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Has anyone seen Billwilson?

Post by manitoujoe » Wed Mar 06, 2019 4:11 pm

I was in the middle of a watch deal with Billwilson for his B32 from Lum-Tec and he’s gone missing.

I paid via cash app and he was going to ship Thurs/Fri. Haven’t heard from him since and he hasn’t been online at DWC for awhile. My PMs are stacking up.

I really hope he’s ok.

Help?


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Post by CGSshorty » Wed Mar 06, 2019 4:21 pm

He messaged me on Instagram last week. He didn’t mention anything.
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Post by JP Chestnut » Wed Mar 06, 2019 4:38 pm

Is he the now retired bus driver? If so, he’s been active on Facebook I think.

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Post by hoppyjr » Wed Mar 06, 2019 4:39 pm

JP Chestnut wrote:Is he the now retired bus driver? If so, he’s been active on Facebook I think.
That’s John Wilson.

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Post by JP Chestnut » Wed Mar 06, 2019 4:40 pm

hoppyjr wrote:
Wed Mar 06, 2019 4:39 pm
JP Chestnut wrote:Is he the now retired bus driver? If so, he’s been active on Facebook I think.
That’s John Wilson.
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Post by Selym » Wed Mar 06, 2019 5:04 pm

hoppyjr wrote:
Wed Mar 06, 2019 4:39 pm
JP Chestnut wrote:Is he the now retired bus driver? If so, he’s been active on Facebook I think.
That’s John Wilson.
Hope he's ok. Haven't seen him on the forum for over a month.

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Post by manitoujoe » Wed Mar 06, 2019 6:34 pm

Shows his last login was Saturday.

The timing is disturbing for me, cause I’m out the cash and no idea what’s going on.

I really hope he’s ok.


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Post by manitoujoe » Thu Mar 07, 2019 4:15 pm

Would you mind reaching out to him on instagram? It’s been over a week since he got the cash and I still haven’t heard anything.


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Post by Jeep99dad » Thu Mar 07, 2019 6:35 pm

manitoujoe wrote:Would you mind reaching out to him on instagram? It’s been over a week since he got the cash and I still haven’t heard anything.


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What’s his Instagram user name ?
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Post by hoppyjr » Thu Mar 07, 2019 6:53 pm

Maybe I’m getting old and forgetting who’s who, but it seems to me this happen once before and he had a medical situation. Does that ring any bells?

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Post by Selym » Thu Mar 07, 2019 7:01 pm

hoppyjr wrote:
Thu Mar 07, 2019 6:53 pm
Maybe I’m getting old and forgetting who’s who, but it seems to me this happen once before and he had a medical situation. Does that ring any bells?
John had a health issue a while back. Not sure about Bill.

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Post by manitoujoe » Thu Mar 07, 2019 7:40 pm

He goes by Rob in his messages. Does that help?


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Post by CGSshorty » Thu Mar 07, 2019 8:05 pm

manitoujoe wrote:He goes by Rob in his messages. Does that help?


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I sent him a message on IG. I’ll let you know if he gets back to me.
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Post by ChuckW » Thu Mar 07, 2019 8:27 pm

His profile on WUS shows last activity was 2 days ago.

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Post by manitoujoe » Thu Mar 07, 2019 9:12 pm

Thank you guys. This is new territory for me. All my deals have been pretty smooth so far. Hoping for the best.


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Post by deepcdvr » Fri Mar 08, 2019 6:50 am

Mark,

Just to be clear - Billwilson was selling a watch. You agreed to a deal and paid for that watch. He has not shipped said watch and stopped replying to your emails/pm's and hasn't been on DWC since, but has been active on WUS and IG?
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Post by manitoujoe » Fri Mar 08, 2019 8:46 am

deepcdvr wrote:Mark,

Just to be clear - Billwilson was selling a watch. You agreed to a deal and paid for that watch. He has not shipped said watch and stopped replying to your emails/pm's and hasn't been on DWC since, but has been active on WUS and IG?
Apparently so. I am weirded out knowing he’s been on WUS this week.

When I’m in the loop, I’m really patient and understanding.

I paid via cash app last Tues.

He replied the watch would ship Wed.

On Thurs, he said he got in from Mexico and couldn’t find the straps, box and paperwork. He said he’d ship Fri or Sat.

Since then, radio silence. He shows he logged in here on Sat, but didn’t check my PMs as they are still sitting in my outbox.

I’m not sure what to do at this point. The cash app doesn’t allow disputes. If anyone has any ideas, I’m open.

I really hope he’s ok. But if he’s active online then I’m not sure what’s going on.




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Post by ChuckW » Fri Mar 08, 2019 8:53 am

I see he has another Lum-Tec for sale on WUS. You may want to voice your issues about him on the WUS feedback forum. Good luck.

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Post by gwells » Fri Mar 08, 2019 8:57 am

have you tried PMing him on WUS? does the cash app have a way of communicating post transmission of cash?

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Post by ChuckW » Fri Mar 08, 2019 9:13 am

Actually, he posted two Lum-Tecs for sale on WUS, M67 and M32. They were posted 1 week ago. Wasn't that after you sent payment?

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Post by Jeep99dad » Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:48 am

Bill hasn’t updated those Lum-Ted sales threads since last week. His last post there was 6 days ago on the Barton band thread and at that point he was still in touch with Mark.
His profile however shows last activity as of 3 days ago. Not sure what that means exactly, no details.
I’d give him the benefit of the doubt. Hasn’t been too long.

Maybe someone here will have his email address ?
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Post by gwells » Fri Mar 08, 2019 12:22 pm

wonder if the TT disconnect was part of his disappearance?

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Post by manitoujoe » Fri Mar 08, 2019 4:34 pm

Maybe? I’m sure I would have continued checking since Sunday anyway. This is a bummer.


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Post by deepcdvr » Fri Mar 08, 2019 4:46 pm

I have to assume something crazy happened, but I can guarantee you that unless I get capped, if I say I’m going to ship you a watch you paid for, I would at least send you an email, text, PM, smoke signal - something - to let you know I’m going to delay shipment...

A work friend in another state and I were working on a critical project and in the middle of a series of back and forth emails, he ”disappeared”. I was worried about him but he finally contacted me a couple of days later and said his dad had died and he had to fly out quickly to take care of things - totally understandable. But after several days and logging in to WUS and posting on IG?


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Re: Has anyone seen Billwilson?

Post by CGSshorty » Fri Mar 08, 2019 5:31 pm

I chat with him occasionally on Instagram. This is out of character for him. I’d like to give him the benefit of the doubt. I hope everything is okay.
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