ScamVictimsUnited.com

There is strength in numbers.

Scams in Today's News:


Bookmark and Share
It is currently Sat Oct 31, 2020 7:31 am



All times are UTC - 6 hours [ DST ]




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 3 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: bidz.com identity theft?
PostPosted: Mon May 29, 2006 6:01 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon May 29, 2006 5:58 pm
Posts: 1
So today I got an email from some auction site called bidz.com congratulating me on winning a auction. I checked them out online and they sound like bad news. Anyway, here's the email:

Dear iwantsome123,

You are the WINNER of a Bidz.com Auction!

Listing # a_13891367

Listing Description:
Darling Earrings With Genuine Garnets in Solid Yellow Gold

Winning Bid (Your Price): $4.00 USD American Dollars

Your Credit Card will not be charged automatically. Credit Card
charges will apply only after you enter all the necessary information
on our secure
payment page: http://secur.bidz.com

If you won a Certified Merchant item, you need to pay the Certified
Merchant directly.



~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Notice~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

When you place a bid on Bidz.com, you are entering into a legally
binding contract.
We ask you to please bid only on items that you intend to purchase.

Payment is due upon receipt of this e-mail. If an item is not paid for
within 5 days, it will be re-listed.
Non-payment for 1 (one) or more winning bids will result in suspension
and/or termination of your
bidding privileges.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

FOR PAYMENT INFORMATION:
Go to --> http://www.bidz.com/help/ug_pay_info.html


FOR SHIPPING INFORMATION:
Go to --> http://www.bidz.com/help/ug_ship_info.html

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Thank You For Shopping Bidz!

.....................
BidZ.com
3562 Eastham Dr.
Culver City, CA 90232

billing@bidz.com
.....................

Visit our on-line auctions
http://www.bidz.com
Home of the $1 No Reserve, 100% Risk Free Auctions!


I've never heard of these guys, and certainly never signed up. My question is, did someone get ahold of my CC info, or is this a marketing ploy?


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Tue May 30, 2006 4:46 pm 
Offline
Moderator

Joined: Mon Apr 25, 2005 8:10 am
Posts: 583
Bidz.com is a legitimate online auction site. I would contact them and let them know about this so that if an auction was indeed bid on using your credit card, they'll put a flag on the account and close it so that it can no longer be used. I would also call your credit card companies to activate a flaud alert. They will most likely recommend that you cancel your cards and send you new ones.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: bidz.com identity theft?
PostPosted: Mon Aug 02, 2010 10:08 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Aug 02, 2010 9:52 pm
Posts: 1
HELLO!

Thanks for the info,
so now i will be aware of this bidz.com,
it really helps to me the info you send.
Thanks guys............


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 3 posts ] 



All times are UTC - 6 hours [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Untitled document



Disclaimers, Message Board Guidelines and Privacy Policy   

Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group