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Soundmarine.com.au - SCAM website Do not buy from these guys

Postby Machuwa » Mon Nov 28, 2016 6:10 pm

Hi All

Just thought I should let some others know about my experience with these guys.

I found an awesome deal (too good to be true in hindsight) on this website for a Garmin Striker 4 DV. After putting in my order I was advised of payment methods. BPAY, CC or bank transfer (no paypal). Thinking that BPAY was the next safest option i chose to pay in this way..... Turns out you cant reverse BPAY any longer than 24 hours after making the payment.

After making my payment i have yet to receive any notification of them recieving my funds and any attempts to contact them have not given any response.

They do not have a contact phone number or address, only email.

Upon doing some searching on google i discovered some other people have been scammed by these guys (found a thread on mrfisho.com.au).

Just thought i would let others know if they were thinking of buying from these guys....

I have advised ACCC via their scam watch website and will be letting the AFP know.

Kind regards
Kris
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Re: Soundmarine.com.au - SCAM website Do not buy from these

Postby FishnDive » Mon Nov 28, 2016 6:24 pm

They were recently had their company de-registered by ASIC. It might be an all-out scam or maybe a once legal company that is now in liquidation. Either way it seems quite a few blokes have been caught out. There are a couple down here in Vic who had orders placed and cannot get any response either.
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Re: Soundmarine.com.au - SCAM website Do not buy from these

Postby MrPinkie » Mon Nov 28, 2016 9:43 pm

They are definitely still an active company, albeit recently registered. Almost no history of search traffic on any of the main registers.

Whois record of the website owners:
http://whois.ausregistry.net.au/whois/w ... 0328724115

ABN - it is still active:
http://abr.business.gov.au/SearchByAbn. ... 0629374659

Biller Code
535807 - Qantas Cash (this is just their ref name)

Same BPay Number:
http://www.themodernman.com.au/bpay-payment
An online dating website registered to 'Tyler Durden' - from Fight Club lol...

Domain Name themodernman.com.au
Last Modified 08-Feb-2016 01:08:59 UTC
Status ok
Registrar Name Web Address Registration
Registrant GOMELIOUK, SEVERIN
Registrant ID ABN 56653138425
Eligibility Type Sole Trader
Registrant Contact ID R-001073216-SN
Registrant Contact Name Tyler Durden
Registrant Contact Email planetskype@gmail.com
Tech Contact ID C-001024993-SN
Tech Contact Name Tyler Durden
Tech Contact Email planetskype@gmail.com
Name Server ns1.fastbusinesswebhosting.com
Name Server ns2.fastbusinesswebhosting.com
DNSSEC unsigned

1 scam report:
http://mrfisho.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=3 ... 9&p=205883

This is an A-Grade 100% scam lol.

Best bet is to chase down the ABN's and BPay numbers and get them shutdown via the bank and ABN registrar.
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Re: Soundmarine.com.au - SCAM website Do not buy from these

Postby MrPinkie » Mon Nov 28, 2016 9:57 pm

Further... the phone number of the same BPay number affiliate site: Phone: (03) 9017 0181 - http://www.themodernman.com.au/contact- ... ng-experts

Goes to a South African answering message.

First the bastards beat us in cricket now they want our cash through scams. What a bunch of De Koks.
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