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Plant City youth football team allegedly scammed out of $9K

Posted at 5:24 PM, Sep 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-25 19:17:56-04

PLANT CITY, Fla. — A youth football team is allegedly out $9,000 after ordering jerseys from a Tampa design company.

The Turkey Creek Trojans say they ordered 112 jerseys, pants and other clothing and equipment but have only received a small amount of the order since August.

Since then, coaches tell ABC Action News they have been scrambling to find uniforms for the players that fit and have the right names on them.

“The only thing we got was part of our jerseys and part of our pants,” Jamie Barron said.

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Barron says other teams have been generous enough to let them borrow unused jerseys in the mean time, but of course they have the wrong team and names on the uniforms.

ABC Action News decided to not name design company after research turned up zero flags or investigations into the company established in April of 2018 according to Sunbiz.

We called the owner, Clint Danzey, who said the order is unfulfilled and that he would be refunding the team. Danzey asked us to check back in another week.

Still, Barron says it’s a tough lesson on not only the organization, but the kids.

“Most of all it hurts that somebody could do this to children and kids and almost have no remorse about it and on the other hand it makes you really mad,” he said.