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Seen a deal for free bath bombs but 99p delivery charge but now a few are saying scam, im really worried now, anyone know anything?

suzymc2308
6 months ago
What do you think of this?
ShazFischer
ShazFischer6 months ago

I'm wondering the same. I can't find any information xx

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suzymc2308
suzymc2308
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6 months ago

Me neither, i did email the company earlier to make sure my order went through as the postage hadn’t been taken from my account and they replied saying they only take money once it’s dispatched, will get a screenshot now

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suzymc2308
suzymc2308
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6 months ago

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jojowane67
jojowane675 months ago

suzymc2308 always pay via PayPal if it doesnt arrive u can claim it bk x

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darrenpearce36
darrenpearce365 months ago

suzymc2308 bare in mind rather than bear in mind suggest maybe someone from abroad

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Cheeky88
Cheeky885 months ago

The deal for smartwatches for £3 posted on this site was a scam also

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suzymc2308
suzymc2308
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5 months ago

darrenpearce36 oh bloody hell, like I said all I can do is keep eye on account, and I do usually pay via PayPal but that option wasn’t there....lesson learnt!!

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darrenpearce36
darrenpearce365 months ago

Cheeky88 Was it ? How many others are there. The Yankee Candle one from today doesn't look to good either ??

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RhysRules
RhysRules5 months ago

darrenpearce36 was it you that initially posted the deal?

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ShazFischer
ShazFischer6 months ago

I'm hoping it's not a scam, I'm going to phone the bank tomorrow to cancel it xx

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suzymc2308
suzymc2308
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6 months ago

Yeah I’m contemplating doing the same although that email does seem ok but I just don’t want to chance it, lesson learnt in future I think

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Tom
Tom
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6 months ago

Hello, earlier today a freebie was posted on LatestDeals.co.uk from a website called Fizzy Bath.

In the comments one LD member suggested it may not be a legitimate website because of a previous bad experience.

The post was then immediately put into Moderation for the safety of LD members. We do not know the truth of this claim and put it in Moderation just in case.

If you are worried, we recommend keeping an eye on your bank and if you notice anything suspicious contacting them immediately.

In the meantime we have also blocked this website from being shared again on our website.

The safety of LD members is very important to us. We our this post into moderation as soon as we were made aware.

If anyone does receive the free sample please do share a photo.

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suzymc2308
suzymc2308
Original Poster
6 months ago

Thanks for the reply Tom, will keep an eye on my account, I hope it’s not 🙏

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suzymc2308
suzymc2308
Original Poster
5 months ago

Tom have you seen my comment? I think a notice needs to be put out to warn other members

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kitty1
kitty16 months ago

Hopefully 🤞 its not a scam, if you have online banking and are worrying cancel the transaction and alert the bank x

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suzymc2308
suzymc2308
Original Poster
6 months ago

There is no transaction yet as they only take money once item dispatche, will keep Close eye on my account

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LeanneWard
LeanneWard5 months ago

suzymc2308 I fell for this ages ago. They attempted to take £165 out of my bank account, about 3/4 months later. Cancel your bank card.

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suzymc2308
suzymc2308
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5 months ago

LeanneWard I have cancelled it but the bank told me that won’t necessarily stop them from taking anything, upto now nothing has been taken thankfully, shame I didn’t see your warnings

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Tom
Tom
Founder
6 months ago

In reponse to this claim: Image

Latest Deals does not “hide” posts reported to be scams in this sense.

When we are made aware of something like this, we immediately put the post into Moderation for the safety of LD members. Again, we do not know the truth of this claim.

If you spot a post you think may be wrong, you can report it to us. We rely on community reports and feedback to bring this to our attention.

The safety of LD members is the most important thing to us. Please read my previous message on what was done about this post and what we know so far.

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suzymc2308
suzymc2308
Original Poster
6 months ago

That’s what alerted me at first after seeing that post, thanks for your help tom and I will post pictures if I receive the set

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kitty1
kitty16 months ago

Tom that's what i said on the post did he report it x we all know how much work you guys do to post good deals and make sure they are 100% safe so thankyou tom x

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ShazFischer
ShazFischer6 months ago

Thank you for letting us know xx

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FrankieB
FrankieB6 months ago

Thanks so much Tom for your update! Just got myself a bit worried after seeing some comments that had been posted and cancelled mine to be on the safe side. Much appreciated that you have kept us informed, thank you 👌👍

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ShazFischer
ShazFischer6 months ago

How do you cancel it please xx

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FrankieB
FrankieB6 months ago

Sorry.. should have said, I called my bank and cancelled my card. I just got so paranoid by the messages I had read Xx

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ShazFischer
ShazFischer5 months ago

So if you cancel your card they can't take a payment xx

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suzymc2308
suzymc2308
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5 months ago

Just to let you know that cancelling your card won’t stop future payments anymore

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FrankieB
FrankieB5 months ago

That’s right. I would do whatever you feel comfortable doing. I’m sure it will all work out fine. I just didn’t want to take the risk Xx

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RegularComper90
RegularComper905 months ago

Well, whilst checking out the website myself, it does say in the url bar that it is not secure. I don't trust sites that don't have the padlock or the 'https' at the beginning of the web address.

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danbyk
danbyk5 months ago

This is what put me off too.

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darrenpearce36
darrenpearce365 months ago

The address is copied from Bomb Cosmetics in Bournemouth who take paypal. The ebay seller linked to the scam page knows nothing about it and has had numerous emails from people enquiry as to it legitimacy . The ebay seller is not the same as the scam site or bomb cosmetics

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suzymc2308
suzymc2308
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5 months ago

Have you seen the email I got from them? It seems ok? Nothing gone from my bank either yet so will just keep a Close eye on it

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darrenpearce36
darrenpearce365 months ago

suzymc2308 did you see the spelling mistake in it. Bare rather than Bear, seems to be someone from abroad

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darrenpearce36
darrenpearce365 months ago

suzymc2308 Did you email the same page that you ordered from. If they were looking to scam you then they would just send a reply to set your mind at rest. They mentioned an ebay account on the page . He knows nothing about it

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suzymc2308
suzymc2308
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5 months ago

darrenpearce36 oh god!! You’re making sense, I emailed the company I ordered through, I’m gonna get scammed aint I? Gonna ring my bank now

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darrenpearce36
darrenpearce365 months ago

suzymc2308 I tried warning people last night but Latest Deals deleted it and then prevented me from posting

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darrenpearce36
darrenpearce365 months ago

suzymc2308 The address is copied from Bomb Cosmetics in Bournemouth who take paypal. The ebay seller linked to the scam page knows nothing about it and has had numerous emails from people enquiry as to it legitimacy . The ebay seller is not the same as the scam site or bomb cosmetics

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suzymc2308
suzymc2308
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5 months ago

darrenpearce36 ok thanks for letting me know, I’ve just spoke to my bank and they just said there’s nothing I can do at the moment coz they haven’t taken money as of yet and cancelling my card won’t stop them from taking money so if they do take any (except for 99p postage) then I should be ok to get it back

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NatalieFlo71437
NatalieFlo714375 months ago

darrenpearce36 actually it was spelt correctly

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darrenpearce36
darrenpearce365 months ago
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NatalieFlo71437
NatalieFlo714375 months ago

darrenpearce36 Bare with

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darrenpearce36
darrenpearce365 months ago

NatalieFlo71437 The Internet is full of mistaken uses of homophones in expressions such as bear with me and bare with me. Bare with me doesn’t mean what you might think it means! The verb bare means “to reveal” or “to uncover.” The correct expression, “bear with me,” means “be patient with me.”

Correct :The speaker asked the audience to bear with her while she searched for the correct graph.

Incorrect : Sorry, until I find the graph you will have to bare with me.

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LeanneWard
LeanneWard5 months ago

darrenpearce36 the ebay seller had nothing to do with the website. I messaged them.

also the website as now been taking down because it was a scam

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LeanneWard
LeanneWard5 months ago
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LeanneWard
LeanneWard5 months ago

darrenpearce36 I wish people would have just listened to me last night. People were still going ahead and purchasong it after I told them it was a scam. They wouldn’t have it.

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darrenpearce36
darrenpearce365 months ago

LeanneWard Money is now being taken from accounts why won't LD issue a statement on here telling people to cancel their cards...because of the damage it will do to their reputation

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suzymc2308
suzymc2308
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5 months ago

darrenpearce36 how do you know money has been taken from accounts?

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nipperjwb
nipperjwb5 months ago

I emailed them in the contact us section I’ve had no reply. I’m about to email them again saying they have been flagged as a scam so theres no point in them trying to take any payments from any accounts as the banks are aware of their scam. If I get a reply I will let people know.

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Jinky67
Jinky675 months ago

I never failed to be amazed by people's inability to be sensible on the internet. IF IT SEEMS TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE, IT USUALLY IS.

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suzymc2308
suzymc2308
Original Poster
5 months ago

That’s not true though, the amount of freebies I’ve had through this site is amazing and to be honest I don’t think your comment is in any Way helpful! We know we have been silly and lesson learnt for next time so comments like yours are not needed, thanks!

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