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Old 30th June 2012, 08:06 AM
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Default 247Spares.co.uk is this a scam?

Hi, is this company a rip-off. Went into the above site to look for a spare part and entered the details. Received an email the next day saying the part had been located. Called the number which looked like a mobile number as it began with 07 and after a few minutes was told there had been a mistake and the part was not suitable for my vehicle.
Just checked my mobile phone account and for a 3 minute call have been charged nearly 3. No mention in the email that this was a personal number and that the call charges would be higher than normal.
This company sounds very suspicious. Avoid.
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Old 30th June 2012, 03:59 PM
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Default Re: 247Spares.co.uk is this a scam?

I'd just like to draw your attention to: 24 7 Spares - www.247spares.co.uk Reviews | Online Car Part Suppliers | Review Centre
Seems to be the same story
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Default Re: 247Spares.co.uk is this a scam?

It is now February 2015 and they are still in business-ripping people off.
I am registered with them - by phone and e-mail. They misread my request and have therefore sent me a ridiculous quote by e-mail for the wrong part (windscreen-when I specifically requested a windscreen -wiper) - I notice that they don't have an unsubscribe button/link on their website. I have been phoned but luckily read their Ts and Cs after I had registered and now I must try and get my intellectual property deleted from the site. I have had to put the phone down and not accept the quote by pressing end-call on them. Has anyone had any more experience from them in 2015.

It is a very cunning website. I noticed (too late) after I had read their terms and conditions that there is a better website out there- which one can tell is genuine because it requested ID and is a definite branded supplier.

So..good luck to me in getting my information deleted - Should I be able to do that under the data protection act? And beware of them because they are still around.
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Default Re: 247Spares.co.uk is this a scam?

Be extremely careful about using 247spares.co.uk for submitting requests for reconditioned / replacement engines. Customers are reporting in various forums that they have been contacted by scammers after doing this. Never send payment in advance by bank transfer and always insist on paying by credit card.
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