Daniel Fuentes told ABC13’s Ted Oberg. “Freedom.”
After Fuentes’ old motorcycle was swept away in Hurricane Harvey, he bought a 2020 Harley Road Glide.
After a year, he decided it was a bit too big for him, so he took that dream bike for a consignment sale at On Border Motorcycle Sales in Pasadena.
The store displayed the bike and sold it in June. However, the paperwork Fuentes signed off on suggests that once title is transferred to a new owner, it can take up to 30 days or more before the seller can receive the amount owed.
“They’re constantly joking around, telling me they’re going to give the money,” Fuentes said. “Every day, you know, if I don’t call, then (I) get there.”
One month passed and then another month. By the end of September, Fuentes’ disappointment was growing. That’s when he turned to Ted.
“I watch Channel 13 all the time. I thought, ‘You know what? Let me start calling to see if I get anything done,'” he said.
As soon as we called the store, the owner said he would take a look at it and call Fuentes with the good news.
“Within 15 minutes, they called and said to me ‘Hey, here’s your money,'” Fuentes said. “Sure, like I said, just one phone call.”
That afternoon, Fuentes picked up a check for $6,192.17.
Fuentes said the store told him they never even sent his ownership over to be transferred because he didn’t sign the paperwork in the right place.
The store owner also told ABC13 that due to the pandemic, the transfer of ownership took longer than usual.
The owner said since it took so long he will go ahead and issue the payment to Fuentes.
Fuentes said he was happy to contact us.
“I’m very grateful,” said Fuentes. “That’s a lot of money.”
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