Foose tells us, "Four years ago, I sent a deposit for $13,000 for a desert bighorn hunt in Baja, Mexico with Ty Miller. Ty later called to tell me the community where the hunt was to take place (the ejido) would not honor the hunt. They changed their "president" and the new one coming in would not honor the original agreement. I had hunted there four times before with him.
"Ty said he had sent them $20,000 for the deposit and now he was out $7,000 of his own money. That is not my problem; I did business with Ty and I'm not responsible for Ty's business transactions.
"At that time, Ty's wife came down with cancer and died about a year later. I did not want to pursue the issue while this was happening. I was trying to give Ty time to get back on his feet from the tragedy. I have since tried working with Ty to get my money back, but now Ty won't even return my calls/emails. Last time we talked he said he would pay me back $500 a month. But I said I wanted $7K up front and $500 a month after that. But he could not do that either. I just want my deposit back."
In his rebuttal, Miller says, "First I would like to say that Bill Foose is not just a client, he is a friend as well who killed four desert sheep with us.
"I have wanted to pay back Bill his deposit for a long time. I have many other bills pending since trying to save my wife's life, which unfortunately did not work. I have sold or lost about everything from cars to........(continued)