I’ve received several emails lately from people asking for help with their order from Black Rifle Syndicate (BRS). In each case the person has been waiting for MONTHS for their order, and has tried everything they can think of to get an order status from BRS. Some are Monderno readers, and some found Monderno through a search engine because I have posted about BRS in the past. Those days are well over, because Black Rifle Syndicate appears to no longer be filling orders.
Here’s an example email:
I was hoping if you can shed some light into what is going on with the BRS company. I have been patiently waiting and I have not bothered the company or pressed them for anything. I noticed a month ago my order (created on Feb) was pushed back to June. This is fine, however I am a bit worried now that their Facebook page is gone. My card was charged within 3 days of making my order. So If you have any further information please let me know. I appreciate any help Brandon. Thanks.
Ordered on Feb15, Card charged on the 18th. Expected time March. Pushed back to June. Facebook page gone.
In an attempt to help out, I contacted BRS owner Mike Harvey via Facebook private message and asked him what’s going on with Black Rifle Syndicate. Not only did Mike not respond, but he also either blocked me on Facebook or closed his personal account. I have three email addresses for Mike, so after I failed to get a response via Facebook, I sent an email to all three addresses, again asking for status. Again, no response.
Checking the BRS Instagram page (
which is surprisingly still up but stale) provided more information – literally hundreds of people complaining and asking for order status, refunds, etc. Check it out if you’re so inclined.
Here’s a summary of what I know at this point:
- The BRS Facebook page has been taken down
- BRS owner Mike Harvey has seemingly disappeared from social media, including LinkedIn*
- BRS owner Mike Harvey has declined to comment on the situation via email*
The BRS website is still up, but as of this morning, I wasn’t able to complete a check out, so at least BRS doesn’t appear to still be taking people’s money The BRS Instagram page is still up, but BRS hasn’t posted or responded in ~3 months
- BRS does NOT appear to be fulfilling orders
*Savvy internet users know that this information is available if you know where to look
At this point, I think the handwriting is on the wall, so to speak. I’ll leave the speculation up to you as to the future of Black Rifle Syndicate – the purpose of this post is simply to provide information to Monderno readers who have purchased from BRS and are waiting on orders.
If you’re stuck in this situation, the only thing I can tell you is to dispute the credit card/PayPal charges and try to get your money back. If Black Rifle Syndicate responds or I get any other information, I will update this post.