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Crazy Dave
Date: 2010-05-07 18:13
Subject: PSA: Cheap glasses sites rip off?
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Tags:online shopping, rant
The last company I bought glasses off online was a highstreet opticians who were branching out. But they seem to have closed shop now. So I went looking elsewhere, and may have been stung. Thought I was a bit savier that this. Ah well.

I've ordered a pair of cheap glasses, and they've not even processed the order yet according to the online tracking. The site seemed to be a UK company, with a UK number, but no-one was answering. I looked a bit further and it's registered to an office with about a hundred other companies. Looking further still I found 4 online opticians all registered by the same overseas agency.


They don't answer their main lines either, but I seem to have found a chink in MAK Media & Creations Ltd.'s airwall. The person on the end of line said he'd get someone to look into it, and seemed very surprised that his number was on their site. So here it is in case it disapears +44 20 70 60 70 55.

These two site don't seem to be registered to the same company, but have bits of the same text on their site, so I could be wrong, and plagerism is wrong anyway.

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User: (Anonymous)
Date: 2010-07-16 12:21 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
This company EyeExperts has also stung me for £40 with no spectacles delivered and used the Royal Mail Recorded delivery to gain my trust but even the recorded delivery number was non existent (false) I still have no glasses 7 weeks down the line but my money along with possible all the other customers money is in there bank, how many more people are they going to sting?
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