It's almost October.

Please Stay as far away from these people as possible....SCAM!!!! SCAM ALERT!!! SCAM!!!


I am glad that Julie Fowler, of Fowler Designs who originally posted this complaint here on this website, has as of Feb 21, 2012 updated it as to our recent communication. Julie, I know from our conversation that you do not mean all the things you said so harshly, and I understand you. My life took a couple of turns that were hard, and now that I am back on course, I plan on moving forward and paying as soon as possible. I appreciate you!

Julie Fowler did a great job for me, and I am happy with the design. I am sorry Julie for being out of contact and I look forward to resolving this financial issue soon. Here's wishing you the best in your business and in your life going forward!

Sincerely, Don Purdum

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Don Purdum is still up to his old tricks, he hasn't communicated or paid anyone, he has only done what he normally does, work the internet so that it "appears" like he is taking responsibility for his scams. Please be aware of this when working with the Purdums.

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