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Maurice &John& ConnaughtonScam Artist

L Review updated:

Rented this guy a fully furnished house to run hisreal estate business out of. He ran out oweing six months rent and cleaned the house out of its contents, as well as a nice gift of his excrement in the pool "Nice".As it turns out this guy has conviction for resisting arrest with violence assaulting a cop and is wanted by the irs.He is involved with an other Irish crook "seamus Fitzgerald " selling property in Nicaragua. He's still operating as a real estate agent in Sarasota with signature Sothebys, but he moves around a bit.He seems to be targeting Irish British buyers with his website .ie &
Have you had any dealings with Maurice "John" Connaughton in Ireland, Uk, Or the US.?


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    lepraconned Aug 21, 2009

    I think i know him, lives in port charlotte I Think?

    -3 Votes
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    lepraconned Aug 24, 2009

    Maurice "john" connaughton now working out of signature sothebys in sarasota. I dont know how this guy has a licence to trade, he assaulted a cop in broward county and has a record for resisting arrest with violence. check him out fully before you employ or work with him. Formerly with charles ruthenberg in clearwater, people like this give the industry a bad reputation.Have you been ripped off or scamed by Maurice "john" connaughton? Please post and tell others your story.

    -2 Votes
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    Jeffrey Tatum Apr 02, 2015

    Maurice was a great help to me in finding my first home in the Sarasota area. I was new to the area as well as a first time buyer and he kept me involved in every step of the buying process. He made sure I understood everything and I had input on everything! He has great knowledge of real estate and I would reccommend him to everyone! Very personable, great humor, and very professional! Great guy!

    6 Votes
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    knick Jul 24, 2015

    This sounds like someone with an axe to grind. I have worked with him as a fellow realtor at a another company here in Sarasota. He is a professional, which is more than I can say about other realtors in this town.

    2 Votes
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    Gisselle Sensebe Feb 21, 2016

    Maurice has always been honest and trustworthy in all his dealings, professionally and personally. He has proven to be an exceptional real estate agent, that goes the extra mile to satisfy his clients real estate needs. All the clients I've referred to him, have nothing but great things to say about their experience with him. Sounds more like you were trying to screw him over with rent, and now trying to drag him down.

    2 Votes
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    M. G. Whelan Jan 27, 2018

    These positive testimonials must be from friends - google his mugshot and complaints about Sotheby’s Sarosota. This guy is a violent thug with a criminal history. He should not be trading - has numerous companies many of which have ceased trading. Is wanted in Ireland. Beware - avoid at all costs.

    -1 Votes
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    Roig Nov 02, 2018

    @M. G. Whelan This sick guy has a real problem, he's frustrated and tried people as trash as he is inside, he expose an hypocrite caracter and only people close to him can really know what devil he got inside, no wonder is a single guy with no family trying to buy girls but with no manner to treat woman he will get to be alone for the rest of his miserable life, drug addiction and could be a drug sense how spend a lot of money in girls and he even has until today owned a house/apmt, ... trying to prank my daughter and been harassing her sending threaten messages, idiot and not a good men as we supposed to be at beginning..I need to be careful of my daughter's life cause ase like this one occurs every day, and men like this one are outside as normal guys with a fake personality. Girls had been murderer with mental disorder's guys that never accept that MONEY is not the most important thing when you are a horrible person.

    1 Votes
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    R Flynn Sep 21, 2018
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    Honest - Ethical- Reputable Broker
    I have known Mr. Connaughton to be an excellent broker for many years. He has always shown himself, to be honest and reputable in all his business dealings. I would highly recommend him as a Real Estate Broker to anyone who was interested in any Real Estate transaction.

    M. G. Whelan Seems to be frustrated that Mr. Connaughton is a successful Broker. Perhaps as opposed to correcting other peoples opinions, M. G. should tend to his own business and stop harassing other People. Additionally, M.G. may be facing serious legal problems if he continues with his unethical and libelist rants

    1 Votes
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    LeeAnn1225 Dec 20, 2019

    Are you [censored]in kidding me? This guy is a total [censored]!

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