Join Early Retirement Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
...but I only received 11 lap dances!!!
Old 05-21-2004, 01:26 PM   #1
Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso)
Give me a forum ...
mickeyd's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: South Texas~29N/98W
Posts: 6,225
...but I only received 11 lap dances!!!

Some guys always seem to get the short end of the stick, take this guy for instance...

NEW YORK, May 20 (Reuters) A New York insurance executive slapped an upscale strip club with a lawsuit after it charged him $28,000 for a night of champagne and partying with a dozen exotic dancers.
Mitchell Blaser, who is the Chief Financial Officer of the Americas division of insurer Swiss Re (RUKN.VX , filed suit on Tuesday demanding that strip club Scores pay back the $28,000 because that does not accurately reflect his spending at the Manhattan nightspot.
But a Scores spokesman said that, during his December visit, Blaser ordered five magnums of the club's most expensive champagne, a 1990 Krug Clos du Mesnil, for $3,200 each. He also spent $7,000 for lap dances and the company of 12 girls who surrounded him for hours.
"Obviously, he's pouring the champagne for all the girls and playing superstar," Scores spokesman Lonnie Hanover said.
Hanover called the suit "frivolous" and said Scores has three signed receipts from Blaser over the course of the night. He said American Express investigated the matter and found the charges were valid and paid the $28,000.
In his lawsuit filed with the Supreme Court in Manhattan, Blaser said he and his friend were intimidated into signing an invoice for $8,615 by Scores' staff, which threatened to keep his credit card. Scores then tacked on an additional $4,000 gratuity without his signature, the suit said. It also said Blaser promptly complained to American Express.
A $28,000 tab, while sky high, is not unheard of at Scores, Hanover said. The club has catered to foreign heads of state, athletes and Wall Street executives. But he said this was the first time anyone ordered more than one bottle of its most expensive champagne.
Blaser's lawyer was not immediately available to comment. A Swiss Re spokesman declined to comment, saying it was a personal matter.
Reuters 2004. All Rights Reserved.

Wonder what amount of money he will collect at a SWR of 4%.

Part-Owner of Texas

Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read. Groucho Marx

In dire need of: faster horses, younger woman, older whiskey, more money.
mickeyd is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 Early Retirement and Financial Independence Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

Are you planning to be financially independent as early as possible so you can live life on your own terms? Discuss successful investing strategies, asset allocation models, tax strategies and other related topics in our online forum community. Our members range from young folks just starting their journey to financial independence, military retirees and even multimillionaires. No matter where you fit in you'll find that is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with our members, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create a retirement blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Re: ...but I only received 11 lap dances!!!
Old 05-21-2004, 01:53 PM   #2
Posts: n/a
Re: ...but I only received 11 lap dances!!!

Blaser is an idiot.............

John Galt
  Reply With Quote
Re: ...but I only received 11 lap dances!!!
Old 05-21-2004, 01:57 PM   #3
Thinks s/he gets paid by the post
Join Date: Dec 2003
Posts: 1,375
Re: ...but I only received 11 lap dances!!!

Booze, high end credit card, and a large ego, hardly ever a happy ending
Jarhead* is offline   Reply With Quote
Re: ...but I only received 11 lap dances!!!
Old 05-21-2004, 08:42 PM   #4
Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso)
Give me a forum ...
cute fuzzy bunny's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Losing my whump
Posts: 22,697
Re: ...but I only received 11 lap dances!!!

I liked the quote "he wants to party like colin farrell, he has to pay like colin farrell"

Bet that was received well by colin farrell's girlfriend.
Be fearful when others are greedy, and greedy when others are fearful. Just another form of "buy low, sell high" for those who have trouble with things. This rule is not universal. Do not buy a 1973 Pinto because everyone else is afraid of it.
cute fuzzy bunny is offline   Reply With Quote
Re:  Isn't Swiss Re...
Old 05-22-2004, 11:45 PM   #5
Moderator Emeritus
Nords's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Oahu
Posts: 26,712
Re:  Isn't Swiss Re...

... one of the main competitors of General Re of Berkshire Hathaway?

With a bar bill like this, I wonder how he calculates premium fees.


The book written on, "The Military Guide to Financial Independence and Retirement", on sale now! For more info see "About Me" in my profile.
I don't spend much time here anymore, so please send me a PM. Thanks.
Nords is offline   Reply With Quote
Re: ...but I only received 11 lap dances!!!
Old 05-23-2004, 02:50 AM   #6
Thinks s/he gets paid by the post
BUM's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Mid Hudson Valley
Posts: 1,778
Re: ...but I only received 11 lap dances!!!

...tiny bubbles...

In a panamax down by the river.
BUM is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Part of message I received from contact in Baghdad mickeyd Other topics 65 03-30-2007 08:16 AM
Help! Just received tickets from Robert Allen education FIRE and Money 10 01-11-2006 06:35 PM
Tax-deductible lap dances Nords Other topics 11 12-30-2005 11:12 PM

» Quick Links

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:49 AM.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.