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Live Case Break Owner Accused of Rape With Underage Victim

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Not 1, not 2, not 3.....

Live Case Break owner Timothy Harmer has been accused of raping someone underage and was hit with multiple felonies. 

The well known group breaker was arrested April 12, 2021 and charged with third-degree rape, third-degree criminal sex act, sexual misconduct, and use of a child less than 17 years of age in a sexual performance.

Social media accounts for Live Case Break, including Facebook and Twitter were deleted at the time of publishing. 

Live Case Break last breaks posted to YouTube were on April 9, 2021.

The group breakers have been featured on the homepage of Sports Card Radio for over a year as Bad Breakers. Hopefully you listened. 

More updates to come!

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Sports Card Trimmer Exposed: Dominick Cirigliano

A Vice President of a New Jersey drug marketing consultant company is being accused of trimming high end Aaron Rodgers football cards.

Dominick Cirigliano, the VP of OptiBrand Rx, appears to be selling several trimmed Rodgers cards on his eBay account domboski2005.

Dominick Cirigliano

Blowout Forum user, 3124508 on COMC, believes that Cirigliano trimmed and submitted the Rodgers cards personally. 

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3124508 on COMC has uncovered numerous card trimmers including: Gary Moser, Will Jaimet, Evan Mathis and more.

In an email to 3124508 on COMC, Cirigliano claimed his innocence and threatened legal action. 

Stay tuned for more updats.

Over 20 card trimmers have been exposed on Sports Card Radio



Card Trimmers


Gary Moser
a.k.a "Scissor Hands"
Melville, NY
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Robert Block
a.k.a "Fat Kid On The"
Boca Raton, Florida
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Will Jaimet
a.k.a "One Touch"
Tigard, Oregon
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Superior Sports Investments
a.k.a "SSI"
a.k.a "Bill Sliheet"
a.k.a "Nate Nichols"
Dallas, TX
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Brent Huigens
a.k.a "Brent Mastro"
Lake Oswego, Oregon
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Eric Bitz
a.k.a "BuyNiceCards"
a.k.a "BuyTrimmedCards"
Canonsburg, PA
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Brian Ehricke Deer
a.k.a "Easy Money"
San Francisco, CA
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Joe Clemons
a.k.a "Meet Joe Black Label"
Dallas, TX
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Steven Tormollan
a.k.a "InstaTrimmer"
Catonsville, Maryland
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Beware: Fake BGS Graded Slabs

Beckett Grading Services (BGS) has confirmed the existence of counterfeit graded card holders. 

A social media post on November 12, 2020 terrified sports card collectors and sent them scrambling to check their slabs.  

So far, it's believed the cards inside the holders are real, but the BGS cases are fake.

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On November 12, 2020 BGS confirmed that one of the holders was fake, but oddly left their public comment vague.

A card collector on Instagram posted another fake BGS slab. This time with a 2018-19 Panini Prizm Silver Luka Doncic Rookie card.

The collector detailed how to tell a real BGS slab from a fake one.

Another 18-19 Prizm Silver Luka Doncic in a fake slab surfaced in late November 2020 from eBay consignment seller DCSports87.

And another fake slab involving Luka. This one from eBay seller MVP_529.

Four more fake BGS slabs were discovered on January 2, 2020. The cards were for sale by eBay consignment seller Probstein123.

January 9, 2021 - a fake BGS 9.5 1986-87 Fleer Michael Jordan Rookie card is discovered. 

What if I told you, a fake slab and a real slab with the same BGS serial number sold on the same day.

One of the dealers, Superior Sports Investments, is a known sports card trimmer and scammer.

Beckett is a company used to controversy.

Greg Lindberg, the founder and chairman of the investment company that owns Beckett, was sentenced to 7 years in federal prison in 2020 for his scheme to bribe an elected official in North Carolina. 

In 2019, Beckett's Vice President Jeromy Murray and Regional Sales Manager Derek Ficken were forced to testify in a case between Upper Deck v Leaf Trading Cards. A former BGS & current Leaf employee was found to receive an unusual amount of "Black Label 10" grades.

Company President, Sandeep Dua, was accused in a 2015 lawsuit to have severely mistreated employees. 

The lawsuit alleged Dua's non-stop bullying and unethical conduct caused an employee to suffer a mental breakdown in August 2014.

Stay tuned for more updates.

Crazy Uncle Auction Scandal: Customer Items Left in RAIN!

Be careful using Crazy Uncle Auctions! Yes, someone named their business that.

According to Net54 user, CJ Dave, over $500,000 worth of items were DUMPED outside his house when they didn't sell during a Crazy Uncle auction. 

Several other forum users described problems when buying & selling items.

Crazy Uncle is run by Aaron Rothschild, a former Senior Auction Coordinator at Steiner Sports.

Aaron Rothschild

Crazy Uncle's first auction was in October 2019. An address for the business came back to a 750 sq/ft office in Harrison, NY. 

Forum user CJ Dave claimed he consigned $500K - $750K worth of items in March of 2020 to Crazy Uncle. Many of those items were supposed to have a "reserve", meaning if they didn't reach a certain price, they weren't supposed to be sold. But some of those items were sold for an amount under the reserve. Rothschild claims that it was caused by a computer glitch.

Despite the issues from March 2020 auction, CJ Dave decided to consign an additional $500,000 worth of items in the next Crazy Uncle auction. 

Once again items are sold that should of had reserves that were not met.

But things then get worse. Unsold items were dumped in front of CJ Dave's house. Not once, but twice. Wow. Here is how he describes the events:

Not Once....

While I am at work today I see on my home cameras that all the "unsold" items from the auction were dumped in front of my house.....about 30 feet from the street in plain view for anyone to see.

I would estimate over $500K worth of collectibles were just put in front of my house, some in boxes, many just out in the open and easily distinguishable as to what the item was.

Quickly, I cancelled all my meetings and dashed home for an hour drive as fast as possible so that I could get these items inside and not stolen. 

I called Aaron repeatedly until he picked up. I asked if he was kidding me, his response: "You said you don't want to do business with me anymore so here's your sh*t back."

I told him those items were stored and locked away, not to be placed in front of my home in 95 degree heat. These are one of a kind historical documents signed by our founding fathers (Washington, Adams, Jefferson, etc.) and signed by Lincoln, Kennedy, every President and Vice President. Had I not had cameras of my home on my computer, those items would be sitting out for anyone to steal and to be destroyed in the heat until I got home about 10 hours later. His response, "Not my problem anymore."

But Twice....

So as a further update to everyone, and just when I thought Aaron from Crazy Uncle's couldn't:
a) stoop any lower, 
b) couldn't have any less regard for other peoples hard earned and cherished property and
c) couldn't act with any less professionalism and class that he has alread.

As I am on vacation this weekend away from home with my family, I get a call from a neighbor that another large batch of my stuff was dumped in front of my house DURING A TROPICAL STORM!!!!

By the time I had the neighbor grab the items for me, they said many of the boxes were soaked! I have no idea what items are in the boxes as I won't be home until later tonight, but by the quantity of items, this is at least another $250K worth of my valuable collection!

I ask this....where and when does this ABSURDITY end?

Several hobby outlets have helped promote Crazy Uncle Auctions, including multiple articles written on the blog for Blowout Sports Cards.

Rothschild was a guest on the PSA's Great American Collectibles Show, Episode 189, dated June 17, 2020.

Scammers Run Scammers Exposed Facebook Group

You’d think a Facebook group devoted to exposing scammers in the sports card hobby would be a safe place.

Think again.

In the often shady world of sports cards – things are not always what they seem

Last April, disgraced breaker Nathan Burns of Grand Slam Collectibles broke 25 cases of Heroes of Sport – a product riddled with trimmed cards from convicted felon Will Jaimet.

The product exposed the shady world of card trimming, and eventually led to an FBI investigation.

You’d think Burns, Jaimet, and the others associated with the scam would be exposed on sites devoted to exposing scammers.

Think again.

Burns is an advertiser on the Scammers Exposed Facebook group.

Any negative comments about Burns are scrubbed. And he’s not the only one.

Last year Stephen Michael, owner of Filthbomb Breaks, sold a trimmed Mickey Mantle to a collector. When the collector posted about the incident on the Facebook group – the post was deleted.


Because Filthbomb Breaks was an advertiser.

But it gets worse …..

Chris Gilmore

For over a year, collectors have been waiting on Chris Gilmore, a moderator on the Scammers Exposed page, and breaker for Vintage Breaks to deliver on a group PSA submission.

The collectors are still waiting.

The supposed 45-day turnaround has lasted over a year.

Gilmore’s response: “Just tell them all to f*ck off”

After a victimized collector got upset about the long wait, Ron Steven Marion, another admin of the Scammers Exposed Facebook Group, messaged the collectors’ place of employment and threatened to leave negative reviews about the business.

Marion later bragged about it to the group.

Collectors are still waiting for their cards.

Some victims feel Gilmore kept the customers’ cards for himself – and the delay is due to the fact he needed to purchase cards in lesser condition to submit.

If you question where your cards are a year later – moderators of the Scammers Exposed Group will call the HR department where you work.

This hobby is full of greedy scumbags.

Recently another moderator of the Facebook Scammers Exposed, Drew Herndon, invited Luis Molina – who runs a cleaning/trimming service for getting cards higher grades onto The Hobby Hotline Show. (link takes you to where the interview starts).

Despite being banned by all the major grading services since 2018, Luis is allowed to promote his service.

A search of Luis’ name in the Scammers website reveals:

Wonder if he’s a paying advertiser as well?

Ultimately the Facebook Scammers Exposed group & website is simply a slush fund to collect bounties from other scammers – and a feeding ground for the moderators to conduct scams themselves.

With card values never being higher – you wonder why dorks like this have to stoop to these levels. But the hobby seems to attract cockroaches. Be careful.

**2021 UPDATE**

Ron Marion is charged with running an illegal online raffle for a Dodge Challenger he owned. 

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