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The ads promised luxury eye wear at a fraction of the cost. But what customers actually got were counterfeits, knockoffs and used glasses.
Even more disturbing- if customers complained, the owner of “Décor My Eyes” , Vitally Borker, threatened them.
Clarabelle Rodriguez was one of his customers, she says, “He became very upset with me when I said I would not pay the re-stocking fee and I would take it up with my credit card company.”
Clarabelle eventually found a website where many of Borker’s dissatisfied customers voiced their complaints. She says that's when he became threatening. “When he saw that I had also complained online he contacted me and said he was watching me if I continued to complain online about décor my eyes I was going to show up on the news. He told me he lived one bridge over from me and he would come to my home and he would rape me.”
Clarabelle called the police, the U-S Attorney and Postal Inspectors to report Borker’s harassment.
After a lengthy investigation, postal inspectors arrested Borker on several fraud charges.
The takeaway from this story --do your research before buying online. Postal inspectors say a quick Google search before doing business with this website would have led to a myriad of complaints.
Vitally Borker was sentenced to 4 years in prison and ordered to pay more than $100-thousand dollars.
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