Only On 2: Dozens Of Couples Demand Money Back From Wedding Venue They Say Left Them Stranded

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" I WAS CRYING LIKE EVERY DAY.

EVERYTHING IS SO UP IN THE AIR.

JEFF: LOCAL BRIGHTS FEEL LIKE THEY ARE BEING LEFT AT THE ALTAR BY A SOUTHLAND VENUE.

DOZENS OF COUPLES PUT DOWN DEPOSITS SOME PAID IN FULL AT A POPULAR RANCH IN LYTLE CREEK.

NOW VENDORS ARE AFTER CHECKS ARE BOUNCING.

JOY BENEDICT WAS THERE WHEN THE COUPLE SHOWED UP DEMAND ANSWERS AND THEIR MONEY BACK.

FOR PARK WITH A PERFECT SETTING FOR A PERFECT DAY.

IS SO BEAUTIFUL AND IT'S AMAZING.

LOOK AROUND IT'S GORGEOUS.

WHY — WHICH IS WHY COLLEEN AND HER FIANCÉ TOWARD THE GREEN MOUNTAIN RANCH TO GET MARRIED.

NOW HER WEDDING IS IN LIMBO AFTER SHE GOT A CALL FROM HER BAKER.

SHE WAS NOT GOING TO BE SERVICING OR WHETHER — WEDDING.

NONE OF HER VENDORS HAD BEEN PAID AND NO ONE WAS WORKING HER WEDDING.

I FEEL LIKE MY DREAMS ARE CRUSHED NOW.

HER WEDDING IS IN DEAL THE ONE ON HOLD.

THE SOON-TO-BE CARTERS, THE PEREZ' MORE THAN A DOZEN COUPLE SHOWED UP DEMANDING ANSWERS.

COUSINS MY WEDDING DAY.

MY HIGH SCHOOL SWEETHEART, BEEN WITH HIM FOREVER.

REPORTER: EMOTIONS RAN HIGH AS EVERYONE WAITED FOR XAVIER PEREZ THE MAN WHO THEY SAY TOOK THEIR MONEY AND HASN'T RETURNED CALLS OR PAID VENDORS FOR THEIR SERVICES.

RON IS A DJ AND ONE OF THE VENDORS WHO HAS BEEN ALERTING BRIDES SAYING HE HASN'T BEEN PAID.

AS THIS GROUP OF SOON-TO-BE BRIDES AND GROOMS SAY THEY HAVE PAID $200,000.

SHE DOESN'T HAVE ENOUGH MONEY TO GO TO ANOTHER VENUE.

SACK THE MOTHER OF THE BRIDE GOT XAVIER PEREZ ON THE PHONE.

IN THE MEANTIME THE OWNER OF THE PROPERTY SHOWED UP IN DISBELIEF.

HE TOLD THE GROUP PEREZ IS A MONTH BEHIND ON HIS RENT AS WELL.

THERE WERE 17 COUPLES THAT SHOULD APPEAR TODAY BUT THERE COULD BE AS MANY AS 40 COUPLES THAT THE PARTY MADE SOME SORT OF A PAYMENT TO HAVE THEIR WEDDING AT THE RANCH.

RIGHT NOW EVERYONE IS JUST TRYING TO GET ORGANIZED TO FIGURE OUT HOW MUCH THEY ARE OWED AN EAR OUT HOW TO MOVE FORWARD.

I CAME HERE BECAUSE I WANTED TO FIX THIS.

REPORTER: PEREZ DID SHOW UP THREE HOURS LATE AND TOLD THE COUPLES HE COULD GIVE REFUNDS.

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