Grieving groom-to-be is refused money back from wedding photographers, claims he was mocked

Justin Montney was looking forward to spending his life with Alexis Wyatt.

They were busy planning their big day when the unthinkable happened – Alexis was killed in a car crash just outside Colorado Springs.

In the face of such heartbreak he now had the awful task of having to cancel his wedding.

While going through all the services that the couple had booked for their big day Justin contacted their wedding videography and photography company to see about getting a refund on the $1,800 deposit he’d paid.

Wyatt and Montney. Credit: ABC

But the company Copper Stallion Media, based in Dallas, Texas, told Justin that his deposit was non refundable, according to Fox News, citing KRDO-TV.

The company said that despite telling him their policy, Justin kept emailing asking for a refund and then went to the media to share his story.

“He kept emailing us trying to get a refund and we kept reiterating that the contract is non-refundable. We eventually stopped responding since the issue was moot.”

"We will NEVER refund Justin Montney even with the online threats and harassment. If we knew he was going to shake us down, we would have charged a higher deposit."

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Justin said the company then added insult to injury by posting an upsetting Facebook post on what would have been his wedding day.

“Today would have been the day where we would have filmed Justin and Alexis’ wedding. After what Justin pulled with the media stunt to try and shake us down for a refund we hope you sob and cry all day for what would have been your wedding day,” the company wrote, according to the Denver Channel.

If anyone in is thinking about copper stallion media as there videotographer, please consider this. My brother was to be…

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Justin’s sister shared the post on her Facebook page which was shared hundreds of times and attracted more than 600 comments.

Some commented on how heartless this company was while some said they’d had a similar experience and had received refunds from every vendor.

It appears the company’s Facebook page has since been disabled.

The family has created a GoFundMe to create memorials for Alexis Wyatt.


I can’t imagine the stress of having to go through this after losing the love of your life. We’re so sorry for your loss.

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