We hope to serve our clients once again very soon. Read message from our founder below.
Important announcement from our founder:
On June 12th, 2018 Jeremy Wyatt LeClair aka Jeremy LeClair filed for bankruptcy for over $63 million. See bottom of page to download filing. The bankruptcy filing by LeClair has put a stay on all legal proceedings against Jeremy LeClair et al.
On May 15th, 2018 the NC Appellate Court ruled against Mr LeClair et al. See section at the bottom for details. According to the ruling by a 3 judge panel they've determined that Mr.LeClair has demonstrated contempt of the discovery process overall.
As of February 21st, 2018, in the Western District of NC Federal Court, all claims made by Jeremy LeClair have been thrown out by the court. All claims in Mecklenburg County Superior court have also been withdrawn.
Jeremy LeClair, Luxury Auctions Marketing Inc, Grandeur Luxury Auctions and Source.auction are now strictly defendants in two pending lawsuits where fraud, voidable conveyance, conversion, breach of contract etc are at issue. GEA Inc. is one of the plaintiffs in one of these lawsuits.
Jeremy LeClair and his companies have also surrendered their NC auction license. Furthermore Jeremy LeClair has surrendered his insurance license, in North Carolina, in lieu of regulatory action. Click here for a copy of surrender.
Mr. LeClair has since left North Carolina and moved back to California where he has two fraud judgments for over $710,000.
Grand Estates Auction Company, founded in 1999, is currently not operating but we hope to be operational again once we regain complete control of all of our intellectual property, photography, website content and all of our assets in order to deliver the results our clients have expected and received since 1999.
Let's be extremely clear... GEA Inc, has never sold anything to Jeremy LeClair nor to anyone else. If you are contacted by anyone claiming any ownership or having "purchased the company" please contact us immediately because those statements are false.
Terminated licensee Jeremy LeClair aka Jeremy Wyatt LeClair, Grandeur Luxury Auctions Inc, Source.auction nor Luxury Auctions Marketing Inc have no rights to the name, database, intellectual property, trademarks, of GEA Inc. Jeremy LeClair's own attorney, John Hanzel, clearly states that LeClair only had a non-exclusive license in a retraction letter from November 2016. Click here to read his letter.
See terminated licensee section for details about Jeremy LeClair regarding his two fraud judgments totaling $715,133.35 and current lawsuits, including alleged fraud, breach of contract, voidable conveyance, conversion, failure to pay royalties etc in state and federal court. Click here
Please click here if you're a creditor or collection agency looking to reach Jeremy LeClair or any of his companies including Luxury Auctions Marketing Inc, Grandeur Luxury Auctions Inc, source.auction etc. Mr LeClair used to be a resident of Cornelius NC. He now resides in Sherman Oaks, California.
On October 5th, 2016 Jeremy LeClair, Kyle Whelan, Andy Sumlin, Tori Fredericks, Les Monde aka Leslie Jean Monde and Blake Limerick removed from our corporate offices specific computers and our server containing intellectual property and assets, Grand Estates Auction company branded marketing materials, corporate records, auction day supplies and most importantly our proprietary and protected database without our knowledge, permission or authority to a location under Jeremy LeClair's control at 400 North Harbor Drive, suite H, Davidson NC 28036. Since then most of the computers have been either deposed or destroyed according to Jeremy LeClair's deposition in May 2017.
A police report was filed with the Charlotte, NC Mecklenburg Police. We've been seeking legal remedy since then to regain control of our property through the Superior Court system in Charlotte Mecklenburg county and in Federal court.
Buyer beware Realtors, investment advisors, publishers, media outlets et al. We will seek legal remedy against anyone who purchases, accesses or uses our proprietary database or any portion of our database, its intellectual property, work product and/or our trademarks. These items are the sole and exclusive property of GEA Inc.
Jeremy LeClair aka Jeremy Wyatt LeClair, in violation of the terminated licensing agreement, is in possession of an illegal copy of this database and its work processes owned exclusively by GEA Inc.
If you are contacted by anyone about purchasing access or a copy, know that you will be in possession of stolen property.
Furthermore Grand Estates Auction Company is not related to Source.auction, Jeremy LeClair aka Jeremy Wyatt LeClair, Grandeur Luxury Estate Auctions/Grandeur Luxury Auctions/Grandeur Luxury Yacht Auctions/DBL Group LLC/Blake Limerick in any way, form or respect.
Do not get lured into purchasing access.
If you have been on the Grand Estates Auction Company mailing list and/or email list and receive anything by mail or email or are contacted by anyone from Source.Auction, Grandeur Luxury Estate Auctions/Grandeur Luxury Auctions/Grandeur Yacht Auctions/Blake Limerick/Diana LeCanda or DBL Group LLC please notify us immediately as they are prohibited to contact any client of Grand Estates Auction Co.
Prior to joining Grand Estates Auction Company as a salaried employee Jeremy Wyatt LeClair had no experience conducting auction events. He was a salaried employee of 4K&D Corporation dba Grand Estates Auction Co. from Jan 6, 2016, until April 30th, 2016. Thereafter he was an employee of Luxury Auctions Marketing Inc, dba Grand Estates Auction Co until Aug 8th, 2016. On August 8th he was granted a non-exclusive license to operate as a non-exclusive licensee under the name, Luxury Auctions Marketing, Inc. dba Grand Estates Auction Co and he conducted a total of 4 auctions. That license was terminated by GEA Inc for cause on Nov. 4th, 2016. Jeremy Wyatt LeClair incorporated on Nov 4, 2016 a company called Grandeur Luxury Estate Auctions, Inc.(A Wyoming Corporation) On approximately January 13th, 2017 Mr. LeClair started Grandeur Luxury Yacht Auctions and www.Source.auction in March 2017. Furthermore Blake Limerick/DBL Group LLC, a former salesperson for Luxury Auctions Marketing Inc. dba Grand Estates Auction Company, who may be associated with Jeremy LeClair, is not related to GEA Inc or 4K&D Corp.These companies do not have a license with GEA, Inc or 4 K&D Corporation and are prohibited to use, in any manner, its proprietary database , name, references, materials, work products or intellectual property of any of our firms.
If you've been contacted by Blake Limerick, Financial Advisor & Investment Analyst with Northwestern Mutual from Charlotte, North Carolina, and you believe you were on our proprietary database/mailing list please contact us.
Please note we currently do not have access to our phone numbers 704-529-0026 and 800-552-8120.
You can reach us at 239-595-4534.
President GEA, Inc.
Owner of Trademarks and all intellectual property and work product related to Grand Estates Auction Co.
CEO of 4K&D Corporation