For those of you who don't know this site has been in financial trouble for some time, today the website and database have disappeared.
If you are one of the many sellers owed money by GEMM do not expect to see it, Site owner Roger Raffee had emailed several people stating that he intends to file for bankruptcy and close GEMM down .
—"discogs forum gemm more music two months ago"
I don't understand the choice of past perfect for email—before what event. Before today, the disappearance of the website, I think past simple would fit; or did he email sellers first to say that "they will lose their money"?