[ubuntu-uk] warning: Non ubuntu thread! Fwd: Transcript of 4 Oct 2010 7:25:17. Visitor: javad. Operator: Jessica Waynick.

Vince Marsters vince at marsters.co.uk
Mon Oct 4 13:18:57 BST 2010

As soon as I read no credit cards but only Western Union then the alarm
bells started ringing for me. I wouldn't just walk away but would be
running as fast as I could.

Also I didn't see anywhere on the website where a postal address is
shown. AFAIK it is a legal requirement in the UK for all internet
companies to provide this.


On Mon, 2010-10-04 at 13:05 +0100, javadayaz wrote:
> Hi,
> Many of you may know of my efforts to get a revo installed with ubuntu
> as a media centre for my living room....what do you make of this offer
> here?
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: ProvideSupport <transcript at providesupport.com>
> Date: Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 12:47 PM
> Subject: Transcript of 4 Oct 2010 7:25:17. Visitor: javad. Operator:
> Jessica Waynick.
> To: "javadayaz at gmail.com" <javadayaz at gmail.com>
> Chat Transcript
> Visitor: javad
> Operator: Jessica Waynick
> Company: digital-switch.com
> Started: 4 Oct 2010 7:25:17
> Finished: 4 Oct 2010 7:47:40
> javad: on this item CODE: 0099802702922...what is the size of the
> monitor?
> * Welcome javad! Your request has been directed to the Technical
> Support department. Please wait for our operator to answer your call.
> * Call accepted by operator Jessica Waynick. Currently in room:
> Jessica Waynick, javad.
> Jessica Waynick: I am can only answer questions about return policy,
> payment methods and shipping. For this kind of questions, please use
> the contact form from the website and the guys from the sales
> department will answer.
> javad: sorry i thought this was the technical support department!!!
> javad: do you accept paypal or google checkout as payment methods?
> Jessica Waynick: From Oct/01/2010 to Oct/07/2010 we don't accept
> credit cards. This is an offer sponsored by Western Union, the prices
> are lower by 60% because of this, so the only payment method available
> is Western union wire transfer. After this time period, you can
> purchase by credit card, but also the prices are going to be much
> higher.
> javad: so i cant pay via my debit card?
> Jessica Waynick: no, you can't this week
> javad: but i can after the 7th of oct.?
> Jessica Waynick: Yes
> javad: after which prices will go up too?
> Jessica Waynick: yes, by 60%
> javad: so to take advantage of the 60% off offer i need to make
> western union transfer? where do i make the transfer to?
> Jessica Waynick: Please locate here
> http://www.westernunion.com/info/agentInquiryIntl.asp a Western Union
> agent near you. You will must have the money in cash and a valid ID
> with you. After the wire transfer is completed, please scan the copy
> of the Western Union receipt and send it by email at
> orders at digital-switch.com . You will also have to include in the email
> the following details: MTCN ( Money Transfer Control Number ) - 10
> digits number from the payment receipt - Sender Name and Address -
> Receiver Name ( agent name ) - Amount Western Union has offered two
> sponsored payment options, one for its own advertising and brand
> awareness and the other for the Yele Haiti Organization. 1.You will
> send the payment by Western Union without disclosing the purpose of
> the transfer to the Western Union agent from where you are going to
> send the payment. It this case, you will only have to pay the reduced
> price of your order and you will receive with your items the book "
> Western Union At Your Service Since 1851". 2. If you will send the
> payment by Western Union and disclose the purpose of the transfer to
> the agent, you will have to pay the reduced price for your order plus
> a £250 fee as donation for the Yele Haiti, a non-political movement
> that has built global awareness for Haiti while helping to sustain the
> country through short-term emergency relief efforts and long-term
> programs.
> Jessica Waynick: You will have to order the items first
> Jessica Waynick: You will receive detailed payment instructions by
> email and also on your account.
> javad: this sounds like a really good offer
> javad: where in the uk are goods dispatched from?
> javad: can i pick them up personally
> javad: ?
> Jessica Waynick: We only ship the items, we are an internet based
> store, like many others. Local pick up it not an option.
> javad: do you support any other charities ?>
> Jessica Waynick: Not at the moment.
> javad: are you a man in africa trying to steal my money?
> Visitor Details
> ---------------
> Please select the department you would like to reach: Technical
> Support
> Your Name: javad
> Your Question: on this item CODE: 0099802702922...what is the size of
> the monitor?
> IP Address:
> Host Name:
> Referrer: http://www.google.co.uk/products?q=acer
> revo&hl=en&show=dd&lnk=pruser&price1=100&price2=150
> Browser/OS: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US)
> AppleWebKit/534.3 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/6.0.472.63 Safari/534.3
> Location: Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom
> This transcript email message was automatically generated by
> ProvideSupport.com
> -- 
> Regards
> Javad

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