• Report: #1036590

Complaint Review: www.arikairinc.co.uk

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  • Submitted: Wed, March 20, 2013
  • Updated: Thu, March 21, 2013

  • Reported By: Said-Iver — Guildford Nationwide
www.arikairinc.co.uk
Internet United States of America

www.arikairinc.co.uk Arik Air Ticketing Agent Scam Internet

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Arik Air Ticketing Agent Scam...

www.arikairinc.co.uk set up  their website to look like the proper Arik Air site to fool UK customers into thinking that  they are buying their tickets from Arik Air UK. 

 Why would a legitimate business do this?

My  wife and I have set up this web page to tell the world our story so that you  dont fall for the same scam that we fell for.

The scam is simple.

. They consistently quote really cheap deals on their web page.

. You call them to book You offer to pay by credit card,  they bump the rate up by 40%

. They ask you to pay into their account

. Once you pay into their account,  they start to tell you all sorts of stories about the airline increasing the  rate.

. You smell a rat and ask for a  refund.

. They start to stall you.

We have been trying to get a  refund now for 13 weeks.

We  checked out the details of their URL on the web: Registrant: Cheap Flight Holidays

            Registrant's address: 242-D PAK ARAB HOUSING SOCIETY

            Lahore. Punjab 54000

            Pakistan

            Registered on: 04-Sep-2012Theyre  registered in Pakistan

We  checked out their details on Companies House:

 CHEAP  FLIGHT HOLIDAYS LTD

                  330  High Holborn, Suit 10

                  London  WC1V 7QTWe  visited the address and discovered that it is just a holding address.

A courier  turns up once a week to collect their mails.



Bank  Account:TITLE :    CHEAP FLIGHTS  HOLIDAYS

LIOYDS TSB

BANK ACCOUNT NUMBER                     17426760

SORT CODE                          77-71-41

Ref Mex   0207-993-8111

Paid Balance=150Remaining   Balance=2218.44Total   Total=2368.44



Warm Regards

Max Clint

020 7096 0298



We  transferred 2,368.44 into their  Lloyds Bank Account from our Barclays account in good faith.



Sales  Person email: max.clint@aol.com

The only way to contact them is via their  phone number, 0208 150 3482 and 020 7096 0298 once we  call, they just put us on hold. 

 On our last call, we were on put hold for 42 minutes and the phone cut off.

Barclays (our bank) say they cannot help get  our money back without a court order Lloyds (their bank) say they cannot help us  without the account owners consent

We went to the Police, who asked us to log it  with www.actionfraud.org

London. 18 Mar 2013  

London 19 Mar 2013 Instead of refunding our money and saying sorry, you hack into our web page to knock it off. It's not a mistake, you are criminals...

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