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    • Jalopnik picks up on BenzBoost story regarding Evosport and Evosport threatens legal action

      One of the largest auto blogs on the net, Jalopnik, has been monitoring our story with Evosport. Things have gotten very heated as of late when Evosport had their attorney, Todd Serota, threaten my father as well as myself with legal action. BenzBoost was given a deadline and told to pull down the articles, looks like we missed it.

      BenzBoost finds Evosport's tactics of covering this story up and threatening us with legal action just rather sad. Instead of going about this professionally, Evosport has been closing threads on MBworld and deleting any mention of it. Since they can not do that on BenzBoost, they have sent their attack dog lawyers after us in an attempt to control things here as well.

      We will not be intimidated or budge from doing what is in our users and the consumers best interest. Consumer advocacy is something we need more of, not less. Mr. Serota, people like you are the problem in this country trying to keep the truth hidden and not having the integrity to do what is right. BenzBoost had the courage to reveal the details of what was taking place and did so accurately. Amazingly, you reached the wrong conclusion but we would not be surprised you would jump to whatever conclusion your clients would want you to jump to.

      You have done the opposite of quieting this down, only making major blogs take notice of it. Aren't you only digging the hole deeper for your own clients? BenzBoost is not afraid of you and not all that impressed with your scare tactics. Plus, aren't you a patent lawyer? Maybe you should stick to that as we can write a much harsher letter than what you provided.

      Also, threatening my 73 old year old father is flat out despicable. We are saddened that Evosport seems to endorse harassing senior and retired family members over forum posts they can not control. This does not reflect well on any company and does not reflect well on you as an attorney. If people wonder why attorneys get a bad name, it is due to actions such as this.

      At this point, it should be clear to you it is impossible to get this story removed as you have now served to propagate it. Well done Evosport and well done Mr. Serota. In our opinion, you have completely mis-managed this situation. Good luck prosecuting the entire internet, it does not seem the Evosport budget will allow for it.

      We have posted the legal documents Jalopnik obtained aimed at BenzBoost here, you can all review them for yourselves and see the lengths Evosport is willing to go to keep the truth from users on MBworld as well as consumers. BenzBoost will continue to do investigative reporting in the best interest of our users and all individuals in the German automotive performance industry.




      This article was originally published in forum thread: Warning to Mercedes Enthusiasts! Evosport hundreds of thousands in debt, not delivering parts started by Sticky View original post
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      1. blkclk550's Avatar
        blkclk550 -
        there is a snitch on MB world keeps reporting my new names banned AGAIN there should be ban Olympics =D
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by blkclk550 Click here to enlarge
        there is a snitch on MB world keeps reporting my new names banned AGAIN there should be ban Olympics =D
        Forget them, seriously. Who cares?

        Concentrate on beating them here.
      1. JRCART's Avatar
        JRCART -
        I just saw that Luke earned himself a ban over on MBW LOL, what did you do Luke?
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JRCART Click here to enlarge
        I just saw that Luke earned himself a ban over on MBW LOL, what did you do Luke?
        He mentioned this place and told them to go $#@! themselves.
      1. GLK4matic's Avatar
        GLK4matic -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        He mentioned this place and told them to go $#@! themselves.
        Nice! LOL
      1. PetroC63's Avatar
        PetroC63 -
        Rotors showed up today.

        Click here to enlarge


        Now I'm waiting for pads.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        ^ Thanks for the update!
      1. MHP LLC's Avatar
        MHP LLC -
        Way to go Luke!!! Click here to enlarge
      1. MHP LLC's Avatar
        MHP LLC -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by PetroC63 Click here to enlarge
        Rotors showed up today.

        http://www.bimmerboost.com/images/im...cture035-1.jpg


        Now I'm waiting for pads.
        Looking good Mike!
      1. PetroC63's Avatar
        PetroC63 -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        ^ Thanks for the update!
        Thank you for lighting a fire under their ass!Click here to enlarge
      1. PetroC63's Avatar
        PetroC63 -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by MHP LLC Click here to enlarge
        Looking good Mike!
        Thanks Andy.

        Now I'm waiting for pads!
      1. MHP LLC's Avatar
        MHP LLC -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by PetroC63 Click here to enlarge
        Thanks Andy.

        Now I'm waiting for pads!
        What's the ETA on those?

        Thanks
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by PetroC63 Click here to enlarge
        Thank you for lighting a fire under their ass!Click here to enlarge
        Flames got pretty hot Click here to enlarge
      1. Barfly's Avatar
        Barfly -
        FWIW word is going around that either Brad or Simons parents bailed out evosport maybe both? I would think they would be at least somewhat embarrassed about this, you're how old and mommy and daddy have to foot the bill for your failed business? I don't know but if I had the education Brad did and ended up with losses like that I'd be ashamed.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Barfly Click here to enlarge
        FWIW word is going around that either Brad or Simons parents bailed out evosport maybe both? I would think they would be at least somewhat embarrassed about this, you're how old and mommy and daddy have to foot the bill for your failed business? I don't know but if I had the education Brad did and ended up with losses like that I'd be ashamed.
        I would definitely like information to support this if this is the case. It certainly is possible and probable.

        Brad's father has always been involved in the company in some fashion I believe, at least he was always there when I was a customer.
      1. PetroC63's Avatar
        PetroC63 -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by MHP LLC Click here to enlarge
        What's the ETA on those?

        Thanks
        The rears and sensors are in stock but the fronts are expected in on Monday. If all goes as planned I should
        have them Monday and installed on Tuesday.

        Keeping my fingers crossed.
      1. sofa's Avatar
        sofa -
        Am waiting for my slk32 pulley set for 8months since Oct 2010

        Evosport staff start lie to me since December 2010 they told me that my pulley is ready to sent

        On Feb Simon told me that pullet set needed to be redesign and it take time about a month

        Today i still wait for my pulley set.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by sofa Click here to enlarge
        Am waiting for my slk32 pulley set for 8months since Oct 2010

        Evosport staff start lie to me since December 2010 they told me that my pulley is ready to sent

        On Feb Simon told me that pullet set needed to be redesign and it take time about a month

        Today i still wait for my pulley set.
        Hi, I think you were the guy who complained about waiting since October of last year on 6speed only for the thread to get locked and for nothing to get resolved? Coincidence 6speed is an Internet Brands board where Evosport is a sponsor like MBworld? I don't think so.

        You have been waiting 7 months now... I think that borders on ridiculous. I doubt you are a USA customer (just a guess) and that is why they are playing with you. Taking care of US orders first, international is last priority and they feel they can do whatever they want with them.
      1. sofa's Avatar
        sofa -
        Am International Buyer
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by sofa Click here to enlarge
        Am International Buyer
        Yes, I figured. You are likely last on their list as they don't expect you to come on English boards and voice what happened.

        They are concentrating on taking care of US backorders right now and unfortunately, you are on the back burner.

        It isn't right, but from the looks of it they will come through likely sometime this year...