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Balls_tothe_Walls (Heath Helton) is a scammer

Discussion in 'Hall of Shame' started by thtieu, Dec 19, 2017.

  1. Murphjd25

    Murphjd25 Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 27, 2016
    Sounds legit to me too. I had no problem with Heath and everything went very smoothly, so hopefully this all gets taken care of for him and everyone affected.
  2. josh yu

    josh yu

    Jun 14, 2017
    You jumped the gun here dude. Please take down his personal info in the interim. This is NOT ok
    Last edited: Dec 19, 2017
  3. Balls_tothe_Walls


    Aug 28, 2017
    Absolutely any and all done on here were performed and approved by me. I'm on the phone cleaning up and clearing all now.
    bonky, Ramrodmb, Helix99 and 2 others like this.
  4. gavin706


    Jul 20, 2015
    I'm never active on here, I mostly just use reddit, but I talk to balls almost every day via text and reddit and I can definitely vouch for him that he's not scamming anyone. I'm sure it's a really shitty process having to go through and approve every transaction during multiple month periods, so just give him some time to go through the probably hundreds of transactions he has to approve. I also received emails about things being disputed, but I trust that they will get worked out just fine. He's a good dude who has always been more than fair when dealing with not only myself but with anyone that I've seen him deal with on reddit. It sounds like he's doing his best to get it resolved so just give him a little time to do that. And OP maybe think about taking his full contact info down, I get having his email address up but I don't see the point in fully doxxing the dude, especially when he's trying to get this fixed.
  5. mwehrwein3030


    Aug 6, 2017
    @Balls_tothe_Walls is a legit dude. It's happened to me in the past and happening now. Please do not be worried at all. He got it taken care of the last time and will do it this time. Be patient!! And blasting a dude before trying to work it out or you're able to talk with him is not cool! He's good! He also wouldn't be here speaking about it if he were trying to screw people over
  6. madcap_magician

    madcap_magician Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Feb 27, 2005
    Glad to see the subject here on top of things, will wait to see how it all shakes out. Honestly, though I appreciate the input of those friends of his from Reddit or wherever, the opinions of long-time participants who are well known here will go further in reassuring everyone he's a stand-up sort.
  7. Zangadia


    Dec 19, 2017
    That's understandable wanting people from here who have had this same issue step forward, as us new people who created an account just for this specific reason don't carry much weight here as we are "unknown" to everyone. But we are known on Reddit, so I'm hoping that holds some value to the people here I my self have done thousands of dollars worth of deals via Reddit so I've earned my trust there. Just asking people to give us a bit of trust here from our interactions on Reddit.
  8. thtieu

    thtieu Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 2, 2017
    Agreed, my bad. I went ahead and removed his info.
  9. Zangadia


    Dec 19, 2017
    I guess it's kind of a good thing this happened to us before in the past, at least now you know what needs to be done and you're not trying to figure it out like that last time haha granted this one seems like more of a pain in the ass :(... but you got this ;)
  10. Peter Hartwig

    Peter Hartwig Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 29, 2008
    We have had situations like this happen before, and he seems to be doing what he can to resolve the issue for those involved. For now if I were BTTW I would hold off on making more knife purchases until all is resolved and as a seller I would hold off on selling to BTTW. Let the dust settle then all can move on with confidence. Sounds like all will be fine in the end.
    sharp_edge likes this.
  11. Balls_tothe_Walls


    Aug 28, 2017
    I'm 100% in aggreeance with you. Let me clear my name first, with all this, and then if users wish to work out trades/sells/buys with me in the future, awesome. If not, I fully understand. I only ask for the chance to clear things up before receiving anymore threats/hate mail/etc., as I promise to all involved in this shit show, that I'm working through them one by one on the phone as I type this diligently and quickly.
    Icky Thump, bonky, Ramrodmb and 4 others like this.
  12. madcap_magician

    madcap_magician Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Feb 27, 2005
    I think he's earned the benefit of the doubt. Trust on Reddit is not trust here, though. This community is less sales-based and more discussion- and longevity-based. People who are here only to buy and sell are frowned upon.
  13. DNAIrradiator

    DNAIrradiator Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 3, 2013
    Well, I’m certainly glad my PayPal is completely locked down with this BS this time of year. Guess no more knives or gifts this year...
    Coreman likes this.
  14. Undefeatable


    Feb 28, 2015
    Much appreciated. As soon as the Paypal stuff is resolved I will work with a Mod to remove my negative feedback (pulled the trigger on that one too soon, my apolgoies).
  15. Mountain Elite NW°

    Mountain Elite NW° Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 3, 2017
    I got the email last night from PayPal as well. I went back and looked at the transaction and have the conversations of us discussing the transaction and usps showing delivery. Waiting on PayPal to fix it because my PayPal shows negative balance because of this.
  16. Solid_Snake

    Solid_Snake Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 17, 2015
    Shady dude
    Last edited: Jun 19, 2019
    mwehrwein3030 likes this.
  17. Balls_tothe_Walls


    Aug 28, 2017
    I'm up to 113 cases that I'm working one by one to approve, out of nearly 1,000. Thanks for the vote of confidence, as I'm working on everyone's one by one, as quickly as PayPal can move. Should come as no surprise that they are having a heavy influx of calls, so I can only go as fast as they allow me to. I've been on with three employees thus far since 8:00am, to be in the realms of their rules and procedures on agents and employee breaks they require.
  18. palonej

    palonej Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Aug 5, 2015
    Jeeeeez. Really glad there was a simple explanation for this mess.
    Not so simple to clean up the mess tho.
    Hang in there @Balls_tothe_Walls!!
  19. mwehrwein3030


    Aug 6, 2017
    Thanks for working like a champ! I knew you be would! This situation just sucks to be in both shoes
  20. palonej

    palonej Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Aug 5, 2015
    Definitely sucks, but could have been MUCH MUCH worse.
    mwehrwein3030 likes this.

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