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post #1576 of 1953
**Warning big pictures. I can resize when I get home... but am at work. These are the pictures I was given unmodified.**

And this is where Mikhail finally has crossed into the territory of outright fraud (By my definition at least.. I don't know if it fits the legal definition or not).

I preface this by saying yes this was taken by a "competitor" and undoubtedly Mikhail is going to say that it is some sort of trick to discredit him, but I assure you this is not the case.

My amp, the SS-1, is now in the possession of someone who is stripping the chassis and putting in a Dynamid and a Dynamight in it. It is not Kevin Gilmore, though these are his designs.

When he opened it up he commented on how it still smelled fried. I apologized and told him that I know and that I tried to air it out.

Several hrs later he pings me on AIM and asked if I tried turning on the amp and I said no because the power supply clearly had parts knocked off. He said even if that wasn't an issue that it wouldn't have worked anyways because.. the amp boards were STILL fried and that's why it still smelled burned.

Fact is Mikhail never repaired or replaced them like he CLAIMED and demanded money for.

Most if not all of the boards were STILL fried.

Evidence presented here in the form of two photos:





Anyway now I have to really wonder what the HELL he did to the amp besides steal two of my carbon fiber feet and repackage it. Frankly the power supply might have been the way it was from the start. The amp section clearly had nothing done to it... So what did he do for the $1750 he tried to charge me ($1250 of which I paid)?
post #1577 of 1953
that is so not right.
post #1578 of 1953
another WOW...and i thought i finished doing that in this thread a while ago...
post #1579 of 1953
This should remove any lingering doubts that Mikhail / SinglePower is now running an outright fraud.
post #1580 of 1953
This gives weight to my theory that he has betrayed capitalism and switched to the side of communism.

This reminds me of the movie Ripley Under Ground, where an artist dies and people pretend he's still alive
so they can forge his paintings and sell it. Is that the case here?
post #1581 of 1953
What does capitalism vs communism have to do with this? This is just fraud.
post #1582 of 1953
Is there really no way you can get your money back when it looks like that? Is there no law that protects you as a customer?
post #1583 of 1953
WOW horrible stuff. This guy Mikhail is a real scam artist and should be put in jail for ripping people off the way he does. My heart hurts for you my friend.
post #1584 of 1953
Quote:
Originally Posted by DefectiveAudioComponent View Post
Is there really no way you can get your money back when it looks like that? Is there no law that protects you as a customer?
As far as I know it's in the credit card company's hands now, who is currently waiting to see if Mikhail responds with any evidence/objections against the chargeback. He can't get refunded for the cost of the amp, since he didn't buy it new from Mikhail and none of this is the seller's fault, only for the repairs/upgrades that were never actually done (i.e. fraud).
post #1585 of 1953
Quote:
Originally Posted by grawk View Post
What does capitalism vs communism have to do with this? This is just fraud.
If you read my prior posts you'd know I was just poking fun, can you come up with a better explanation?

But then again, something really "out there" must account for why he's so malicious, not simply "scamming".

It shouldn't take much for him to do decent business, instead he chooses to not even construct things decently or attempt repairs.
post #1586 of 1953
I own 2 SP amps.... It saddens me how Single Power and Mikhail could go down hill and treat his customers so bad. Makes me wonder if Mikhail sold his business to another person? I was lucky and treated better then most it seems. i hope i never have any issues with my amps.
post #1587 of 1953
I dunno.. I mean the guy I dealt with throughout this whole thing that emailed me justifications the guy who I would talk to was definitely Mikhail. The house the business is mostly run out of that has the landline that I called was owned by Mikhail.

As far as Colorado knows Singlepower is still owned by the Rotenbergs (His wife is the listed officer)... so...

I'm pretty sure Singlepower is still Mikhail and Mikhail is Singlepower.
post #1588 of 1953
Whoops internet skipped... double post.
post #1589 of 1953
Boy, this story gets sadder and sadder.

Makes one wonder just how much cash this guy owes by now.
post #1590 of 1953
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