Competitor Defaming me on social media. What do I do?

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Can someone advice me on what to do?
I sell sports betting tips on my website.
A competitor bought my service and after 10 days of winning, he lost some bets in 1 day and suddenly asked for a refund. Obviously there was no refund agreement.

But out of sympathy, i agreed to refund him 60% ($150)
But because I am limited on the number of payment options available to me, i was left with only Skrill as an option, and I had $120 in my Skrill.
I sent him this $120 and was searching for other ways to make up the $30.

But this guy was a nuisance, bombadding my website live chat every 1 hour. Despite me assuring him that I was committed to making up the $30. I even showed him a screen grab of my Skrill to show the only amount left was below $30

Now he has made a facebook post and got his friends to share it and reported my site to some agencies (he sent me a screenshot, but covered the link).
He did not state what happened, he only said we were scamming people.

I know he is a competitor because his skrill ID shows he also sells betting tips. I feel he was even re-selling my tips.

Now I feel this is defamation and I want to get back at him. can I get some advice?

Thanks
  • Profile picture of the author whateverpedia
    Originally Posted by dannyogolo View Post

    can I get some advice?
    The only advice anyone can give you on this forum is to get yourself a lawyer.
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  • Profile picture of the author Kay King
    He says you are dishonest?


    You list location as Liverpool but are posting from Nigeria. Hmmmm...



    You don't need forum advice - you need legal advice.
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  • Profile picture of the author King Manu
    The story also seems a bit... untrue or very shady.

    So, you sell these amazing betting tips that make people win. (Why would you sell them instead of using them and get rich yourself is beyond my understanding.)

    Your buyer used them for 10 days straight to get wins. He's happy and everything is amazing for him. He's probably made a lot of money by now. He's probably planning his next trip to Hawaii.

    But oh no, one of your tips didn't work, and he lost 250$. Now he is so angry with you that he bombarded you with getting a refund. You agreed with 60% out of sympathy, but could only pay him $120 because there are no other payment options available to you (even though that client bought from you somehow... magic?).

    And now he made a Facebook post and that is ruining your "business".

    Wow!
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  • Profile picture of the author Odahh
    get yourself a lawyer..and maybe use your own betting tips to make the money to pay him off ..
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  • Profile picture of the author hardraysnight
    you need to restore credibiliity

    i suggest you send me free tips
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  • Profile picture of the author Claude Whitacre
    Originally Posted by dannyogolo View Post

    Can someone advice me on what to do?
    I sell sports betting tips on my website.
    A competitor bought my service and after 10 days of winning, he lost some bets in 1 day and suddenly asked for a refund. Obviously there was no refund agreement.

    But out of sympathy, i agreed to refund him 60% ($150)
    But because I am limited on the number of payment options available to me, i was left with only Skrill as an option, and I had $120 in my Skrill.
    I sent him this $120 and was searching for other ways to make up the $30.

    But this guy was a nuisance, bombadding my website live chat every 1 hour. Despite me assuring him that I was committed to making up the $30. I even showed him a screen grab of my Skrill to show the only amount left was below $30
    Let me get this straight. .....

    You offer great bettng tips....a guy won 10 days in a row with your tips...and wants a refund.

    Even though your agreement says no refunds (as any betting site would plainly state) you offered a partial refund. And Now, you owe him $30. You don't have Paypal? You don't have the $30? You can't just add $30 to your "Skrill" (whatever that is)?

    Me? If I didn't have $30...and had no idea how to get $30 to him....and my business was giving gambling advice....I'd close the business.
    You could see a lawyer..but how would you pay him? What if your Skrill account is too low? What a pickle.
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    • Profile picture of the author Odahh
      Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

      Let me get this straight. .....

      You offer great bettng tips....a guy won 10 days in a row with your tips...and wants a refund.

      Even though your agreement says no refunds (as any betting site would plainly state) you offered a partial refund. And Now, you owe him $30. You don't have Paypal? You don't have the $30? You can't just add $30 to your "Skrill" (whatever that is)?

      Me? If I didn't have $30...and had no idea how to get $30 to him....and my business was giving gambling advice....I'd close the business.
      You could see a lawyer..but how would you pay him? What if your Skrill account is too low? What a pickle.
      i was being nice.. if he is not willing to make money from the tip or making enough to give a small refund.. he is scamming..
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    • Profile picture of the author lanfear63
      Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

      Let me get this straight. .....

      You offer great bettng tips....a guy won 10 days in a row with your tips...and wants a refund.

      Even though your agreement says no refunds (as any betting site would plainly state) you offered a partial refund. And Now, you owe him $30. You don't have Paypal? You don't have the $30? You can't just add $30 to your "Skrill" (whatever that is)?

      Me? If I didn't have $30...and had no idea how to get $30 to him....and my business was giving gambling advice....I'd close the business.
      You could see a lawyer..but how would you pay him? What if your Skrill account is too low? What a pickle.
      I think we should help this poor guy from Liverpool, Nigeria out,..which way did he come in?
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  • Profile picture of the author Daniel Evans
    A Nigerian trying to establish trust by claiming to be from Liverpool, of all places is so ironically brilliant, only a Briton would comprehend it...
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