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On behalf of joeyd Im posting another who was scammed by the same as jrwaits47. Where do I find the Terms of Service for LimeWire? & both http://www.mymusicinc.com/freemusic.htm & http://www.my-free-music.com/ which is the same thing. A pro review site of scammers.
another bogus site selling memberships
I also bought a memebership from another site.
Here is a copy of email receipt I received
xxxxxxxxx, FL 34450
We appreciate your purchase on http://www.imusicsearch.com.
Web Site Name: iMusicSearch.com
Purchase Date/Time: 1/7/2005 6:03:06 AM
Credit Card Number: 48xxxxxxxxxx4930
Your Subscription Number: 147616102
You have purchased access to iMusicSearch.com at http://www.imusicsearch.com for $24.95.
Today's charge is $24.95.
Your credit card will be billed as iPayCS.com*My Music Inc.
Please allow 24 hours from the time of purchase before attempting to cancel your subscription.
TV.org is a SCAM
While searching for something on Google I came across a listing for TV.org, telliong me that I could download missed episodes of televivion shows. It sounded good, but all it was was a list of download programs, all with ad/spyware, no less.
This an an off-shoot of filesharingcenter.com - beware.
Scammed by "tv.org"
I was scammed by tv.org also, just like the guy who posted above. It really sickens me that I have basically given them $23.44 in exchange for a link to limewire. I have contacted BBC's watchdog to file a complaint with the company. I have also contacted the online bank the I used to pay, ClickBank. I was scammed once before, by mp3u.com, so I really should have known better!
Known Scam Sites
Well worth checking thru this list: P2P Forums :: View topic - P2PForums.com's Guide to Avoiding Rogue P2P Sites
Keep in mind that list is an older one & 'new' scam sites exist!!! The following is a Quick Reference list & an abbreviated list that only applies to p2p apps that are related to the Gnutella Forums & is a more up to date list than the previous link; the 2nd list below (re: LimeWire) specifically refers to sites reported on this forum & is more thorough than the general list but check both re: LW scam sites:
* * * (PLEASE report your dealings with the scam site here: Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) | Home If more people report these scam sites the FBI might be able to get them off the internet for good; permanently beridded of! So on your behalf & other potential leagues of the scammed, "please" report your experience!) This was recently posted by gubatron on the LW forums: Finally, they go against Scam sites; ie: if enough people report them then hopefully similar action will be taken!!! Scammer Website Owner Revealed (click on link) also has other links you can make official complaints to.
General Rogue P2P 'Scam' Sites:
/http://newnet.qsrch.com/dpark?s=ip-mp3support.net&prt=nn01 (Known as ip-mp3support.net, Winmx offers & eventually get Limewire)
/http://www.limewiredownloads*******saleslimewirecom/ (links to heaps of others!)
LimeWire official site: (Website link removed because the Official Website closed for business late October 2010. To obtain a LimeWire installer, please click here.)
List compiled from this thread or elsewhere on forum
/http://************access.com/ (aka ************Access.com alias Free-Limewire.com)
/http://************access.com/index.asp?tcg=1&d=Free-Limewire.com&i=limewire&s=Limewire (aka Free-Limewire.com alias ************Access.com) based in Netherlands
/http://newnet.qsrch.com/dpark?s=ip-mp3support.net&prt=nn01 (known as ip-mp3support.net & offer Winmx but give you Limewire upon updating)
/http://ultimatetvshows.com/ -:- (- uses eTomi)
/http://www.360share.com/ -:- (- uses 360Share)
/http://www.ares.com./ (Quote: "We are in no way affiliated with: A company called Ares Software Download or Ares Galaxy, offering ARES P2P, a free (?) peer to peer file sharing program") But they offer a scam LW Basic at a high price & other rubbish.
/http://www.freemusic.com/****** Music dot com
FrostWire official site: FrostWire.com - Official Website - Free Download - Gnutella/BitTorrent Client - Don't pay anyone for subscriptions (FREE Download!!!)
: Shareaza - Bringing P2P Together Official Home of Shareaza
/http://shareaza.ca/ (Clone of Shareaza.com)
/http://shareza.com/ (Clone of Shareaza.com)
/http://www.sharaza.com/ (Clone of Shareaza.com)
/http://www.shareaza.co.uk/ (Clone of Shareaza.com)
: Morpheus free P2P file sharing program. Free music downloads, games, movies, video, and more.
/http://www.morphus.com (Clone of Morpheus.com)
eMule: A FREE program!!!
: eMule-Project.net - Official eMule Homepage. Downloads, Help, Docu, News...
eMule-Project.net - Official eMule Homepage. Downloads, Help, Docu, News...
eMule.net - eMule Download, eMule FAQ, eMule News
I mentioned before but worth repeating are Limewire & Shareaza Clones: Limewire clones - Gnutella Forums
& http://www.lime-wire.net/ Scum version - see sample scam web page!
Etomi dirty clone with spyware from mp3downloading.com / filesharingcentre.com/ More about Etomi Here!
360Share is equivalent to Etomi & also sold by scam sites such as 360share.com/ & others!
Note!: If you've been scammed by such a site but it isn't listed here, please send me a pm so I can add it to the list. Simply click my username & select send personal message from the drop down menu & tell me the details: the site address & name & what they were offering, etc. I will need to verify it however! If I don't have enough details or I can't verify it then it won't be added!
Any site that says Lifetime membership or Unlimited downlds or free music, movies, games, etc. is a scam site.
Movie Download Scam Sites | THE source for BitTorrent & P2P Tips, Tricks and Info. | FileShareFreak
Below is the icon of one of a chain of scam sites that goes under different names & has multiple addresses. The Squid sucks the blood out of your finances. MP3MusicLive.com.., _ http://www-etomi.com/g/, _ 360share - Your Ultimate Music & Movie Download Site _ & _ Bearshare2008.com - Your Ultimate Music & Movie Download Site are just a few of many on the above list with this logo.
If you would like to see the first four pages of a 'typical' scam site, click on the first four (4) attachments at bottom of post (were a little large to show on this page. ) CLICKBANK is frequently used by Scam sites for their payments! LimeWire do not use ClickBank. _ ClickBank claim they are in process of removing scam sites from their business, time will tell! Clickbank Banning Payments for File Sharing Rip-off websites!! (However week later & still scam sites using ClickBank to handle their payments as reported on these forums by a victim.)
A problem with these things happening is people using search engines such as Google which show Sponsored results & people get confused. None of the official gnutella programs above pay for Sponsored advertisements. Only SCAM sites pay for sponsored search results!!!
And another typical Google Scam advertisement (if you would like to see the first 4 pages of that advertised site, click on the first 4 attachments below):
Last edited by Lord of the Rings; April 3rd, 2009 at 05:15 AM.
They're everywhere! I did a Google search for movie downloads before realizing I could use LW without going through one of those sites. Ultimatemoviedownloads.com, Onemovieplace.com are two I visited and signed up for. DUHHHHHHH. One is giving me a $39.95 refund, the other has no refund policy and I lose $28.00.
Sorry state of affairs for the uninformed public.
Below is the icon of one of a chain of scam sites that goes under different names & has multiple addresses. The Squid sucks the blood out of your finances. http://www.mp3musiclive.com/, http://www-etomi.com/g/, http://www-360share.com/ & http://www.bearshare2005.com/ are just a few of many on the above list with this logo.
Any site that says Lifetime membership or Unlimited downlds or free music, movies, games, etc. is a scam site.
Last edited by Lord of the Rings; September 7th, 2006 at 05:12 PM.
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