February 22, 2024
Fresno information anchor sues furnishings retailer in supply dispute

Fresno information anchor sues furnishings retailer in supply dispute

Alexan Balekian, KSEE 24 information anchor, is suing Fresno’s Furnishings Metropolis over a supply dispute. Google Road View photograph

A civil trial is ongoing in Fresno Superior Courtroom associated to a small-claims dispute between a neighborhood tv anchor and a furnishings retailer.

Alexan Balekian, KSEE 24 information anchor and host of weekly political present Sunday Morning Issues, filed a declare in opposition to Furnishings Metropolis close to Blackstone and Barstow avenues on Jan. 19.

Balekian, who declined to remark for this story citing ongoing litigation, claims Furnishings Metropolis and proprietor Fawzi Saed owe him $4,192 associated to a furnishings buy gone dangerous.

In keeping with the declare, Balekian bought gadgets from Furnishings Metropolis that weren’t delivered in 6-8 weeks as acknowledged within the contract. Balekian additionally stated unauthorized costs had been made to his bank card with out supply of the gadgets, together with a $400 supply cost he was assured can be waived.

Balekian additionally alleges Furnishings Metropolis co-owner Anthony Halim harassed him and his fiancé inside the shop, “inflicting psychological anguish,” in keeping with the declare.

He added that somebody with Furnishings Metropolis additionally submitted falsified pictures of “gadgets delivered inside residence” to his bank card firm, in keeping with the declare.

A civil courtroom trial within the case was held on Tuesday, with Balekian, Halim and Iseed Saed with Furnishings Metropolis showing in courtroom earlier than Choose Bob Whalen, who continued the trial to March 29.

Efforts to succeed in Halim at Furnishings Metropolis Thursday had been unsuccessful.