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 Author: MachWaveRider View Messages Posted By MachWaveRider
 Posted: Jan 27, 2019 07:52
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Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.
 Author: Abels_Bricks View Messages Posted By Abels_Bricks
 Posted: Jan 27, 2019 08:25
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In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.


If you paid via PayPal then file a claim there.

Regards
David
 Author: MachWaveRider View Messages Posted By MachWaveRider
 Posted: Jan 27, 2019 18:57
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I played the cheap dummy and payed via IBAN to save a dozen euros.
I knew I'd have no safety net should something have happened, but I wanted
to be trusting (read naive).

Apparently I was not alone in this...


In Problem Order, Abels_Bricks writes:
  In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.


If you paid via PayPal then file a claim there.

Regards
David
 Author: macee76 View Messages Posted By macee76
 Posted: Jan 29, 2019 00:58
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Hi EveryOne,

I have a same issue with Legatore, like yours He has not responded for 2 weeks
or sgy.

Last one that the package is on the way to me and arrives soon, he has a hard
flu , haha

Unfortunetly I paid via IBAN by Transferwise

What should I do ? What is your recomendation ?

Thanks,

Attila


In Problem Order, Abels_Bricks writes:
  In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.


If you paid via PayPal then file a claim there.

Regards
David
 Author: Brickwilbo View Messages Posted By Brickwilbo
 Posted: Jan 27, 2019 09:06
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In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.

This could be about the same store:
https://www.bricklink.com/message.asp?ID=1126018
 Author: MachWaveRider View Messages Posted By MachWaveRider
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It is!

In Problem Order, Brickwilbo writes:
  In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.

This could be about the same store:
https://www.bricklink.com/message.asp?ID=1126018
 Author: Bricker1980 View Messages Posted By Bricker1980
 Posted: Jan 27, 2019 17:22
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Hi,

same problem here with LegaStore. I've lost an 1150€ order in this store.
it's a shame. We 've buyed via IBAN to safe shipping-costs and now we
get nothing.

we should file a legal case about that. it's more then just 1 or 5000 Dollars.
I think he is one of a lot of scammers on bricklink. There're even good sellers
on bricklink, but also a lot of scammers. so be very careful from whome you buy
your lego.

If you watch the stats of LegaStore, you will recognize that he has 32 positive
feedbacks. the last one on 10th January 2018. That's the day, where LegaStore
turned into that what it really is. a ******* fraud.

he uses probably a wrong name. google on ivan maras. then you'll see.. ivan
maras lega. there you are. mapping his adresses, the one from the bank where
the money goes to and the ones from the bricklink-store will give you an imagination
of what this is.

It's a scam-sheme. buying a set with parts and other small stuff. then he
sells the stuff directly in his store. get good stats.. like a normal seller
with quick response and so on.

After a while you have about 10 feedbacks.. then you buy bricks and small stuff
again ... and do the same.. for about 3 times like him. this will get you 30-40
positive feedbacks.

Enough to switch over to scamming-mode. Where suddenly there're nice and
expensive sets in his shop. Of course he didn't have them. But for about
2 Weeks he can rip the money from peoples orders, before the shop is suspended.
The offers were not to cheap to recognize the fail but cheap enough to get in
his trap. when his shop were taken down, he had about 177 orders but only the
32 feedbacks from the brick selling. This should give us an imagination of the
large scale of this scam.

And cause there's no good security-checking, this forum encourages frauds
like him. maybe it isn't only him. maybe he's only a fake person from
a huge internet-scam-group.

regards
Tobias!

In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.
 Author: MachWaveRider View Messages Posted By MachWaveRider
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I imagine the scheme is pretty much as you described.
As simple a it is, it just relied on dupes like us to fall for the IBAN payment
for a couple of euros.

In another thread about the same scam (as linked by Brickwilbo here https://www.bricklink.com/message.asp?ID=1126018)
they say that banks can file reimbursement requests to the scammer, but he has
to agree with and the procedure costs some 35€ anyway, so this is pretty much
pointless.

I'll file report to the police and maybe ask my bank if I have any option.
I encourage all the other that have been ripped to do the same.

I will try to contact his bank too.

Do not hesitate to post any news regarding this parasite.



In Problem Order, Bricker1980 writes:
  Hi,

same problem here with LegaStore. I've lost an 1150€ order in this store.
it's a shame. We 've buyed via IBAN to safe shipping-costs and now we
get nothing.

we should file a legal case about that. it's more then just 1 or 5000 Dollars.
I think he is one of a lot of scammers on bricklink. There're even good sellers
on bricklink, but also a lot of scammers. so be very careful from whome you buy
your lego.

If you watch the stats of LegaStore, you will recognize that he has 32 positive
feedbacks. the last one on 10th January 2018. That's the day, where LegaStore
turned into that what it really is. a ******* fraud.

he uses probably a wrong name. google on ivan maras. then you'll see.. ivan
maras lega. there you are. mapping his adresses, the one from the bank where
the money goes to and the ones from the bricklink-store will give you an imagination
of what this is.

It's a scam-sheme. buying a set with parts and other small stuff. then he
sells the stuff directly in his store. get good stats.. like a normal seller
with quick response and so on.

After a while you have about 10 feedbacks.. then you buy bricks and small stuff
again ... and do the same.. for about 3 times like him. this will get you 30-40
positive feedbacks.

Enough to switch over to scamming-mode. Where suddenly there're nice and
expensive sets in his shop. Of course he didn't have them. But for about
2 Weeks he can rip the money from peoples orders, before the shop is suspended.
The offers were not to cheap to recognize the fail but cheap enough to get in
his trap. when his shop were taken down, he had about 177 orders but only the
32 feedbacks from the brick selling. This should give us an imagination of the
large scale of this scam.

And cause there's no good security-checking, this forum encourages frauds
like him. maybe it isn't only him. maybe he's only a fake person from
a huge internet-scam-group.

regards
Tobias!

In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.
 Author: Adjour View Messages Posted By Adjour
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In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.


This store has almost 200 orders, with good feedback, then suddenly this all
at once, its a bit odd right? ....


am I the only one wondering if maybe the owner of the store is hospitalized or
something similar?


I watched a similar thing unfold on ebay and the seller finally reapeared after
being in a bad car accident.


Not saying you weren't scammed, but its possible something less nefarious
happened
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In Problem Order, Adjour writes:
  […]
Not saying you weren't scammed, but its possible something less nefarious
happened

Subject: Is an incapacitating accident to one person “less nefarious” than money
loss for a couple people? dozens?

You have two hours….
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In Problem Order, SylvainLS writes:

  You have two hours….

?
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In Problem Order, Adjour writes:
  In Problem Order, SylvainLS writes:

  You have two hours….

?

Never had Philosophy exams?
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In Problem Order, SylvainLS writes:
  In Problem Order, Adjour writes:
  In Problem Order, SylvainLS writes:

  You have two hours….

?

Never had Philosophy exams?

I think you greatly overestimate the American School System.. haha.

Thanks for explaining, I figured you were joking, but I wasn't sure.


I guess my point is the seller may show up at some point, I've seen it happen.
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In Problem Order, Adjour writes:
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  Never had Philosophy exams?

I think you greatly overestimate the American School System.. haha.

Oh, not in my habits for sure
I was certainly overdue for sleeping time


  Thanks for explaining, I figured you were joking, but I wasn't sure.


I guess my point is the seller may show up at some point, I've seen it happen.


Yes, I was trying to lightly point out the way you said it. The implications
startled me.
Of course you didn’t mean the seller being in a coma was a good thing. And,
after all, who wouldn’t be relieved to learn their money wasn’t stolen, even
if it were because the seller had a little problem?
But then, it’s also balancing someone’s money with someone else’s well-being,
and that might be a bit callous, not very moral or ethical.
Hence the question: when can we be happy with someone else having troubles?
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In Problem Order, SylvainLS writes:
  In Problem Order, Adjour writes:
  In Problem Order, SylvainLS writes:

  You have two hours….

?

Never had Philosophy exams?

No, but we do know about French arrogance...😏
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In Problem Order, tonnic writes:
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  Never had Philosophy exams?

No, but we do know about French arrogance...😏

It was just a (obviously failed) attempt at humourously pointing out the implications
of what was said: Is the seller being in a coma really “less nefarious” than
their being a scammer? At least for them?
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In Problem Order, tonnic writes:
  In Problem Order, SylvainLS writes:
  In Problem Order, Adjour writes:
  In Problem Order, SylvainLS writes:

  You have two hours….

?

Never had Philosophy exams?

No, but we do know about French arrogance...😏

I'm half about 1/3 french so ::Shrug:: hahah!


I didn't take offense
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Unfortunately it isn't. He wrote back on Jan 23 that the order has been shipped.
How could this be then? you think he wrote back from hospital?

He has nearly 180 orders but only 32 reviews? That's quite strange, right?
I guess he ripped off money in a time-space about 2 weeks till the first NSS-Alerts
arrives and suspend the shop.

He reads mails, but don't answer them. If so, you get only bad answers like:

  
  Hi
Your order is on the way to you. You shuld recive it for 1-2 days max.
No problem. I have problems with lots of orders and shipping. Everething is fine.
Ivan

That doesn't sound really serious. Specially then, when there' re a lot
of victoms, that don't get for what they've paid for.

That's no coincidence or just bad luck with the parcel-transfer. That's
SCAMMING!

So be aware. Only buy with PAYPAL. And check your "bricklink-partners" thoroughly,
before you buy. don't hesistate to ask for pictures to prove existence and
condition of sets, specially if they're larger-scale and/or expensive.

Ask for shipping costs before you buy something. And BUY ONLY via PAYPAL. Otherwise,
you take a not insignificant risk to be scammed!

best regards
Tobias

In Problem Order, Adjour writes:
  In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.


This store has almost 200 orders, with good feedback, then suddenly this all
at once, its a bit odd right? ....


am I the only one wondering if maybe the owner of the store is hospitalized or
something similar?


I watched a similar thing unfold on ebay and the seller finally reapeared after
being in a bad car accident.


Not saying you weren't scammed, but its possible something less nefarious
happened
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In Problem Order, Bricker1980 writes:
  Unfortunately it isn't. He wrote back on Jan 23 that the order has been shipped.
How could this be then? you think he wrote back from hospital?

He has nearly 180 orders but only 32 reviews? That's quite strange, right?
I guess he ripped off money in a time-space about 2 weeks till the first NSS-Alerts
arrives and suspend the shop.

He reads mails, but don't answer them. If so, you get only bad answers like:

  
  Hi
Your order is on the way to you. You shuld recive it for 1-2 days max.
No problem. I have problems with lots of orders and shipping. Everething is fine.
Ivan

That doesn't sound really serious. Specially then, when there' re a lot
of victoms, that don't get for what they've paid for.

That's no coincidence or just bad luck with the parcel-transfer. That's
SCAMMING!

So be aware. Only buy with PAYPAL. And check your "bricklink-partners" thoroughly,
before you buy. don't hesistate to ask for pictures to prove existence and
condition of sets, specially if they're larger-scale and/or expensive.

Ask for shipping costs before you buy something. And BUY ONLY via PAYPAL. Otherwise,
you take a not insignificant risk to be scammed!

best regards
Tobias

In Problem Order, Adjour writes:
  In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.


This store has almost 200 orders, with good feedback, then suddenly this all
at once, its a bit odd right? ....


am I the only one wondering if maybe the owner of the store is hospitalized or
something similar?


I watched a similar thing unfold on ebay and the seller finally reapeared after
being in a bad car accident.


Not saying you weren't scammed, but its possible something less nefarious
happened

Not saying that he didn't rip you off, or that he did, but it isn't
really that odd to have that little feedback after that many orders. in my experience
there are very few buyers on Bricklink who leave feedback, I've had 7 orders
and I have yet to get feedback, it seems like a lot of buyers don't leave
anything unless they have a bad experience or they are nice enough to remember.
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I know you are upset, but don't take it out on me.


Its not an abnormal amount of feedback, my feedback received rates here and on
ebay fluctuate between 30-50%.


It's international shipping. It IS possible its stuck somewhere, or more
likely was stolen.


If you are being this aggressive with the seller, no wonder he isn't replying
to you.
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Don't know why you protecting scammers.
This must be bricklink-style. More then one package buddy. more then one victom.
All stuck somewhere? no tracking? no answers.. or even bad ones that only shows
it's just lies. People that waiting more than 3 weeks.. and nothing?
yea of course... it's all a big misunderstanding. of course.

Regards
Tobias


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  I know you are upset, but don't take it out on me.


Its not an abnormal amount of feedback, my feedback received rates here and on
ebay fluctuate between 30-50%.


It's international shipping. It IS possible its stuck somewhere, or more
likely was stolen.


If you are being this aggressive with the seller, no wonder he isn't replying
to you.
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Quote.

I don't se the point in persisting in giving the benefit of the doubt to
the scammer.
Facts speak for themselves, plus at this point it's just a matter of Ockham's
razor (since we are melding philosophy).

He is a scammer, or the most unprofessional of the sellers.
He wrote me he was sick the first week. Two weeks later he told me he shipped,
but the package returned back to him. In all this I contacted him several times,
no answer; he din't provide a tracking number.

SCAM. Period.
Because all other scenarios are so immensely improbable, that it is legit to
neglect them.

Cheers.


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  Don't know why you protecting scammers.
This must be bricklink-style. More then one package buddy. more then one victom.
All stuck somewhere? no tracking? no answers.. or even bad ones that only shows
it's just lies. People that waiting more than 3 weeks.. and nothing?
yea of course... it's all a big misunderstanding. of course.

Regards
Tobias


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  I know you are upset, but don't take it out on me.


Its not an abnormal amount of feedback, my feedback received rates here and on
ebay fluctuate between 30-50%.


It's international shipping. It IS possible its stuck somewhere, or more
likely was stolen.


If you are being this aggressive with the seller, no wonder he isn't replying
to you.
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In Problem Order, Bricker1980 writes:
  Don't know why you protecting scammers.
This must be bricklink-style. More then one package buddy. more then one victom.
All stuck somewhere? no tracking? no answers.. or even bad ones that only shows
it's just lies. People that waiting more than 3 weeks.. and nothing?
yea of course... it's all a big misunderstanding. of course.

Regards
Tobias


In Problem Order, Adjour writes:
  I know you are upset, but don't take it out on me.


Its not an abnormal amount of feedback, my feedback received rates here and on
ebay fluctuate between 30-50%.


It's international shipping. It IS possible its stuck somewhere, or more
likely was stolen.


If you are being this aggressive with the seller, no wonder he isn't replying
to you.

How am I "protecting" a scammer?

I suggested your package might be stuck or stolen (which, despite the protests
otherwise, IS highly possible) and my throat was jumped down.

My understanding is you all did NOT use paypal, so you need to be mad at yourselves,
firstly.


Good luck.
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hi,

we're mad at ourselves. sorry i don't want to take it out on you.
It's just annoying to be scammed.

ok machwaverider. i'm also on the way to set up a sort of legal case. i'
ll contact the bank where the stolen money goes and i'll file a charge at
police.

even if i think it's some kind of hopeless, that we get a refund.
we have to do this. otherwise it's even easier for these people to get away!

never buy with IBAN on bricklink. Only if you're absolutely sure, that it's
not probably a scam-account. That was our big mistake. You have been warned!

regards,
Tobias


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  In Problem Order, Bricker1980 writes:
  Don't know why you protecting scammers.
This must be bricklink-style. More then one package buddy. more then one victom.
All stuck somewhere? no tracking? no answers.. or even bad ones that only shows
it's just lies. People that waiting more than 3 weeks.. and nothing?
yea of course... it's all a big misunderstanding. of course.

Regards
Tobias


In Problem Order, Adjour writes:
  I know you are upset, but don't take it out on me.


Its not an abnormal amount of feedback, my feedback received rates here and on
ebay fluctuate between 30-50%.


It's international shipping. It IS possible its stuck somewhere, or more
likely was stolen.


If you are being this aggressive with the seller, no wonder he isn't replying
to you.

How am I "protecting" a scammer?

I suggested your package might be stuck or stolen (which, despite the protests
otherwise, IS highly possible) and my throat was jumped down.

My understanding is you all did NOT use paypal, so you need to be mad at yourselves,
firstly.


Good luck.
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No worries, I'm sure the language barriers don't help us either.


I do wish you all the best.
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  I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.

The answer here is simple. You cannot have this information unless it is given
direct by the other buyers. Nobody else can pass on this information. And unfortunately,
they are unlikely to be here.

Bricklink will not pass on the data about other buyers - it would be illegal
for them to do so. Similarly, any seller that has dealt with one of the buyers
also cannot pass on any information, even an email address.

He probably is a scammer. Having taken so many orders in such a short time (given
the amount of feedback that has not been left for him) there is the possibility
that he is still trying to fulfil the orders but is overwhelmed, but I doubt
it. As well as the shipping discount for paying by IBAN, were the prices too
good to be true? I imagine they were cheap for him to be able to take so many
orders in a short space of time.
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In Problem Order, yorbrick writes:
  
  I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.

The answer here is simple. You cannot have this information unless it is given
direct by the other buyers. Nobody else can pass on this information. And unfortunately,
they are unlikely to be here.

+1

  
Bricklink will not pass on the data about other buyers - it would be illegal
for them to do so. Similarly, any seller that has dealt with one of the buyers
also cannot pass on any information, even an email address.

Great point. Not without being compelled by a given judiciary, considering the
cross-border nature the financial transactions? One of many quagmires of online
sales

  
He probably is a scammer. Having taken so many orders in such a short time (given
the amount of feedback that has not been left for him) there is the possibility
that he is still trying to fulfil the orders but is overwhelmed, but I doubt
it. As well as the shipping discount for paying by IBAN, were the prices too
good to be true? I imagine they were cheap for him to be able to take so many
orders in a short space of time.

Wow! One of THE best analysis of a familiar issue here in the forum, I've
come across!

Impressive....
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Evidently enough I'm not asking Bricklink for the list of the ripped-off
by Ivan Maras aka Lega.
That's why I opened thread to ask the community.



In Problem Order, yorbrick writes:
  
  I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.

The answer here is simple. You cannot have this information unless it is given
direct by the other buyers. Nobody else can pass on this information. And unfortunately,
they are unlikely to be here.

Bricklink will not pass on the data about other buyers - it would be illegal
for them to do so. Similarly, any seller that has dealt with one of the buyers
also cannot pass on any information, even an email address.

He probably is a scammer. Having taken so many orders in such a short time (given
the amount of feedback that has not been left for him) there is the possibility
that he is still trying to fulfil the orders but is overwhelmed, but I doubt
it. As well as the shipping discount for paying by IBAN, were the prices too
good to be true? I imagine they were cheap for him to be able to take so many
orders in a short space of time.
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In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Evidently enough I'm not asking Bricklink for the list of the ripped-off
by Ivan Maras aka Lega.
That's why I opened thread to ask the community.

It is also true of the community. No buyers or sellers here can pass on data
about other people that they have gained through bricklink sales. All you can
hope is that other people that have been (allegedly) ripped off see your message
and get in touch.

I've never had an NSS seller - is leaving them feedback blocked while they
are NSS? If not, I suggest leaving it.
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In Problem Order, yorbrick writes:
  In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Evidently enough I'm not asking Bricklink for the list of the ripped-off
by Ivan Maras aka Lega.
That's why I opened thread to ask the community.

It is also true of the community. No buyers or sellers here can pass on data
about other people that they have gained through bricklink sales.

As previously stated, never been my intention.

  All you can hope is that other people that have been (allegedly) ripped off see your message
and get in touch.

Which is exactly the point of my original post.

  I've never had an NSS seller - is leaving them feedback blocked while they
are NSS? If not, I suggest leaving it.

Pretty much useful as blowing on a train to stop it...
This kind of scam scheme is simple, reliable and easily repeatable.

Only course of action is to suck it up and trying to stop being a naive fool.
In practice this means accepting the undeniable fact that you will deal with
dishonesty much more likely than honesty, especially when trading. So take all
possible countermeasures, because the counterpart is trying to rip you off, unless
robustly proven otherwise.

Have a good one, folks.
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  I've never had an NSS seller - is leaving them feedback blocked while they
are NSS? If not, I suggest leaving it.

Pretty much useful as blowing on a train to stop it...
This kind of scam scheme is simple, reliable and easily repeatable.

There is a big point to leaving negative feedback - others will be alerted to
the fraud and you can also say something like "see forum". You may get others
on board about a mass complaint via Croatian police.
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Ok, here's the new listing:

- Tulcakelume (67€)
- flanntheman (72€)
- macee76 (1400€)
- Bricker1980 (1150€)
- carry84 (191€)
- baxuz (170€)
- LegoFst (300€)
- rsp84 (400€)
- maizumi (120€)
- MachWaveRider (134€)
- rotolando (280€)
- Phoenix0027 (75€)
- dries.vervoort (256.49€)
- MATUS (170€)
- bjoerkbe (380€)

so far the sum is 5165,49€

if there're further orders. let us know.
if we can file charges directly in croatia, that'd be great!
i'll read the hints from today and let's he, how we can handle that.

regards



In Problem Order, yorbrick writes:
  
  
  I've never had an NSS seller - is leaving them feedback blocked while they
are NSS? If not, I suggest leaving it.

Pretty much useful as blowing on a train to stop it...
This kind of scam scheme is simple, reliable and easily repeatable.

There is a big point to leaving negative feedback - others will be alerted to
the fraud and you can also say something like "see forum". You may get others
on board about a mass complaint via Croatian police.
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In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Evidently enough I'm not asking Bricklink for the list of the ripped-off
by Ivan Maras aka Lega.
That's why I opened thread to ask the community.

Consider adding a tiny url to this discussion in your NSS feedback to the seller
so others in your situation see it
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In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.

Why have you not posted negative feedback?

https://store.bricklink.com/Lega?p=Lega#/suspend
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Done. Now even buying is suspended on his account.
It won't matter at all. This Scam-Shop will never open again.
And customers won't get their lego or even a refund.

It's sad but true.

Ivan Maras is a fake name. Means Ivan Maras is a known
Basketballer played in Polish-LEGA (so you know, how this
names come about). This is completely fake.
I don't think, that the real Ivan Maras now has a Scam-Store.

MachWaveRider you can write me anytime if you have new infos
about the legastore-case.

Lesson learned. But this one was quite a hard lesson.

Wish you all the best! Hope you don't made the terrible mistake like me and
paid via IBAN on his Store. Then your money probably will be gone forever.

Best Regards
Tobias!

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  In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.

Why have you not posted negative feedback?

https://store.bricklink.com/Lega?p=Lega#/suspend
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Hello everyone,
I am another victim of Legastore.
I placed the order (Jan 6th) and everithing fine, he also said me that he shipped
the package (Jan 15th) but unfortunately he wasn't able to provide me that
tracking since he was sick and all the paper were in office.
After one week (Jan 23rd) he wrote me that the package was returned back to him.
After no more replies to any message or email.
I also paid with IBAN.
But how did he created the feedback? Thus it means that at least some orders
he completed correctly only to close with a final fraud.
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Hi,

the next one. he had scammed bout 100 orders. i write about the sheme a few posts
earlier. of corse he did normal job on the beginning. look at his praises and
watchout the dates. then you'll see the truth. he buyed a package with bricks
and small parts. sells them.. like a normal good buyer. this, he repeats 3 times
until he gets enough praises to turn into that what he really is. a fraud. comparing
the amount of orders, we come to conclusion that he had earned thousands of dollars.
Buyers that paid with IBAN like we did, now have a serious problem. The money
is gone. Ivan Maras is a fake name. Google on it. Combine it with the rest of
data that is shown and you know what's going on.

Regards
Tobias!

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  Hello everyone,
I am another victim of Legastore.
I placed the order (Jan 6th) and everithing fine, he also said me that he shipped
the package (Jan 15th) but unfortunately he wasn't able to provide me that
tracking since he was sick and all the paper were in office.
After one week (Jan 23rd) he wrote me that the package was returned back to him.
After no more replies to any message or email.
I also paid with IBAN.
But how did he created the feedback? Thus it means that at least some orders
he completed correctly only to close with a final fraud.
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One move BL team could do is to do random (or regularly) check on seller's
inventory like when becoming a new seller.

If pictures did not match inventory by some factor, store could be suspended
until seller provides pictures of everything he/she had in stock.

No perfect way to avoid scammers and always at the expense of honest people .
Knowing a law suit is useless if the robber is not in the USA (as BL).

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  Hi,

the next one. he had scammed bout 100 orders. i write about the sheme a few posts
earlier. of corse he did normal job on the beginning. look at his praises and
watchout the dates. then you'll see the truth. he buyed a package with bricks
and small parts. sells them.. like a normal good buyer. this, he repeats 3 times
until he gets enough praises to turn into that what he really is. a fraud. comparing
the amount of orders, we come to conclusion that he had earned thousands of dollars.
Buyers that paid with IBAN like we did, now have a serious problem. The money
is gone. Ivan Maras is a fake name. Google on it. Combine it with the rest of
data that is shown and you know what's going on.

Regards
Tobias!
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In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.

Same problem here.
It's definetly a scam since I haven't had replies in 3 weeks.
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In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.

PS, you are free to contact me for setting up a legal case, I'll be doing
the same. Visiting my bank after work.
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Hi,

ok that sounds good. if more than 1 setting up a legal case, perhaps they'll
try to do something. I'll do the same from here. It's important, that
we all do the same. The more the better.

Best Regards
Tobias!

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  In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.

PS, you are free to contact me for setting up a legal case, I'll be doing
the same. Visiting my bank after work.
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Hi. I never bought or contacted Legastore, but I know people who did. This kind
of thing doesn't do much good for the reputation of other sellers from Croatia
either.
I was on the phone with some other sellers and buyers from the region trying
to see if anyone knew him personally, but no luck so far.

I know people who received their goods from Legastore, so the store obviously
had some legitimate sells before, but from a certain point on, no one received
the goods.

I just wanted to share some information that might be useful for anyone who wants
to pursue legal action.

In Croatia, scams and thefts valued below 2000 hrk / 270 eur are deemed too low
to be prosecuted by police, but maybe if you all collectively filed a complaint,
there might be a chance for police to take some interest.

Don't mind the basketball player's name, it's a common name, it could
be fake, but not necessarily.
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In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.

Hi, it seems to be, that I´m a Victim of Legastore too. I´ve ordered 2 Sets from
him, last message was on Jan, 23. He asked me, if I have sent the money by IBAN.
So I´ve lost for about 300,-- EUR. It´s sad, that these Sellers will cause
a bad reputation to Bricklink. Lessons learnt. If you have a clue for performing
next steps, please let me know. Cheers Frank
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In Problem Order, LegoFst writes:
  In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.

Hi, it seems to be, that I´m a Victim of Legastore too. I´ve ordered 2 Sets from
him, last message was on Jan, 23. He asked me, if I have sent the money by IBAN.
So I´ve lost for about 300,-- EUR. It´s sad, that these Sellers will cause
a bad reputation to Bricklink. Lessons learnt. If you have a clue for performing
next steps, please let me know. Cheers Frank

Hi Frank,

I think I will try to contact his bank and inform then of the situation.
They won’t be able to do much, or they won’t even care, but it’s the most immediate
thing I can think of.
I will report him to the Italian and possibly Croatian postal police as well.
Maybe thecase will stand out a little more, if we all do the same.

Still I have little if any hope.
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In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.

First of all sorry for my english.

I had been scammed more than 400€ too, I've called my bank and they try to
refund but "Ivan" has to be agree. Then I think that I lost the money. Tomorrow
I'll go to the Police to make a complaint but I haven't so hope on this.
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Just been to the bank, and filed a complaint. We'll see how it goes.
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In Problem Order, baxuz writes:
  Just been to the bank, and filed a complaint. We'll see how it goes.

Hi Guys,

Anyone used the Transferwise to send the money via IBAN ?

thx
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In Problem Order, macee76 writes:
  Last time he sent the answer to me from this emil : [redacted]

Transferwise needs the date birth of him, which is the following: [redacted]

I hope the croation guys are able to help us to find him

Many thanks for your support guys.

I symphatize with all the buyers who are in this rocky boat. However, I strongly
disagree with posting all this personal info in the forum. This is quickly turning
into a full-out man hunt. Please use the proper legal channels and refrain from
posting any private info.

Niek.
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Me as well - 170e.

In Problem Order, qwertyboy writes:
  In Problem Order, macee76 writes:
  Last time he sent the answer to me from this emil : [redacted]

Transferwise needs the date birth of him, which is the following: [redacted]

I hope the croation guys are able to help us to find him

Many thanks for your support guys.

I symphatize with all the buyers who are in this rocky boat. However, I strongly
disagree with posting all this personal info in the forum. This is quickly turning
into a full-out man hunt. Please use the proper legal channels and refrain from
posting any private info.

Niek.
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Thank you.

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This also includes replying to messages with personal information, which automatically
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Here in, 120 euro lost, I tranferred to IBAN..

In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.
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In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.

Many thanks to baxuz and SvenFranic for the support.

So far I count:
- macee76
- Bricker1980 (1150€)
- carry84
- baxuz
- LegoFst (300€)
- rsp84 (400€)
- maizumi (120€)
- MachWaveRider (134€)

Could you Croatians round the forum tell us if and how we could report the fact
to Croatian authorities?
Is there some way to do it online, possibly in English?
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In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.

Many thanks to baxuz and SvenFranic for the support.

So far I count:
- macee76
- Bricker1980 (1150€)
- carry84
- baxuz
- LegoFst (300€)
- rsp84 (400€)
- maizumi (120€)
- MachWaveRider (134€)

Could you Croatians round the forum tell us if and how we could report the fact
to Croatian authorities?
Is there some way to do it online, possibly in English?

You want to add 150€ from me to that list. I was as stupid as you guys and payed
with IBAN. Funny thing is, it was my first BL order and might have been my last.

Last contact I had with him was on the 24th where he assured me:

  Hello
Pacage is on the way! You will recive it soon.

So I'm guessing it will be here any day now but in all seriousness he
never had the items, he never had the intention to ship anything and he never
had the flu.

A big thank you goes to the croatian users helping here.
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In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  
So far I count:
- macee76
- Bricker1980 (1150€)
- carry84
- baxuz
- LegoFst (300€)
- rsp84 (400€)
- maizumi (120€)
- MachWaveRider (134€)


You can add me as well on that list. Ordered two sets worth ~320 € and paid it
via IBAN.

Also thanks from my side for any help provided by the Croatian users!
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Location:  Belgium, Antwerpen
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One more here, I ordered for a total of 983 euro and paid with IBAN.
I have no hope at all of seeing any of my money back. Looking back you could
say there were a couple of signs that something wasn't right (like the IBAN
discount) but with his sales track record he seemed legit enough.

Why doensn't brincklink itself take some action in this case?
It would be a nice gesture to (partially) refund the people who lost money by
believing in the credibility of this platform. That would be the right thing
to do in my opinion. Think of it as an insurance policy. We all pay 3% fees on
our transactions, so this refund is pocket change for Bricklink.
I thought of the bricklink platform as a place where lego enthousiasts could
buy in a somewhat safe market place, guess I will have to be suspicious in the
future when I buy new parts and sets. Not the nicest thought though, you should
be able to enjoy your hobby without thinking about losing money in this way.

Still thanks to all other members for trying to do something about this. It's
always nice to see a community spirit in this topic




In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.

Many thanks to baxuz and SvenFranic for the support.

So far I count:
- macee76
- Bricker1980 (1150€)
- carry84
- baxuz
- LegoFst (300€)
- rsp84 (400€)
- maizumi (120€)
- MachWaveRider (134€)

Could you Croatians round the forum tell us if and how we could report the fact
to Croatian authorities?
Is there some way to do it online, possibly in English?
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In Problem Order, Sven_81_Belgium writes:
  One more here, I ordered for a total of 983 euro and paid with IBAN.
I have no hope at all of seeing any of my money back. Looking back you could
say there were a couple of signs that something wasn't right (like the IBAN
discount) but with his sales track record he seemed legit enough.

Why doensn't brincklink itself take some action in this case?
It would be a nice gesture to (partially) refund the people who lost money by
believing in the credibility of this platform. That would be the right thing
to do in my opinion. Think of it as an insurance policy. We all pay 3% fees on
our transactions, so this refund is pocket change for Bricklink.
I thought of the bricklink platform as a place where lego enthousiasts could
buy in a somewhat safe market place, guess I will have to be suspicious in the
future when I buy new parts and sets. Not the nicest thought though, you should
be able to enjoy your hobby without thinking about losing money in this way.

Still thanks to all other members for trying to do something about this. It's
always nice to see a community spirit in this topic




In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.

Many thanks to baxuz and SvenFranic for the support.

So far I count:
- macee76
- Bricker1980 (1150€)
- carry84
- baxuz
- LegoFst (300€)
- rsp84 (400€)
- maizumi (120€)
- MachWaveRider (134€)

Could you Croatians round the forum tell us if and how we could report the fact
to Croatian authorities?
Is there some way to do it online, possibly in English?

Scammed for 72€ (IBAN payment)

will report to Austrian authorities tomorrow

total sum scammed is already quite impressive
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  Why doensn't brincklink itself take some action in this case?
It would be a nice gesture to (partially) refund the people who lost money by
believing in the credibility of this platform. That would be the right thing
to do in my opinion. Think of it as an insurance policy. We all pay 3% fees on
our transactions, so this refund is pocket change for Bricklink.

Sorry but I cannot agree with that. This would cost all of us in higher fees.
If they refund here, then they should refund every transaction gone wrong. It
would also mean mandatory tracking information on every order, something that
would kill the small order market.

BL have already introduced the requirements that new sellers must take PayPal,
so buyers can pay via a somewhat protected method. If buyers are opting not to
use that to save themselves money, then BL is not to blame here and neither are
all the other sellers.
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In Problem Order, yorbrick writes:
  
  Why doensn't brincklink itself take some action in this case?
It would be a nice gesture to (partially) refund the people who lost money by
believing in the credibility of this platform. That would be the right thing
to do in my opinion. Think of it as an insurance policy. We all pay 3% fees on
our transactions, so this refund is pocket change for Bricklink.

Sorry but I cannot agree with that. This would cost all of us in higher fees.
If they refund here, then they should refund every transaction gone wrong. It
would also mean mandatory tracking information on every order, something that
would kill the small order market.

BL have already introduced the requirements that new sellers must take PayPal,
so buyers can pay via a somewhat protected method. If buyers are opting not to
use that to save themselves money, then BL is not to blame here and neither are
all the other sellers.

+1
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Location:  Canada, Ontario
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In Problem Order, yorbrick writes:
  
  Why doensn't brincklink itself take some action in this case?
It would be a nice gesture to (partially) refund the people who lost money by
believing in the credibility of this platform. That would be the right thing
to do in my opinion. Think of it as an insurance policy. We all pay 3% fees on
our transactions, so this refund is pocket change for Bricklink.

Sorry but I cannot agree with that. This would cost all of us in higher fees.
If they refund here, then they should refund every transaction gone wrong. It
would also mean mandatory tracking information on every order, something that
would kill the small order market.

BL have already introduced the requirements that new sellers must take PayPal,
so buyers can pay via a somewhat protected method. If buyers are opting not to
use that to save themselves money, then BL is not to blame here and neither are
all the other sellers.

++1
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Location:  South Africa, Western Cape
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In Problem Order, yorbrick writes:
  
  Why doensn't brincklink itself take some action in this case?
It would be a nice gesture to (partially) refund the people who lost money by
believing in the credibility of this platform. That would be the right thing
to do in my opinion. Think of it as an insurance policy. We all pay 3% fees on
our transactions, so this refund is pocket change for Bricklink.

Sorry but I cannot agree with that. This would cost all of us in higher fees.
If they refund here, then they should refund every transaction gone wrong. It
would also mean mandatory tracking information on every order, something that
would kill the small order market.

BL have already introduced the requirements that new sellers must take PayPal,
so buyers can pay via a somewhat protected method. If buyers are opting not to
use that to save themselves money, then BL is not to blame here and neither are
all the other sellers.

+1, and if a person wants to save a bit, well feel free to do so, but then accept
that comes with a bit of risk and do not try to move that risk to some other
party. Honest sellers should not have act as an enforced and costly insurance
policy against the odd scammer.
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191€ for me by IBAN

In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.

Many thanks to baxuz and SvenFranic for the support.

So far I count:
- macee76
- Bricker1980 (1150€)
- carry84
- baxuz
- LegoFst (300€)
- rsp84 (400€)
- maizumi (120€)
- MachWaveRider (134€)

Could you Croatians round the forum tell us if and how we could report the fact
to Croatian authorities?
Is there some way to do it online, possibly in English?
 Author: Bricker1980 View Messages Posted By Bricker1980
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don't forget macee76 with 1400 €

In Problem Order, carry84 writes:
  191€ for me by IBAN

In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.

Many thanks to baxuz and SvenFranic for the support.

So far I count:
- macee76
- Bricker1980 (1150€)
- carry84
- baxuz
- LegoFst (300€)
- rsp84 (400€)
- maizumi (120€)
- MachWaveRider (134€)

Could you Croatians round the forum tell us if and how we could report the fact
to Croatian authorities?
Is there some way to do it online, possibly in English?
 Author: Bricker1980 View Messages Posted By Bricker1980
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Location:  Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen
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and for accuracy here the exact amnount of my payment:

1.120,42 EUR
IBAN:HR47 2484 0083 2924 0852 0
BIC:RZBHHR2XXXX


In Problem Order, Bricker1980 writes:
  don't forget macee76 with 1400 €

In Problem Order, carry84 writes:
  191€ for me by IBAN

In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.

Many thanks to baxuz and SvenFranic for the support.

So far I count:
- macee76
- Bricker1980 (1150€)
- carry84
- baxuz
- LegoFst (300€)
- rsp84 (400€)
- maizumi (120€)
- MachWaveRider (134€)

Could you Croatians round the forum tell us if and how we could report the fact
to Croatian authorities?
Is there some way to do it online, possibly in English?
 Author: WhiteVanMan View Messages Posted By WhiteVanMan
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In Problem Order, Bricker1980 writes:
  and for accuracy here the exact amnount of my payment:

1.120,42 EUR
IBAN:HR47 2484 0083 2924 0852 0
BIC:RZBHHR2XXXX


I have to ask this:- What was the item you bought, and how much of a discount
did you get when compared to paying by PayPal?

It does seem a little shady that the seller offered IBAN payment, when in this
day and age, a direct bank to bank payment is a no-no when it comes to buying
goods online..

I just can't see how anyone could 'fall' for this.

Paul
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Same question; what did you all buy?

Seems like a lot of the victims were new or relatively new members with low feedback.
I suspect they’re more vulnerable to the too good to be true scams. More experienced
members can usually spot the scammers pretty easily.

And doesn’t BL require on-site payment for new sellers? How did this seller
get around that, by doing side deals offering cheaper shipping?

Caveat emptor.

In Problem Order, WhiteVanMan writes:
  In Problem Order, Bricker1980 writes:
  and for accuracy here the exact amnount of my payment:

1.120,42 EUR
IBAN:HR47 2484 0083 2924 0852 0
BIC:RZBHHR2XXXX


I have to ask this:- What was the item you bought, and how much of a discount
did you get when compared to paying by PayPal?

It does seem a little shady that the seller offered IBAN payment, when in this
day and age, a direct bank to bank payment is a no-no when it comes to buying
goods online..

I just can't see how anyone could 'fall' for this.

Paul
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In Problem Order, Proprietor writes:
  Same question; what did you all buy?

Seems like a lot of the victims were new or relatively new members with low feedback.
I suspect they’re more vulnerable to the too good to be true scams. More experienced
members can usually spot the scammers pretty easily.

And doesn’t BL require on-site payment for new sellers? How did this seller
get around that, by doing side deals offering cheaper shipping?

Caveat emptor.

i bought one set - for 65€ (7 € shipment on top) both responsable prices
i am just not the biggest fan of paypal in the first place, so IBAN was my first
choice anyway

when i bought he had 200 + sales with only good feedback
at least to me it wasnt an aobvious scam
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  I have to ask this:- What was the item you bought, and how much of a discount
did you get when compared to paying by PayPal?

It does seem a little shady that the seller offered IBAN payment, when in this
day and age, a direct bank to bank payment is a no-no when it comes to buying
goods online..

I just can't see how anyone could 'fall' for this.

Paul

It looks like he did offer paypal, as some paid that way. But then offered a
discount for paying by IBAN, which most of those defrauded have fallen for.

I reckon the prices offered must have been lower than market value. For him to
have received so many orders without getting feedback suggests a large number
of recent orders, which suggests lower than market value prices.

Low prices, extra discount for paying by a non-protected payment = signs of a
scammer.
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For me that was:

1x New Sealed 10257 Carousel
2x New Sealed 10247 Ferris Wheel
2x New Sealed 3245 Mercedes-Benz Arocs
2x New Sealed 10218 Pet Shop

He offers official IBAN-Payment. I don't know how he get around this or if
he even had collected enough smalldeal-feedbacks to turn on IBAN-option.

For IBAN-Payment he offers me 5% for the whole order and free shipping.
And so the buyers get into his trap.

Prices were attractive. But afterwards, to good to be true.
Maybe his scam-sheme aim on new or relatively new members.
Not be ruled out. After that you say to yourself:
dawn how could you be such careless.
Nevertheless it's comprehensibly that this is pretty fucked up!

Regards
Tobias

  Same question; what did you all buy?

Seems like a lot of the victims were new or relatively new members with low feedback.
I suspect they’re more vulnerable to the too good to be true scams. More experienced
members can usually spot the scammers pretty easily.

And doesn’t BL require on-site payment for new sellers? How did this seller
get around that, by doing side deals offering cheaper shipping?

Caveat emptor.

In Problem Order, WhiteVanMan writes:
  In Problem Order, Bricker1980 writes:
  and for accuracy here the exact amnount of my payment:

1.120,42 EUR
IBAN:HR47 2484 0083 2924 0852 0
BIC:RZBHHR2XXXX


I have to ask this:- What was the item you bought, and how much of a discount
did you get when compared to paying by PayPal?

It does seem a little shady that the seller offered IBAN payment, when in this
day and age, a direct bank to bank payment is a no-no when it comes to buying
goods online..

I just can't see how anyone could 'fall' for this.

Paul
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In Problem Order, Bricker1980 writes:
  For me that was:

1x New Sealed 10257 Carousel
2x New Sealed 10247 Ferris Wheel
2x New Sealed 3245 Mercedes-Benz Arocs
2x New Sealed 10218 Pet Shop

He offers official IBAN-Payment. I don't know how he get around this or if
he even had collected enough smalldeal-feedbacks to turn on IBAN-option.

For IBAN-Payment he offers me 5% for the whole order and free shipping.
And so the buyers get into his trap.

Prices were attractive. But afterwards, to good to be true.
Maybe his scam-sheme aim on new or relatively new members.
Not be ruled out. After that you say to yourself:
dawn how could you be such careless.
Nevertheless it's comprehensibly that this is pretty fucked up!

Regards
Tobias

Holy Moly.....

That is some serious coin there.

I know this must sound pretty obvious, but honestly, whether you are a 'newbie'
or an 'old sweat', that is some serious money to send to a seller without
any sort of 'insurance'.

Kudos to you for trying to find out what is happening to you, and I do hope you
do get some kind of closure, but I do really think you won't see your money
again.

Good luck

P.S. I seriously must start to think about selling large expensive sealed sets,
as getting a very large order like that would really put a massive smile on my
face...
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dries.vervoort (6)

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In Problem Order, WhiteVanMan writes:
  In Problem Order, Bricker1980 writes:
  For me that was:

1x New Sealed 10257 Carousel
2x New Sealed 10247 Ferris Wheel
2x New Sealed 3245 Mercedes-Benz Arocs
2x New Sealed 10218 Pet Shop

He offers official IBAN-Payment. I don't know how he get around this or if
he even had collected enough smalldeal-feedbacks to turn on IBAN-option.

For IBAN-Payment he offers me 5% for the whole order and free shipping.
And so the buyers get into his trap.

Prices were attractive. But afterwards, to good to be true.
Maybe his scam-sheme aim on new or relatively new members.
Not be ruled out. After that you say to yourself:
dawn how could you be such careless.
Nevertheless it's comprehensibly that this is pretty fucked up!

Regards
Tobias

Holy Moly.....

That is some serious coin there.

I know this must sound pretty obvious, but honestly, whether you are a 'newbie'
or an 'old sweat', that is some serious money to send to a seller without
any sort of 'insurance'.

Kudos to you for trying to find out what is happening to you, and I do hope you
do get some kind of closure, but I do really think you won't see your money
again.

Good luck

P.S. I seriously must start to think about selling large expensive sealed sets,
as getting a very large order like that would really put a massive smile on my
face...

I got "trapped" too, although for not as large a sum. I kind of am always aware
of the risk involved with IBAN payments, but I still do it with a limit around
€250, because try hard to believe the world is still a place with mostly decent
people. Of course, sometimes it goes wrong.
Swallow, and march on.

Dries
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In Problem Order, dries.vervoort writes:
  In Problem Order, WhiteVanMan writes:
  In Problem Order, Bricker1980 writes:
  For me that was:

1x New Sealed 10257 Carousel
2x New Sealed 10247 Ferris Wheel
2x New Sealed 3245 Mercedes-Benz Arocs
2x New Sealed 10218 Pet Shop

He offers official IBAN-Payment. I don't know how he get around this or if
he even had collected enough smalldeal-feedbacks to turn on IBAN-option.

For IBAN-Payment he offers me 5% for the whole order and free shipping.
And so the buyers get into his trap.

Prices were attractive. But afterwards, to good to be true.
Maybe his scam-sheme aim on new or relatively new members.
Not be ruled out. After that you say to yourself:
dawn how could you be such careless.
Nevertheless it's comprehensibly that this is pretty fucked up!

Regards
Tobias

Holy Moly.....

That is some serious coin there.

I know this must sound pretty obvious, but honestly, whether you are a 'newbie'
or an 'old sweat', that is some serious money to send to a seller without
any sort of 'insurance'.

Kudos to you for trying to find out what is happening to you, and I do hope you
do get some kind of closure, but I do really think you won't see your money
again.

Good luck

P.S. I seriously must start to think about selling large expensive sealed sets,
as getting a very large order like that would really put a massive smile on my
face...

I got "trapped" too, although for not as large a sum. I kind of am always aware
of the risk involved with IBAN payments, but I still do it with a limit around
€250, because try hard to believe the world is still a place with mostly decent
people. Of course, sometimes it goes wrong.
Swallow, and march on.

Dries

I still think a place like this would benefit massively from more extensive ID
control for accounts. It is not unheard of, as many examples exist already. Just
to name two: Couchsurfing.com and dba.dk.
There would be many security benefits for the community, but it would of course
require a body and resources to perform the checks.

Dries
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  I still think a place like this would benefit massively from more extensive ID
control for accounts. It is not unheard of, as many examples exist already. Just
to name two: Couchsurfing.com and dba.dk.
There would be many security benefits for the community, but it would of course
require a body and resources to perform the checks.

I've never heard of either of them. But even so, any verification system
can be got around if people are willing to take risks to save themselves money.
Here, new sellers are required to offer paypal or similar onsite payments, and
so all buyers' payments can be protected to some extent. Anyone scammed in
this case can put in a claim at PayPal, if they paid that way. But many people
opted not to follow this 'safety feature' and opted to take a risk to
save themselves money. It doesn't matter how many safety features you have
in place if people choose to ignore them.

What other checks do you think BL needs? Passport checks to ensure names match
the name supplied? That won't help if a scammer uses a fake or stolen passport.
Or if hacked accounts are used to sell. All scams rely on the person being scammed
to do something risky, and nothing can help stop that if they choose to do it.
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Also scammed here ny IBAN transfer, 67€
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In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.

Many thanks to baxuz and SvenFranic for the support.

So far I count:
- macee76
- Bricker1980 (1150€)
- carry84
- baxuz
- LegoFst (300€)
- rsp84 (400€)
- maizumi (120€)
- MachWaveRider (134€)

Could you Croatians round the forum tell us if and how we could report the fact
to Croatian authorities?
Is there some way to do it online, possibly in English?

Also me i lost about 280€...
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In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.

Many thanks to baxuz and SvenFranic for the support.

So far I count:
- macee76
- Bricker1980 (1150€)
- carry84
- baxuz
- LegoFst (300€)
- rsp84 (400€)
- maizumi (120€)
- MachWaveRider (134€)

Could you Croatians round the forum tell us if and how we could report the fact
to Croatian authorities?
Is there some way to do it online, possibly in English?

+1
My sum is ~75€
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Hello, me the same. 170e. I think it should be possible that through a notice
to Croatian police they should be able to identify/find him (IBAN etc.)



I5n Problem Order, Phoenix0027 writes:
  In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.

Many thanks to baxuz and SvenFranic for the support.

So far I count:
- macee76
- Bricker1980 (1150€)
- carry84
- baxuz
- LegoFst (300€)
- rsp84 (400€)
- maizumi (120€)
- MachWaveRider (134€)

Could you Croatians round the forum tell us if and how we could report the fact
to Croatian authorities?
Is there some way to do it online, possibly in English?

+1
My sum is ~75€
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Location:  Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen
Member Since Contact Type Status
Jan 18, 2009 Contact Member Seller
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Store: Building Factory
check the possibility here


https://e-justice.europa.eu
http://europa.eu/youreurope


In Problem Order, MATUS writes:
  Hello, me the same. 170e. I think it should be possible that through a notice
to Croatian police they should be able to identify/find him (IBAN etc.)



I5n Problem Order, Phoenix0027 writes:
  In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.

Many thanks to baxuz and SvenFranic for the support.

So far I count:
- macee76
- Bricker1980 (1150€)
- carry84
- baxuz
- LegoFst (300€)
- rsp84 (400€)
- maizumi (120€)
- MachWaveRider (134€)

Could you Croatians round the forum tell us if and how we could report the fact
to Croatian authorities?
Is there some way to do it online, possibly in English?

+1
My sum is ~75€
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Location:  Italy, Piemonte
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In Problem Order, buildingfactory writes:
  check the possibility here


https://e-justice.europa.eu
http://europa.eu/youreurope


In Problem Order, MATUS writes:
  Hello, me the same. 170e. I think it should be possible that through a notice
to Croatian police they should be able to identify/find him (IBAN etc.)



I5n Problem Order, Phoenix0027 writes:
  In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.


  
  
  
  
  After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.

Many thanks to baxuz and SvenFranic for the support.

So far I count:
- macee76
- Bricker1980 (1150€)
- carry84
- baxuz
- LegoFst (300€)
- rsp84 (400€)
- maizumi (120€)
- MachWaveRider (134€)

Could you Croatians round the forum tell us if and how we could report the fact
to Croatian authorities?
Is there some way to do it online, possibly in English?

+1
My sum is ~75€

Yesterday i call my bank and they sad to me that i can take a procedure for asking
back the money to the seller bank but you can have them back only with the agreement
from the seller(Ivan maras in this case).
I don't have any hope to see my money back...but we will see...
Also they sad to me to denounce to the autority the fact.
Thanks to everyone to those is doing something for this bad fact...bricklink
its a good marketplace for lego lover and i hate people like this Ivan that discredit
all the site...
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Location:  Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen
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Store: Building Factory
check under consumateri

http://europa.eu/youreurope


In Problem Order, rotolando writes:
  In Problem Order, buildingfactory writes:
  check the possibility here


https://e-justice.europa.eu
http://europa.eu/youreurope


In Problem Order, MATUS writes:
  Hello, me the same. 170e. I think it should be possible that through a notice
to Croatian police they should be able to identify/find him (IBAN etc.)



I5n Problem Order, Phoenix0027 writes:
  In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.


  
  
  
  
  After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.

Many thanks to baxuz and SvenFranic for the support.

So far I count:
- macee76
- Bricker1980 (1150€)
- carry84
- baxuz
- LegoFst (300€)
- rsp84 (400€)
- maizumi (120€)
- MachWaveRider (134€)

Could you Croatians round the forum tell us if and how we could report the fact
to Croatian authorities?
Is there some way to do it online, possibly in English?

+1
My sum is ~75€

Yesterday i call my bank and they sad to me that i can take a procedure for asking
back the money to the seller bank but you can have them back only with the agreement
from the seller(Ivan maras in this case).
I don't have any hope to see my money back...but we will see...
Also they sad to me to denounce to the autority the fact.
Thanks to everyone to those is doing something for this bad fact...bricklink
its a good marketplace for lego lover and i hate people like this Ivan that discredit
all the site...
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Location:  Spain, Extremadura
Member Since Contact Type Status
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Store: Badabricks
In Problem Order, rotolando writes:
  In Problem Order, buildingfactory writes:
  check the possibility here


https://e-justice.europa.eu
http://europa.eu/youreurope


In Problem Order, MATUS writes:
  Hello, me the same. 170e. I think it should be possible that through a notice
to Croatian police they should be able to identify/find him (IBAN etc.)



I5n Problem Order, Phoenix0027 writes:
  In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.


  
  
  
  
  After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.

Many thanks to baxuz and SvenFranic for the support.

So far I count:
- macee76
- Bricker1980 (1150€)
- carry84
- baxuz
- LegoFst (300€)
- rsp84 (400€)
- maizumi (120€)
- MachWaveRider (134€)

Could you Croatians round the forum tell us if and how we could report the fact
to Croatian authorities?
Is there some way to do it online, possibly in English?

+1
My sum is ~75€

Yesterday i call my bank and they sad to me that i can take a procedure for asking
back the money to the seller bank but you can have them back only with the agreement
from the seller(Ivan maras in this case).
I don't have any hope to see my money back...but we will see...
Also they sad to me to denounce to the autority the fact.
Thanks to everyone to those is doing something for this bad fact...bricklink
its a good marketplace for lego lover and i hate people like this Ivan that discredit
all the site...

My bank told me the same. I went to the police yesterday. In spain less than
400€ is a fault, more than this is a crime. In my case the amount is 429,06€
then it will be investigated as a crime
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Location:  Spain, Andalucia Ceuta i Melilla
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In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.

Many thanks to baxuz and SvenFranic for the support.

So far I count:
- macee76
- Bricker1980 (1150€)
- carry84
- baxuz
- LegoFst (300€)
- rsp84 (400€)
- maizumi (120€)
- MachWaveRider (134€)

Could you Croatians round the forum tell us if and how we could report the fact
to Croatian authorities?
Is there some way to do it online, possibly in English?

+1 380€ payment 10 January very similar I have flu etc etc
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Location:  China, Beijing
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EUR 153.64
4002017 The Nutcracker (Lego 2017 Employee Exclusive)
Payment By PayPal (Onsite)



In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.
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Location:  United Kingdom, England
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In Problem Order, zhangqi writes:
  EUR 153.64
4002017 The Nutcracker (Lego 2017 Employee Exclusive)
Payment By PayPal (Onsite)

File a complaint through paypal.
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Location:  Denmark
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Store Closed Store: La Brique Fantastique
In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.

Yup, also a victim here...
For a grand total of €256.49. And unfortunately also paid by IBAN.

I have experienced the same issues as everyone else: never replying to messages
after payment, updating status to "shipped" but not providing proof, no updates
whatsoever.
Damn.

Dries
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Location:  Croatia, Zagreb City
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I've made a table documenting all the people who've been scammed:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1YpfvNDn7li782B2Knon3YdCRNPK2o4ms_YORee4ipHI/edit?usp=sharing

You can edit it as you wish, so that we have an up-to-date reference.
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Location:  Germany, Baden-Württemberg
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In Problem Order, baxuz writes:
  I've made a table documenting all the people who've been scammed:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1YpfvNDn7li782B2Knon3YdCRNPK2o4ms_YORee4ipHI/edit?usp=sharing

You can edit it as you wish, so that we have an up-to-date reference.

Very good idea, thank your very much!
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Location:  Croatia, Zagreb City
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In Problem Order, baxuz writes:
  I've made a table documenting all the people who've been scammed:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1YpfvNDn7li782B2Knon3YdCRNPK2o4ms_YORee4ipHI/edit?usp=sharing

You can edit it as you wish, so that we have an up-to-date reference.

I also reccomend filling out this form:
https://goo.gl/forms/5ex1ku1Oj0O7KY8H3

I'm collecting some private information so the results won't be availabe
publicly, but exclusively for information to the local police.
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Location:  Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen
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Store Closed Store: GhostBrickers
man, thank you very much for your support. it's a very good idea.
i'll now call my lawyer and see what he can do from here (germany).
it's quite a good thing, when we try to handle all together.

regards
tobias

In Problem Order, baxuz writes:
  In Problem Order, baxuz writes:
  I've made a table documenting all the people who've been scammed:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1YpfvNDn7li782B2Knon3YdCRNPK2o4ms_YORee4ipHI/edit?usp=sharing

You can edit it as you wish, so that we have an up-to-date reference.

I also reccomend filling out this form:
https://goo.gl/forms/5ex1ku1Oj0O7KY8H3

I'm collecting some private information so the results won't be availabe
publicly, but exclusively for information to the local police.
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Location:  Canada, Ontario
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Store: SuperChicken Bricks
I don't want to stir the pot but if I was scammed, there's no way I'm
filling out a form asking me for a lot of personal information to a user who
has all of 1 feedback. How do you know this is NOT the person who just scammed
you? Collecting more information from you and possibly using it to defraud you
again.

Come on folks. Fool me once...


In Problem Order, baxuz writes:
  In Problem Order, baxuz writes:
  I've made a table documenting all the people who've been scammed:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1YpfvNDn7li782B2Knon3YdCRNPK2o4ms_YORee4ipHI/edit?usp=sharing

You can edit it as you wish, so that we have an up-to-date reference.

I also reccomend filling out this form:
https://goo.gl/forms/5ex1ku1Oj0O7KY8H3

I'm collecting some private information so the results won't be availabe
publicly, but exclusively for information to the local police.
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Location:  United Kingdom, England
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Store: Bricks That Stick
In Problem Order, superchicken77 writes:
  I don't want to stir the pot but if I was scammed, there's no way I'm
filling out a form asking me for a lot of personal information to a user who
has all of 1 feedback. How do you know this is NOT the person who just scammed
you? Collecting more information from you and possibly using it to defraud you
again.

Come on folks. Fool me once...

There's not really much on the form that the scammer doesn't already
know since they all placed orders with them.

  

In Problem Order, baxuz writes:
  In Problem Order, baxuz writes:
  I've made a table documenting all the people who've been scammed:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1YpfvNDn7li782B2Knon3YdCRNPK2o4ms_YORee4ipHI/edit?usp=sharing

You can edit it as you wish, so that we have an up-to-date reference.

I also reccomend filling out this form:
https://goo.gl/forms/5ex1ku1Oj0O7KY8H3

I'm collecting some private information so the results won't be availabe
publicly, but exclusively for information to the local police.
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 Posted: Feb 12, 2019 03:37
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Location:  Germany, Hamburg
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Store: In-A-Gadda-Da-Bricka
In Problem Order, BricksThatStick writes:
  In Problem Order, superchicken77 writes:
  I don't want to stir the pot but if I was scammed, there's no way I'm
filling out a form asking me for a lot of personal information to a user who
has all of 1 feedback. How do you know this is NOT the person who just scammed
you? Collecting more information from you and possibly using it to defraud you
again.

Come on folks. Fool me once...

There's not really much on the form that the scammer doesn't already
know since they all placed orders with them.

+1

  
  

In Problem Order, baxuz writes:
  In Problem Order, baxuz writes:
  I've made a table documenting all the people who've been scammed:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1YpfvNDn7li782B2Knon3YdCRNPK2o4ms_YORee4ipHI/edit?usp=sharing

You can edit it as you wish, so that we have an up-to-date reference.

I also reccomend filling out this form:
https://goo.gl/forms/5ex1ku1Oj0O7KY8H3

I'm collecting some private information so the results won't be availabe
publicly, but exclusively for information to the local police.
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Location:  Spain, Madrid
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I have the same problem. I placed an order for 160€ and I do not have any news
yet. I also made the payment through IBAN
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Location:  Slovakia, Žilinský Kraj
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In Problem Order, magancete writes:
  I have the same problem. I placed an order for 160€ and I do not have any news
yet. I also made the payment through IBAN

Exactly the same issue, placed order for 216 €, last answer from shop on 21.1.2019
- package has returned.

Already filled form, prepared by Baxuz - https://goo.gl/forms/FHtDvx3ujgI51yGv1

Many thanks Baxuz
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Location:  Croatia, Zagreb City
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Sorry for the potential spam, but it would be extremely helpful if all affected
parties would fill out this form for use for the local Croatian police department:

https://goo.gl/forms/FHtDvx3ujgI51yGv1
 
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Location:  Spain, Madrid
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Store: MAGÁN STORE
In Problem Order, baxuz writes:
  Sorry for the potential spam, but it would be extremely helpful if all affected
parties would fill out this form for use for the local Croatian police department:

https://goo.gl/forms/FHtDvx3ujgI51yGv1

I am going today to report the facts to my local authorities. You who live in
Croatia, how will you proceed with the complaint?
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Location:  Croatia, Zagreb City
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In Problem Order, magancete writes:
  In Problem Order, baxuz writes:
  Sorry for the potential spam, but it would be extremely helpful if all affected
parties would fill out this form for use for the local Croatian police department:

https://goo.gl/forms/FHtDvx3ujgI51yGv1

I am going today to report the facts to my local authorities. You who live in
Croatia, how will you proceed with the complaint?

A few of us will go next week to the local authorities.
 Author: MachWaveRider View Messages Posted By MachWaveRider
 Posted: Feb 2, 2019 08:00
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MachWaveRider (1)

Location:  Germany, Hamburg
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Thank you very much for taking action.

My bank told me I'm pretty much on my own with this and, as far as filing
report to the Italian police, I don't think it'll do much.

Keep us posted.


In Problem Order, baxuz writes:
  In Problem Order, magancete writes:
  In Problem Order, baxuz writes:
  Sorry for the potential spam, but it would be extremely helpful if all affected
parties would fill out this form for use for the local Croatian police department:

https://goo.gl/forms/FHtDvx3ujgI51yGv1

I am going today to report the facts to my local authorities. You who live in
Croatia, how will you proceed with the complaint?

A few of us will go next week to the local authorities.

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 Author: MachWaveRider View Messages Posted By MachWaveRider
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Any news?


In Problem Order, baxuz writes:
  In Problem Order, magancete writes:
  In Problem Order, baxuz writes:
  Sorry for the potential spam, but it would be extremely helpful if all affected
parties would fill out this form for use for the local Croatian police department:

https://goo.gl/forms/FHtDvx3ujgI51yGv1

I am going today to report the facts to my local authorities. You who live in
Croatia, how will you proceed with the complaint?

A few of us will go next week to the local authorities.
 Author: rasi View Messages Posted By rasi
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In Problem Order, baxuz writes:
  In Problem Order, magancete writes:
  In Problem Order, baxuz writes:
  Sorry for the potential spam, but it would be extremely helpful if all affected
parties would fill out this form for use for the local Croatian police department:

https://goo.gl/forms/FHtDvx3ujgI51yGv1

I am going today to report the facts to my local authorities. You who live in
Croatia, how will you proceed with the complaint?

A few of us will go next week to the local authorities.

Do you have any news?
 Author: jackstanton2112 View Messages Posted By jackstanton2112
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In Problem Order, rasi writes:
  In Problem Order, baxuz writes:
  In Problem Order, magancete writes:
  In Problem Order, baxuz writes:
  Sorry for the potential spam, but it would be extremely helpful if all affected
parties would fill out this form for use for the local Croatian police department:

https://goo.gl/forms/FHtDvx3ujgI51yGv1

I am going today to report the facts to my local authorities. You who live in
Croatia, how will you proceed with the complaint?

A few of us will go next week to the local authorities.

Do you have any news?

Today I'm glad Paypal sent me my money back. They told me they did not receive
any answer from the betrayer
 Author: rasi View Messages Posted By rasi
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In Problem Order, baxuz writes:
  Sorry for the potential spam, but it would be extremely helpful if all affected
parties would fill out this form for use for the local Croatian police department:

https://goo.gl/forms/FHtDvx3ujgI51yGv1

260,05 € with IBAN for me

Already filled out the form.
 Author: carry84 View Messages Posted By carry84
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I filled the form too
 Author: vded View Messages Posted By vded
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In Problem Order, carry84 writes:
  I filled the form too

I filled the form too, and edited the excel file.
I have lost 406€ through IBAN payment.
 Author: lexi85 View Messages Posted By lexi85
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I have lost 475 €. Feeling bad!
I´m going to fill the form next days.
Please let me know if there is something new.

Grettings
Alex
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Hi Alex,

i didn't have seen you in the list. i'll accomplish that for you.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1YpfvNDn7li782B2Knon3YdCRNPK2o4ms_YORee4ipHI/edit#gid=0

also other new users that had been scammed by legastore should check the list
and input their data & amount.

regards
Tobias

In Problem Order, lexi85 writes:
  I have lost 475 €. Feeling bad!
I´m going to fill the form next days.
Please let me know if there is something new.

Grettings
Alex
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In Problem Order, randyf writes:
  In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  A week and no news whatsoever from our Croatian friends.

I would be highly surprised if anything happened within a week concerning this.

  I really don't mean to be rude,..... Snip....

First saying "I really don't mean to be rude" does not take away from the
fact that your comment is *very* rude and generalizing of an entire nation of
people. I wouldn't expect comments like this to help you receive the assistance
you are seeking. Just saying.

Randy

Thank you for your comment Randy.
 Author: MachWaveRider View Messages Posted By MachWaveRider
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My apologies.
I allowed myself be blinded by frustration and said something rude and unfair.

In Problem Order, Brickwilbo writes:
  In Problem Order, randyf writes:
  In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  A week and no news whatsoever from our Croatian friends.

I would be highly surprised if anything happened within a week concerning this.

I was just eager to get an update, if a brief one, following baxuz's last
message on the 1st of February.
And when I say an update, I mean even something like "Sorry folks, we couldn't
do it this week. We'll try next one", or "We are waiting to let more people
fill the form".

  
  
  I really don't mean to be rude,..... Snip....

First saying "I really don't mean to be rude" does not take away from the
fact that your comment is *very* rude and generalizing of an entire nation of
people. I wouldn't expect comments like this to help you receive the assistance
you are seeking. Just saying.

Randy

Thank you for your comment Randy.

Anyway, apparently I'm the only one getting all worked up in this.
So I'll try to chill as everyone else.
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In Problem Order, MachWaveRider writes:
  Hello everyone!

I was recently victim of a fraud by seller Lega of the store LegaStore.
After 3 weeks and almost no answer from him, I reported him as NSS and immediately
realized his store had been suspended because of at least 3 orders in NSS status.

I'm contacting the community as I'd like to get in touch with the other
scammed buyers, with the aim to set up a sort of legal case to present at his
bank to let them know he is a scammer and to, even if unlikely, get a refund.

I wait your feedback.

Thanks in advance.

Anyone has any news?