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BBB warns hunters on Uber Glove

With hunting season here, the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) is issuing notice about Uber Glove, a Ham Lake tannery and outdoor clothing and accessories retailer. The company has an F rating with the BBB due to a pattern of complaints, many of them unanswered. There are fifteen complaints closed as unanswered in the BBB's files, with another eleven complaints currently pending.

Complainants allege that after paying upfront for clothing - generally gloves or jackets - or dropping off animal hides for processing, the company failed to ship orders or meet promised deadlines.

Many customers say their attempts to contact Uber Glove were unsuccessful, with some reporting the phone numbers they had for the company were out of service.

The BBB learned this week that the company has filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Minneapolis.

"Hunting season is underway, and we know many hunters look online for outdoor accessories and later turn to tanneries to process what they harvest," said Dana Badgerow, President and CEO of the BBB of Minnesota and North Dakota.

"We thought it important to issue this warning to outdoor enthusiasts far and wide and remind them to investigate companies at before doing business with them."

For information on the company's bankruptcy filing, customers with potential claims can call 866-260-7337.