Gansler sues Anne Arundel County-based Sports55 following consumer complaints

BALTIMORE - Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler said Wednesday his office has sued Anne Arundel County-based sports uniform manufacturers, Sports55, Inc., also known as Teamuniforms123 LLC and Dyesubsports, LLC, and the companies’ two owners, Kelly Burke and John Eberl.

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The office’s Consumer Protection Division alleges that Sports55 either failed to deliver the custom sports uniforms consumers ordered, or failed to deliver them in a timely manner and refused to refund consumers’ payments.

Investigators allege Sports55 took advance payments from consumers for athletic uniforms that Sports55 either failed to provide, provided significantly later than promised, or did not conform to what the consumer ordered. 

Consumers who were dissatisfied with their orders could not get their money back due to the companies’ previously undisclosed policy of not offering refunds.

Authorities are seeking restitution for these customers.

A hearing is scheduled for Oct. 1 in Hunt Valley.

Sports55 has had a long history of consumer complaints, with numerous complaints filed with the Attorney General's Office and the Better Business Bureau of Greater Maryland. Last December, the company changed its name to TeamUniforms123 .  

But the problems continued

Consumers with complaints against Sports55, Inc., Teamuniforms123, LLC, Dyesubsports, LLC, Kelly Burke, or John Eberl may call the Consumer Protection Division at 410-576-6569, write to 200 St. Paul Place, 16th floor, Baltimore, Md., 21202, or file a complaint online at http://www.oag.state.md.us/Consumer/complaint.htm .

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