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  • He
    help Sep 23, 2008
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    NJ for the card number you can look at your bill or contact the card company about the old card number the best way to cancel is with a phone call or an email since all the charges will be cancel no matter what email is used under that card

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  • Ge
    George Sep 23, 2008
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    Gerbil has missed the point of the complaints. Regardless of intent of accessing this site, unauthorized credit card charges and porn-spam is the result which is fraudulent. I get 4-5 porn emails daily. I wish there was a way to spam them back.

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    help Sep 23, 2008
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    http://www.callercomplaints.com/SearchResult.aspx?Phone=800-934-1875

    GO HERE i hope it helps

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    help Sep 23, 2008
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    GO HERE FOR HELP

    http://www.callercomplaints.com/SearchResult.aspx?Phone=800-934-1875

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  • Vi
    Vin Sep 21, 2008
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    FYI.. [email protected] does not exist.. 4 times i've emailed.. 4 times i've received email failed to send..

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  • Vi
    Vin Sep 21, 2008
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    man.. i searched this topic before i signed up.. i searched "download nova scam".. and it came up with nothing on the first page linking to this topic.. but my bank just called up and asked me about these transactions.. i was prettyy pissed off.. so i searched again.. but this time without the space.."downloadnova scam".. and this came up.. [censored].. =( i'm pissed and i hope this site is stopped..

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  • Id
    Idiot Sep 20, 2008
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    Yes, me too...
    Signed up about ten minutes ago whilst trying to download from torrentreactor, realised there was something funny going on. None of the merchants i saw mentioned on downloadnova had any record of my subscription, CCBill was one of them, not sure about the others.
    Thanks to the previous poster ### though, who came up with Jettcs... onto their cancellation page, put in my details and up came my subscription- promptly cancelled.
    Think i'll probably cancel my card, too. Sounds like they have very little shame and i'm worried they may charge me through other merchants.
    I feel like such an IDIOT! Though as everyone who's had the same experience will attest, it's easily done. There's no indication that you're signing up to an adult site, it all looks pretty legit.
    Ho hum, will have to even more careful in the future.
    Watch out people!

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  • Fl
    Floor den Haas Sep 19, 2008
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    Hell I agree!

    Luckaly I did a google search before I decided to sign up.
    After reading all the bad experiences, I ended up trying to trace the website detail location at:
    http://www.webnic.cc/cgi/whois.cgi and typed in "downloadnova.com" and hit the search button. It gives you full details of who actually is the register contact. Some company in Singapore named Katz Global Domain Name Trust with phone numbers and all. It even mentions when the expirydate of the site.

    I looked on the website of Katz; They host websites on an anonymous basis, though they have the following policies:

    In their "acceptable use" -policy (http://www.katzglobal.com/hosting/acceptable_use.html) it states that, among other things they don't accept:
    * Other Illegal Activities: Engaging in activities that are determined to be illegal, including advertising, transmitting, or otherwise making available ponzi schemes, pyramid schemes, fraudulently charging credit cards, and pirating software.
    * Spamming: Sending unsolicited bulk and/or commercial messages over the Internet (known as "spamming"). When a complaint is received, Katz Global Media has the discretion to determine from all of the evidence whether the e-mail recipients were from an "opt-in" e-mail list. We do not allow large mass mailings of any sort even if they are opt-in.

    You can write them an e-mail with a complaints by third parties (=us!) at:
    [email protected]
    [email protected]
    [email protected]

    I already wrote a message to them... maybe you can send a complaint as well to push them a little bit?
    And if you really want to make an effort you can call the Singapore Police:
    http://www.spf.gov.sg/contactus/contactus_index.htm

    Keep me posted! ([email protected])
    Regards
    Floor

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  • Te
    Teresaterri Sep 18, 2008
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    I just did the same thing only the is baydownloads and the conormation email is from some adult site and it sys the site I am paying for is megadownload pass.

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  • Mo
    Moron Sep 14, 2008
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    I must be suffering a temporary black-out when I subscribed to this scam site and found out the files I was looking for was not there. I quickly did the google and came to forum to realised I have be conned. I got 1 email for confirmation and when I quickly went to the adultsite to cancel it. It went fairly easy (jettcs.com) and i got a quick reply that the subscription was cancelled and no recurring charges will be made. I thought that was the end of it (just be ripped off for 5 bucks) then I realised I read here that some people got 3 emails confirming their buy.

    I quickly went back to the cancellation page and i put in my CC number and used emailaddress and found out that I had actually purchased 3 subscription (4.95 + 1 +1 ) and that I only had cancelled one subscription. I quickly cancelled the other 2 remaining subscription and I had now 3 cancellation letters confirming that no more recurring charges will be made. Just wanted to warn you guys that in case you cancel it, make sure you have cancelled ALL 3 of it.

    Good luck

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  • Sc
    scallion Sep 14, 2008
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    Stupid me. Hook lined & sunk like everyone else. Joined the downloadnova site today (I know!!!) via the "$4.87 special promotion, hurry up sucker it only lasts until tonight at midnight" link, gave the credit card details etc. Pronptly received 3 membership details and three confirmation e-mails, each billing $1, but stating that further billing is automatic in 3 days.

    discountvideopass.com (merchant on bill = MY-STATEMENT.COM) will bill $9.82
    vipbookmark.com (merchant on bill = SUPPORTBEAST.COM) will bill $39.93
    megadownloadpass.com (merchant on bill = SUPPORT-FIND.COM) will bill $39.93

    Like others, cancelling online is a maze, with about ten different links according to who the affiliated biller was, none of which corresponded remotely to any info I had. Yes, theres a link to cancel if you do not know the biller, clicked that, taken to a page to input e-mail, member ID etc for 'password forgotten or cancel membership' - didn't go there.

    Promptly cancelled credit card, have been warned that payment might still be taken with old card details, notice given of dispute so I should be clear.

    I replied to the three individual emails that I received from [email protected] requesting 1. cancellation of account membership with immediate effect and 2. confirmation by return email that memnbership has been cancelled.

    Have received three confirmation emails from [email protected] confirming that the individual memberships have been cancelled. These rip off artists will most probably attempt to remove the $$$$ from my account, but with the confirmation mails, I'll be covered by the bank for dispute if they do.

    Mega fecking bother having cancel credit card etc. Wish I'd read all this first.

    Goodbye secondary mail account LOL

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  • Fa
    falcon1957 Sep 10, 2008
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    i have been ripped off as well just got the bill today i must ad you wont get any reply from nova $100 for 3 weeks i never new i had only payed for 3 day trial canceled on the 2 day plus $5 for the trial

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  • Fa
    falcon1957 Sep 10, 2008
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    i myself have just been caught out after thinking i had cancelled my trial on the second day i checked a couple days later it had been cancelled no prob. but today only 3 weeks later my credit card has been billed twice in the last week plus the the $5 trial lol i just checked the site and i have been reactivated very cunning people i have since been incontact with my bank they have canceled my credit card plus they are takeing it further through there legal channels to get me reinbursed i will post a update on this site as soon as i here something more regarding this fraud in the mean time if you have been ripped off stand up and be heard post it any were you can to save any other battlers out there like myself fraud is a serious thing in this country thankyou for reading my ady

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  • Fa
    falcon1957 Sep 10, 2008
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    iam another victom of this scam they have reactivated my account after they closed it $100 IN 1 MONTH NEVER EVEN USED IT as far as getting a answer bac you may be waiting awhile i had to cancel my credit card my bank is now chaseing them up as well so if you have a credit card cancel it fast plus talk to the bank your with and they do handle disputes such as this so i will keep you all posted

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  • Fa
    falcon1957 Sep 10, 2008
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    i only wished i seen these postings before hand i 2 have been ripped off with the 3 day trial now i have been billed aprox $100 in 2 weeks after sending heaps of messages to them on the second day wanting 2 cancel they still have not replied to any emails sent to them after checking my membership it was canceled after a couple days now i have checked it again its active so if thats not fraud what would you call it

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  • Me
    mee Sep 04, 2008

    I confirm that downloadnova is a big scam.
    First they pretend to have files they don't (you can only see that they are'nt on their site only after you have paid).
    I thought that i would test it out (nearly 4$ for a 3 day trial).
    Few days later they took nearly 3€ but then twice 27€ and like 10 times about 1$ withouth any reason.
    I blocked my credit card and advice people to do same if you registered to their site (i am not the first one to get scammed by them i searched a bit).
    Though i'm still surprised a scaming site like that is still around (top of some searches on google).

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  • Ta
    Takaja Sep 02, 2008
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    Hi! Firstly excuse for my grammar. I am from Europa. I speak English not very well. Secondly thx for the reviews. I am also glad to did that 1 google search before I am signing up. It keep me from a big mistake. Many thx again.

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  • Pe
    Peter Sep 01, 2008
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    Further to my previous posting...
    I have just cancelled my credit card to prevent further charges to this account after discovering a billing from ARENTAL (and not Viaty SL or Prolast as notated in the emails from them). So add that name to the increasing list attached to Downloadnova.
    It would also appear that the download sites Usenet and Download Professionals are linked to the same scam.

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  • Na
    Nayzi Sep 01, 2008
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    I agree with many of you that DownloadNova is a scam! I was in dire need of some nursery rhymes for my assignment and I stumbled upon this site that claimed it had the nursery rhyme that i was looking for. Lucky me, there was an offer that I can use the trial version for 3 days for only $5 and the next thing I know, they charged me about $40-100 which was never mentioned in the first part. I'm so pissed off and I emailed them to terminate my membership but no reply at all. I think I have to cancel my credit card today before they charge me more. Gosh!!! What a hassle!

    DON'T TRUST THIS SITE!!

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  • Pe
    Peter Sep 01, 2008
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    I, unfortunately did not check DownloadNova before signing up 2 days ago. My experience was similar to previous postings, however at this stage no charges have been made against my bank account. First thing tomorrow the credit card will be cancelled.
    Interestingly, the DownloadNova web site has only just changed in appearance with a different approach (if you try to go directly to their site). The links on other torrent sites although appearing as the same name on those sites, have only today changed... A new site (by name only) is in its place --> Baydownloads, with all the same stuff as before.
    Be warned and let everyone know.

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  • Lo
    Louise Sep 01, 2008
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    I paid for this site as well as i was looking for t TV unaired pilot and like a sucker never really gave it a thought. I am really regeting it now. the fee of $4.98 came out then 3 days later $40 was also out, i tried loads of emails but no relpy.

    Just found this site today and looked at the nova site and would you know it's no longer there. I phoned my credit card up blocked the card, but they said they can't refund any money, i also went to the porn site and cancelled the membership only time will tell whether i have done right.

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  • Ja
    jase07 Aug 31, 2008
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    looks like downloadnova already vanished!

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  • Ka
    Kalga Aug 30, 2008
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    I've got a similar problem. I signed up because I wanted to download an old film (Rage of Angels), but once I had signed up and paid 4.87 dollars for a 3-day trial, that film was no longer available. I did a google search on www.downloadnova.com, and I came across this site. I wished I had done it before :o(

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  • Li
    Li Aug 30, 2008
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    i have exactly the same experience and the downloadnova has charged me over 100 dollars which the bank told me, there was nothing they could do except cancelling the membership. this is fraud. be careful!

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  • Si
    Simon targett Aug 30, 2008
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    I signed up for the 3 day trial. I haven't had a confirmation email as of yet. I rang up the bank and stupidly told them what happened and they said they can't do anything until an unauthorised payment comes out. So I then made out I lost it.

    I have a new credit card now (new number), does that mean they can no longer take money out?

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  • Ga
    Gaz Aug 29, 2008
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    Thanks everyone. I got lured there too. Got to signing up but paused just before giving up my Visa and googled "DownloadNova Reviews". I arrived here and, am I glad I did that 1 google search. Thanks again and I sincerely hope that this site is flagged if not shut down. rgds.

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  • Sa
    Sam Aug 29, 2008
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    The scam artist has created softwares which tricked you download and then install the spyware on your computer

    All of the people who has been tricked, here is the step you need to take:
    1) Call your credit card, dispute the payment
    2) Ask credit card to cancel the account and send you another card with a new card number so it will not be charged.
    3) call jettcs.com and ask for canceling the billing, they will probably ask you to hold for long time before you actually get a live person. Do record your conversation and ask them send confirmation for refund ( Make sure you do step 1 & 2 before youc all them)
    4) Ask jettcs who is person that behind charges . 99% they will lie to you and point you to a invalid web address, but do not need to worry, it is just an evidence that jettcs is trying to hide the fact they are helping the spyware creator to laungry oney
    5) Do report your case to FTC & FBI, I hope there are enough people report so they will get caught. here is the site for reporting:
    www.ic3.gov
    http://www.usdoj.gov/criminal/cybercrime/reporting.htm

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  • Sc
    scorp Aug 28, 2008
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    I just ordered the 3 days trial few hours ago and same junk happend...couldn't find any of the files i was looing for after i signed up and they were telling me to look under account and wait for an e-mail to notify me when they are available...yea oook...well i knew i got aped out..lol

    I searched real quick and found this...glad i did or i might have wasted more time trying to contact them...i just cancelled my CC right away..don't need any of that crap.

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  • An
    anonymous Aug 27, 2008

    I was wanting to get an ebook for school. I wasn't wanting a free download or pirate software and feel totally violated ! Back off buster and don't judge people who are too trusting.

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  • Mi
    Michael Aug 26, 2008
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    I like this site alot. cmon downloads and a free pass to porn.. what are you complaining about?

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  • An
    Anonymous Gerbil Aug 26, 2008
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    WHY ON EARTH YOU PEOPLE COMPLAINT?!

    You get/GOT what you deserved!

    You were willing to hustle poor movie/software etc. makers WITHOUT PAYING TO THEM, still yet you IDIOTS went and paid for some stupid PIRATE SITE and most likely got system infected with trojans/viruses too at the same time, so now they're spamming through your systems too.

    I mean HOW STUPID CAN YOU BE???

    Next time, why not BUY software etc. from who ever MADE IT? Hell, they need to earn living too, instead of all you muppets forking al the money for PIRATES instead...

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  • Da
    Dav Aug 26, 2008
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    His anyone after cancel of cc still recieve payment from the new issue cc?

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  • Pe
    Pete Aug 25, 2008
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    I got caught too by downloadnova.com looking for some technical software. It said it was found but after signing up it was not found. Now I am a reluctant member of megadownloadpass.com!

    Names mentioned in emails to me are Viaty SL, www.ybillsupport.com (it's a gay site)

    Thanks for all your comments - I'm off to the bank to cancel my card.

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  • Su
    suckeredT Aug 24, 2008
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    Hello Everyone,

    I was also taken by this website. Currently, I am in the process of requesting a refund. Also, I have posted a job request for a class action attorney to take a look at this situation and possibly take it on. How many of you would like to participate in something like this?

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  • Xa
    Xanlithe Aug 22, 2008
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    Luckily, I did a search on downloadnova.com BEFORE I gave out any CC info!

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  • An
    ant Aug 22, 2008
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    Someone please help, I have used a Debit Card and not a Credit Card, so this money is coming directly from my bank. what can I do? Does anyone know who the credit card processing company is?

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    Grandma Should Know Better Aug 22, 2008
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    I was looking for a self-help ebook and did not even realize this site had adult content. I found a few ebooks that I could use. I have no interest in videos of any kind. I was shown a page showing that to download a "free-ebook" I would have to register and pay for a 3-day trial access. NO mention of anything of an adult nature.

    After giving my details -- it was under $5.00, right? -- I was taken to a page showing I was now a member of megadownload pass, vipbookmark and discountvideopass. I clicked on one link to see what it was and discovered it was a porn site. It didn't occur to me that they might charge me for anything else. I thought is was something like the ShowBehind "web pages from hell" that were going around several years ago. There was no mention of any other charges, and I never received any other emails. I go no confirmation of purchase or anything else.

    I discovered that to open the "free e-books" I had to have a password that came from the publisher's site and would have to pay full publishers price for each of the ebooks. I was disgusted with the whole thing and forgot about it, until I checked my bank account late yesterday and it showed two charges for $1.02 and one for $4.96. This morning I checked my bank account to print out the page with the phone numbers on it and there were three pending charges for the same places -- two for $39.73 and one for $9.82.

    I promptly called the phone number on the bank statement and they said they were cancelling all three and would reverse the charge for one of the $39.73 charges but could not cancel all of them because they were only a billing service and were not authorized to cancel more than one. I would have to wait for their email showing they were cancelled and then contact the other sites separately.

    I did get their email and it says they have been cancelled, but that access will continue for another 30 days.

    I called the bank and they are disputing the charges, and gave me another number to call, which I will do shortly. The bank rep suggested I Google these people, which is how I found this page. Looks like I really blew it.

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  • Ma
    marlowe Aug 21, 2008
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    Wow. I typed in about 100 numbers and letters randomly, and damned if they hadn't ripped it in 1/08! Quite a coincidence. I was glad to see they had three or four other versions of this title as well. Thank GOD I felt hinky enough to check this out before handing over the credit card. Thanks, guys.

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  • Gu
    Gunnar Aug 21, 2008
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    I was tricked as well, I searched the internet for a file converter and was told through another site that this megadownloadnova.com had the file and they of course when I access the site told me that they had the file and even though I had a feeling I should check up the company foolish me I didnt and signed up an account and got tricked unknowingly I was directed to a porn site and I tried to close the windows but more popped up so I logg off the computer that was the only thing that could help. AS I searched the internet over this company I found these reports and of course am grateful that others have warned, I immediatly called my bank and canceled my credit card and the account was blocked. I have not noticed any billing yet, and my bank has informed me that I can make a reclamation and get the money back since I told them what happened. But mailing this company I think will not help since they know what they do and their purpose is only to rip people off, and giving them the account number would probably only mean more foolishness giving them the right to empty the account! Dont be that stupid!

    I made the mistake of rushing to fast, and Of course next time be more cautious I will be. These poeple should be put behind bars.

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  • Mo
    Most stupid guy Aug 21, 2008
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    Hi guys,

    I had a hard day at work, didn't anything and wasn't thinking straight. This is all true, but doesn't excuse why I didn't smell the bad fish before it was too late.

    Anyway, I'll have my card cancelled ASAP. For anybody interested I did a Whois search and found that downloadnova.com is situated in Singapore. May be a little too far out to do something against it. In any case here is the information about the downloadnova.com owners, for those who are interested:

    Domain: downloadnova.com
    Status: Active

    DNS:
    ns1.realitychecknetwork.com
    ns2.realitychecknetwork.com

    Created: [protected]:37:09
    Expires: 2009-01-11
    Last Modified: [protected]:37:08

    Registrant Contact:
    Katz Global Domain Name Trust
    Privacy Protected Domain Name Domain Proxy Center ( )
    32 Maxwell Road #03-07 c/o downloadnova.com
    SC, Singapore, sg 069115
    P: +65.[protected] F: +65.[protected]

    Administrative Contact:
    Katz Global Domain Name Trust
    Privacy Protected Domain Name Domain Proxy Center ( )
    32 Maxwell Road #03-07 c/o downloadnova.com
    SC, Singapore, sg 069115
    P: +65.[protected] F: +65.[protected]

    Technical Contact:
    Katz Global Domain Name Trust
    Privacy Protected Domain Name Domain Proxy Center ( )
    32 Maxwell Road #03-07 c/o downloadnova.com
    SC, Singapore, sg 069115
    P: +65.[protected] F: +65.[protected]

    Billing Contact:
    Katz Global Domain Name Trust
    Privacy Protected Domain Name Domain Proxy Center ( )
    32 Maxwell Road #03-07 c/o downloadnova.com
    SC, Singapore, sg 069115
    P: +65.[protected] F: +65.[protected]



    Whois Server Version 2.0

    Domain names in the .com and .net domains can now be registered
    with many different competing registrars. Go to http://www.internic.net
    for detailed information.

    Domain Name: DOWNLOADNOVA.COM
    Registrar: WEB COMMERCE COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED DBA WEBNIC.CC
    Whois Server: whois.webnic.cc
    Referral URL: http://www.webnic.cc
    Name Server: NS1.REALITYCHECKNETWORK.COM
    Name Server: NS2.REALITYCHECKNETWORK.COM
    Status: ok
    Updated Date: 05-aug-2008
    Creation Date: 11-jan-2008
    Expiration Date: 11-jan-2009

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