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Balls_tothe_Walls (Heath Helton) is a scammer

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

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  1. danbot

    danbot Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 31, 2009
    Actually to be fair, that was December 11, so just before he pulled all the shit.
    ETA: that doesn't mean he hasn't been doing raffles to fund more transactions, but we need proof of that.
     
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  2. Vaporstang

    Vaporstang Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 8, 2014
    Wow! Thanks for posting!
     
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  3. Lone_Wolfe

    Lone_Wolfe Dazed and Confused Platinum Member

    May 3, 2011
    Sure you can, it's happened many times over.
     
  4. lieferung

    lieferung

    May 24, 2016
    Good catch, the time line has gotten rather messy after so many pages.
     
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  5. danbot

    danbot Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 31, 2009
    True, but not easily I guess is the point.;)
     
  6. Mark Boyles

    Mark Boyles Gold Member Gold Member

    109
    May 3, 2017
    Conversation about his PayPal being locked out around New Year's. Sorry about the last post being out of the concerned time frame.

    https://imgur.com/gallery/7Erw1

    *link updated with personal info edited out
     
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  7. danbot

    danbot Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 31, 2009
    Well that certainly is damning! His shit was cleared up with PayPal by the 28th according to that. He has well earned his ban here and his new reputation!:thumbsdown:
    ...And any charges that may be coming his way as far as I'm concerned. Thank you for coming forward with this mark.
     
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  8. bonky

    bonky Gold Member Gold Member

    560
    Jul 1, 2009
    So it comes full-circle. What was suspected has been proven to be true.

    I don't think that many of us here are surprised, but we've seen this game played out many times before.

    Heath Helton is what we thought he was. Sadly enough, there will be others gullible enough to believe that he was somhow a victim. The best we can do is to make sure that this thread stays on top.
     
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  9. danbot

    danbot Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 31, 2009
    With some more people coming forward I'm sure this is gonna be Hall of Shame material unfortunately. So sad! Like others have said, it erodes at the trust in our community and kills the enjoyment of what we are trying to have here.:mad::(
     
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  10. stonesell

    stonesell Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 20, 2009
    Victims of Heath Helton scams, may want to consider contacting the Texas Rangers. This type of fraud may very well fit under one of their jurisdictional catagories. If enough people give the Rangers a link to this thread, along with a registered complaint, it may just move up a bit on their priority list. This type of action is much more sensible than personal threats over the phone, and Heath’s team of lawyers would surely welcome the challange of dealing with such an elite law enforcement agency.
    https://www.dps.texas.gov/TexasRangers/rangerresponsibilities.htm
    If it turns out that Heath is innocent, then the Rangers may just go up against the corrupt banking institution that confiscated Heath’s money. This could be a win win for everyone involved, and also bring resolution to this thread.
     
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  11. craytab

    craytab Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 26, 2012
    He's buying knives while he owes people money. He has the money and the property of those he owes. He could pay them back if he so chooses. Yet he doesn't. He is making a choice to take and hold their money and their property. That is stealing. It is clearly a deliberate scam or why wouldn't he just pay these people back? Remember, he has the money.
     
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  12. HappyDaddy

    HappyDaddy Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 21, 2013
    I've been reading this thread purely for entertainment value almost from the start. From the time Helton first "explained" the problem it's been clear that everything that has happened has been purposeful.
     
  13. LastRodeo

    LastRodeo Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Nov 2, 2013
    @Lance Leon
    Does this new information about him buying knives change your opinion at all? I know you weren’t desperate to get your money, but you had to believe you would be getting paid before he resumed buying more knives. I’m am certain those that are/were in more dire circumstances were expecting to get paid first.
     
  14. timw1

    timw1 Swamp Yankee Platinum Member

    316
    Sep 28, 2011
    You are right, especially pulling off the scam just before he moved. To prosecute a case like this is not an easy one considering most people he is accused of stealing from are from different states. The case can be prosecuted in the state/town he lived in when the crime was committed. I think most, if not all the larcenies were perpetrated in Kansas, and now he lives in Texas. I believe victims will have a hard time getting anyone in Kansas to investigate/prosecute the case because he moved. If someone were to compile a list of victims and dollar amounts I think an investigator in Kansas would investigate the case. It would entail each victim to respond to their local police and file a report. Written sworn statements could then be forwarded to the investigator in Kansas. The cases would be grouped together as one, and an arrest warrant would be submitted to the court. This case would take some time because the investigator would have to serve search warrants to PayPal and the bank. If I was an investigator in Kansas I would not shy away from this case, justice needs to be served.
     
  15. bonky

    bonky Gold Member Gold Member

    560
    Jul 1, 2009
    I think that at this point the motive of Heath Helton is pretty clear The more times that the name Heath Helton is mentioned in this thread, the higher the probability that Heath Helton will appear in a web-search linked to his questionable (at best) activities.

    Heath Helton.
     
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  16. braillediver

    braillediver Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 6, 2007
    SO Heat Helton is a Thief and Lying Fraud as we all suspected. Like a modern day parasite.
     
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  17. leghog

    leghog

    Aug 10, 2013
    Who? Heath Helton
     
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  18. Lance Leon

    Lance Leon Gold Member Gold Member

    651
    May 3, 2017
    He bought knives before I received the chargeback. My opinion has not changed; I'm cautiously optimistic that I'll get my money back. I'm not going to support him via trading or buying, at least till this is resolved properly, but I'm not going to condemn him.
     
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  19. bonky

    bonky Gold Member Gold Member

    560
    Jul 1, 2009
    Yes, Heath Helton . Apparently, Heath Helton has been involved in some questionable (at best) activities in the cutlery trading world. People would be well-advised to exercise caution when dealing with Heath Helton.

    Heath Helton is his name.

    Be sure to exercise caution when dealing with Heath Helton.

    That name again is Heath Helton.
     
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  20. leghog

    leghog

    Aug 10, 2013
    Which Helton? Heath Helton
     
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