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    I think i have been scammed!!
    • #1
    • 25th Jun 08, 6:18 PM
    I think i have been scammed!! 25th Jun 08 at 6:18 PM
    I purchased a weekend break to Paris through an e-bay shop back in March, i tried to book it at the time for August but was told they could only book 3 months in advance, now i'm trying to book and just keep getting an answerphone, have left about 5 messages ( all polite and nice) over the past 14 days and no one has called back, nor have they returned my e-mails. E-bay and Paypal are not interested due to the time that's passed.
    What should i do? The company website is
    Went on it just now and it's temporarily closed?
    Thanks Nicky
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    • NeonNature
    • By NeonNature 15th Dec 15, 12:45 AM
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    Just an update, as of tonight I have noticed he is no longer going as 'Matthew Roberts' - just 'Matt Roberts' He has started a company called 'The Luxury Property Company Limited''. You can search the company and find he is registered as one of the company directors.
    • mister_steven
    • By mister_steven 29th Sep 16, 1:05 PM
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    AKA Nathan Westbury - Sleep Retreat Hotels
    • Didoow
    • By Didoow 29th Sep 16, 8:41 PM
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    AKA Nathan Westbury - Sleep Retreat Hotels
    Originally posted by mister_steven
    • ExposeFraud
    • By ExposeFraud 21st Oct 16, 12:06 PM
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    Wow! Cannot believe Nathan is STILL up to his old tricks. His pattern of: 1) Dupe unsuspecting person met via dating site 2) Set up dodgy business 3) Gather personal information via job ads 4) Gain business services on invoice 4) Leg it appears to still be in action, though he seems now to be adding 'competition winners' to his formula, sigh!

    He has been at this for over a decade, despite such unsophisticated crimes he is such a habitual fraudster that he has picked up loophole tricks so he is rarely tried for more than one of his crimes at a time resulting in short jail sentences, rather than the years he deserves. When he is released from prison he just hops back in the saddle and he clearly won't stop.

    I was personally defrauded by him - along with many others who quit jobs to join his phony company back in 2004 - he also racked up in excess of £80,000 of debt at that time - much was owed to small businesses.

    I generally loathe Internet shaming but occasionally someone utterly deserves it, and Nathan definitely does. I too have set up a Twitter account, solely to continue to expose this man @NHudsonFraud he will continue on this pattern, I am certain of it - he may change his name but his appearance will remain recognizable. We may not stop him committing fraud but we can do our best to alert people to it.

    Let's continue to expose Nathan Hudson / Matthew Roberts.
    Last edited by ExposeFraud; 21-10-2016 at 12:12 PM.
    • ExposeFraud
    • By ExposeFraud 25th Oct 16, 11:08 AM
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    Recent dodgy businesses set up by Nathan, under the name Nathan Westbury it seems, Advocata Hotel Solutions and Pure Hotel Solutions.

    Some jobs were posted for 'Hotel Standards Inspectors' in locations across the UK - all seem to have disappeared but fit Nathan / Matthew's general pattern.
    • melx
    • By melx 12th Dec 16, 1:46 PM
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    Is there any update on Nathan or Ryan or any of the directors opening new business?
    • SpammyTheSpammer
    • By SpammyTheSpammer 13th Dec 16, 9:25 AM
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    I am horrified by this thread. That someone can behave like this.
    I am a cow so cannot speak Bullshine but I do recognise its smell when I come upon it.
    • ExposeFraud
    • By ExposeFraud 28th Mar 17, 1:15 PM
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    Nathan is at it again, this time under the name Matthew (Matt) Collins.

    New 'business ventures' are Anglo Holidays, Anglo Ventures, Anglo Cruises and The Grape Emporium. Each has defrauded unsuspecting staff (who applied for positions in good faith) and a number of businesses including sole traders.

    He has been discovered so we expect websites to be taken down shortly but the following are active and should be avoided, spread the word:

    angloholidays (dot) com
    thegrapeemporium (dot) com

    It is a frustration that we can only expose this man after he commits acts of fraud, despite him following a near identical pattern. If you know anyone or way we can legally track & expose him let us know nhudsonfraudster(at) or tweet us @NHudsonFraud
    • john2054
    • By john2054 2nd Apr 17, 8:50 PM
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    Contact Paypal, they should be able to refund your full payment, if you sent them a copy of the messages he sent you. They have generally been good with me.
    • jcombesy1992
    • By jcombesy1992 28th Jun 17, 10:23 PM
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    Facebook buy and sell scam
    Hi I got scammed via a facebook buy and sell group where he Matt Collins was claiming to have brought a caravan at a haven site and was renting it out. I then booked through him only to realise when I got to Reception that it was all a scam and was a few hundred out of pocket. I have reported it the NCA, have a crime reference number waiting on their reply in the next few weeks. The bank have been informed too and will be blacklisted using the name Matt Collins. It wasn't just me who stupidly fell for his scam as 3 other people turned up to the site only to be told it was all a lie when they got there and that they had been scammed. I will be emailing watchdog to see if they have any luck tracking him down and putting questions to him.
    • ExposeNathanHudson
    • By ExposeNathanHudson 13th Sep 17, 12:26 PM
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    Nathan Williams
    Nathan is back now operating with the names Nathan Williams and Matthew Collins. We understand he is involved with a fraud overseas but is likely to still be in the UK himself. As always beware if asked for personal details or money upfront for a job or business venture. Nathan can be quite charming and often puts on accents to disguise his notable Hull drawl. He also appears to be in constant cahoots with a "Ryan Smith", who is also known as Liam.

    How they are still able to operate is beyond us. We'll keep the @NHudsonFraud Twitter account updated as we have more.

    Our mission is to expose this compulsive fraudster and stop people getting involved with him. So, if doing business with a Nathan Williams or Matthew Collins conduct due diligence; it could be Nathan Hudson under his latest pseudonym.
    Last edited by ExposeNathanHudson; 13-09-2017 at 12:28 PM. Reason: Punctuation errors
    • BlueButterfly1
    • By BlueButterfly1 21st Nov 17, 2:40 PM
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    I think I may have almost fell for the same one!
    Which Haven site were you meant to stay at? Bit suspicious of this add and search the name and this came up!
    No contact details for the add site, and the haven site won’t confirm if Matt Collins does own the caravans stated on the add!
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