Beware: A scam web site in UK!!!

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Beware: A scam web site in UK!!!

Post by icebug » Wed Jun 08, 2016 11:05 am

EDIT: The website has been shut down, apparently my effort was not useless.

Just as a warning to our forum members from UK, the web site http://www.weapons-limited.eu/ supposedly from Denton, Manchester is a scam!
It is a poor copy of web site http://www.bluefoxglade.co.uk/.

The scammer put "USED" link where you can find interesting stuff at very low prices (first clue that something is fishy).
Furthermore, I've investigated a bit and figured out that his domain has been registered only by the end of May this year, but the company actually exists since 1995. All pictures in "USED" section have been uploaded on June 02, but they are from different sources. Some of them are taken by camera, some by mobile phone and some have been downloaded from eBay.
The used stuff prices are in Euros, while the rest of the site is in British Pounds.
The scammer introduces himself as Robert Dearden and I have spoken to him via phone.
He stole this identity from Robert Michael Dearden Howorth, which actually exists, he's 71, a British citizen and he's the director of the company Weapons UK Ltd registered at the actual address the scammer uses as his. I spoke to "Robert" via phone and from his voice I can tell that he's not 71 nor his accent is British.
The phone numbers on his web site are hard to locate (some phone forwarding service) and if you look at Google street view, at that address, there is no weapons shop as advertised.
Pictures on his site have been Photoshopped, the text has been modified, but TBH he did a very poor job.
I would really like to know who is that MOFO and would gladly fornicate him up for doing this kind of things.

So, dear UK members, please share this info around. I hope the scammer will be identified and caught soon.
Last edited by icebug on Fri Jul 08, 2016 7:50 am, edited 1 time in total.


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Re: Beware: A scam web site in UK!!!

Post by thechamp » Wed Jun 08, 2016 4:16 pm

Good job Icebug. The site certainly does look legitimate. Hopefully the word will get around and nobody gets taken.

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Re: Beware: A scam web site in UK!!!

Post by Grizz » Fri Jun 10, 2016 5:57 am

Blue fox glade is my local gunshop....I have just contacted them to let them know of this scam.

Cheers

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Re: Beware: A scam web site in UK!!!

Post by Devon Deer » Fri Jun 10, 2016 1:22 pm

Grizz wrote:Blue fox glade is my local gunshop....I have just contacted them to let them know of this scam.

Cheers

Grizz
I have already done it, they didn't get back to me.

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Re: Beware: A scam web site in UK!!!

Post by icebug » Sun Jun 12, 2016 7:38 am

Now he even added some more stuff, and some of it has been sold. Yeah, right.
http://www.weapons-limited.eu/pages/clay-shoots.html

He didn't bother to put any protection of his web site, so you can freely browse through folders.
Some text files from original advertisements can be found in some of "his" stuff.
http://www.weapons-limited.eu/Content/product%20image/

An interesting fact is that the same R8 Carbon stock is advertised in Romania for the same price.
And guess what, the person who listed it, his name is Robert. Just a coincidence?
http://www.carabina.ro/anunturi/4-arme- ... ess-carbon

Can't believe that nobody can shut down this web site.
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Re: Beware: A scam web site in UK!!!

Post by Grizz » Sun Jun 12, 2016 12:12 pm

Devon Deer wrote:
Grizz wrote:Blue fox glade is my local gunshop....I have just contacted them to let them know of this scam.

Cheers

Grizz
I have already done it, they didn't get back to me.
They were looking at the scam when I spoke to them Friday....not sure of the outcome.

Grizz

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Re: Beware: A scam web site in UK!!!

Post by thechamp » Sun Jun 12, 2016 11:46 pm

Interesting tidbit on that R8 Carbon stock that's for sale in two places... They're using the pictures from Mad Dog in Arizona. I'd say you have 2 crooks, not counting Mad Dog of course. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Beware: A scam web site in UK!!!

Post by Iberico » Mon Aug 29, 2016 2:07 am

Good morning not if I can help . My name is Joaquín Garrido live in Seville Spain .
I conned by Robert Dearden .
I paid € 1,300 on July 15 and never came visor.puso an ad in Egun and take it off and then through the page weapons UK .
I spoke with several times and spoke Spanish but with a British accent . I will sue the Spanish police but not if you are planning some joint legal action.
I have a phone call many times but does not answer.
I have a doubt , the scammer is Robert Michael Howorth Dearder 71 years or else ?? ,
Thank you. Greetings to all.

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Re: Beware: A scam web site in UK!!!

Post by Iberico » Mon Sep 19, 2016 12:45 am

Good morning, someone else has been ripped off ??
We know something if they have caught the scammer ??
I imagine the real Robert Dearden will put a complaint for fraud
Someone can help me, not how to get my 1300. € that took me
thanks +
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Joaquin Garrido
spain


Buenos dias, alguien mas ha sido estafado??
Se sabe algo si han cogido al estafador??
Imagino que el verdadero Robert Dearden habrá puesto una denuncia por Estafa
Alguien me puede ayudar, no se como recuperar mis 1300. € que me quitaron
Gracias +
Saludos
Joaquin Garrido
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Re: Beware: A scam web site in UK!!!

Post by thechamp » Mon Sep 19, 2016 11:48 am

Iberico, we haven't heard anything new regarding the scammer in England. Icebug posted back in July that the website had been shut down. Other than that we haven't heard any news for quite some time. Good luck on recouping your money. Can't be too careful when dealing over the internet with people you don't know.

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Re: Beware: A scam web site in UK!!!

Post by Scotch_egg » Mon Sep 19, 2016 5:14 pm

I believe there has been a second scam website created. Again copying an English website and advertising on egun.

Be mindful that if something appears to good to be true then it probably is. If necessary I will assist where I can checking the validly of any uk advertisers should a bud be looking to make a purchase.

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Re: Beware: A scam web site in UK!!!

Post by thechamp » Mon Sep 19, 2016 8:03 pm

Scotch_egg wrote:I believe there has been a second scam website created. Again copying an English website and advertising on egun.

Be mindful that if something appears to good to be true then it probably is. If necessary I will assist where I can checking the validly of any uk advertisers should a bud be looking to make a purchase.
Thank you very much.

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Re: Beware: A scam web site in UK!!!

Post by icebug » Wed Sep 21, 2016 3:55 pm

And here it is again!
Same story, but a different web site name.
http://www.gunshott-limited.eu/

He's trying to advertise on a German trading site eGun.de, but his profile is being deleted within 24 hours of advertising his merchandise.

So, please beware!!!
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Re: Beware: A scam web site in UK!!!

Post by Iberico » Wed Oct 19, 2016 7:36 am

Buenas tardes, no entiendo como un estafador puede seguir haciendo su trabajo y se rie de todos nosotros.
Soy Sañol y no entiendo ingles pero por favor ustedes pueden ponerlo en conocimiento de la policia inglesa y de la oficina del fraude Action Fraud.
Les escribi dando detalles y me dicen que no pueden investigar no se que mas necesitan.
Si alguien puede ayudarme a recuperar mi dinero por favor pongase en contacto a traves de mi correo garridovelar@gmail .com
Tengo la cuenta bancaria del estafador su telefono por favor necesito ayuda.
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Re: Beware: A scam web site in UK!!!

Post by icebug » Wed Oct 19, 2016 9:13 am

Maybe our friends from UK can help?
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