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Astar Travel / scammed out of money

1 South Africa
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I BROWSING ON THE WEB, I CAME ACROSS A WEB PAGE THAT I AM A ONE MILLIONTH PERSON TO HIT THIS WEB PAGE, FOR THAT I HAVE WON HOLIDAY FOR 4 PEOPLE TO FLORIDA AND BAHAMAS, I HAD TO FILL IN PERSONAL DETAILS AND CONTACT NUMBER, ON 12/08/09 S.A.TIME 2.30AM.ASTAR TRAVEL, MR. CURTIS SAID THAT I WON A TRIP TO FLORIDA &BAHAMAS FOR 4 PEOPLE, AND FOR TWO WEEKS.ALSO OPTIONAL TRIP TO VEGAS, IN ORDER TO REGISTER THE OPTIONAL TO VEGAS I NEED TO GIVE MY VISA CARD DETAILS FOR AN AMOUNT $9.98 WHICH WILL REFUNDED TO WHEN I AM IN FLORIDA TO COLLECT MY TOUR VOUCHER.

IT DID SOUNDED A REASONABLE AMOUNT, I GIVE HIM MY VISA CARD DETAILS, HE STARTED TO PESTER ME TO GIVE HIM THE SECURITY THREE DIGIT CODE AT THE BACK OF MY CARD, THAT IS WHEN I FELT VERY UNCOMFORTABLE, I DID NOT GIVE HIM THE 3 DIGIT CODE, I THOUGHT THAT AN AMOUNT OF$9.98, THERE IS NO NEED FOR 3 DIGIT CODE. TO MY HORROR I RECEIVED A SMS ON MY CELL PHONE THAT AN AMOUNT $998 HAS BEEN PROCESSED ON MY CARD, I STARTED ARGUING TO CANCEL AND REFUND MY MONEY, HE SAID TOUGH LUCK, HE CANNOT CANCEL OR REFUND, HE ALSO TOLD THAT I DID NOT WIN ANY COMPETITION, IT WAS DISCOUNT PACKAGE THAT I HAD TO PAY.

THE NEXT DAY I PHONE MY VISA CARD, WHY MY CREDIT WAS PROCESSD FOR $998 WITHOUT THE 3 DIGIT SECURITY CODE?
THEY REPLIED THAT THEY PROCESS MY WITHOUT THE 3 DIGIT CODE, AS LONG IT IS BELOW THE FLOOR LIMIT.

PLEASE SIR, I BEG YOU TO HELP ME RECOVER MY MONEY, HOW THIS COMPANY BE ALLOWED TO OPERATE FRAUDULENTLY, SCAMMING PEOPLE FOR THEIR EARNING MONEY, PLEASE CHECK ON WEBSITE"ASTAR TRAVEL"OF THE NUMBER PEOPLE THEY HAVE SCAMMED.I ALWAYS HAVE HIGH RESPECT FOR AMERICAN DOING BUSINESS, BUT AFTER THIS, I HAVE MY DOUBTS, I DO NOT KNOW WHO I CAN TURN TO, I APPRECIATE YOUR ADVICE AND HELP.

MY CONTACT NUMBER [protected], [protected], sonv88@gmail.com
SEE MY CRD/CARD STATEMENT WHERE THIS CO. DRAW FROM MY CARD

THANK FOR YOUR TIME AND ATTENTION, SHOULD YOU NEED FURTHER INFO, PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO ASK ME.
HOPE TO HEAR FROM YOU SOON.

YOURS FAITHFULLY.

VICTOR SON

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