DJonKelly wrote:Take care out there.. Currently there is a fraudster on Gumtree offering CUBASE 7 at a stupidly low price. I fell for it and am out £140.
We had a few exchanges of email and I asked the right questions about CB. He assured me it was because he was upgrading to PROTOOLS. He seemed genuine but clearly he is not. He claims to be in KENT. Gumtree deleted his ad after I reported it but he just keeps re advertising and the price is going up. Currently its £170.
Report it to Gumtree.
sycophant wrote:I won't even buy software on ebay at any cost (unless it's UAD).
DJonKelly wrote:Thanks everyone for your support. Unfortunately I transferred Monet to the ba@@@@rds account. Guess what? No more contact. That'll teach me to be so gullible. As I said he seemed to know the software and spoke about Protools etc so he seemed genuine.
The police don't think I'll get anywhere but you never know he way be an idiot as well as a thief.
So now I need to sell my granny etc to buy my copy.
Elektrobolt wrote:Send the information Steinberg's way. Even if you won't see a cent of that money, he may get prosecuted at least. Who knows, maybe Steinberg will throw you a carrot for helping to remove these kinds of elements.
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