On Tue, 31 Dec 2002, Sterling D. Allan wrote:
> In Tjorb's case, this manifest itself in the form of Mike
> actually accepting money based on his hope to have a unit for
> sale by such and such a time. That deadline was ever just
> around the corner, as he hoped the next thing would enable
If this thing ever goes to court, and that excuse is presented by
the defense, the snickering sound you'll hear will be coming from
the judge's bench; he'll probably choke himself trying to hold
back the laughter.
> The situation with Tjorb is unfortunate, and hopefully will be
> resolved soon.
Let's see now ... ten minutes to find the checkbook, 30 seconds
to write out the check for $6,000, two minutes to address, stuff,
and stamp the envelope, 15 minutes to find a mailbox, and after
that it's up to the postal service. Mike's part, and yours, in
resolving the situation adds up to less that half an hour. You
and Mike would be well-advised to get cracking before the
junkyard dog DA I mentioned earlier decides to add a couple of
heads to his trophy wall.
> I've emailed him back and forth probably 15 times since
> yesterday, and still he refuses to answer the simple question
> as to whether or not sensitive information was accidentally
> conveyed to him, ...
Totally different situation; if you want the stuff back, sue the
guy. That won't happen, of course, because the last thing you and
Mike want is a court case that might attact the attention of your
> What would you do if you were in my place?
See above; the clock is ticking on your half-hour.
> See above comment about Mike being an inventor and not a
What a chuckle; he's a businessman all right, just like those
guys at Enron, but on a smaller scale.