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Old October 31st, 2006
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http://free-frostwire.com/

It was from the above website.

It makes it feel legal if you pay though, no?
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Old November 9th, 2006
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Default More Scammers !

I would like to say a big THANK YOU ! I currently use Limewire for my downloads and I was recently told of Frostwire, so I went to Google and searched for it, after scanning the links I just clicked on the first one, and guess what? they wanted my credit card details, not on their life were they getting those!

So I went back and found you guys, again thank you for setting me straight. I now have a FREE copy of Fostwire on my computer. Happy downloading!

You can add this one to your list of scammers:
http://www1.free-music-share.com/Fro...1&kw=Frostwire

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Old December 17th, 2006
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Default I got my money back after 2 months

I didn't realize Frostwire was free until a did a little searching on the internet and found this site. I had paid $37 for it though mp3musichq.com in October. After I found out it was a scam I called the 24 hour support line to get my money back. I came right out and said I know the business you are doing is a scam and that I want my money back. He told me that I could not get a refund since it had been 2 months since I downloaded it. I threatened to report them to the FBI and as soon as I said that he was very quick to get me my refund. He said he was going to have to charge me $9.95 for processing fees. I told them that was illigal since I should have never paid for the service in the first place. I threatened with the FBI again and he said he would waive that fee and I ended up getting my $37 back.
I find it very intresting that as soon as a threaten to report them to the FBI they were very quick to give me my money back.
DON'T EVER GO TO MP3MUSICHQ.com IT IS A SCAM!!!!!
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Old December 17th, 2006
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mp3musichq.com is also a scam site. They charge you for Frostwire and then tack on a charge for a bogus virus scan sweeper.
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i got scammed also anybody know the number for frostwire i cant get ahold of it for some reason.....
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There's no phone number for support.

If you've been scammed, read this thread (start from page 1)...you'll see what to do
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Old March 13th, 2007
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Default Scammed by MP3MUSICHQ-COM

I was just scammed by an outfit called MP3MUSICHQ-COM. I think this is mail fraud.
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Old May 15th, 2007
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Default I'm another sucker!

I've been getting ripped off by this mob for over 10 months now just found it in my bank statement and wondered what it was ended up here.

Thanks for letting me know!

Not only just under $10US a month but also a small fee from bank for conversion to $US.

I'm not at all surprised that our banks don't inform us what they may know to be fraudulent activity on our accounts when they benefit from it too!!!

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just wonder how many people never actually check their bank statements to even know that they are being ripped off by these utter *******s.


I'm juist going to accept my loss and get the bank to cancel this activity


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Old July 12th, 2007
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i was scanned too &&
I DOWNLOADED FROSTWIRE FROM REALMUSICNOW.COM
i had no idea i was downloading Frost Wire, if i did i wouldn't have downloaded because i also have LimeWire && it doesn't work...
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Well...if you tell us exactly what the problem is, maybe we can help (saying "it doesn't work" isn't really enough to go on).
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