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Is dronetuner.com a scam site...?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Spryguy, May 16, 2015.

  1. Spryguy

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    Hi team,
    Feeling a little bit like I've been duped on this one. I had been looking around for a skin/decal for the phantom 2 and ran across some good designs on the dronetuner.com site. Picked one and made payment. Has been a month now and still no response and now site is not responding. Wondering if anyone else has had a similar experience with these guys. Thinking I've just donated to their retirement fund...
     
  2. LuvMyTJ

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    I have never heard of the site but since his site is suspended and it is paid till July he must violated the server terms. I can share this info I found that is publicly available on the world wild web -

    Domain Name: DRONETUNER.COM
    Registry Domain ID: 1669568379_DOMAIN_COM-VRSN
    Registrar WHOIS Server: whois.softlayer.com
    Registrar URL: http://www.softlayer.com
    Updated Date: 2014-07-31T08:10:24Z
    Creation Date: 2011-07-30T08:24:49Z
    Registrar Registration Expiration Date: 2015-07-30T08:24:49Z
    Registrar: Everyones Internet, LLC dba SoftLayer
    Registrar IANA ID: 925
    Registrar Abuse Contact Email: [​IMG]@softlayer.com
    Registrar Abuse Contact Phone: +1.2144420600
    Reseller: LetsHost
    Reseller: [​IMG]@letshost.ie
    Reseller: 01 653 5032
    Reseller: http://www.letshost.ie
    Domain Status: clientTransferProhibited
    Domain Status: clientUpdateProhibited
    Registry Registrant ID:
    Registrant Name: Tristan Jones
    Registrant Organization: Dronetuner
    Registrant Street: Roseville House Kilquade
    Registrant City: Greystones
    Registrant State/Province: Co. Wicklow
    Registrant Postal Code: none
    Registrant Country: IE
    Registrant Phone: +353.894422574
    Registrant Phone Ext:
    Registrant Fax:
    Registrant Fax Ext:
    Registrant Email: [​IMG]@dronetuner.com

    Registry Admin ID:
    Admin Name: Tristan Jones
    Admin Organization: Dronetuner
    Admin Street: Roseville house Kilquade
    Admin City: Greystones
    Admin State/Province: Co. Wicklow
    Admin Postal Code: none
    Admin Country: IE
    Admin Phone: +353.894422574
    Admin Phone Ext:
    Admin Fax:
    Admin Fax Ext:
    Admin Email: [​IMG]@dronetuner.com
    Registry Tech ID:
    Tech Name: Graeme Conkie
    Tech Organization: Lets Host
    Tech Street: Unit 6D, Callan House
    Tech City: Coolock
    Tech State/Province: na
    Tech Postal Code: Dublin 17
    Tech Country: IE
    Tech Phone: +353.16535032
    Tech Phone Ext:
    Tech Fax: +353.14430542
    Tech Fax Ext:
    Tech Email: [​IMG]@letshost.ie
    Name Server: NS6.DNSIRELAND.COM
    Name Server: NS7.DNSIRELAND.IE
    Name Server: NS5.DNSIRELAND.COM
    DNSSEC: Unsigned
    URL of the ICANN WHOIS Data Problem Reporting System: http://wdprs.internic.net/
    >>> Last update of WHOIS database: 2014-07-31T08:10:24Z <<<

    Registration Service Provider:
    LetsHost, [​IMG]@letshost.ie
    01 653 5032
    01 443 0542 (fax)
    http://www.letshost.ie
    Lets Host may be contacted for domain login/passwords, DNS/Nameserver
    changes, and general domain support questions. LetsHost provides web
    hosting and domain services.


    Good luck! :)
     
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  3. dirkclod

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    o_O How you just do that !!
    Note to self..... Don't rawl TJ off :eek:

    Welcome to the forum Spryguy :)
     
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  4. battman2036

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    It requires them thar thinkin boxes called puters or somethin. Don't think you'll find them in the back country.


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  5. Spryguy

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    Thanks LuvMyTJ, that's all but confirmed my suspicions. Oh well live and learn I guess. And thanks for the welcome dirkclod...
     
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    Call the credit card and let them know and also give them all the info posted above with the sure registar info.

    Most credit cards wont have a problem giving you the money back and also if I were you I would file a police report and also gave them the site registar info.
     
  7. Spryguy

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    Great point ranger, thanks for that. Sometimes it's just a but to easy to write it off to a dumb mistake but your right other phantom owners could get sucked in if he gets back online. Shame really because his decals were actually quite good and would sell quite well... Its not as if the raw materials are expensive and the design is.... Wait... I've got a great business idea...
     
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  9. Jacob

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    Slightly creepy @LuvMyTJ but I guess thats the internet.

    If it's worth the time, I would call the number listed there (It might just go to the domain provider), then threaten to call the police for fraud (I wouldnt actually call).
     
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    The calling police usually doesn't help but the threat might. You can also notify the states attorney general's office. If they have a business license it could cause an investigation and revocation.
     
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    It is not in a state.
     
  12. Spryguy

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    Thanks Hughie, yeah it's in Ireland apparently. Have notified bank and they are refunding purchase amount... Winning...
     
  13. battman2036

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    whoops. Missed that part. Fell into the whole US-centric mentality
     
  14. LuvMyTJ

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    Well thats good news!