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[Resolved] Money Deanna Mannix / unclaimed money recovery

1-5 Hanover, MassachusettsNSW, Australia Review updated:
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Money Catch camouflaging as

This is something I feel merits looking at. See, unlike the business owner of money catch, I am an actual *ing Private Investigator (the kind that doesn't wave their credentials around in a completely different industry as if it means something).

See how this 'unclaimed money agents licence check' apparently looks legit (though it certainly doesn't sound legit) impartial, seemingly government owned or at the very least accredited.
Well... it bloody well isn' fact, there isn't a single certification on that website that wasn't self awarded or pulled out of their butt. That's right; the entire thing is built on complete and utter nonsense. Thin air. Smoke and Mirrors.

Now, why am I pointing all this out on a review about money catch? That is a very good question...

You see, I was doing a little investigation of my own into an industry that my wife has recently been hoping to join as a business owner. It seemed almost impossible to look past the 'unclaimed money agents licence check', so I naturally gave it a once over and was pleasantly amused to discover that this agent check site that my wife was wondering about was in fact nothing more than a privately website with an official look and a lot of ambiguously placed content that alludes to being official but cleverly falls short of actually stating that as fact.

On this website is a neat little page that seemingly warns against joining the unclaimed money industry, linking me to a variety of interesting company names and numbers of businesses that have allegedly closed shop. Unclaimed Money Agents Licence Check suggests I call them to see why they stopped business... interesting to very subtly dissuade future business owners from setting up in the industry they apparently regulate and rank. I was tempted to call some of the numbers provided... but I was starting to get an all too familiar hunch that the books were being cooked.

After taking a quick gander at their rankings, I quickly realized that literally NONE of the Money Recovery Agencies listed scored more than a single solitary star in their five star rankings... none that is... except one. Money Catch.

Funny, this agency seemed to tick all the boxes and more! Where dozens of other sites were listed as dubious or shady or, dare I say it, unqualified, Money Catch is provided as a shining FIVE STAR example of what a Money recovery agency ought to be... hmmm.
Now, I may be unqualified... after all, I am only a Private Investigator with a further three years in private security, five years in the NSW Police Force.

But... What... If... Money catch and the unclaimed... Is owned by the same person!? *and the crowd loses their friggen minds!!!*

It would be like nike buying a review company (in this case, the ONLY review company in the industry) and having them slander literally everyone else in the market place except Nike... which they naturally award a stunning 10/10 across the board.

So not only is this company dishing out bogus rankings and misleading people into thinking they are actually qualified to be doing the job they set out to do, but they are slandering existing agencies, dissuading future businesses and propping up a company more likely than not (let's get real, I know damn well it actually is owned by the owner of Money Catch) owned by the same person! It's beyond conniving, it's bloody insulting; I mean; only one company out of dozens is legit... Really!??? Realllllllllllllly!???

Anyways, long story short, let's call a spade a spade and call Money Catch and it's associated 'Unclaimed Money Agents Licence Check' what it is; a genius play to scam an entire industry into submission. There's my two cents; needless to say, if my wife does go ahead and try starting up her own agency, I certainly won't be taking any crap from the owner of these two businesses. Damning is the only word I'll say. Damning as *

  • Resolution statement

    Customer care service did everything in their power to resolve this complaint. All attempts to contact the complainant have failed. Therefore, this complaint has been annulled and must not be considered where image of the company in question and it's services are concerned.

  • Money Catch Customer Care's Response, May 19, 2018

    To all customers, consumers and persons who are interested in the business operated by Money Catch.

    Money Catch has been the subject of a significant amount of trolling during recent times. Such trolling making totally false, unmaintainable and incorrect accusations in relation to the business carried on by Money Catch. The allegations are scurrilous and without any foundation.

    Money Catch is a business that has been operating with integrity and impunity since 2006 and in an honest and ethical manner.

    Money Catch has been operating since 2006 involved with the recovery of unclaimed money, cyber investigations, scam investigations and skip tracing. Money Catch operates within and adheres to telecommunications (Telemarketing and Research Calls Industry Standards) 2017 and every telephone number is run through the Australian “Do Not Call Register” as required by Law.

    When Money Catch locates or ascertains a source of unclaimed money owing to their potential clients, those clients are advised and it is entirely the client’s choice if they wish to use Money Catch’s service or to affect the claim themselves. Should the client elect to affect the claim themselves then they are provided with the necessary information to pursue the claim for their own unclaimed money? The benefit to them of using the Money Catch service is that a professional service can carry out all the inquiries, investigations and provide all necessary information in a more efficient and timely manner.

    Money Catch is Australia’s leading unclaimed money professional and accesses information that is not easily or freely available in relation to unclaimed money therefore providing a significant service to the clients who choose to use that service and allowing a greater number of people to acquire unclaimed monies that are owing to them than what other organisations are able to do. The access to additional sources of unclaimed money is only a benefit to clients.

    Money Catch does not stalk people and as set out, adheres to Industry Standards including the Telecommunication Standards set out above, ACCC Debt Collection Guide and the “Do Not Call Register”.Full and complete information and disclosure are made by Money Catch as part of the relationship with clients and that is provided before any contract is entered into and the client has an absolutely free choice if they wish to deal with Money Catch or not.

    The fees that are charged by Money Catch are applicable to the work performed for the investigation and support and the levels of fees that have been set out by unknown persons who are trolling the website are simply incorrect and will not be maintainable. Money Catch’s fees are disclosed to all prospective clients and customers before any work is performed and again, that client or customer can decline to engage the services of Money Catch.

    In accordance with proper procedures and Australian Law, Money Catch is required and does hold a Master CAPI Licence and that Licence requires compliance with Ethics and Standards by all holders and Money Catch does comply with those Standards. Obtaining the Master CAPI Licence requires significant study and also a thorough investigation of the Licence Holder – which cannot reveal any criminal or Police record or any financial dealings that have led to bankruptcy in the past. Money Catch has always passed the statutory inquiries that are made by the Licensing Authorities and continue to hold and operate under the appropriate Licences because they have passed and continue to pass all requirements.

    Confirmation of the above matters can be confirmed by inquiry through the appropriate websites and Government Authorities – particularly through the NSW Police or Security Licensing & Enforcement Directorate (SLED).

    Money Catch does not know or understand the basis of the totally incorrect and scurrilous allegations that are being made about them. Money Catch can confidently state that they have not received any complaints from customers who are known to them and whom they have dealt with and for whom they have obtained unclaimed money and the authors of the matters that are being trolled and put out through the internet are by persons who remain anonymous and are unable to be corresponded with to be required to state the basis and/or reasons for the incorrect allegations.

    Money Catch is also aware that persons involved with the above activities are using photographs of the staff of Money Catch and impersonating Money Catch in their posts and reviews.

    All persons that deal with Money Catch should ensure that the source of correspondence only comes from the Money Catch domain name –, staff emails with or that they have spoken personally to the staff at Money Catch.

    This statement has been prepared by the Companies Senior Management and Trenches McKenzie Cox Solicitors Lismore.

Apr 26, 2018
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  • Cm
      28th of Apr, 2018
    Best Best Advice +8 Votes

    Yes, thank you- been surfing Moneycatch and AURFS scam- wow the whole thing looks dodgy. She does have a PI licence, but I figure that's how she legimimises her scam, to keep it going and make people trust them.

    I think white collar crime like Moneycatch is impossible to police.

    They are a cyber criminal business. The only thing to do is delete the email, hang up the phone and not engage them in the first place.

  • Ar
      30th of Apr, 2018
    +3 Votes

    @Cmhan If you delete email or hang up phone they will find other ways to harm you. Cases have been reported where she has sold the identities and financial details of clients for some shi****y piece of money. We need to expose this B**ch

  • Cm
      28th of Apr, 2018
    +4 Votes

    Archer, I couldnt log into the agent checker website you mentioned on your review. They took it down perhaps? Fascinating!

  • Ar
      30th of Apr, 2018
    +4 Votes

    @Cmhan Yes, she locked it recently when some one posted it on a article form where i got to know about this agent website. She is trying to be very clever but this time she has to be exposed. I have $$$$$ to recover from her

  • Jo
      29th of Apr, 2018
    +6 Votes

    This business is a big big scam

  • Ar
      30th of Apr, 2018
    +5 Votes

    @Joe mario Yes Joe Exactly that's what we need to fight against

  • Mo
      30th of Apr, 2018
    +4 Votes

    Money catch use information that is easily and FREELY available on the internet relating to unclaimed money owed to individuals, then stalk that poor person who is owed the money (that's what you use your private investigator license for Money catch, isnt it?), then they make unsolicited contact with people and try to ‘help’ them get it back- you take about a 1/4 to 1/3 of their money in the process, so money catch's mission is to rip someone off THEIR money. And the sordid bit is, money catch uses a CAPI private investigator license as a way of legitimizing their highly unethical activities. They think they are very clever scammers.
    See here I found 1 post https:///link removed/

  • Ar
      12th of May, 2018
    +4 Votes

    @Mohammed Bill She is trying to act very clever. Trying to get all complaints removed. I posted a review on TRUST PILOT and she started advertising with them and they removed the negative review. Scammer

  • Je
      11th of Jun, 2018
    +2 Votes

    @Archer Flynn Its actually funny to watch how this scammer operates, better than TV that's for sure:)

  • Ky
      1st of Jul, 2018
    +3 Votes

    @Archer Flynn Trustpilot are a scam themselves so she is in good company! :)

  • Mo
      30th of Apr, 2018
    +5 Votes

    I am very relieved to hear others are unimpressed with this woman. She's behaving quite unethically and should know better as a Justice of the Peace. The first rule of Conduct and Integrity of the NSW Code of Conduct for Justices of the Peace states:
    1) A justice of the peace must not engage in dishonest activities or conduct himself or herself in such a way as to bring the the office of justice of the peace into disrepute.

    Her behaviour could also be deemed defamatory.

  • Ar
      5th of May, 2018
    +5 Votes

    @MontyJack Well Said . This women must learn a Lesson of humanity

  • Je
      11th of Jun, 2018
    +3 Votes

    go on google and search Money Catch Scam, Money catch reviews or Money catch Complaints and see the removals notices at the bottom of the page, its really BAD. does she think people don't understand what that means. BAD BUSINESS HIDING1

  • Sp
      25th of Jun, 2018
    +2 Votes Deanna why your location is armed and under surveillance? I'm just curious are you hiding for something? of course, you are, after seeing a lot of hate person in this thread, you better have that. It doesn't matter even your location is armed, wired or whatever. If there is an arrest warrant you can't do anything unless you have an underground escape plan which criminals do for their plan B. I'm sure you have it.

  • Ha
      8th of Oct, 2018
    +2 Votes

    they are fake business - walk away

  • Lo
      28th of Oct, 2018
    +1 Votes

    Very True Money Catch Unclaimed Money Professionals are all fake

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