NOTE: If you wish to see a picture of the Kevin McDermott in question for confirmation, then go to http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Kevin-McDermott/Langley-British-Columbia-/Kevin-Mcdermott-Warning-Contractor-Vehicle-Fraud-Cheat-PROFESSIONAL-SCAMMERFRAUD-884847. If the link does not work then go directly to RIPOFFREPORT.COM and search on the name Kevin McDermott.
SITE LAST UPDATED: September 1, 2014
September 1, 2014: Kevin now also uses the alias KEVIN TAYLOR. We will repeat the name KEVIN TAYLOR for reasons of search engine optimization. Kevin McDermott now uses the alias Kevin Taylor. Beware of a person named Kevin Taylor who is actually the scammer Kevin McDermott.
June 24, 2014: Some good news to share. The boat referenced in the April 22 post below has been returned to its rightful owner, thanks to another person who contacted us with info, and who we then introduced to the boat owner. Well done boys. On another note, The Vancouver Sun published an article today about another con man who obviously scammed the wrong person. Karma?
April 22, 2014: Want to make a cool grand? This was sent to us by one of our faithful followers: 'any one ever see good old kevin with a blue ski boat its a 1987 ski centurion with a big centurion sticker on sides it also a tower on it.If anyone has seen this boat im offering a 1000 dollar reward for info .just post info .Also if anyone knows his current adress id love to have it .....Good luck to everyone who have been affected by this virus contact email@example.com'
March 14, 2014: Check out the ripoffreport site. Wifey has spoken.
January 16, 2014: Kevin was supposed to show up in court on January 8 for sentencing. He didn't appear, so there is a warrant out for his arrest.
OCTOBER 27, 2013: Since this site has been in operation, it has received hundreds of hits with hundreds of unique visitors. We have received dozens of comments through the Contact Form giving us updated information and generous comments about how this site has helped them. The bastard Kevin McDermott is a loser and more and more people are becoming aware of his pyschopathic behaviour every day. Thank you for everyone's support.
BIG DISCLAIMER: This site is about a person named Kevin McDermott. There are literally hundreds, if not thousands of people in the world with that same name, so this site will contain no personal information about the Kevin McDermott in question. However, we all know who we're talking about, don't we? (Right, Kevin?)
DECEMBER 9, 2013: "EVAN MCCARTHY" no longer works at the Quality Inn in Langley, BC. We strongly encourage you to check out the RIPOFFREPORT.COM site for the latest updates on the person we all know and hate!
FOR THOSE WHO SEND US A NOTE VIA THE CONTACT FORM BELOW: Rest assured that we receive each and every note that someone sends us. If you require us to respond then please include your email address, although we may not reply depending on the circumstances. If we feel the information is pertinent we will notify others as well.
Someone sent us a note to say that if you are interested in Kevin's contact information, email them at KEVINMUSTPAY@LIVE.COM. Kevin tried to have the email address removed from this site.
Several people have sent notes via the Contact Form below expressing their appreciation and support of this site. If this site has saved even one person from getting scammed by Kevin, we are grateful and will continue to keep the site up.
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INTRODUCING KEVIN MCDERMOTT
Kevin McDermott has cheated and defrauded innocent people of tens of thousands of dollars, and probably more. Kevin McDermott's modus operandi is to gain your trust and ask you for advance payments for whatever scheme he is pulling, and then he does not hold up his end of the bargain and takes off with your money. The law-enforcement people (for example, the RCMP if you lived in Canada) does not regard his actions as criminal because he has not 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 McDermott 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 McDermott's fraud activities so other people can be warned about him.
WHO ARE WE?
We are a group of Kevin McDermott's 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.
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 MCDERMOTT'S SCAMS
RENTAL SCAM - Plain and simple. Kevin McDermott does not pay his rent and then moves every few months.
CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTOR SCAM - Kevin McDermott 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 McDermott hires sub-trades for his construction work and does not pay them in full, or at all.
CAR IMPORTING SCAM - Kevin McDermott 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 McDermott has accepted large ticket items such as boats or trucks. Kevin McDermott then doesn't fulfill his end of the contract and keeps the items.
VEHICLE SELLING SCAM - Plain and simple. Kevin McDermott advertises vehicles for sale, takes the payment and then doesn't deliver the vehicle.
Here is the Urban Dictionary definition of SCAMMER:
One who does everything in his/her power to steal from another, usually by means of trickery, deceit, and force. With the accesibility and anonymousity that the internet provides, scammers have become increasingly prevalent in modern times. Usually driven by personal greed or even outright amusement, they are unhindered by sympathy or morals and are the very face of human corruption.
Here is the Urban Dictionary definition of ASSHOLE:
An inconsiderate, arrogant, uncaring, selfish, borderline sadistic, apathetic, mean, spiteful, dishonorable, bastard of a man who could tempt the Pope into a fight.
Here is the Urban Dictionary definition of a GOOD SAMARITAN:
Another name for someone who selflessly helps others. This term originates from the parable told by Jesus in the Bible about a Samaritan (a man from a country called Samaria) who helps out a Jewish man who is ambushed by the ives and left to die. This was all the more selfless of an act considering that the Jewish and Samaritan people in those times usually did not associate with each other. This story was told in response to a question concerning the scriptural mandate to "love thy neighbor as thyself". According to the story, a man asked "Who is my neighbor?" and the moral of the parable is that everyone is really your neighbor (meaning you should help anyone you see in need). Today a Good Samaritan is usually someone who goes out on a limb to help others, even if they are complete strangers.
Is Kevin McDermott a SCAMMER, ASSHOLE, or a GOOD SAMARITAN? How many good samaritans named Kevin McDermott are there in the entire world? Probably several hundred. How many scammers or assholes named Kevin McDermott are there in the entire world? Probably only one, and we all know who he is, and so does he. Yes Kevin, we're talking about you.
If you know a person named Kevin McDermott who you think fits one of the descriptions above, check out the RIPOFFREPORT.COM site for the latest updates.
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