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Fraud Alert: Audio Zoom Zoom

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Posted on June 2, 2018 at 17:29:52
musicm
Audiophile

Posts: 2
Joined: March 25, 2018
I paid about $15K for a Kondo Souga amplifier for sale on the website Audio Zoom Zoom. All communication stopped once the money was paid. The guy went by the name Varchi.

 

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RE: Fraud Alert: Audio Zoom Zoom, posted on June 2, 2018 at 21:10:28
Green Lantern
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Posts: 15505
Location: San Diego, Ca
Joined: November 12, 2002
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Sorry to hear; hope it turns out in your favor.

This won't help you (perhaps someone else who's watching); For 15 large I would've asked for a video of the item uploaded to youtube showing serial numbers, spoken word of my name and price agreed upon. Won't guarantee a safe sale but at least I'll know the piece exist. If for any reason they can't (boxed up, in a warehouse, no phone, etc.,) it's adios mf.


 

RE: Fraud Alert: Audio Zoom Zoom, posted on June 3, 2018 at 09:43:39
Bill Way
Audiophile

Posts: 1679
Location: Toms River NJ
Joined: May 28, 2012
FYI, more info from audiogon. I wonder if maybe he is located in Bergen op Zoom. Suggest you contact your bank asap as well as the FBI, who have resources dedicated to this kind of fraud.

One possible bright spot is that the website domain is registered by an LLC in Florida.

WW
"They got a handful of gimme and a mouthful of much obliged." Alberta Hunter

 

RE: His IP is registered about 3 miles from my office (nt), posted on July 12, 2018 at 05:53:44
deafbykhorns
Audiophile

Posts: 976
Location: Florida
Joined: October 17, 2003
NT

 

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