Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 

gzt

10806 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1806


  # 975245 27-Jan-2014 17:13
Send private message

The address given on the website appears to be real to some degree but no street view. You could consider posting to a Malaysian forum. English is widely spoken and Malaysians won't be happy about that either.

gzt

10806 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1806


  # 975249 27-Jan-2014 17:17
Send private message

A letter to CIMB and or threat of that might be a good thing. But if this outfit are using someone else's account and paying a 'transfer fee' that won't really slow them down much. They just stop using that one.

 
 
 
 


gzt

10806 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1806


  # 975285 27-Jan-2014 18:06
Send private message

I think you mentioned earlier the Mergia site itself is only three months old. Chances are they just run one as long as they can and then move on. Could be nothing to do with Malaysia apart from the bank account.

This site has a list of sites hosted on the same IP address:

http://www.statscrop.com/tools/reverse-ip/?ip=93.188.160.29

One or two of those appear to be asking for Facebook usernames and passwords.



9 posts

Wannabe Geek


  # 975305 27-Jan-2014 18:48
Send private message

Thanks GZT



4525 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 881

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 975313 27-Jan-2014 19:12
Send private message

I doubt that the business is based in Malaysia. The address does not seem right to me.

You might want to post this in: http://forums.hardwarezone.com.my/ or http://www.lowyat.net/







9 posts

Wannabe Geek


  # 975424 27-Jan-2014 22:33
Send private message

You are probably right . I will see what I can find out on those forums. 

Thanks

488 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 80

Trusted

  # 975870 28-Jan-2014 13:48
Send private message

TT or cash payments only and hotmail or other free email addresses for agents and employees at webstores is a big no-no for me, so far, in all my dealings, this has been the first sign of trouble to come.

Good luck, but I suspect that you will not see your money again.

As pointed out, paying with PayPal or CC at least allows for return of your money, even if it takes a few months. I would suggest however, you look for an escrow service for future payments.

Good luck.

1 | 2 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Scientists unveil image of quantum entanglement
Posted 13-Jul-2019 06:00


Hackers to be challenged at University of Waikato
Posted 12-Jul-2019 21:34


OPPO Reno Z now available in New Zealand
Posted 12-Jul-2019 21:28


Sony introduces WF-1000XM3 wireless headphones with noise cancellation
Posted 8-Jul-2019 16:56


Xero announces new smarter tools, push into the North American market
Posted 19-Jun-2019 17:20


New report by Unisys shows New Zealanders want action by social platform companies and police to monitor social media sites
Posted 19-Jun-2019 17:09


ASB adds Google Pay option to contactless payments
Posted 19-Jun-2019 17:05


New Zealand PC Market declines on the back of high channel inventory, IDC reports
Posted 18-Jun-2019 17:35


Air New Zealand uses drones to inspect aircraft
Posted 17-Jun-2019 15:39


TCL Electronics launches its first-ever 8K TV
Posted 17-Jun-2019 15:18


E-scooter share scheme launches in Wellington
Posted 17-Jun-2019 12:34


Anyone can broadcast with Kordia Pop Up TV
Posted 13-Jun-2019 10:51


Volvo and Uber present production vehicle ready for self-driving
Posted 13-Jun-2019 10:47


100,000 customers connected to fibre broadband network through Enable
Posted 13-Jun-2019 10:35


5G uptake even faster than expected
Posted 12-Jun-2019 10:01



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.