Is this a scam???? NEED ADVICE!

markjones05

macrumors 6502a
Original poster
Jan 15, 2003
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Brooklyn, NY
I got this site from some spam mail.

Code:
http://apple-software.net/
Is it a scam? The prices seem too good to be true. I was one click away from entering my credit card info before I realized this might not be kosher.

M
 

GGJstudios

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May 16, 2008
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Search questionable sites on GoDaddy.com to find out who owns the site. Be wary of websites that have been recently created and which use hotmail addresses for contacts:


Arastirilan alan adi: apple-software.net
Ad / Name KIMO LATHAM
Adres 361 grass valley dr Colorado
Tel 112-392-2999
Faks
E-posta KEITHt99e5h7j4zLYNETTE@hotmail.com
Guncelleme / Updated

Ad gizli
Ad / Name KIMO LATHAM
Adres 361 grass valley dr Colorado
Tel 112-392-2999
Faks
E-posta KEITHt99e5h7j4zLYNETTE@hotmail.com
Guncelleme / Updated

Ad gizli
Ad / Name KIMO LATHAM
Adres 361 grass valley dr Colorado
Tel 112-392-2999
Faks
E-posta KEITHt99e5h7j4zLYNETTE@hotmail.com
Guncelleme / Updated

Alan Adi Sunucusu1 / DNS1 ns1.pr2mf.com
Alan Adi Sunucusu1 IP / DNS1 IP
Alan Adi Sunucusu2 / DNS2 ns2.pr2mf.ru
Alan Adi Sunucusu2 IP / DNS2 IP
Son Guncelleme/ Last Updated
Kayit Tarihi / Registration Date 2009-11-28
SKT / Exp. Date 2010-11-28
Statu Aktif
2009-12-09​
 

Makosuke

macrumors 603
Aug 15, 2001
6,168
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The Cool Part of CA, USA
I always find these threads amusing, because I would confidently click "reply" and type "yes" without even reading the post or looking at the site, based entirely on the title. I can't think of the question ever being asked when it wasn't a scam, anyway.

If you have to ask, it probably is.
 

maflynn

Moderator
Staff member
May 3, 2009
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32,211
Boston
If you think its a scam it generally is.

Just go by the old adage "If it's too good to be true, it probably is "

Why even ask if its a scam when they're selling software discounted by nearly a thousand bucks. If that doesn't raise any red flags, I have some swamp land in florida to sell you :p
 

northernmunky

macrumors 6502a
Jan 19, 2007
780
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London, Taipei
I got this one too... and oddly enough to my non-spam email addresses rather than my spam addresses. Didnt fool me for a second though.. not for $99! you must be havin' a laugh. Nice rip of the Apple site though... but since some of the links are going to Russia.. I think not.

Also, I like the way they have translations into German, French, Dutch and Spanish but you've still got to pay in $$!
 

Theclamshell

macrumors 68030
Mar 2, 2009
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if this was a real apple site then there would not be a G5 next to the monitor on the homepage. It would be a mac pro
 

wlh99

macrumors 6502
Feb 7, 2008
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Read the F.A.Q.s They might as well say "We are selling pirated copies of software."

http://apple-software.net/info/terms/

2.3 The software we sell is packed into archives which contain FULL BACKUP COPIES of original licensed software which have .zip format ( to open them You need WinZip software );

2.5 Software can’t be registered on-line due to the definite limitations;

2.6 You won’t be able to receive any printed license confirmation;
 

HBOC

macrumors 68020
Oct 14, 2008
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Read the F.A.Q.s They might as well say "We are selling pirated copies of software."

http://apple-software.net/info/terms/

2.3 The software we sell is packed into archives which contain FULL BACKUP COPIES of original licensed software which have .zip format ( to open them You need WinZip software );

2.5 Software can’t be registered on-line due to the definite limitations;

2.6 You won’t be able to receive any printed license confirmation;
i am speechless. I am suprised it doesn't doesn't link to thepiratebay.org lol.
 

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