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Leerburg Crooks Samantha Smith

Samantha Smith

Samantha Smith

The Bitch IS BACK

By Ed Frawley

See her new site - as long as it lasts...

MORE STOLEN PHOTOS

It’s hard to keep a good thief down. That’s why there are prisons. This crook will continue to cheat people until she and her low life family are in prison.

I got an e-mail today informing me that Samantha Smith had raised her ugly head as Townsend Acres Dogs (She also has a site for Townsend Horses). I am including the photos and information on the web site below. I am sure the photos are all stolen and the information on these dogs is all a lie.

Here is how to flag a crook. First crooks do not have their name or their address on their web site (look below where Smith tries to justify this). The way you can contact them is by email. They also do not post their name. In fact they post a copyright at the bottom of the page but there is no name associated with the copyright. A DUMB AND DUMBER move. But then what would we expect - most criminals are stupid.

This time around I am going to copy part of this web site below because as soon as I post this new site it will be taken down. This is how people get suckered in and cheated. (The first photo below is actually Farus vom Kirschental - I don’t know who owns Farus but it certainly is not Samantha Smith) or whatever name she is going by this week.

This photo of Farus was replaced within an hour after my first e-mail to Smith challenging her. It was replaced with a sable males picture - with a caption of:

Above is The Clothesline From Hell V. TA SchH3, "Bradshaw". Bradshaw does have his Schutzhund 3 title. He is 2 years old and has been trained in Schutzhund. He is a lovely Black Sable male, and he is available for stud. His stud fee is $ 950.00. Please e-mail us if you interested in using one of our GSDs for breeding.
Bradshaw is a lovely Black Sable male GSD, we also have several other GSDs available for stud. Please contact us for more information on our studs.

MORE PHOTOS FROM THE MOST RECENT SITE


Townsend Acres Dogs

(I am sure the web site will be taken down as soon as I post this article)

Welcome To Townsend Acres! We offer quality German Shepherds, Dobermans, Rottweilers, and occasionally Akitas or Labradors. We are not breeding Labradors or Akitas this year. We will be adding them to our program next year.

Samantha Smith Photos

Above is The Big Red Machine V. TA, "Kane". He is pictured at 18 months old. He is now 2 years old and has been trained for personal protection. He is available for stud, his fee is $ 950.00.

Kane is a deep black and red male, he has been trained for personal protection and is available for stud. Please contact us if you are interested in breeding to him or buying his offspring. GREAT NEWS! Kane has a litter due on June 12th, the dam is one of our imports.

Samantha Smith Photos
Above is Budweiser V. Iszborn and Nina V. Iszborn, we own Nina.

We are sad to say, Bud has passed away since this photo was taken. He was owned by Brandy of Von Bear Claw Kennels. Bud had Sch3, Ipo3, Va-rated and KKl-1 titles to his name. We hope all of his offspring carry these as well.
Send an e-mail

LITTER ANNOUNCEMENTS

4/24/02 One of our newest imports was bred and is due June 12th. 4/27/02 New Litter was born yesterday, 9 puppies

EMAIL US!
VetteDane@aol.com


Samantha Smith Photos

About Us
We may be a new hobbyist breeder, but we are fast learners. We welcome any advise any one is willing to give us. We are also new in the show ring, so if you have any advise, we would honor your advise.


Samantha Smith Photos
Above is BJ, or Budweiser V. Iszborn Jr. He is owned by Von Bear Claw Kennels.

****Currently
We are currently very busy with our dogs and horses, so we would like to be contacted by emails. Or at least until we have more time to be one on one with the buyers of our animals.

**********Upcoming Breedings****************

EMAIL US!
VetteDane@aol.com


Samantha Smith Photos
This is a most recent picture of Chyna, her brother is Phenom. Her dam and sire are Bud and Nina.


Samantha Smith Photos

Samantha Smith Photos

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LETTERS CONCERNING THIS ARTICLE:

Aloha Mr. Frawley,

I read your page on Samantha Smith, so I decided to go and see her site for myself. One of the dogs on her picture page who she claims is "Kane" is really Hoss vom Tatzend who is owned by Paul & Jill Hoelle of "von der Hollenburg" kennels. If you go to their web site (www.vdhollenburg.com) you can see his picture on their home page, which is the exact picture that Samantha has on her site claiming his name is "Kane."

Just thought you'd like to know.

In the Sport & Breed,

Jason Wiggins


The large impressive male Rottweiler is Rick v Wiessen Schwann SchH 1, He is owned by vr-rottweilers.com Bob and Suzie Bolognesi, and I took the photos, there are three photos identifying the same dog and there are actually two different dogs used. The photo with the two adult rotts on a front porch are in fact of a Best in Show dog named Kahn and then the ones identified as Bud and BJ are of Rick.
Might be fun to identify the dog with his REAL NAME Hope all is well, will I see you in Birminghan for the Nationals?

Doug


Dear Mr Frawley,
Thank you so much for posting your page to the public on this Samantha Smith, Brandy, Kristen....whatever!!!

It seems what the reputable GSD community has endured has not rolled over to the Rottweiler. I am a code of ethics breeder in Raleigh NC of CH rottweilers. I have been in this breed for 10 years and have seen some crazy things, but you're right, this story takes the cake. I have taken the liberty of courtesy copying some of the other reputable breeders who she's stolen photos from and posted on her site in hopes that we can put our heads together to hopefully circumvent the mess that she bestowed on your breed.

Some background.....

I don't think any of us have ever heard of this woman until two days ago, when someone on one of our Rottie chat lists inquired about the true identity of some suspicious (meaning very famous Rottweilers) photos. I have since learned she now frequents Rottie chat groups, too. In fact, to my amazement, a photo of my two dogs (I own them and took the photo, have the negative) are on her homepage!!! YIKES!!! She is even currently advertising a litter out of them. She calls herself Kristen Slice, and claims Brandy owns some of the dogs from Von Bear Claw Kennels.

I don't know who's who, but I read your story I am deeply concerned not just about her lifting photos of famous dogs in our breed, but actually stealing AKC numbers to defraud innocent people. NOW THAT'S SCARY as this woman creeping into our breed...may I be brutally frank....makes for a DEADLY combination.

I can only assume she must rake in a lot of dough doing this because I would think after a while (especially after receiving your wrath) it would not be worth the hassle anymore to be constantly on the run.

I hope you can that you could lend some advise based on your experiences with this crook as to how we can get these two sites shut down. They are:

www.townsendacresdogs.faithweb.com

www.gone-to-the-dogs.cityslide.com

Do you have contacts for these ISPs by chance???

Now, I only have one more question.....WHY ME??!!

I will copy and paste my recent email exchange below.

Kindest regards,
Crystal Rutherford

SMITHS REPLY TO EMAIL:

From: IceAngel2481@aol.com To: tuna.bill@mindspring.com Sent: Friday, May 03, 2002 7:53 PM Subject: WHOAA

Look lady I do not have any Rottweilers. The person you are writing and fussing at is named Kristen Slice, She just sent me this.
So I have done nothing this time or any other times, Thank you.
and as far as being psycho Yes I am, so watch out!! It is not good to put all this on someone that has done nothing wrong you have the correct person, if you do not believe me you may come here and I will show you my Dogs and show you where the girl lives.

Subj: Fwd:
Date: 5/3/02 7:46:38 PM Eastern Daylight Time
From: Vette dane
To: IceAngel2481

Sorry, but I didn't have a choice on this person.


Forwarded Message:
Subj: Re:
Date: 5/3/02 7:42:39 PM Eastern Daylight Time
From: tuna.bill@mindspring.com
To: Vettedane@aol.com
Sent from the Internet (Details)

Yeah, right Psycho Brandy....or should I call you Cybil because you have multiple personalities and identities. I'm not going to deal with you anymore, I'm going to force your Internet Service Provider to shut down your sites.

Char Bryan [char4u2@lycos.com]
RunningWolf1220@aol.com
IceAngel2481@aol.com
MySinbad12@aol.com
CarolinaCross2@aol.com
Str8thrutheheart@aol.com
Tadpole1218@aol.com
JessieAnn@aol.com
N2Shepherdzz@aol.com
GSDSitzPlatz@Aol.com
SheRa1417@Aol.com

Your full information: Samantha Smith
Brandy Ratliff
5636 Cairnbrook
Columbia SC 29210
(803) 798-0413
803 414 7509
(803) 598-2386
803-318-1303 (cell)

----- Original Message -----
From: Vettedane@aol.com
To: tuna.bill@mindspring.com
Sent: Friday, May 03, 2002 6:32 PM
Subject: Re:


Contact Brandy at IceAngel2481@aol.com
----- Original Message ----- From: Rutherford William H To: Vettedane@aol.com Sent: Thursday, May 02, 2002 8:39 PM Subject: Re: Buddyweiser and Nina

You stole the photo of the two rottweilers sitting down on the front porch FROM MY WEBSITE. THAT PHOTO IS OF V-1/Multi-BISS Select CH Highlander's Khan-frontation and CH Byerly's Chayna Punim v Endo. THAT PHOTO IS OF MY DOGS, NOT THE DOGS 'YOU CLAIM' THEY ARE. YOU ARE IN VIOLATION OF COPYRIGHT LAW AND FRAUD. I OWN THE NEGATIVE OF THAT PHOTO AND MY NEXT CONTACT IS TO YOUR WEBMASTER AND LOCAL AUTHORITIES TO SHUT YOUR SITE DOWN AND STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE FOR FRAUD.

YOU ARE ONE OF THE PROBLEMS YOU SEE ON THE EVENING NEWS. I AM NOT THE ONLY BREEDER/WEBSITE YOU HAVE STOLEN PICTURES FROM AND I KNOW THEY HAVE CONTACTED YOU AS WELL. YOU ABOUT TO GET SLAPPED WITH A CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT.

----- Original Message -----
From: Vettedane@aol.com To: tuna.bill@mindspring.com Sent: Thursday, May 02, 2002 7:17 PM Subject: Re: Buddyweiser and Nina

YOU ARE MISTAKEN! I OWN NINA, AND BUDWEISER IS OWNED BY BRANDY, CONTACT HER IF U WOULD LIKE.


Hello Ed,

My name is Christine Chittick, and I am from Saint John New Brunswick, Canada.

Just to let you know I have been emailing the psychopath that is stealing your pictures, and your dogs names etc. Her new name is Dru. This is a quote from my recent reply:

From: Vettedane@aol.com
To: tazzur@hotmail.com
Subject: Re: Dogs on your webpage
Date: Sat, 4 May 2002 18:10:48 EDT

Sorry, but my name's Dru. Not Brandy and sure as hell not Samantha. As for Leerburg, Ed's an asshole and one hell of a crooked policeman. HE has nothing better to do than to cause trouble like the asshole he is! As for those dogs, they belong to me! How do I know you didn't take their pictures FROM ME!

Dru

I don't understand why she is doing this, and I was wondering if there was an ISP that you could get that would lead you guys to her. I am sure that any ISP would be able to find that for you. Possibly the company that is hosting her website. I wish you the best of luck, and I wish that I could help you bring this psychopath down cause she desperately deserves it. AOL may be able to track her down, I don't know if AOL is a free service or not for email. There HAS to be something you can do to put her behind bars. What she is doing is destroying OUR breeds reputation etc. (I am a rottweiler owner)

But just thought I would drop you a line to let you know that you could track her ISP to find out where she lives.

Thanks,
Christine Chittick
Rottweiler Club of Canada Maritime Director


Hi, Ed!
Farus is still owned by vom Kirschental, as far as I know. I agree with you, Samantha Smith (whoever she is) is a total pain in the keester and I'm VERY glad that she's left Germanshepherds.com to go and play her little pranks elsewhere. By the way, I could be incorrect but I do not believe the photo of the dog doing bite work is actually Farus. I'm trying to track that photo down.

During her time on Germanshepherds.com, she related the stories of a couple of her dogs dying (funny enough, their pictures are on the "new" site) and really sucked up the sympathy so generously offered by our members. I absolutely HATE to see people being emotionally suckered in that way.



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