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£60raised of £360 target by 4 supporters

    Weʼve raised £60 to to pay back Keri Bird after falling prey to a con artist.

    Location
    Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
    Time left
    Funded on Friday, 23rd December 2016

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    Keri being the nice person that she is, didn't want to set up a page such as this, so I thought I would step up, and set it up for her. Let's rally together and raise the money which she lost out on for being a good samaritan, and help restore her faith in humanity

    Here's the story! Some cruel people in the world

    I was conned by Lorraine Armitage, from East Anglia. This woman agreed to buy my beautiful patchwork sofa (those who visited my little studio would have had the pleasure of setting their eyes on this beaut!) for £300.00 on eBay. She agreed to pay an additional £60.00 for delivery from Bury to Ipswich. On the morning of said delivery she phoned me in a very polite, friendly manner and explained she had transferred money but it may not show until lunch time (it was being delivered at 8am). As it was the last day of my tenancy at my studio and was moving premises with a 5 month old baby in tow, I took the risk. Nice people who respond to texts and call you aren't con artists are they?! How wrong was I! After 9 months of many phone calls, texts and a small claims case, I admit defeat and am accepting the money is long gone. Apparently I am in a VERY long line of people chasing her for money. She has since been evicted from 2 properties, and I am in the long list of victims ranging from home removals, landlords, Indian takeaways and home storage firms. These businesses have lost thousands and thousands of pounds, and have had no joy so I'm throwing the towel in and saying bye bye to my £360.00

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    • brad gothard1 year ago
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      brad gothard

      1 year ago

      The balls rolling, and thank you to anyone who's been able to chip in. Don't forget to share the post.

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    • brad gothard

      brad gothard

      Nov 30, 2016

      Enjoy your christmas

      £25.00

    • Jan Simmonds

      Jan Simmonds

      Nov 23, 2016

      Have had this happen to me on a smaller scale so I know how disappointing it feels

      £5.00

    • Kelli Romei

      Kelli Romei

      Nov 23, 2016

      Hope kind people can help you get your money back in time for Christmas:) it's really sad because you lost money and a beautiful sofa that you loved:( Happy holidays 🎄🎉🎁🎅🎊

      £20.00

    • Lynda Wade

      Lynda Wade

      Nov 23, 2016

      This lady was hit by this co woman at a very vulnerable time so anyone who can help would be appreciated. Let's give Keri a Christmas present x

      £10.00

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