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Re: [Moderator Action] fraud and theft hosted by W3C

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2007 13:30:36 +0000
To: AK <alexander.kizuk@uleth.ca>
Cc: site-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <1189431036.21375.2.camel@localhost>
On Mon, 2007-09-10 at 08:11 +0000, AK wrote:
> I have just been scammed out of 49.90$ USD by the following pages:


I think you probably looked in the HTML page and saw our domain name;
see our FAQ entry on this:

W3C is not involved in any way. 

 _ Ian Jacobs

> transaction-id.com
> software-site@support.net
> I went to Google to download the free Quicktime, I clicked on a linked
> I now see was masquerading as a Quicktime site. A page came up which
> offered me QuicktimePro for only 995.00 USD. So I paid the 9.95 and
> received an email that informed me that I had been charged 49.90! Now
> only that but my "membership: was only a page that lists free software
> that anyone can download. This is theft and fraud.
> I will tell you what I said to the other petty criminals: if I do not
> receive my money back immediately, I will inform Google, the FBI, the
> police, the Better Business Bureau, and my lawyer. You are guilty by
> collusion in theft and fraud. I suggest you see that my money is
> returned very immediately, or suffer the consequences.
> Dr. R. Alexander Kizuk
Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)   http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs/

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