I am writing to warn your readers about the latest internet scam. There is a website called buymore.co.nz that sells well known branded mobile phones for discount/sale prices. I ordered an Apple 8G 8GB IPhone for the reduced price of $599.40.
When it arrived a few days later I was surprised to see the shipping note in Chinese when it was a NZ website although this thought was quickly replaced with the excitement of my new phone. However there was a significant part missing which made it impossible to insert a SIM card.
I sent the website dozens of emails without any response. There is no physical address or phone numbers available on the website.
Because of the delay, I took the phone to an Authorised Apple repairer only to be told that the phone was a fake. Because of this, they nor any other repairer would be legally allowed to attempt repair. I am trying to channel my anger (towards myself and the situation) into preventing this from happening to anyone else. I have informed the Police, Commerce Commission, Dept of Consumer Affairs, Consumer Institute, Chinese Embassy, Target and Fair Go.
I would be very grateful if you could publish this letter in order to prevent anyone else being stung for this enormous amount of money and disappointment. Regards
Be warned folks...
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