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PostPosted: Sun Aug 19, 2018 6:03 pm    Post subject: Re: Mark Heron of The Modern Classic Car Co Reply with quote

HeronHunter wrote:
Hopefully, some of you folks will be pleased to read the following post...This is an update to the thread regarding a Mark Heron (or whatever other alias he happens to be using) of The Modern Classic Car Co of Carbeth House, Killearn, Glasgow, G63 9QB.

Mark Heron recently formed another limited company by the name of "Modern Classic Car Solutions Ltd (Company number: SC580272) of which Mark Heron is shown as the only Director, appointed on the 31st October 2017. His month and year of birth are shown as December 1976. The address given as the registered office is: Strathclyde Suite, Carbeth House, Killearn, Glasgow, G63 9QB.

Mr Heron is currently under investigation by various agencies in regards to his business practices, including violation of Trading Standards, misleading advertising practices, and malpractice in regards to Consumer Rights. We will keep this forum updated as matter progress.

The first of hopefully many law suits has already started, but in the meantime, we recommend that all the information published in this forum in regards to Mark Heron is read extremely carefully and taken into account, before any potential buyer makes a decision to trade with Mark Heron, Sylvester Heron, The Modern Classic Car Co, or Modern Classic Car Solutions Ltd, or his ebay trading title/username "modernclassiccarco"

We are also aware that more than two disgruntled buyers are arranging third party viewings on some of Mark Heron's stock, so hopefully they may have further information to add, once their contacts have viewed the vehicles, on the pretext of speaking directly to Mr Heron to discuss his misdemeanors. Of course, Mr Heron will not know who these mystery shoppers are, so he may have to look over his shoulder! More to follow in due course.




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PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2018 4:38 pm    Post subject: Re: Mark Heron of The Modern Classic Car Co Reply with quote

This posted on Rennlist in 2017
https://rennlist.com/forums/911-turbo-930-forum/1000536-fake-930-for-sale-alert.html

oliver bloom wrote:
Fake 930 for sale alert
Hi all. For the UK based among ourselves please be advised of a fake posing as a 930:
https://www.themodernclassiccarco.com/sales/930guards/930guards.html
The ad has been changed since i last contacted the dealer to enquire. He had the chassis and engine numbers as part of the ad at the time (moron or provocative, ur choice).
For starters, notice the complete lack of VIN & options stickers. When I asked Stephen Boag, the dealer in question, he said the door pillar VIN sticker perished during his refurbishment (the word is used liberally here) and the bonnet sticker was never there as in his extensive experience w air-cooled Porsches, late 70s to early 80s did not always have the telltale sticker He even asked another Scottish dealer specialising in used air-cooled 911s who confirmed that the stickers were hit and miss -maybe in Scotland alone?

Now, the VIN and Motor ID Stephen Boag let slip were:
Chassis : 9119303197 Engine no 6394816.
It doesn't need a sleuth to realise these are SC codes (no Stephen the 930 in the chassis is not for Porsche 930 ). If anyone has a different view I will humbly stand corrected but this stinks.

Finally notice the complete absence of the a/c compressor (can be removed) but also cabin controls etc (less likely to totally delete the a/c to this extent). Stephen obliged by saying you don't need a/c in the UK anyway

I almost got stung and luckily escaped. Handle w care.

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 24, 2018 1:53 pm    Post subject: Update. Reply with quote

Hi everyone. Having been aware of this individual for a while now I thought I would let you know he is now trading under a new name. Please don't get stung.

Specialist Cars Scotland
The Shed Old Mugdock Rd Strathblane Glasgow
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 24, 2018 6:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 24, 2018 8:28 pm    Post subject: Re: Update. Reply with quote

JapsI wrote:
Hi everyone. Having been aware of this individual for a while now I thought I would let you know he is now trading under a new name. Please don't get stung.

Specialist Cars Scotland
The Shed Old Mugdock Rd Strathblane Glasgow
G63 9DD



Address 'the shed' accoding to google maps = https://tinyurl.com/y8wp2k22

Another scam address by Mark Heron and Stephen Boeg

Note, advert used under the name of Specialist Cars Scotland
https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1056989

verses what is listed on
https://www.themodernclassiccarco.com/sales/924turbowhite/salespage.html
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 24, 2018 8:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

There are a few decent sized properties in the vicinity of that postcode on that road with similar coloured stones on the drive. Looks like he doesn't live far from the postcode but its clearly a bogus address.

I suspect he would ring you if you got near and guided you to where he is based once you got to that postcode Question
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 02, 2019 10:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Do not trust these two. I repeat do not trust them.

The photos are taken at:-
Carbeth House
Killearn

This rather imposing mansion has been converted into apartments. One of the brothers, Mark Heron, appears to live there. The other (presumably half) brother, is Stephen Boag.

They are not linked in any way to Border Reivers.
 
  
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

911watch wrote:
Do not trust these two. I repeat do not trust them.

The photos are taken at:-
Carbeth House
Killearn

This rather imposing mansion has been converted into apartments. One of the brothers, Mark Heron, appears to live there. The other (presumably half) brother, is Stephen Boag.

They are not linked in any way to Border Reivers.



I am interester to see a newbie's first post being one like this.
Wondering what history you have and have you been burned?
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes Tobyone I have had dealings with these clowns. I'd rather not give detail.
IMHO there are a pair of shameless crooks. Other members of family probably involved. Sylvester seems to run the ebay account.

They play off each other so you never know which of Mark or Stephen you are dealing with. They bullshine and bamboozle victims into submission.

Initially they politely engage with concerns - then the aggressive and arrogant denials, and then silent treatment.

Stay away people!
 
  
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 03, 2019 4:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

911watch wrote:
Yes Tobyone I have had dealings with these clowns. I'd rather not give detail.
IMHO there are a pair of shameless crooks. Other members of family probably involved. Sylvester seems to run the ebay account.

They play off each other so you never know which of Mark or Stephen you are dealing with. They bullshine and bamboozle victims into submission.

Initially they politely engage with concerns - then the aggressive and arrogant denials, and then silent treatment.

Stay away people!



It is amazing they still get away with it.
Sorry you had a bad experience fella
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 04, 2019 1:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

911watch wrote:
Sylvester seems to run the ebay account


Who are they on eBay Dont know

At least we can avoid them Cop

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 04, 2019 9:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

HSC911 wrote:
911watch wrote:
Sylvester seems to run the ebay account


Who are they on eBay Dont know

At least we can avoid them Cop

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more of a mystery how mr ebay does not know of them Bandit

so then the Modern Classic Car Company

so their picture are clever the cars are not, dont be fooled by them, as they aren't traders, since it has been proved in a court case that they have false trade paperwork

https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/Cars-Motorcycles-Vehicles/9800/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_ipg=&_from=&_ssn=modernclassiccarco&_sac=1

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Business seller information
Performance & Historic
Sylvester Heron
Carbeth House
killearn
Killearn
Glasgow (City of)
G63 9QB
United Kingdom
Phone:07713862081
Email:performanceandhistoric@gmail.com

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 09, 2019 2:27 pm    Post subject: The Modern and Classic Car Co Reply with quote

Read these reviews having purchased my car in December 2018.
I am very pleased with my motor and had no problems at all with Steven Boag. In fact I ran into a problem as I could not find my V5 for the part exchange deal we had agreed. I emailed Steven post midnight as I was due to drive up from Surrey the next day. He replied in the morning saying not to worry! We will sort it out when you get here. Much appreciated I drove up and left with my new motor and re applied for a replacement V5 which I posted on a week or so later. He trusted me and Swansea were exceptionally swift at Christmas time. I had a great drive home.
So my experiences are at total odds to what I have read since then.
My point to this post is that had I read it first I may not have the car I wanted and am very pleased with. I know having purchased a pre owned vehicle it will have its gremlins. That's the gamble you take. I cannot afford a new car so I buy what I like and modify if needs be. But of course you must do your homework as spares and repairs are expensive.
Good luck Petrol Heads and enjoy before they force us to buy electric!
 
  
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 09, 2019 3:14 pm    Post subject: Re: The Modern and Classic Car Co Reply with quote

Saab9000 wrote:
Read these reviews having purchased my car in December 2018.
I am very pleased with my motor and had no problems at all with Steven Boag. In fact I ran into a problem as I could not find my V5 for the part exchange deal we had agreed. I emailed Steven post midnight as I was due to drive up from Surrey the next day. He replied in the morning saying not to worry! We will sort it out when you get here. Much appreciated I drove up and left with my new motor and re applied for a replacement V5 which I posted on a week or so later. He trusted me and Swansea were exceptionally swift at Christmas time. I had a great drive home.
So my experiences are at total odds to what I have read since then.
My point to this post is that had I read it first I may not have the car I wanted and am very pleased with. I know having purchased a pre owned vehicle it will have its gremlins. That's the gamble you take. I cannot afford a new car so I buy what I like and modify if needs be. But of course you must do your homework as spares and repairs are expensive.
Good luck Petrol Heads and enjoy before they force us to buy electric!


What car did you buy ? and how did you find these review...?
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