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Pirate Access / Fraud and cheating company!

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I was looking for a particular program for download, and when I google searched it, this is the only site that came up with a listing for said program. I thought well since this is a pay-for-info site, it may well be that only they have it. After selecting the file I wanted to download, I was taken to a sign up page. I decided to sign up, and went through the process. Only once I was finished entering my info, without given the option to check what I've ordered, I noted that I had to pay an EXTRA 14.88 $ USD, for a service I was not even aware of. This is over and above the 23.76 $ USD that I had to for out for the 2 Year Full & Unlimited Access Option I had chosen.

That I could still live with, but when I then wanted to proceed with logging in, i was taken to a different sign up page every time. Yet another page with options on how to pay. Never once was there even displayed that maybe I had the wrong username and password. It feels as if the submit button was just designed to take you to a set page, instead of an internal system.

Upon further investigation, I noted that you cannot even go to a contact us, or webmaster page, as these just reroute you to the sign-up page. There are also no contact details, so you can't reach these people in any way.

I am highly disappointed in myself, for having fallen for such a scam. I urge others not to. The front page may well look very professional and legitimate, but I can fully assure you, that's all it is: A FRONT!

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Sa
  3rd of Jan, 2008
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Well Pirate Access not a Downloading server, after login they provide you third party links... well you can enjoy with Pirate Access site free with http://www.djzaki.com/down/ many other sites you can Access Free like Pirate Access, fullfileaccess, dollarwarez. so Enjoy !

Jo
  5th of Feb, 2008
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Similar situation and similar results. I have sent a complaint to ICANN. Little and late.

La
  29th of Mar, 2008
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This company advertises that you have access to various files but when you try to download the files they are not available. They are out and out liars and have not refunded my money or responded in any way. This is truly a disreputable company.

Sk
  7th of Apr, 2008
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pirate access, warezreleases,
all af ' em are fkd up sites ...
they are full scam in front of your eye
there is nothing available on their sites
and they literally steal your money for nothing
...

i wanted an antivirus for my cell
i searched google and pirateaccess was the only site showing it
but i had to sign up thrice for it
i paid the amount thrice
and got nothing for it
...
these sites should be banned completely !!!

An
  14th of Apr, 2008
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I have been similarly scammed by these people. All these sites with wares and stuff are really frauds.

Jh
  19th of Apr, 2008
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These are frauds
fuk them up

Al
  22nd of Apr, 2008
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Pirate access are ### ups . DO NOT JOIN

Mi
  3rd of May, 2008
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Pirate Access - Fraud
pirate access
Tasmania
Australia
www.pirate access.com

If you want REAL proof pirate access.com is a scam, search their site for some thing like your own name, or some gobble-di-gook of meaningless characters ... anything you like, and hey presto, they will list a number of downloads for it, including an ISO!! Also, check their website again tomorrow, and it will still be the last day of their special discounted lifetime membership offer, just like it was yesterday and the day before, and the day before that, and the ... you get the idea. Hope this helps newbies and the more trusting types of you people out there, some idea of the sort of things to take notice of to help protect your selves.

Lu
  17th of May, 2008
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There goes three dollars down the drain, im just worried now that they have my credit card info. I should of checked if it was a scam first like those pyramid schemes and emails saying ive been chosen to inherit money.

Da
  22nd of May, 2008
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this company will say it has the software to download, but when you sign up and pay the price it doesn't! Don't try contacting them because you will have a greater chance of seeing santa clause today, than and contact info.

Go
  24th of May, 2008
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Thank you very much!

I have my credit card in my hand and was about to get caught in this fraud!
Tahnk you very much! I'm glad I checked!!!

D+

An
  7th of Jun, 2008
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Thanks for the info.
I was just about to sign up.

Vi
  14th of Jun, 2008
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Thanks for the info man... They should be hanged to death... I was just about to sign up...

Se
  18th of Jun, 2008
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Just to concur with the comments on PIRATE ACCESS - a complete scam. Watch out also for SHARING ZONE - I think that they are the same scammers as Pirate Access. Any filesharing website that asks you to pay a reisteration fee using a Adult Porn Site has to questionable, at the very least, and, most likely a total scam -
(1) you pay your money (which is usally considerable more than the couple of dollars they initially display)
(2) you get issued with account username + password
(3) you then try to log on but it won't accept your account details
(4) it proptms you to re-join
(5) you are frequently being automatically transferred to different websites making the whole experience very confusing - presumably this is to make you think that maybe you have made some mistake in creating your first account and that yoiu need to create a new account
(6) you will find that there is no way of accessing any support via phone or email
(7) it seems to be impossible to get your money refunded and you have the concern that they might debit your VISA some time in the future to "renew your memebership"
STAY AWAY FROM PIRATE ACCESS and SHARING ZONE - they are a TOTAL SCAM!!!

Ja
  21st of Jun, 2008
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This is a real Truth! I too lost nearly my 30$ in this matter with Pirate Access.Please I request every one not to waste time in all such things.

Ch
  10th of Aug, 2008
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hey guys i got a free pirate access account becos my friend hacked it anyway that is a scam so is warez is a scam they take u to rapidshare http://unlimitedgamedownloads.com/ scam to you cant download but i did not pay

Sa
  22nd of Nov, 2008
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lets cut them out ladies and gentle men get free logins and stop paying for nuts cost even if you pay you downlod from a site that you never paid thats rapidshare.com the will still charge you again for premium account so here is your luck it only comes once copy this link to your mozilla fire fox http://www.bugmenot.com/ open the site click new search copy adress like: http://www.sharingzone.net
and get logins for free those site are ### we will make them loose and run @ a loss by hacking them day and night

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