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    Is it a scam or a rip off ?

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    Is it a scam or a rip off ?

    Post by papa_umau on Tue 08 May 2018, 11:20 am

    Is it a scam or a rip-off?

    It can sometimes be difficult to tell the difference between a scam and a dubious offer.

    If you've been misled by an offer, you have rights which providers cant breach.

    Scam or rip-off?

    For something to be considered an offence under the Fraud Act, the perpetrator must intend to steal from their victim or have intent to perpetrate a fraud.

    For example, if you pay for a service that doesn't exist because the provider is running a fake company, this is a scam and is definitely considered to be fraudulent activity.

    Find out how to SPOT A SCAM:




    Which? gives lots of advice about this subject; all you have to do is read this advice HERE

    Best of luck to you all.


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    Re: Is it a scam or a rip off ?

    Post by zathrus on Thu 10 May 2018, 10:34 am

    Thanks for the info' Paps.

    Sometimes it is quite difficult to separate these types of fraud, and it is good to be able to recognise them when we see them.
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    Re: Is it a scam or a rip off ?

    Post by papa_umau on Fri 11 May 2018, 11:38 am

    Yes, often the creators of scams and rip-offs very cleverly hide them from the unwary victims.

    The more we know about them, the better.


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    Re: Is it a scam or a rip off ?

    Post by Angie baby on Sat 12 May 2018, 11:07 am

    I concur; it is good to know who and what to watch out for, especially when, like me, you spend a lot of time on the internet.

    Thanks from me too Papa.
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    Re: Is it a scam or a rip off ?

    Post by papa_umau on Sun 13 May 2018, 11:27 am

    I appreciate the thanks for all the hard work I do to make ROB interesting and informative.

    I only wish there were more of you.


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    Re: Is it a scam or a rip off ?

    Post by Hell's Granny on Thu 17 May 2018, 11:15 am

    Must admit I limit my reliance on the Net.
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    Re: Is it a scam or a rip off ?

    Post by papa_umau on Thu 17 May 2018, 11:30 am

    As I see it that is just "wisdom". Many younger folk just do not have that quality.


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    Post by Hell's Granny on Thu 17 May 2018, 11:33 am

    Age has its advantages!
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    Re: Is it a scam or a rip off ?

    Post by papa_umau on Thu 17 May 2018, 11:36 am

    It certainly has, or at least it should have.


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