1. Welcome to TechPowerUp Forums, Guest! Please check out our forum guidelines for info related to our community.

**Buyer Beware** Scam site(s)

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by JrRacinFan, Feb 11, 2011.

?

Should we have a "known scam sites" thread here at TPU?

  1. Yes

    31 vote(s)
    79.5%
  2. No

    8 vote(s)
    20.5%
  1. JrRacinFan

    JrRacinFan Served 5k and counting ...

    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2007
    Messages:
    19,414 (7.26/day)
    Thanks Received:
    4,483
    Location:
    Youngstown, OH
    A2ZPartsList.com

    All members of TPU and guest readers please beware of any and all business done with the above site. As of 1/30/11, I ordered 2(two) Seagate 1TB hard drives, still no sign of them and no tracking information.

    Since receiving a confirmation email that they had been shipped(without tracking information), I have been unsuccessfuly attempting to reach said company via phone & email to obtain FedEx tracking. As of today I filed a dispute with my bank.
  2. ShiBDiB

    ShiBDiB

    Joined:
    Jul 21, 2008
    Messages:
    4,063 (1.86/day)
    Thanks Received:
    754
    Location:
    Clifton Park, NY
    U'd think the fact that their homepage ad being spelt wrong would be a give away "NEW ARREIVAL COLLECTION"
  3. W1zzard

    W1zzard Administrator Staff Member

    Joined:
    May 14, 2004
    Messages:
    14,630 (3.94/day)
    Thanks Received:
    11,360
    their authorize us link doesnt work

    do a chargeback, file a complaint with the cc company, file a complaint with the police dept @

    Domain Name: A2ZPARTSLIST.COM

    Registrant:
    a2z Parts list
    Padukkage Perera ()
    173-18 JAMAICA AVE
    JAMAICA
    New York,11432
    US
    Tel. +1.3476031336
    Fax. +1.7185272501

    streetview shows it as a video rental
    Exeodus, yogurt_21, garyinhere and 4 others say thanks.
  4. hat

    hat Maximum Overclocker

    Joined:
    Nov 20, 2006
    Messages:
    16,865 (6.05/day)
    Thanks Received:
    2,060
    Location:
    Ohio
    [​IMG]
    Crunching for Team TPU
  5. dank1983man420

    dank1983man420

    Joined:
    Apr 22, 2008
    Messages:
    496 (0.22/day)
    Thanks Received:
    171
    Location:
    Near Chicago, IL
    Crunching for Team TPU More than 25k PPD
  6. JrRacinFan

    JrRacinFan Served 5k and counting ...

    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2007
    Messages:
    19,414 (7.26/day)
    Thanks Received:
    4,483
    Location:
    Youngstown, OH
  7. W1zzard

    W1zzard Administrator Staff Member

    Joined:
    May 14, 2004
    Messages:
    14,630 (3.94/day)
    Thanks Received:
    11,360
  8. Easy Rhino

    Easy Rhino Linux Advocate

    Joined:
    Nov 13, 2006
    Messages:
    13,381 (4.79/day)
    Thanks Received:
    3,218
    he lives in Ohio where their street names only reference bootleggers and famous amish leaders.
    yogurt_21 says thanks.
  9. hat

    hat Maximum Overclocker

    Joined:
    Nov 20, 2006
    Messages:
    16,865 (6.05/day)
    Thanks Received:
    2,060
    Location:
    Ohio
    Yeah, I understand it that far, but this part got me...

    173-18 JAMAICA AVE
    JAMAICA
    New York,11432
    US

    >JAMAICA

    Unless it was Jamaica city... but you said Queens?
    Crunching for Team TPU
  10. JrRacinFan

    JrRacinFan Served 5k and counting ...

    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2007
    Messages:
    19,414 (7.26/day)
    Thanks Received:
    4,483
    Location:
    Youngstown, OH
    Look at street number hat. That's how Queens, NY lists all their street numbers.
  11. 20mmrain

    20mmrain

    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2009
    Messages:
    2,765 (1.59/day)
    Thanks Received:
    824
    Location:
    Midwest USA
    Did you try to call them they have a phone number posted. If you did I self admittedly did not read your whole post.

    Also sorry to hear your mishap JR My best wishes to get this figured out for yah!
  12. JrRacinFan

    JrRacinFan Served 5k and counting ...

    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2007
    Messages:
    19,414 (7.26/day)
    Thanks Received:
    4,483
    Location:
    Youngstown, OH
    Thanks. 6 phone calls and 10 emails over the past 5 days.
  13. brandonwh64

    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2009
    Messages:
    18,410 (10.41/day)
    Thanks Received:
    5,974
    Location:
    Chatsworth, GA
    i just tried to call to and got some shady voice mail
    Crunching for Team TPU
  14. garyinhere

    garyinhere

    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2010
    Messages:
    1,599 (0.98/day)
    Thanks Received:
    948
    Location:
    I'm roomates with Corey Feldman
    [​IMG]
    yogurt_21, JD15, mudkip and 4 others say thanks.
  15. DanishDevil

    DanishDevil

    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2005
    Messages:
    10,201 (3.19/day)
    Thanks Received:
    2,089
    Location:
    Newport Beach, CA
    Let's go beat 'em up!
    mudkip and garyinhere say thanks.
  16. streetfighter 2

    streetfighter 2 New Member

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2010
    Messages:
    1,658 (1.15/day)
    Thanks Received:
    732
    Location:
    Philly
    mcloughj says thanks.
  17. brandonwh64

    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2009
    Messages:
    18,410 (10.41/day)
    Thanks Received:
    5,974
    Location:
    Chatsworth, GA
    Have someone that lives in NY go by there and ask LOL
    Crunching for Team TPU
  18. 20mmrain

    20mmrain

    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2009
    Messages:
    2,765 (1.59/day)
    Thanks Received:
    824
    Location:
    Midwest USA
    When I just tried calling I got a fax signal.... I looked to make sure I did not call the fax number and I didn't so. I have no idea bud. I think like wiz said start a claim with your CC company. I don't know if calling the cops would do anything about it??? Probably not.
    Edit oops it was the fax nimber lol calling.....

    Got a shitty message too.
  19. dank1983man420

    dank1983man420

    Joined:
    Apr 22, 2008
    Messages:
    496 (0.22/day)
    Thanks Received:
    171
    Location:
    Near Chicago, IL
    you should definitely report them to the bbb though if things don't pan out so they get a mark on them. Then it might show up on google searches for this place and people will avoid them.

    Also, maybe the person lives above the video place(and is web design literate) and sells/ scams stuff from his apt??
    Last edited: Feb 11, 2011
    Crunching for Team TPU More than 25k PPD
  20. Loosenut

    Loosenut

    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2010
    Messages:
    846 (0.52/day)
    Thanks Received:
    169
    Location:
    Montreal, Qc. Canada
    Now you know why you got screwed :slap:

    :laugh:
  21. ShiBDiB

    ShiBDiB

    Joined:
    Jul 21, 2008
    Messages:
    4,063 (1.86/day)
    Thanks Received:
    754
    Location:
    Clifton Park, NY
    ill b in the city next weekend.. ill jus go with my duty weapon and be all "heyyy guysss heard u sell pc parts."
  22. JrRacinFan

    JrRacinFan Served 5k and counting ...

    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2007
    Messages:
    19,414 (7.26/day)
    Thanks Received:
    4,483
    Location:
    Youngstown, OH
    After thinking about what happenned, think it would be a good idea for a "Known scam sites" thread? Vote in the poll that I added, give ideas where it should be placed also.

    Duty weapon.. LOL
  23. erocker

    erocker Super Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2006
    Messages:
    39,484 (13.55/day)
    Thanks Received:
    13,896
    Internet purchasing 101:


    -Google search the site.
    -Check credentials.
    -Check around to see if others have purchased.

    I don't think it is necessary to list scam sites as they are usually easy to spot. If you don't know the business or never heard of them, do a little homework first.
  24. ShiBDiB

    ShiBDiB

    Joined:
    Jul 21, 2008
    Messages:
    4,063 (1.86/day)
    Thanks Received:
    754
    Location:
    Clifton Park, NY
    i mean.. an M4 wont stand out too much right? or should i bring the saw.
  25. erocker

    erocker Super Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2006
    Messages:
    39,484 (13.55/day)
    Thanks Received:
    13,896
    More talk of violence and crap like that, this thread is getting shut down fast.
    JrRacinFan and Loosenut say thanks.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guest)

Share This Page