Anatomy Of An Online Scam.
Treat every new site as a scam.
Looks legit?, Right?
Order form has “cred”, Right?
"Frequently Asked Questions", Right?
"Customer reviews", Right?
Hmmm, chat’s offline?, yeah right...
Big claims, Right?
fastra1n / fastunlockiphone.com is fraudulent.
You will *not* jailbreak or unlock your iPhone. You will lose $24.99.
Karma doesn’t register with these people. Screw ‘em protect yourself.
The only way to ‘contact’ anyone: eMail. (fake captcha and all).
It’s best to treat any potential purchases from a business as if you’ve been scammed; attempt to contact the company; no / unanswered / invalid phone number?
Search the business online, in the case of new products, wait for a credible source before committing.
At least order by credit, you can usually be reimbursed by the card companies in the event of a scam such as this.
Search Avoiding Online Fraud.
Been scammed by an online ‘business’?
-Copy and/or screen-shoot any and all information, and file with the Better Business Bureau (USA); and the Internet Service Provider (eMail issuer) for the support [if any], or contact listings.
See also; PC Mag: Top Five Online Scams.