I had Internet Fraud Charges!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by cheeptrick, Oct 8, 2007.

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  1. cheeptrick

    cheeptrick Songster

    May 1, 2007
    New Hampshire
    I've closed all my accounts and am getting my credit reports.
    Just a warning...you can never be too safe! Luckily I've only got 1 card and a GUN in case someone tries to collect on the order they made fraudulently in my NAME! I'm shipping it back! [​IMG]
    Last edited: Oct 8, 2007
  2. countrygirl4513

    countrygirl4513 Songster

    Apr 14, 2007
    Portland TN
    Can you elaborate on your situation. Exactly how did it happen? Sorry for your troubles. This world we live in is getting more and more ridiculous! It's eventually gonna be every man or woman for themselves. Sitting on their front porch, shotgun in hand to run off the bad guys. I hate this world we live in! People are just awful!!
  3. lurky

    lurky Songster

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    I had that happen a few years ago. The funny thing was, ALL the stuff being ordered was diet pills and diet vitamins and stuff like that. I am 5'7" tall and weighed 130 lbs LOL..... I got it all fixed thank god, but it does really freak you out. It makes you rally wonder about stuff. Sorry you had it happen.

  4. cheeptrick

    cheeptrick Songster

    May 1, 2007
    New Hampshire
    It was a LAPTOP computer for $795! The company was a cosmetics company WHO I've reported called GIO Pelle, Inc. I've still another order for $495. Let's see if they ship it to me like the laptop.
    I'm never placing another order online! Luckily my credit card company caught it and called me! :thun
  5. lurky

    lurky Songster

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    I was so lucky mine was no where near that much $$$. Even thought it got fixed, thats alot of money and it has to be very freaky. I still shop online, but only sites i know.
  6. Queen of the Lilliputians

    Queen of the Lilliputians Songster

    Apr 5, 2007
    Sorry you are going through this! That is horrid.

    I had placed an order online at a seed company a year and a half ago. I'm sort of nervous, so never "keep my # on file". Well.. someone hacked into their computer. We got a call from our bank 6mos ago! Thankfully, none of our money was taken, but it took them a YEAR to advise us of the situation and to give us a new card. SCARY.

    The whole move away from cash toward credit sort of sets us up for some of this. Not sure I'll be buying anything else online in the near future.

    Hope it all gets straightened out. What the heck was the point of sending it to YOUR address?

  7. chickflick

    chickflick Crowing

    Mar 10, 2007
    How can you say you hate this world???? There are lots of good people in this world!! Don't let a few bad apples spoil your view on the world. What a beautiful world we have....go take a walk in the woods for heavens sake... [​IMG]
  8. Standard Hen

    Standard Hen Songster

    May 17, 2007
    I had the same scare a few years ago with pay-pal through e-bay. Right before Christmas, had to close out everything, do the credit reports etc. and it was both horrible and scary. I still do not have another pay-pal account to this day.
  9. schmoo

    schmoo Songster

    May 7, 2007
    West MI.
    Oh great and I thought Paypal was supposed to be the "safe" one.
  10. PeiTheCelt

    PeiTheCelt Songster

    Sep 3, 2007
    Central NY
    Eep! I'm glad that your credit company caught it!

    *shakes head* I love technology, but sometimes!
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