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    • jeezy
    • By jeezy 7th Feb 18, 9:24 AM
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    Just be Scammed - mobileunlockshop.co.uk
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    • 7th Feb 18, 9:24 AM
    Just be Scammed - mobileunlockshop.co.uk 7th Feb 18 at 9:24 AM
    Hiya

    Just thought I let you know of a mobile unlocking website mobileunlockshop.co.uk that I have just used to try and unlock my Samsung phone.

    The website claimed to be experts and submitted me the code which failed to work.

    Having realised the website just looks like a rip off of another and the company that has no idea or expertise in mobile phone unlocking

    Avoid at all costs!!!
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    • pmduk
    • By pmduk 7th Feb 18, 9:54 AM
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    • #2
    • 7th Feb 18, 9:54 AM
    • #2
    • 7th Feb 18, 9:54 AM
    So what did they say when it didn't work?
    • Mister G
    • By Mister G 7th Feb 18, 9:59 AM
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    • #3
    • 7th Feb 18, 9:59 AM
    • #3
    • 7th Feb 18, 9:59 AM
    I note that the OP is in USA.

    Would an unlock code generated in the UK work in USA?
    • macman
    • By macman 7th Feb 18, 10:30 AM
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    • #4
    • 7th Feb 18, 10:30 AM
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    • 7th Feb 18, 10:30 AM
    Yes, as long as the network it's locked to is on the list available. The OP may be US based, but unlocking a handset that is locked to a UK network?
    No free lunch, and no free laptop
    • simon.magnolet
    • By simon.magnolet 7th Feb 18, 12:08 PM
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    • #5
    • 7th Feb 18, 12:08 PM
    • #5
    • 7th Feb 18, 12:08 PM
    I agree but the opening post does state its for a Samsung phone.
    According to the web URL its based in the UK.

    Saying that the website does look like its just been up and has no reviews under its ownership. It would be interesting to know if OP got his money back as most of these scam websites don't respond back to email
    • pmduk
    • By pmduk 7th Feb 18, 1:27 PM
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    • #6
    • 7th Feb 18, 1:27 PM
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    • 7th Feb 18, 1:27 PM
    According to the web URL its based in the UK.
    Originally posted by simon.magnolet
    A web URL has nothing to do with a company's location. It's a common misconception.
    • HoofeHearted
    • By HoofeHearted 7th Feb 18, 2:29 PM
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    • #7
    • 7th Feb 18, 2:29 PM
    • #7
    • 7th Feb 18, 2:29 PM
    Domain name:
    mobileunlockshop.co.uk

    Registrant:
    Nurul Khan

    Registrant's address:
    111 Westminster Bridge Road
    London
    N/A
    SE1 7UE
    United Kingdom

    Relevant dates:
    Registered on: 13-Dec-2017
    • JJ Egan
    • By JJ Egan 7th Feb 18, 2:33 PM
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    • #8
    • 7th Feb 18, 2:33 PM
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    • 7th Feb 18, 2:33 PM
    USA wonder if its Verizon or AT&T model and lockcode does not work .
    • stragglebod
    • By stragglebod 7th Feb 18, 2:56 PM
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    • #9
    • 7th Feb 18, 2:56 PM
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    • 7th Feb 18, 2:56 PM
    111 Westminster Bridge Road is a hotel. Combined with the recent registration, has scam all over it.
    • esuhl
    • By esuhl 8th Feb 18, 4:02 AM
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    111 Westminster Bridge Road is a hotel. Combined with the recent registration, has scam all over it.
    Originally posted by stragglebod
    Actually, it looks like a mixed-use building with a hotel, offices, a restaurant and shops.

    http://www.mcaleer-rushe.co.uk/projects/wbr-london/
    • simon.magnolet
    • By simon.magnolet 8th Feb 18, 10:20 AM
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    Yes I agree.

    I highly doubt this person would be able to afford office space in Central London.

    The registered business at that address must be notified of the scam website. The opportunist looking for a quick buck and may even have more of these websites open
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