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    Full Member ske9963's Avatar
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    Pretty eleborate scam
    worldcshop dot com
    1) get data feed
    2) setup eleborate store
    from high resolution images to checkout.
    their site layout is even better than some merchants sites on CJ, LS or SAS
    3) find suckers that will put in their personal info

    p.s. look at the BBB, to biz rate awards, accept CC (yeah rite, submit an order and they ask you to send Money order)

    p.p.s. Their terms and conditions reference a policy that was written in September 2006, yet a Whois search shows this website was just established on March 30, 2007. Most likely they just copied and pasted all of their policies from another site.


    My bet, either a nigerian or indonesian scam.
    Ma, where the beer? :escape:

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    Yep, it doesn't add up
    My whois search here http://whois.domaintools.com/worldcshop.com
    said it was registered on May 17th, 2007. I wonder how they got the date to update?

    Looks like there's 5 copies of those Terms floating around, with just the site names changed: Phrase search results

    One other thing--I looked up "their" phone number in G, which they show in their logo as 800-732-4812--and it turns out that the number actually belongs to HP! (Specifically, some program of HP's that I never heard of...the "Americas Program".) I'd guess the fake site just picked that number out of thin air.

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    Their terms and conditions reference a policy that was written in September 2006, yet a Whois search shows this website was just established on March 30, 2007. Most likely they just copied and pasted all of their policies from another site.
    ske9963, you seem to be pretty good at copying and pasting yourself.

    http://forum.dvdtalk.com/showthread.php?t=499037

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    I think the person spent at least 10-20 hours to setup the initial store.
    The owner could easily sell the customer info and might get lucky if somebody would to send in a money order.

    Thanks for the whois link leader, nice tool as it gives a ranking for SEO ranking. That was strange about the registered date though.

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    "According to Mr. Trevino, he entered into a collaborative contract with a company called DHL Mail Corp. He states his position was to act as a "shopping assistant" and receive money orders at his PO Box."

    Hee hee hee.

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