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  # 1971900 9-Mar-2018 14:43
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dumbkof1:

 

yes i too bought one of these returned it within 14 days. took him 3 weeks to collect from post office.  wont reply to any e mails  or return ph calls

 

waiting to see when his court date is with sky then will confront him

 

 

http://business.scoop.co.nz/2018/03/03/my-boxsky-tv-case-in-court-next-week/

 

Looks like the court date will be next week

 

 

 

The high court post the cases list here, they are posted after 4pm for the following day...

 

https://www.courtsofnz.govt.nz/going-to-court/calendar/daily-lists

 

 


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  # 2002430 25-Apr-2018 17:08
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any one who believes that he got $12.5 mill must be dreaming 





 

 

 


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  # 2002459 25-Apr-2018 18:33
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Nooooooooo way as the business had zero assets to sell

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  # 2002476 25-Apr-2018 19:35
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Hahahahaha Stuff will publish anything. There's absolutely no way that a company that sold (almost certainly) no more than a a couple of thousand boxes they'd brought in from Aliexpress then managed to sell for $12.5mil, especially with the Sky lawsuit against them. The Chinese may have lots of money, but they're definitely not stupid...






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  # 2002480 25-Apr-2018 19:44
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And the My Box owner is $12.5 million richer now...


How did he even manage to sell something that is front of the court? Ah - the New Zealand operation may be closed down but continue somewhere else.



“Reddy said last month the company had sold 20,000 Android media players to consumers in 12 countries” so 12.5 million /20,000=$625 per box? But the quoted price is $259 🤔

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  # 2002481 25-Apr-2018 19:44
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Wonder if that was just the price for the customer database details :P


 
 
 
 


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  # 2002493 25-Apr-2018 20:02
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Maybe Krish should take his $12.5m and invest it in Albi Whale's supercomputer...


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  # 2002513 25-Apr-2018 20:59
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CamH:

 

Maybe Krish should take his $12.5m and invest it in Albi Whale's supercomputer...

 

 

they are dodgy as each other


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  # 2002532 25-Apr-2018 21:21
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CamH:

 

Maybe Krish should take his $12.5m and invest it in Albi Whale's supercomputer...

 

 

they are dodgy as each other

 

 

100%

 

Also you'd think for a company that sold for $12.5mil they'd at least ensure they filed their annual return so they didn't get struck off before the sale went through...

 

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  # 2002585 26-Apr-2018 03:45
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The Stuff item is just a rehash of MYbox's Press release.

 

If they actually spent 2 minutes and went to the NZ Companys register  they would see this

 

"This company is now overdue in its obligation to file an annual return. If the annual return is not filed immediately the Registrar will initiate action to remove the company from the register.:"

 

In other words they are shutting up shop so Sky can't get their "winnings" from the courtcase action.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





 


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  # 2002602 26-Apr-2018 07:34
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biggal:

 

CamH:

 

Maybe Krish should take his $12.5m and invest it in Albi Whale's supercomputer...

 

 

they are dodgy as each other

 

 

And in light of this it's Stuff who also hyped up the Terrible company over the course of a few years without any verification or fact checking. By doing this they're actually contributing to the scam because PR in a newspaper helps verify their story as they go about scamming other people.

 

Stuff are doing exactly the same with this. Other than a press release there is absolutely no proof at all this company was sold for the money they're claiming, and it would seem a case of the company shutting down to try and limit the liability of the director.

 

We know we're in an era of lazy journalists simply relying on rehashed press releases. It's hardly surprising therefore that there is so much fake news out there.

 

 


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  # 2002613 26-Apr-2018 08:13
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Well, at least "The Terrible Company" has a fitting name.

 

Also I think my Dad may have bought one of these boxes (or he was just about to).


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  # 2002616 26-Apr-2018 08:22
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It would not have sold, would have just been made up to try and side step any judgement that is not out yet.

 

All he is doing is closing the company down and then will say "oh it sold before the judgement was out so I no longer have anything to do with it"

 

He walks away laughing with the 3,000,000 profit from selling 20,000 boxes  (selling the boxes at 150 profit).

 

 

 

I am not sure if he did sell 20,000 of them but just going off the numbers he has said with a cost price of $50 a box selling at an average of $200


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