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    Keep clear of Digitalhousesa.

    I was corresponding via e-mail with the “Sales Executive”, one Leticia Meyer, regarding the purchase of a Sony AV receiver. She confirmed that they had one in stock, price R4300 + R220 delivery charges. She confirmed that the moment payment confirmation was received she would dispatch the item and I would have it within 24 hours. She promised to inform me the moment she received this confirmation notice.
    I did an EFT and forwarded her my bank’s payment confirmation.
    My bank did likewise.
    From that moment on she stopped
    communicating with me, ignoring my e-mails. My bank managed to recover only R503 from their account because the moment
    the money is received they transfer it to a private account.
    The complaints web site, Hellopeter, currently has about a dozen posts from people who have also been caught by these crooks.

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    Ouch!
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    and with the recent spate of accounts being put on hold because the FICA documents are outdated, so how do these perps get away with it?
    Or is the FICA registration purely to irritate the law abiding citizens?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Justloadit View Post
    Or is the FICA registration purely to irritate the law abiding citizens?
    You hit the nail on its head.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Houses4Rent View Post
    You hit the nail on its head.
    Dead right
    Apparently there is nothing that cannot happen today.

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    One of the things that fascinates me is the issue of online credibility - which is particularly critical when it comes to ecommerce.

    How did you find them in the first place, Boeriemore? Ads they had posted or via search?
    The nearest I could find to a website "of their own" was a wozaonline hosted site.
    The trouble with opportunity is it normally comes dressed up as work.

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    What does FICA have to do with any of this?
    How easily someone is offended is directly proportional to how stupid they are.
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    Quote Originally Posted by adrianh View Post
    What does FICA have to do with any of this?
    To open a bank account you are required to provide personal information.
    In a case like this, which seems to be fraud, and creating a criminal case should then allow one to follow the recipient bank account details should yield the perpetrator.
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    In reply to the two posts above.
    I googled Sony STR - DN 5010 AV receiver and digitalhousesa popped up.
    They also have a standard bank account into which I paid my money, but
    as I previously stated, based on Hellopeter posts, they immediately transfer the money into a private account.
    It is for this reason that the bank could only recover R503 for me {they charged me R264 to effect this recovery}

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    SO the bank knows where your money went to then.
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