Log inRegister
Submit Complaint

Kevin McDermott - Contractor Fraud / Cheat

Canada

Consumer complaints and reviews about Kevin McDermott - Contractor Fraud / Cheat

robbylee
May 31, 2012

Kevin McDermott - WARNING! PROFESSIONAL SCAMMER/FRAUDSTER/CHEAT

KEVIN MCDERMOTT - WARNING!

PROFESSIONAL SCAMMER/FRAUDSTER/CHEAT

DEDICATION
This site is dedicated to all the good, honest, and hard-working people cheated and scammed by Kevin McDermott of Langley (Greater Vancouver), British Columbia, Canada. Any resemblance to other people named Kevin McDermott, living or dead, is purely coincidental and is unintentional. The following summarized information regarding Kevin McDermott and his scamming activities was gathered and compiled by, and from, several of his victims.

WHO IS KEVIN MCDERMOTT?
Kevin McDermott has cheated and defrauded innocent people of tens of thousands of dollars, and probably more. His modus operandi is to gain your trust and ask you for advance payments for whatever scheme he is pulling, and then he doesn't hold up his end of the bargain and takes off with your money. The RCMP doesn't regard his actions as criminal because he hasn't actually stolen money by force from his victims. They consider it a "contract dispute" so the only recourse is to try and get your money back by going through the court system. Kevin knows this, and he moves residences every few months so it is difficult to serve him with court papers, although some people have been successful. Kevin McDermott deserves to be in jail for his actions. The purpose of this site is to continue to shine light on Kevin's fraud activities so other people can be warned about him.

WHO ARE WE?
We are a group of his victims who have been in contact with each other to share stories and information, and who have created this website composed of our collective knowledge to ensure that the word continues to get out about Kevin McDermott, and will not be removed until he pays back what he owes to every one of his victims.

ABOUT KEVIN MCDERMOTT (AS OF APRIL 2012)
* Caucasian male
* Mid-40s
* Approx. 6' tall. Approx. 170 lbs, thin
* Wife's name is Robin (Hodges)
* Wife Robin is coach of the Mite Girls Cloverdale Softball Team. Information can be found at http://cloverdalefastpitch.com/downloads/. (/2012 Cmfa Schedules/Girls/Mite Girls 2012.xls)
* Kevin is coach of the Bantam C3 JETS team of the Cloverdale Minor Hockey Association. Information can be found at http://www.cloverdaleminorhockey.com/leagues/personnel.cfm?leagueID=3985&teamID=270608&clientID=1433.
* Legal Judgements in which Kevin and Robin have been involved can be found at http://www.courts.gov.bc.ca/search_judgments.aspx#SearchTitle. Enter "kevin mcdermott" in the "Key Words" field and hit "Submit". Three judgements of "McDermott v. Rebuck" will be listed and their details are viewable to the public.
Note that Kevin McDermott is a very smooth talker, as most scammers are. He comes across as a nice, honest man and is very convincing that nothing is out of the ordinary. Do not believe his lies or you do so at your own peril.

Kevin's contact information is:
* Address: Exact address is unknown, but still residing in the Langley, B.C. area
* Phone Numbers: (604) 719-5329; (604) 576-9677; (778) 908-0178 (Robin's Cell)
* B.C. Driver's License #: 4478179
* E-Mail Addresses: khmcdermott@gmail.com; krmcderm@telus.net; robinmcdermott6@gmail.com

KEVIN MCDERMOTT'S SCAMS
* RENTAL SCAM - Plain and simple. Kevin doesn't pay his rent and then moves every few months.
* CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTOR SCAM - Kevin asks for up-front payments before starting work, or payments for materials/equipment that never shows up and the progress slows down. Eventually the work stops completely, leaving the client with uncompleted work and the advance payments are never returned.
* CONTRACTOR HIRING SCAM - Plain and simple. Kevin hires sub-trades for his construction work and does not pay them in full, or at all.
* CAR IMPORTING SCAM - Kevin claims to be able to import cars at a discount price and then sell them at a profit. He gathers advance payments from you, acting as a partner, and then the vehicles never show up. He then keeps any payments made to him.
* PAYMENT SCAM - In lieu of payment that clients/partners may owe him, Kevin has accepted large ticket items such as boats or trucks. Kevin then doesn't fulfill his end of the contract and keeps the items.
* VEHICLE SELLING SCAM - Plain and simple. Kevin advertises vehicles for sale, takes the payment and then doesn't deliver the vehicle.

Kevin often uses Craigslist to get his victims.
Here is a copy of a Craigslist posting warning others about Kevin:
Kevin McDermott - PROFESSIONAL CRIMINAL / CONTRACTOR (British Columbia)
________________________________________
Date: 2012-01-06, 4:29PM PST
Reply to: serv-4mqjs-2787107783@craigslist.org
________________________________________

Kevin McDermott
604-719-5329
BC -- DL# 4478179
7111 -- 195A Street Langley B.C.

IF YOU KNOW THIS PERSON, OR ARE ABOUT TO DO BUSINESS WITH THIS PERSON, RUN
HE LEAVES A TRAIL OF UNPAID TRADES IN HIS WAKE, (WITH NO INTENTION OF EVER PAYING THEM)
HE LEAVES ALL HIS CUSTOMERS HIGH AND DRY WITH TRADES, SUING THEM FOR UNPAID INVOICES.
HE CHANGES HOMES EVERY THREE MONTHS SO NO ONE CAN CATCH UP TO HIM.
HE MOSTLY WORKS OUT OF THE LANGLEY B.C. AREA, BUT HAS RIPPPED OFF PEOPLE AS FAR AWAY AS NEWFOUNDLAND

DO YOUR RESEARCH BEFORE HIRING OR WORKING FOR ANY CONTRACTOR (THIS FELLOW HAS COURT JUDGMENTS AGAINST HIM)

IF YOU HAVE YOU HAVE ANY EXPERIENCE WITH THIS FELLOW, PLEASE EMAIL, "THIS ADD", TO SHARE STORIES & DETAILS OF HIS CRIMINAL ADVENTURES.

ALSO - Check this website for further info :

http://bchomebuilders.blogspot.com/

This site is also keeping track of his exploits.

OTHER LINKS REGARDING KEVIN MCDERMOTT

http://www.bbb.org/mbc/business-reviews/contractors-general/kevin-mcdermott-contracting-in-surrey-bc-1227766

http://bchomebuilders.blogspot.ca/2010/06/building-home-in-vancouver-bc.html

http://canada.market4free.com/classifieds/kevin-mcdermott-20120419179261

http://www.complaints.com/2012/may/24/Kevin_McDermott_-_WARNING__-_Contractor___Vehicle_266478.htm

http://www.ripoffreport.com/home-improvements/kevin-mcdermott/kevin-mcdermott-scam-artist-l-e5681.htm

THE LAST SITE ALSO DISPLAYS HIS PICTURE.
tjench
Sep 30, 2012

He has changed his name.

This guy Kevin McDermott has now changed his name to Hugh Edwards.

Complaint Registration Form

    Information of the Company you are complaining about
    Subject of Complaint
    Country of Complaint
    City (optional)
    Address (optional)
    Phone (optional)
    Website (optional)http://
    Complaint Details
    Attach photos (optional)
    Confirmation code

    Submit

    Recently Updated Complaints

    Advocate Against Nationstar/B of A - Banks Corruption
    Since i brought my home unfortunately in 2008 have i...
    silvia fassardi septimo jewelry - silvia fassardi miami slut
    ABOUT SILVIA FASSARDI MIAMI SLUT THIEF short story in...
    silvia fassardi septimo jewelry - FOR SEX ONLY
    septimo jewelery is run by a lowlife thief silvia...
    MASTERCRAFT DOORS - No customer Service
    I ordered a steel door replacement glass window from...
    Clicksure.Com Guangzhou CN - Dupicate charges refund
    I have a Bank Statement that shows two separate...
    Nationstar Mortgage - nationstar corruption
    how long can you use the excuse the dog ate your homework...
    Rec Direct Factory Outlets/Laguna Spas/Dr. Wellness - Dr. Wellness X-6 Hottub
    Dr. Wellness, with the salt option, is the worst decision...
    kingsley,harper,hatfield - 3.475.176.00
    my name is Eugene.first I don't know how they got my...
    146568 - Fraudulent action
    I have been getting charged a fee of $33 each month from...
    KINGSLEY, HARPER & HATFIELD - Scam letter
    Stop sending to hard working people these stupid...
    Hairextensionsale.com - Buyer Beware
    Hairextensionsale.com is a total scam, I never received my...
    Rec-Direct Factory Outlets - Lucky to be alive after NONSTOP electrical problems
    The Spa was purchased on September 02, 2013 and delivered...
    Samsung UK Promo - Thanks
    To Samsung UK Promo To begin the verification process...
    The Grand Bliss, Mayan Palace, Grand Mayan, Grand Luxxe, Sea Garden - can not live there
    Enjoyment for sure - we purchased in 2004 and since have...
    silvia fassardi septimo jewelry - thief fraud con artist slut
    IN THE PHOTO IS SILVIA FASSARDI THIEF CON ARTIST AND FRAUD...
    shoppers drug mart Lansdowne - abuse of power and false and incorrect consultations of...
    I had an incident where I tried to explain that my phone...
    Dermajuvenate et rejuveneye - Deux paiements non autorisés
    J'ai commandé, en mars, les échantillons...
    Equinox Night and Day serum, and RVTL Fruit Exfoliator andAnti Aging Cream - Scam
    Dr. Oz was endorsing the Equinox night and day lotions and...
    KINGSLEY, HARPER & HATFIELD - Replied to Kingsley Harper & Hatfield
    I received a letter as well in regards to claiming a large...
    GLD MY SCORE - GOLD MY SCORE
    I CALLED 3 OR 4 TIMES, FIRST CALL I WAS PROMISED A REFUND...
         
     

    User Registration

    Already a Complaint Board member? Log in now.
    Username:
    E-mail address:
    Password:
    Code:

    User Registration

    A confirmation email was sent to "".
    To confirm your account, please click the link in the message.

    If you don't see the email in your Inbox, please check your Spam box.

    User Login

    Not a member of Complaint Board? Register now.
    E-mail address:
    Password:
    Forgot your password?
    E-mail address:
    Back
    Loading, please wait...
    Your password has been sent to the specified email address. Log in
    or connect with Facebook

    User Facebook Login

    Enter Username