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“Game Over;” Westerville company sued over failure to deliver $100,000 of gaming and computer parts

WESTERVILLE —

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has begun litigation on a Westerville company for failing to deliver $100,000 in computer equipment.

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OG10kTech specializes in selling sought-after computer components online, and a press release from the Ohio Attorney General’s Office alleges that the business misrepresented itself to many customers. Yost’s lawsuit states that the business failed to deliver completed orders to customers, as well as falsely claiming to have relationships directly with manufacturers.

“Consumers came to this guy looking to buy computer products,” Yost said. “It’s game over for him – there will be no more taking consumers’ money and giving them nothing in return.”

The lawsuit notes that William D. Taylor Sr, proprietor of OG10kTech, directed customers to pay to be put in a product waiting list. Many of these customers requested a refund after months of waiting and were denied despite the businesses return policy.

Yost’s lawsuit lists the following as violations of Ohio’s Consumer Sales Practices Act:

  • Failing to deliver products.
  • Misrepresenting the availability of goods.
  • Selling merchandise on its website that it neither possessed nor could deliver.
  • Failing to observe its duty to segregate purchase monies.
  • Failing to provide refunds.
  • Misrepresenting that the subject of a consumer transaction was available.
  • Misrepresenting the availability of refunds due to the defendants’ precarious financial position.

Over 70 of OG10kTech’s customers requested a refund on their order, and many of the undelivered goods are used for crypto-mining or gaming purposes. The Ohio Attorney General’s Office encourages citizens to report unfair business practices via www.OhioProtects.org or 800-282-0515.