Ben Blevins And Parents Are Scam Arti...

Ben Blevins And Parents Are Scam Artist, Many People Lost 5,000 In Ponzi Scheme

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Been Scamed

Nashville, TN

#1 Jun 17, 2010
Ben Blevins And His Parents are at it again. The parents are involved in a ponzi scheme where individuals invest 5,000 in a FAKE business in which Teressa Blevins and her husband has told everyone they have invented a fire tool that is being purchased by Hurst Company but when Hurst was contacted they never heard of the Blevins or the tool. Many people are looking for their money, they have scammed over 60 people that I have found between 5 states. They are using the money for personal use and their is no payout coming. Their Son Ben Blevins is wanted in Hamblen County with a 2,500 reward. If you been scammed, the live in a neighborhood in Russellville, TN off of Shinbone Road , the neighborhood is right before Jerold Road. I was not given their exact address but I am going by there tomorow, The street they live on is called "Winesap" . I have been told there are only 2 roads in this neighborhood so will be easy to find. They live at the end in a culdasac and have a pool with a white fence I was told. If you are a victim, lets ban together and get our money and find their Son Ben Blevins as well while we are at it. I will be driving there tomorow.
well duh

Columbia, TN

#2 Jun 17, 2010
Whydidn't anyone ever check for a patent? Maybe check with hurst before now. They have been doing this for 2 yrs now. It has been well known in rogersville that it was a scam. Never , ever give money to anyone with out a legal claim. To get paid back you will have to join with others and sue in civil court,try and get their home or other property. Good Luck.
Been Scamed

Nashville, TN

#3 Jun 17, 2010
We need to all join together, anyone that has been scammed needs to add their info within this forum and pull together our resources. Any info you may have please provide, over 50 families have been effected many with children to feed and bills to pay.
in the middle

Morristown, TN

#4 Jun 17, 2010
Let us find them scammers and ask them if they want to get in a big ole pile and do it.
Ma calling

Knoxville, TN

#5 Jun 18, 2010
Hey Paw, I know I shouldn't call you at work at the Chicken house but I just heard a way we can get big bucks! We're gonna get back several times what we put in this deal, tee hee!!
Oh my gosh Paw this seems about to good to be true.
On your way home when you stop to pick up our weekly $150 of scratch off lottery tickets at the Pilot station, go by the bank and get all that sash we made from selling them Hydros you got when you fell off the ladder last year trying to fix us up free cable.
We're gonna be rich Paw!!
Been Scamed

AOL

#6 Jun 19, 2010
thanks for the info
sure sure

Morristown, TN

#7 Jun 20, 2010
Ma calling wrote:
Hey Paw, I know I shouldn't call you at work at the Chicken house but I just heard a way we can get big bucks! We're gonna get back several times what we put in this deal, tee hee!!
Oh my gosh Paw this seems about to good to be true.
On your way home when you stop to pick up our weekly $150 of scratch off lottery tickets at the Pilot station, go by the bank and get all that sash we made from selling them Hydros you got when you fell off the ladder last year trying to fix us up free cable.
We're gonna be rich Paw!!
hahahahaha, brilliant!

While I feel for those of you that got scammed it wasn't really a Ponzi scheme. A Ponzi scheme is when people go in with a guaranteed return of let's say 15% and you'll collect $5,000 from 10 people and pay out the extra 15% to a couple of them to show it is 'credible' and keep urging people to invest and reinvest. This just sounds like you wrote out a check without doing any research.
Jason

France

#8 Jun 20, 2010
sure sure wrote:
<quoted text>
hahahahaha, brilliant!
While I feel for those of you that got scammed it wasn't really a Ponzi scheme. A Ponzi scheme is when people go in with a guaranteed return of let's say 15% and you'll collect $5,000 from 10 people and pay out the extra 15% to a couple of them to show it is 'credible' and keep urging people to invest and reinvest. This just sounds like you wrote out a check without doing any research.
Biggest idiot on Topix. LOL!
Been Scamed

Nashville, TN

#9 Jun 20, 2010
Some received anywhere from a few hundred to a thousand back to hold off doubt if it is real or not. So it is a Ponzi Scheme. Now that everyone is wanting their money, they are dodging and hiding.
What

Morristown, TN

#10 Jul 9, 2010
Been Scamed wrote:
Some received anywhere from a few hundred to a thousand back to hold off doubt if it is real or not. So it is a Ponzi Scheme. Now that everyone is wanting their money, they are dodging and hiding.
You are an idiot! I considered investing in this venture however unlike you i did my research. The product is real and it does exist why do you think Hurst would reveal information to you on a development project. Outside of that I have seen the contract you signed it was never date specific on the refund of your money. On top of that your were offered an opportunity to by a percentage of their percentage. The first thing you should have asked for was a portfolio of the company including patents, managers of the company and back ground information as well as current financial on the company as well as projected. The first thing you should have remembered was if it sounds to good be true it probably is! With that being said it was your responsibility to do your research before investing. You should have asked what your refund terms was before signing a half page contract! LOL
Maybe that degree and your ego show you were just not that smart after all!!!!
An investor

Winchester, KY

#11 Jul 13, 2010
Okay, well I did invest money into this company and I personally think that the neighboring family who hired the PI needs to quit causing trouble. I have been around John and Terressa many many times and were friends with them before any of the investment was brought up. First, if they were scammers then why in the hell would they live in their previous home for 10 or more years-- and why would they stay in town when they were evicted from their home(thanks to trouble making neighbors). Maybe you should realize that it takes more than 3 months for a huge company like Hurst to sign and agree to hand over such a large amount of money. And maybe you should accept that there are good people in this world unlike some people(neighboring trouble makers) and John really is intelligent enough to invent something that your little mind can't comprehend. If you think you are getting scammed then sell out of your percentage, and if you aren't even an investor then keep your opinions to yourself because it's none of your business.
investor

Baxter, KY

#12 Jul 15, 2010
If YOU know they scammed people then these people should come forward with there names (real names) so as new investors can have opportunity to talk to them and join together to see if really is a scam.... but until we have real names and real people to talk to then what is going on here is slander.And if someone does have a Private Investors report post it or share it give real facts and info do not go on personal feelings or grudges.
clear up

Baxter, KY

#13 Jul 15, 2010
John and Treasea can clear this up just post a patient number no one can steal or use it POST IT
Wanted

Baxter, KY

#14 Jul 15, 2010
ck out rogersville topix on ben blevins
20.000 reward
cant believe there is so much fuss over one person who laundered some money thru a business
. He is not a violet criminal or rapist. Harold Head is going to lose everything well not everything just a big chunk of money and he all you crazy people stirred up. Ben will be caught eventually and he will have to serve his time like everybody else til then oh well
What

Morristown, TN

#15 Jul 15, 2010
I agree with your post! As I said I researched the the tool and business both are very viable. I'm not sure on the return being as large as projected due to things can change. I think what some people have lost sight of is this is a start up company and there are many bumps in the road. It takes time to develop a tool as intricate as this is due to many parts are not standard off the shelf items. When people are stirring trouble it only makes things worse and doesn't make it any better. I would guarantee you this if the people crying got their money back and this project was successful they would be crying and moaning then say they deserved the full amount that everyone else received. They lost sight of the fact you never invest more than you are willing or can afford to lose.
I hope for everyone that this thing works but people need to let things settle down and quit the slander and attacks.
Been Scamed

Nashville, TN

#16 Jul 25, 2010
They were evicted due to NOT paying rent on their home that they told everyone that they bought ( Another Lie). Pay your rent or get out, thats straight from the landlord several months ago. Also, it does take more than 3 months for a company to buy in to this tool, but I know personally that this Scam has been going on for over 3 years and they are broke and not willing to give any money back , not even one hundred dollars, they are broke and everyone including me has lost all of our money we gave them. Hurst told me that they have NO plans on buying this tool when I called them 3 months ago, now the money is gone to pay their own personal bills waiting for the big payoff which according to Hurst themselves will NEVER happen. Sorry to burst your dreams but we have all been Scammed. Dont forget, the neighbors didnt evict them , their Landlord did for NOT PAYING RENT !!!! They are BROKE !!

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