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Old 08-05-2008, 07:14 PM   #1
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2+2 Mod Cornell Fiji Stole $30,000 From Admo

https://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/sh...d.php?t=268083

(I'm copying the posts from the other thread that got started here) - KM

[original post that got deleted with working links]


Cliff Notes:
2+2 Moderator Steven Ware (Cornell Fiji) stole $30,000 from me. To date he has not paid any of it back.

Story
3-4 weeks ago I responded to Steve's post to trade his cash for online. He said that he had several offers but that he wanted to trade with me "because he knew he wouldn't get ripped off". I offered to fly back to Vegas to do the trade, since he was offering cash at no vig and I needed to pick up my ME tourney cash anyway. He said that wouldn't be necessary-- he could deposit directly into my bank account, so I offered to send first since he seemed like a stand-up guy. I send $30,000 to his FTP account (TheMatadorKGB); he didn't reciprocate. He said that he didn't leave his room all day and that he'd deposit in the morning. Then he disappears for two days, ignoring PMs and text msgs. On the third day leaves a message on my cell saying "well I'm sure you probably guessed what happened..."

He PM'd saying that he's a complete ******* and degenerate and that he blew the $30K at Bellagio. Promised to make good as soon as he got back to New Jersey in a day or two. Disappears for another 2 days. I tell him to send the $30K back via FTP immediately. He says he can't b/c he lost it to "Boosted's luckbox."

Mostly he ignores my PMs asking him what he's doing to repay. When he does respond, he has said that he would:

(i) Borrow from friends
(ii) Borrow from family
(iii) Sell everything he owns
(iv) Repay via advance from his upcoming book
(v) Repay in a month and a half when he can sell some stock

He tells me he's "doing everything he can" but hasn't paid back anything, not even some small good faith amount, despite there being a branch of my bank literally within walking distance from his house.

What has Steve done since he ripped me off on July 15th?

-- Continued posting about those "thieving bastards at UB".

-- Posted some interesting(?) strategy threads in MTT (one , two)

-- Challenged stealthmunk to a minimum $250K HU 4 ROLLZ

-- Helped make some web comics


What now?
I set up a reasonable $2.5K/week payment plan. The deadline for the first payment was yesterday, which I extended to today because he PM'd that he was getting a loan from his brother-in-law. He said he'd be in touch today to tell me what happened either way. Banks just closed on the East Coast and there is no deposit from Steve. Unsurprisingly, he hasn't PM'd or texted all day.

I have told him more than once that I will not allow him to steal from my family. My hope is that making this public will expediate the repayment process, but either way I am confident that I will recover the money. (plus any money I spend recovering the money) I've held off saying anything or filing a police report because I don't need to ruin the guy's life for something stupid that he did. But we've come to the point where he's taken advantage of my goodwill.

In the end, I honestly don't think that Steve is a bad guy. He's a (self-admitted) degenerate gambler who made a pretty terrible decision. However, he continues to compound the problem by avoiding contact with me and burying his head in the sand. He asked me not to out him on 2+2, but has promised to pay back what he took regardless of whether or not I do which is sort of honorable(?)

Steve-- in a short while I'm going to involve both the authorities and my attorneys. In my letter I laid out exactly what this will mean for you; I'd urge you to avoid it at all costs.

If Steven ignores this advice, I invite everyone to follow along...




(Adding the following from Admo):
Steve wanted these posts taken down which I might have temporarily agreed to if there weren't other people involved. If Steven Ware owes you money, can you PM with with:

(a) the amount
(b) the circumstances
(c) your contact info (cell and email)

If you don't want to send your info to me, that's fine but I can reasonably guarantee that you'll have a better chance of repayment if my attorneys are involved. They handled a similar case for me two years ago, Richardson v. Bealls if you want to look it up in San Diego Superiour Court log. I was awarded a judgement included all damages including attorney's fees.

I promise not to share any of your information with anyone else.
I promise to share all of Steve's information with you. (including SSN, driver's license, home address, etc.)

Feel free to send any additional information you have about Steve.

I've been in contact with Steve several times throughout the day. He is a bit overwhelmed but still promises to make good. Frankly he doesn't have much of a choice. He continues to make bad decisions but he knows that the minute he breaks communication with me again he stands a good chance of being arrested. (You'll have to trust me on the details.)

Last edited by Kevmath; 08-05-2008 at 09:05 PM. Reason: added further admo comment
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Old 08-05-2008, 07:18 PM   #2
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Re: Cornell Fiji accused of cheating/cover up!

I normally do not advocate the ban hammer....but OP.....why the personal vendetta against the good Cornell Fiji??
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Old 08-05-2008, 07:19 PM   #3
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Re: Cornell Fiji accused of cheating/cover up!

BBV thread just got axed too
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Old 08-05-2008, 07:20 PM   #4
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Re: Cornell Fiji accused of cheating/cover up!

It might've been Mat Sklansky who deleted the BBV thread.

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Old 08-05-2008, 07:20 PM   #5
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Re: Cornell Fiji accused of cheating/cover up!

Because Admo has made some serious accusations and CF is going round deleting every single post that makes mention of them without responding to any.
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Old 08-05-2008, 07:20 PM   #6
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Re: Cornell Fiji accused of cheating/cover up!

Cliff Notes:
2+2 Moderator Steven Ware (Cornell Fiji) stole $30,000 from me. To date he has not paid any of it back.

Story
3-4 weeks ago I responded to Steve's post to trade his cash for online. He said that he had several offers but that he wanted to trade with me "because he knew he wouldn't get ripped off". I offered to fly back to Vegas to do the trade, since he was offering cash at no vig and I needed to pick up my ME tourney cash anyway. He said that wouldn't be necessary-- he could deposit directly into my bank account, so I offered to send first since he seemed like a stand-up guy. I send $30,000 to his FTP account (TheMatadorKGB); he didn't reciprocate. He said that he didn't leave his room all day and that he'd deposit in the morning. Then he disappears for two days, ignoring PMs and text msgs. On the third day leaves a message on my cell saying "well I'm sure you probably guessed what happened..."

He PM'd saying that he's a complete ******* and degenerate and that he blew the $30K at Bellagio. Promised to make good as soon as he got back to New Jersey in a day or two. Disappears for another 2 days. I tell him to send the $30K back via FTP immediately. He says he can't b/c he lost it to "Boosted's luckbox."

Mostly he ignores my PMs asking him what he's doing to repay. When he does respond, he has said that he would:

(i) Borrow from friends
(ii) Borrow from family
(iii) Sell everything he owns
(iv) Repay via advance from his upcoming book
(v) Repay in a month and a half when he can sell some stock

He tells me he's "doing everything he can" but hasn't paid back anything, not even some small good faith amount, despite there being a branch of my bank literally within walking distance from his house.

What has Steve done since he ripped me off on July 15th?

-- Continued posting about those "thieving bastards at UB".

-- Posted some interesting(?) strategy threads in MTT (one , two)

-- Challenged stealthmunk to a minimum $250K HU 4 ROLLZ

-- Helped make some web comics


What now?
I set up a reasonable $2.5K/week payment plan. The deadline for the first payment was yesterday, which I extended to today because he PM'd that he was getting a loan from his brother-in-law. He said he'd be in touch today to tell me what happened either way. Banks just closed on the East Coast and there is no deposit from Steve. Unsurprisingly, he hasn't PM'd or texted all day.

I have told him more than once that I will not allow him to steal from my family. My hope is that making this public will expediate the repayment process, but either way I am confident that I will recover the money. (plus any money I spend recovering the money) I've held off saying anything or filing a police report because I don't need to ruin the guy's life for something stupid that he did. But we've come to the point where he's taken advantage of my goodwill.

In the end, I honestly don't think that Steve is a bad guy. He's a (self-admitted) degenerate gambler who made a pretty terrible decision. However, he continues to compound the problem by avoiding contact with me and burying his head in the sand. He asked me not to out him on 2+2, but has promised to pay back what he took regardless of whether or not I do which is sort of honorable(?)

Steve-- in a short while I'm going to involve both the authorities and my attorneys. In my letter I laid out exactly what this will mean for you; I'd urge you to avoid it at all costs.

If Steven ignores this advice, I invite everyone to follow along...
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Old 08-05-2008, 07:20 PM   #7
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omg they just deleted the bbv thread. do they really think this is going away. LOL they must close the forums if they want this to dissappear.
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Old 08-05-2008, 07:21 PM   #8
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It might've been Mat Sklansky who deleted the BBV thread.


he wouldn't delete it. maybe move it to the mod forum.

last time i saw something like this on 2+2 was when brandi killed herself and any mention of david sklansky's name was made.
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Old 08-05-2008, 07:22 PM   #9
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Pretty shady stuff...
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Old 08-05-2008, 07:24 PM   #10
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is russ hamilton involved?
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Old 08-05-2008, 07:24 PM   #11
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over/under on how many more minutes this thread lasts?
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Old 08-05-2008, 07:25 PM   #12
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oh no
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Old 08-05-2008, 07:25 PM   #13
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lol@ cornell what a tard, especially after his rants against ub.

quit deleting these post 2+2 and demod him.
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Old 08-05-2008, 07:26 PM   #14
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in before thread closure?
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Old 08-05-2008, 07:26 PM   #15
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this thread will self destruct in..........................
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Old 08-05-2008, 07:26 PM   #16
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over/under on how many more minutes this thread lasts?
7:33 pm
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Old 08-05-2008, 07:27 PM   #17
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apparently he is no longer a mod. this might last.
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Old 08-05-2008, 07:27 PM   #18
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I sent $5 to the guy who drew the TJ cookier comics, maybe I should send it to Cornell too?
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Old 08-05-2008, 07:28 PM   #20
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He said that wouldn't be necessary-- he could deposit directly into my bank account, so I offered to send first since he seemed like a stand-up guy.
It's beyond foolish to trust ANYONE over the internet with that kinda money.

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don't know much about him, but i've had one incident.

when i made my first joe the pro video, i posted it in the fun and jokes forum. cornell replied in the thread and said that it was **** and a waste of 5 minutes of his life he'd never get back and anyone who saw it is dumber for watching it. his comment started a throng of sheeps to echo his words.

so i stayed away from posting at 2+2. after episode 5, i decided to give 2+2 another shot and posted it instead in NVG and people thought my videos were funny. i guess ppl in nvg like to get dumber
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Old 08-05-2008, 07:29 PM   #22
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To tell everyone the truth, I didn't see this coming....

He's so far swindled two people

ADMO- big mistake
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Old 08-05-2008, 07:30 PM   #23
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don't know much about him, but i've had one incident.

when i made my first joe the pro video, i posted it in the fun and jokes forum. cornell replied in the thread and said that it was **** and a waste of 5 minutes of his life he'd never get back and anyone who saw it is dumber for watching it. his comment started a throng of sheeps to echo his words.

so i stayed away from posting at 2+2. after episode 5, i decided to give 2+2 another shot and posted it instead in NVG and people thought my videos were funny. i guess ppl in nvg like to get dumber


Dude, your videos are awesome...not just saying that because I think cornell is a huge db right now.
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To tell everyone the truth, I didn't see this coming....

He's so far swindled two people

ADMO- big mistake
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This is not going to end well.
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