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Old 04-27-2009, 11:24 AM
 
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There is a scam out there, a con. We were also contacted by Liberty. They want a $749 fee up front. There is no way a seller should have to put money out up front. Why would we pay the buyer to sell our property when they approached us? If it was legitimate they would take that fee out of what we are going to be paid AFTER all the paperwork was signed. This is a typical scam, where they are only trying to get the fee you pay them. After you pay them this fee, they disappear. This is not legitimate and should be reported to the authorities. They offerred $12,000 for the 1/2 acre (?) lot. Mathew then stated we need to pay them the $749. This property belongs to my elderly mother-in-law. They are preying on the elderly because they are vulnerable. Someone go after them before they defraud someone.

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Old 05-05-2009, 10:11 PM
 
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Default Liberty Property Scam

My elderly grandmother was contacted by Liberty Property and gave them her credit card number so they could charge the $600. The promised her $22,500 for her lot in Horizon City. She did this without telling anyone. Now that the family has found out about it, we are scrambling to undo the damage.

She has since been contacted by another company Virtual Los Alamos (also calling themselves Vacant Land of America...same initials) and they are pushing her for her credit card number and they want to charge her $900 to "advertise" her land. I would be interested in hearing from people with similar experience.

I am an attorney and I intend to turn these people into the Attorneys General of their respective states for this fraudulent activity.
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Old 05-21-2009, 09:09 PM
 
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Dear Edward 1956........my email address is <mg_ranch@yahoo.com> give me a ring about five acre parcels......Manny.
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Old 05-23-2009, 06:37 AM
 
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My elderly grandmother was contacted by Liberty Property and gave them her credit card number so they could charge the $600. The promised her $22,500 for her lot in Horizon City. She did this without telling anyone. Now that the family has found out about it, we are scrambling to undo the damage.

She has since been contacted by another company Virtual Los Alamos (also calling themselves Vacant Land of America...same initials) and they are pushing her for her credit card number and they want to charge her $900 to "advertise" her land. I would be interested in hearing from people with similar experience.

I am an attorney and I intend to turn these people into the Attorneys General of their respective states for this fraudulent activity.
Your grandmother is probably now on a list of "prospects" that is being sold to other telemarketers. She should seriously consider changing her phone number.

An elderly relative of mine was scammed by a telemarketer. Fortunately, payment was made by credit card. We notified the credit card company, and the charge was eventually reversed. Scammers usually don't contest the reversal requests -- they're too busy ripping off other people.
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Old 06-16-2009, 03:19 PM
 
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I own in Sunland estates and my value is $5.00 for 4 lots. I think I was taken way back when. I am not sure they can even build on my lots.
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Old 09-25-2009, 02:31 PM
 
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Old 09-26-2009, 09:01 PM
 
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I agree. While Horizon Properties has developed many properties I think we were taken here.
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Old 10-09-2009, 12:47 AM
 
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I would like to know if anyone has had any updated information about the Mountain Shadow Estates properties. My father bought four residential lots and one commercial lot back in the early 70's. Now both my parents have died and I'm left with these lots. I've been paying the taxes for several years. I saw the area back in 1980 and I assume it still looks the same....Desert Land! If anyone has more information on this area I would appreciate it.
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Old 10-10-2009, 12:23 PM
 
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October 10, 2009............still looks the same..........Manny.
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Old 10-20-2009, 09:32 PM
 
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We also own land in Horizon. Back in the 1980's Texas passed the ANTI COLONIAS law which virtually made a lot of residential lots value less. The county will not even print tax bills and send them. Any residential lots with out utilities can not be sold under this law by an individual, so the land is useless!!!!
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