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Old 18-01-2009, 2:52 AM
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scam or not u decide

i was looking to buy a nokia n95 when i came across this site selling n95 for £70, S tocco £80, htc touch £150. if any one knows of this site please could they tell me if its safe or not.

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Old 18-01-2009, 4:47 AM
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don't know friend. i am also new here.

please tell me too.
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Old 18-01-2009, 8:46 AM
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Hi,

Ive looked at the website and business address.

The address is a short term warehouse letting property.

The prices do seem to be too good to be true.

The n95 is around £400 sim free and is approx £371 on a payg yet they offer it at £70.00.

The n96 is around £500 sim free and is approx £489 on payg yet they offer it at £190.

The contact us section is limited.

They say


"We work very close with Phones4U, we have been give a warehouse full of stock by Phones4U to sell publicly online at discounted prices."

You could verify this by speaking to fones 4 u to ask if they are in business with this site at the address supplied !

Statement on the site : MOST OF OUR STOCK AS BEEN SOLD OUT, WE ONLY ONLY HAVE A DOZEN LEFT OF THE FEW MODELS WE HAVE. AFTER ALL THIS STOCK HAS GONE WE WILL HAVE NOMORE


The above statement is of poor grammar and does not read correctly.

Its stated on the site they have a warehouse of handsets. I believe its designed to input urgency in your decision as you may miss out on a deal.

Personally I follow a very simple rule of thumb, which is "if it sounds too good to be true", then it normally is.

Never use cash, cheque, postal orders or debit card to purchase from internet sites.

Always use a credit card with terms and conditions that state you are protected with purchases online.

Their is no solid business name to google for too so it would be near impossible to look into the dealings of this site ,or read up on customer reviews and shopping experiance comments.

The site overall design is poor and unproffesional.

I would not enter into business with them.

Good luck in whatever you choose to do , and perhaps re post to advise on what you decided to do and if all went ok or not.
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Old 18-01-2009, 10:36 AM
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thanks Lee 4 your info
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Old 18-01-2009, 1:48 PM
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Personally i wouldn't go near it, if the prices are that much lower then the shops then there is a reason for it.... Fakes, Stolen, You wont receive any handset, Dummy handsets or faulty ones to name a few - if however you do decided to go against our advice and do purchase from the site please keep us informed on how things go,

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Old 19-01-2009, 5:30 PM
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yes its a scam

i recently emailed phones 4 u and they said "
Hi Chris,

Thank you for your recent e-mail. I can confirm Nextdayphones are not part of the Phones 4u group or do we have any contact with them."




so please every one spread the word around so no1 can get scamed!
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Old 20-01-2009, 6:44 PM
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Always have a whois lookup at those scam looking sites from WhoisXY.com Whois Search and check whether the disclosed contact details are true and whether they are trusted to your knowledge.If not it is likely to be a scam.You can also check the website reputation and safety at Webutation.net
If it is a online shopping site check whether they have SSL certificate for their site.SSL certificate enabled domain name looks like https://paypal.com .It is secure for online transactions.Protect our online transaction credit or debit cart payment and password from hackers.It works under encryption and decryption process.
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