Charles Gardner / IEC StudiosStole Money / Failed to Appear in Court

Charles Gardner of IEC Studios and Marcus Blassingame of TSD Agency and employee of BlackMen Magazine stole my money and failed to appear in court. Reason cited: needed time to get finances straight to make a trip to Denver, Colorado.

Charles Gardner and Marcus Blassingame were paid a deposit of $850 to book model Suelyn Medeiros of to host an event in Denver, Colorado. However, these clowns were unable to provide the model for the event and simply ran with the money – no service provided. Anyway, The Gardner and Blassingsham were on the run for a while then decided to slither back into Denver around a year later. While at a Denver nightclub they were served documents to appear in court. Blassingsham got served, hopped around like a wounded rabbit, then took a seat. While Blassingsham was getting served The Gardner hobbled right up to Shamie to see what was going on and got himself served as well. The Gardner read the documents over his pot belly, then also took a seat next to Shamie. From this point on, these clowns have been trying to find a way to get out of going to court for stealing my money.

For the past year Charlie and Markie have been running off at the mouth saying they were right and they were going to sue me. Right!!! The trial date was scheduled for Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 8:45 am at the Denver County Court House. This would be a perfect chance for The Gardner and Shamie to prove that they were justified in creating fictitious documents to have Suelyn Medeiros host an event, committing breach of contract, neglecting to keep the deposit money in proper escrow, not providing the service promised and not returning the deposit money. Of course these cowards backed out. They actually submitted a letter to the court saying how bad their financial position is and that they need more time to get their finances straight. Say What??? Charles Gardner, who works as a low level photographer, should be able to pawn his camera for $50 and hop on a Greyhound Bus to Denver. Marcus Blassingame has been riding off of his daddy’s coattails his entire life, he should be able to ask his pops to lend him a few bucks to catch the Greyhound as well. This is a perfect example of The Gardner and Blassingsham displaying their character. They talk all that smack and could not even step up to the plate. Blassingsham seems to have more estrogen in his body then ten women combined. This clown sends text messages like a women scorned but could not show up to court. I have never met a man who works so hard on his text tirades – way too much estrogen. Blassingsham needs to apply for “The Real House Wives of New Jersey” he would probably do quite well on the show.

To add to this whole comical situation, there is a lawyer in Baltimore, Maryland by the name of Paul W. Gardner who was reprimanded for failing to keep a retainer in a proper trust account. See link ( or call the Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission at [protected] to verify the accuracy of this statement. Now could this Paul W. Gardner be the same Paul W. Gardner that Charlie states is his Baltimore attorney??? Same Gene pool??? Do birds of a feather flock together??? Could this be a case of what the clowns see the clowns do??? In any event, Attorney Paul W. Gardner received a Commission Reprimand for failure to deposit a client’s retainer into an attorney trust account. Very similar to Charlie and Markie not keeping my deposit money in proper escrow.

These clowns can say whatever they want, but all facts are at the Denver County Court House located at 1515 Cleveland Place Denver, Co. Anyone interested can view the court documents. Gardner and Blassingame can say a million times that they are working on a case, going to sue, etc. Fact remains they did not show up to court. It would have been a hilarious site seeing dumb and dumber trying to explain how they were justified in taking my deposit money, providing no service, and not returning the money. #clownsneedtotakeanethicscourse.

People must beware of Charles Gardner of IEC Studios and Marcus Blassingame of TSD Agency and employee of BlackMen Magazine. As exemplified above and in court documents, they are not doing well financially so if you give them deposit money for a talent booking or give them any of your time there is a strong chance both will be wasted. Learn from my experience, work with a reputable talent agent out of New York or Los Angeles, not a “Real House Wives of New Jersey” type of agency or a dishonest old man claiming to be a photographer / booking agent. These two clowns are fakes, frauds, and Blassingshams.

#Clowns #Frauds #Losers


  • Ie
    iecstudios Oct 05, 2010
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    As of 5pm today east coast time Denver county court. Courtroom #3 has vacated Mr. Bedore's claim and dismissed the case. Anyone can contact the court clerk and see that this is true. I would like to ask this site to please remove this complaint which is intended to slander my name. Thank you. I will come back and post a scanned copy of the courts ruling once I receive it in the mail.

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  • Ie
    IEC Studios Victim Oct 08, 2010

    Are you serious? The facts of the case are: Court date is set for Wednesday, September 22, 2010. On Friday, September 17, 2010 Defendants (Charles Gardner and Marcus Blassingame) submit a fax to the court saying they do not have the money to appear in court during the scheduled trial date of September 22, 2010. On September 23, 2010 I file a motion to cancel the case with the intent to reopen the case once Charles and Marcus are able to get the money together to appear in court. On September 29, 2010 the courts grants the request. Check the records at the Denver County Court House.

    Now, I have never seen a greater act of cowardice than what Charles Gardner of IEC STUDIOS and Marcus Blassingame TSD AGENCY have committed. If you guys think you are justified in taking my money, providing no service, then not returning the money, then show up to court. I gave these guys breathing room to get their finances in order. Check the court documents. That is like getting someone in a choke hold, them crying uncle, letting them go, and once they catch their breath they believe they were victorious. Don’t get me wrong, if Gardner and Blassingame manned up, went to court, explained to the court how they were justified in taking my money, providing no service, and not returning my money and an unbiased judge sided with them, then I would be the first person to walk up to them, shake their hands and say “I respect the judge’s decision and I will live with it.” But that is not at all what happened. These guys did not show up to court, and I filed a motion to cancel so they could get the money together and I don’t have to waste my time while they play their childish games.

    Gardner actually put on this site that the complaint should be removed. Are you kidding? More people need to know about these guys and their companies. Learn from my experiences. They took my money, which I gave in good faith, provided no service, and then would not return it when they could not fulfill the service promised. I set up a legitimate court date to have an unbiased judge hear the case and render a fair decision only to have Gardner and Blassingame say they cannot make the appearance because they do not have the money. Why would anyone want to voluntarily put themselves through this? Take my advice and think twice before giving your money to Charles Gardner of IEC STUDIOS and Marcus Blassingame of TSD AGENCY. They could do to you what they did to me. Took my money and ran. If they were honest people with integrity and truly believed they were justified in taking my money, they would have went to court. As always people beware of Charles Gardner of IEC STUDIOS and Marcus Blassingame of TSD AGENCY. Do the research.

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