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Old April 12th, 2007
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Thank you for the information I will be sure to watch for any charges on my credit card statement.
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Old April 14th, 2007
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i got an email yesterday about a website it was the same as limewire only they are asking for money to join the site is called file voom even when i downloaded it my shared files where there thats how real it looks but i have been scammed a few times before and am a bit wise now. ladyvel
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Old April 14th, 2007
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good for you ladyvel, you have to be so aware when your purchasing anything over the internet. To bad there are so many scam artists it really puts you off.Thank you for the advice.
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Old April 15th, 2007
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Default Credit Cards

I have a company that excepts credit card payments online.
I am not sure if you know this but Credit Card payments are and can be out standing for a total Of 3 months, even though the payment out of your card was immeadiate.
you could pay on the net for a product today and still be able to cancel out of that payment within 3 months.
Thats with all major credit cards companies, regardless of the purchase,
Now if you try to cancell out with a genuine company that you did a purchase with and it was a good purchase you could if you were being dishonest be sitting in a prison with a charge of fraud against you,
so dont do that,
but as for being scammed the credit card company can reinburse you with all monies as long as you supply them with all the particulars and I mean every thing, as this will go to the fraud squad of the credit card people.

hope this is hope full to people that have been scammed.
regards to you all
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Old April 15th, 2007
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mp3source
First off let me introduce myself, I work for the support team at the website your talking about. We are not like the scam sites you see advertised or discussed in this thread. We are a legit business that caters to people unfamiliar with the method and tools to use when it comes to legal downloading. We do have links to limewire and other p2p services on our website but we are not selling their software. We simply recommend them because we believe that their program is the best one for our members to use. We specifically state on our website that we do not endorse downloading or copying any illegal material. We also state that we bill you for your convince a one-time charge for a twenty-four month membership and you will never be re-billed.

Your complaint with the FBI probably will not go far since our service is 100% legal and they know that. We are even joining the Better Business Bureau in the very near future. We have a toll-free number and offer 24/7 support with your account. If you have problems with your membership, feel free to contact us and let us know and we will be more than happy to assist you.
Your site is a scam! And your so-called support (Call us at 1-877-452-8211) rings & then disconnects you...mp3-source.net is the online support & it's always a fatal error when you try it. I tried to cancel after signing up only minutes for $4.99 when your website redirected me to a shareware site (limewire). Then I found out you stoled $119.76 out of my bank account. If you were a legit site then why don't you have a way for someone to cancel? And don't tell me I could of email you because there's no reply to anything. So if anyone is out there with the proper sites to file complaints then please publish them for scam sites like these!
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Old April 15th, 2007
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i have looked at your site it does not look like the one i was going on about i found it cause they sent me 4 e mails one after the other asking me to join and it was axatly as limewire and i dont live in the states THANK GOD i am in england
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Old April 16th, 2007
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Default Credit Card payments

Oops
I got a email asking if i sell p2p
I better tell you that we dont have any thing to do with downloads.
as I said our company excepts credit card payments and I do know they are refundable up to 3 months after purchase.
but just to inform you Jackatwo or the company I work for does not sell programs,
we are a internet based help desk for computers only, we repair and remove viruses and such and do not have any thing to do with P2P programs
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Old May 1st, 2007
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hai ..
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Old May 6th, 2007
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I payed £30 pound for my limewire and different memberships were offered. Does that mean i was scammed?
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Old May 6th, 2007
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sheep22

Yes, you were scammed.


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