Superior Sports Investments SSI Card Trimming SCAM

We are SICK of having to write about another pair of industry scumbags. But put away your plastic slabs for a second and get to know this duo.

In early 2019, Bill Sliheet and Nate Nichols from Superior Sports Investments (SSI) were called out for having trimmed cards for sale.

Bill Sliheet

Initially, it wasn't clear if SSI knowingly sold trimmed cards, or perhaps, they were duped themselves and didn't have a clue about the alterations. 

They are a large graded card dealer in Texas, with close ties to Beckett Grading Services (BGS). 

Sliheet posted here to defend himself. Unrelated, he mentions shill bidding at PWCC.

Then things get a little wild. Sliheet threatens the original poster and a second user with a lawsuit. He also lightly suggested another Blowout user would be dealt with.

Sports Card Trimmers

After several more cards were proven to be bought, trimmed, graded, and re-sold in such a short window it became clear SSI was doing the trimming. 

Sliheet came back to defend himself, but it's mostly a long winded post where he complains about being caught.

A user by the name of Iceman1982 showed up and trolled the thread.

Turns out this was SSI partner Nate Nichols, who was promptly banned and also discovered he was called out in 2016 for card trimming.

Soon after Nichols was banned, more trimmed cards were discovered.

Blowout Forum Moderators finally banned the SSI account. 

Nate Nichols

In a HORRIBLE attempt at hobby journalism, the Go GTS Blog claims SSI's business (not named in the article) WENT UP in wake of the scandal on the Blowout Forums. Yikes.

SSI continues to sell proven trimmed cards on their website, including this Russell Westbrook for $2,125.

Being Sold by SSI

Sports Card Radio was banned from the Industry Summit but known card trimmers are allowed to attend!

See if you can spot all THREE just on this page!

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WANTED 

Card Trimmers

CARD TRIMMER

Gary Moser
a.k.a "Scissor Hands"
Melville, NY
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CARD TRIMMER

Robert Block
a.k.a "Fat Kid On The"
Boca Raton, Florida
Case Details

CARD TRIMMER

Will Jaimet
a.k.a "One Touch"
Tigard, Oregon
Case Details

CARD TRIMMER

Superior Sports Investments
a.k.a "SSI"
a.k.a "Bill Sliheet"
a.k.a "Nate Nichols"
​Dallas, TX
Case Details

SHILL BIDDER/FRAUDSTER

Brent Huigens
a.k.a "Brent Mastro"
Lake Oswego, Oregon
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CARD TRIMMER

Eric Bitz
a.k.a "BuyNiceCards"
a.k.a "BuyTrimmedCards"
Canonsburg, PA
Case Details

CARD TRIMMER

Brian Ehricke Deer
a.k.a "Easy Money"
San Francisco, CA
Case Details

SHADY GRADER

Joe Clemons
a.k.a "Meet Joe Black Label"
Dallas, TX
Case Details

CARD TRIMMER

Steven Tormollan
a.k.a "InstaTrimmer"
Catonsville, Maryland
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MORE NAMES COMING SOON!

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Anonymous - June 8, 2019

SuperiorSportsInvestments Sucks

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