Owed thousands in sales from South Portland store, local crafters may take fight to court (WGME)
“SOUTH PORTLAND (WGME) — As more Maine craft makers come forward saying they’re owed money for sales from a South Portland consignment shop, there is some hope legal action could help make them whole.
The CBS13 I-Team began looking into the concerns last week when a Maine beekeeper said he hadn’t been paid in months. Now at least six vendors have reached out saying they’re in the same boat.
Since our first story aired last week, the #ITeam has heard from at least 10 vendors who say they’re owed money from a South Portland consignment shop. Now some are taking legal action…“Essentially what we have going on here is it’s a breach of contract.” Attorney Dan Mitchell with Bernstein Shur’s Litigation Practice Group says many of these vendors have the option of trying to get their money back in small claims court….”