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Discussion in 'Sites' started by egyhat, Mar 18, 2008.

  1. woob

    woob Banned

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    #41
    It's possible that they may not do anything about this for a while, since they can't just ban him without having tangible proof that he actually scammed someone.

    At best, you can expose him in a thread for all to see. Share your experience. But I don't know if that would be according to the TOS. You might get into trouble.

    It's really a messed up situation!
    SEMrush
     
    woob, Mar 20, 2008 IP
    SEMrush
  2. kthor

    kthor Well-Known Member

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    #42

    If he scammed you, it's worth a try to stop him, post your Experience for all to read ..
     
    kthor, Mar 20, 2008 IP
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    hjeko Peon

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    #43
    Can we get an update on this site?
     
    hjeko, Mar 21, 2008 IP
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    dfortin Active Member

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    #44
    Well money sent still no contact with him
     
    dfortin, Mar 21, 2008 IP
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    Relo74 Well-Known Member

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    #45
    Not a bad idea i would try contacting the hosting company. Show them this thread along with your proof of payment.
     
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    dfortin Active Member

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    #46
    I contacted zipservers.com they said to contact the proper authorities but considering he lives in egypt i guess that could prove difficult.
     
    dfortin, Mar 21, 2008 IP
  7. dfortin

    dfortin Active Member

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    #47
    ok really will he be banned for doing this?
    its been days since this was reported
     
    dfortin, Mar 21, 2008 IP
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    #48
    chister123, Mar 22, 2008 IP
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    spyxx Peon

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    #49
    ew,,, we got a chance to after him then
    oh shit! some id**t already put beware sign on it... gosh...
    there is no chance we can get him now... >"<
     
    spyxx, Mar 22, 2008 IP
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    hrfind Peon

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    #50
    Sorry for your loss. we should be carefully to trade in the future
     
    hrfind, Mar 22, 2008 IP
  11. LadyHoldem

    LadyHoldem Well-Known Member

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    #51
    Not a very bright crook, reselling the same site again so soon, youd think he'd wait till the dust clears, or just pick any old site and buy it :/ . . .

    weird ppl.

    Sorry that he robbed you, that has to sting sooo much, been there a few times, never for $2500 though .. ouch.

    Don't be to hard on that guy that posted a warning, not such a bad thing wanting to keep people from getting scammed.
     
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  12. dfortin

    dfortin Active Member

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    #52
    chister123


    thank you for the info
     
    dfortin, Mar 22, 2008 IP
  13. dfortin

    dfortin Active Member

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    #53
    he is still a member
     
    dfortin, Mar 22, 2008 IP
  14. LadyHoldem

    LadyHoldem Well-Known Member

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    #54
    he's still a member on SitePoint too, and I KNOW that has to sting, but hopefully, anyone that goes to do business with him will at the very least look at his previous posts, which will bring them here.

    I always search both google, and any forum I am aware that someone is a member of before doing any business with them, it's more a matter of curiosity with me.. but what Im saying is, even though he's a member, when he should be publically stoned instead, the facts are here, and because of you, noone else should get ripped off.

    Look how quickly his sitepoint auction was shut down.. someone posted it here, it was reported and closed.
     
    LadyHoldem, Mar 22, 2008 IP
  15. profanitytalker

    profanitytalker Well-Known Member

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    #55
    Here is the link to the mods...

    http://forums.digitalpoint.com/showgroups.php

    Sorry for your loss but your also at fault here due to the fact that your on the internet which is famous for scam transactions. They should have taught you this before you logged on. =/ Next time use escrow. 2.5k is alot of money to lose.
     
    profanitytalker, Mar 22, 2008 IP
  16. dfortin

    dfortin Active Member

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    #56
    I have been in contact they said they dont get involved in member disputes?
     
    dfortin, Mar 22, 2008 IP
  17. toystoys

    toystoys Active Member

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    #57
    wow 2500usd?

    are u kiddin me?
     
    toystoys, Mar 23, 2008 IP
  18. matthewbeckman

    matthewbeckman Peon

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    #58
    Contacting the host and registrar of the site is not very useful, because it is extremely easy for someone to come on here, say they own a site, and not actually have anything to do with it. We have no proof this guy actually owns and operates the site. It is equivalent to me coming on here and trying to sell Google.com for $2500. Sadly I doubt you will ever see the site, or money again. Sorry to be so blunt, but I guess we have to learn somehow :( It is just really shitty that it was a $2500 lesson that you had to learn from. I hope everyone can learn from this to be smart when they buy sites and do commerce over the internet... although it seemed dfortin was being smart when he got all of the guys information, including drivers license. Just shows you how careful you really have to be.

    Note: DO NOT USE WESTERN UNION OR ANYTHING SIMILAR TO THAT PAYMENT METHOD!
     
    matthewbeckman, Mar 24, 2008 IP
  19. dfortin

    dfortin Active Member

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    #59
    wow this guy is back on here after he stole my money
     
    dfortin, Jul 25, 2008 IP
  20. leviathan400

    leviathan400 Active Member

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    #60
    Yes I have lost £1250 ($2500) to a DP member.. next time i will use escrow.. im still trying to get it back from him.. i need to write up a report on him realy to post here.. !
     
    leviathan400, Jul 25, 2008 IP