Beware of the NYC Bagel & Sandwich Shop Franchise ads on Craigslist.
NY Bagel scam artists Joseph Smith and Dennis Mason (aka Brian Scofield). have been hard at work posting over 100 fraudulent NY Bagel franchise ads using several names: NY Bagel Cafe, NYC Kosher Bagels & More, or America’s #1 Bagel Franchise. The names are different but the scam’s the same. If you’ve been contacted by or sent money to the NY Bagel Scam, contact NYBagelScam[at] Gmail.com.
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The NY Bagel Scammers Joe Smith & Dennis Mason are currently running more than 100 ads on Craigslist using different names to try to elude the warnings posted on UnhappyFranchisee.Com, NY Bagel Scam and Franchise Publicity websites, as well as the NY Bagel Scam Twitter Feed, NY Bagel Scam Facebook page, the NY Bagel Scam YouTube account and the brand new Stop the NY Bagel Scam GoFundMe page.
Learn more about the NYC Bagel Scam here:
NY Bagel Café Franchise Scam Overview
NY BAGEL CAFÉ Franchise: How Many Have Closed? [UPDATED]
NY BAGEL CAFÉ Franchise Graveyard
NYC Bagel Scam Ads: How to Identify Them
NYC Bagel Scam ads on Craigslist are easy to spot. They contain headlines like:
“NYC BAGEL& SANDWICH SHOP LOW START UP*FINANCING AVAILABLE* $27800”
“NYC Kosher Bagels, Deli and Much More – $27500”
“America’s #1 Bagel Franchise”
Here’s an example: NYC BAGEL & SANDWICH SHOP – SCAM AD
NYC Bagel Franchise IS Too Good to be True
Usually found in the Business category of the For Sale section of Craigslist, NYC Bagel franchise scam copy reads:
20 year old leading bagel Franchisor, NYC Bagel & Sandwich Shop, is offering for a limited time only, an exceptional Summer Special 2018 program within the Ft. Myers, Florida Metro areas. PRIME SITES IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE!!!!
Our NYC Bagel & Sandwich Shop franchised stores offer over 20 different varieties of award winning KOSHER and HALAL, true 5 oz. New York, Fresh Baked bagels and large loaf breads to include Jewish Rye, Sourdough, Asiago, Italian, French Baguette, Tuscan and other breads also available. We also offer panini’s, gourmet wraps & sandwiches, Specialty Signature sandwiches, Boar’s Head Deli, Green Mountain coffees & cappuccinos, pastries, desserts, ice cream, frozen yogurt, salad bar, hot bar, lunch specials and much more…. Franchisees shall also have right to offer other menu items of their choice in their NYC Bagel & Sandwich Shop stores.
During our Summer Special 2018 Special Promotion and for a Limited Time Only our Franchise Fee is a onetime fee of “$27,500 for an Unlimited amount of Stores within the State of Florida areas. All monies required for the build-out, equipment, furniture & fixtures, inventory, lease & security deposits, working capital is financed. “ONLY CASH REQUIRED is $27,500. Financing Available To Creditworthy and Qualified Applicants.
FLAT FEE ROYALTY FEE $500.00, NO PERCENTAGES OF SALES !!! FIRST SIX (6)MONTHS.. FREE !!!!
Additionally, we are now introducing our “Master Point Store Program in the State of Florida area.” Allow us to meet or refer new prospective Franchisees to your store in order to offer new prospective Franchisees a NYC Bagel & sandwich Shop franchise and we’ll pay you a part of every Franchise Fee received and on every new franchise sold. NO SELLING ON YOUR PART. We do all the sales. Last month we gave one of our current Franchisees received three (3) checks. We’d like to do the same for you. Also, allow us to use your NYC Bagel & Sandwich Shop store for an initial 5 day pre-training program in your store and we’ll pay you an additional $2,000.00 on every new Franchisee trained.
The Onetime $27,500 Franchise Fee includes:
Free In Store Training, 7 to 10 days
Free Site Location……. (Sites Now Available Immediately)
Free Feasibility and Demographic Studies on all Sites
Free Lease Negotiations with landlord
Financing Available to Qualified Applicants
For full details, call Brian in the: “Franchise Dept.” at 833-372-2740 toll free,
Calls Taken 7 Days a Week Up to 10:00PM
Brian in the “Franchise Dept” is Actually Scammer Dennis Mason
“Brian Scofield” or “Schofield” is one of the many aliases of scammer Dennis Mason.
He may or may not be still using his long-time email address FranchiseRep@gmail.com.
He will, of course, deny his identity and will claim that these warnings are false. However, its not hard for you to figure out who is telling the truth.
Call each of the stores listed as “Open” on the NYC Bagel or NY Bagel Cafe website and you’ll see that most have closed.
DON’T FALL FOR THE NYC BAGEL & SANDWICH SCAM ON CRAIGSLIST!
NY Bagel Scam website
NY Bagel Scam links on Unhappy Franchisee
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