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#27830 - 30 Aug 06 03:35 legitimate business
Cjones Offline
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Registered: 30 Aug 06
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Loc: New Jersey
I'm just trying to buy some merchandise how can i look up or call to see if a company is legitimate. They sent scan certificates but they could be fakes? I tried to get them to send a sample and said i will pay the price for one and any shipping charges so i can check the product out. but the gave me we can not send just one so i am leery of that any suggestions....

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#27831 - 30 Aug 06 05:48 Re: legitimate business
juminten Offline
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Registered: 08 Dec 05
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hello mr./mrs./ms. jones,
our "semar" kukukachu is the expert for that question here. he'll answer you as soon as he gets off his bed tomorrow morning..i mean later in the afternoon. since you are in NJ..it means tonight! smile

welcome to JakChat btw!
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#27832 - 30 Aug 06 06:15 Re: legitimate business
Cjones Offline
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Registered: 30 Aug 06
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Loc: New Jersey
Thanks i will be waiting......

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#27833 - 30 Aug 06 06:24 Re: legitimate business
Cjones Offline
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Registered: 30 Aug 06
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Loc: New Jersey
Let me just be sure that were on the same page "this is for a company in indonesia"

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#27834 - 30 Aug 06 09:16 Re: legitimate business
KuKuKaChu Moderator Offline
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tell me the company's webpage, and i will tell you within a minute if it is legitimate.

if they are dealing with electronics, they are almost certainly frauds.

often, but not always, phone numbers are not connected, or are mobile numbers.

street addresses are invariably fictitious, and not structured the way indonesian addresses should be, indicating some foreign influence. there are many african fraudsters operating such websites using indonesia as their base.

they will generally insist on bank transfer payment to an account in the name of a person (ostensibly an Indonesian). rarely is a company name used.

and their prices are often unbelievable. indonesia is not a major electronics manufacturing country, so this in itself should raise suspicion.
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#27835 - 30 Aug 06 10:12 Re: legitimate business
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Registered: 30 Aug 06
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Loc: New Jersey
it sounds and look to good to be true

http://www.siraja.com/

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#27836 - 30 Aug 06 10:34 Re: legitimate business
KuKuKaChu Moderator Offline
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Quote:
Originally posted by Cjones:
it sounds and look to good to be true

http://www.siraja.com/
with 95% certainty, i say it's a fraud.

address is legitimate, however who knows whether they are actually there.

their domain was registered a month ago.

the company itself claims to be a "CV" which is no better than a business name. it is NOT a properly incoroporated company.

general pattern follows that of other indonesia-based nigerian electronics scams.
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#27837 - 30 Aug 06 10:44 Re: legitimate business
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Registered: 30 Aug 06
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Loc: New Jersey
hey thanks for the insight i sent my email address to you i will send the so called certificates to you.....

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#27838 - 30 Aug 06 10:59 Re: legitimate business
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see, i told you! our kuku is the best..we called him a JakChat angel wink
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#27839 - 30 Aug 06 11:07 Re: legitimate business
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and thanks to you as well....

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#27840 - 30 Aug 06 11:14 Re: legitimate business
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you're welcome sir/mam (?) and you have a good night, i believe it is almost midnite overthere in NJ.
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#27841 - 30 Aug 06 11:14 Re: legitimate business
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All you need to do is check e-bay, musical instruments for sale in Indonesia are predominatley from Medan. I tried to visit a guy to check a while back and got the run-around. All are scams it seems.
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#27842 - 30 Aug 06 11:22 Re: legitimate business
Cjones Offline
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Registered: 30 Aug 06
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Loc: New Jersey
yes it is acually 11:15 pm, well i sent the so called certificates and invoice to KuKuKaChu so he will let me know... this look like i scam but i wanted to investigate a little...

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#27843 - 30 Aug 06 11:57 Re: legitimate business
KuKuKaChu Moderator Offline
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Quote:
Originally posted by wallet-digga':
see, i told you! our kuku is the best..we called him a JakChat angel wink
i is a founding member of the Jalan Jaksa Legitimate Businessman's Association.
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#27844 - 30 Aug 06 12:07 Re: legitimate business
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Loc: disana-disini
i tot that what i said laugh in different kinda way..
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#27845 - 30 Aug 06 12:13 Re: legitimate business
Dilli Offline
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He may be founder memebr of the JJLBA, however, methinks that the majority of his business tends more to the illegitimate....many of whom wander around JJ.
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#27846 - 30 Aug 06 15:24 Re: legitimate business
Polar Bear Offline
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Registered: 23 Nov 05
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daddy daddy, who is the wrinkly old Scotsman?

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#27847 - 31 Aug 06 10:13 Re: legitimate business
juminten Offline
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Registered: 08 Dec 05
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Loc: disana-disini
you boys better stop bulling each other, or no tv, no cartoon, no ice cream!
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#27848 - 31 Aug 06 10:41 Re: legitimate business
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Registered: 23 Nov 05
Posts: 6177
Dilli started it mummy, he started it.....

(Pulls face behind WDs back)

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