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Scammer: Peter Bragansa aka David Gordon - midastechs.com - Tech Support Payment Gateway
by Rudolf Faix Tuesday, April 18, 2017 3:07 AM

Scammer Peter BragansaIn the offer from the scammer Peter Bragansa - petebrag@gmail.com - Tech Support Payment Gateway we'll should find some more information about some people participating in the scam. It should look like, that

... by and between and Midas Techs and its Group of Companies (together known as MTcorp at 511 Avenue Of The Americas, Suite 95 New York City, NY 10011 a USA company, ...

is nothing else than a group of scammers. For the case that someone likes to believe, that the scammer Peter Bragansa is misusing the name from Midas Techs, this one needs to remember, that one condition to enter into business with these shady types of business man is:

INSTRUCTIONS: SIGN ABOVE AND EMAIL SCANNED COPY OF CURRENT GOVERNMENT ISSUED IDENTIFICATION TO centers@midastechs.com

Why shall someone ask you to send scanned copies to his email address at his domain?

What can get proved with scanned ids?
Already this fact shows that the scammer is never a real business man. Copies can even not get used in front of a law court. Cross border contracts have to get signed in front of a notary and the signatures need to get confirmed all levels up until the ministry of interiors and by the embassy of the other country. Otherwise the contract will even not have the value of the paper on which it gets printed.

For what purpose like this idiot to get copied id's? Is identity theft his his second source of income?

There is a small chance, that the scammer Peter Bragansa is the domain administrator from MidasTechs, located in 2017 Glenwood Way, Midlothian, TX 76065. The provided US phone number (707) 564-3275 from the homepage of MidasTechs has the prefix from Vacaville, California and seems to be a Google voice number. At least 411.com provides this information about the phone number (707) 564-3275. Why a company, which is offering PC support, located in Texas shall use a phone number from California? Google voice phone numbers with the prefix from Texas are also available.

Another suspicious point is, that MidasTechs is hiding their offer of support plans at their homepage behind a password:

Does MidasTechs fear that someone will erroneously order a support package from them?

More interesting is the UK freephone number provided at the homepage from midastechs.com. The UK phone number gets found at the homepages adsoclick.com and 247masters.com from the Tech Support Scammer - ADS O CLICK LIMITED - UK Company Number 10219203. Additional gets the same number found at the homepage informationkarma.com from the Tech Support Scammer: Seven Monies Services Ltd. - Geetika Dawer - Arora Ashish located in Canada.

It looks like that Peter Bragansa aka David Gordon needs someone who is making and paying the promotion for his phone numbers. Everybody knows that the tech support offers are scam. It even does not help him, writing into the contract what is all not allowed. He destroys by his own conditions the only one reason why someone would sign up such a contract.

Someone provided the following information to me:

They said that they were MidasTechs at PO Box 8734, Midlothian, TX 76065. This is not a valid mailing address, but it is the address listed on the web site www.midastechs.com. 

Google earth picture from the address of MidasTechs:

Ellis CAD - Property Search shows as actual owner from the property:

Owner ID: 124640
Name: HINMAN LARRY & CARLA
Mailing Address: 2017 GLENWOOD WAY
MIDLOTHIAN, TX 76065-7503
% Ownership: 100.0%

 

An email about the existence of a company with the name MidasTechs or about the expected owner David Gordon got answered from the Texas Secretary of State as following:

Von: Brandy Williams [mailto:*********@sos.texas.gov]
Gesendet: Montag, 27. Februar 2017 22:45
An: Rudolf Faix
Betreff: RE: Question about business search in Texas

Good Morning,

Our records reflect no active or inactive listing for MidasTechs as a corporation, limited liability company, nonprofit organization, limited partnership, or assumed name. Not all entities are filed with the Secretary of State. Sole Proprietorships and General Partnerships are filed at the County Clerk’s office of the county in which they are located. 

Sincerely, 

Brandy Williams
Corporations
Texas Secretary of State
512-463-5555

Some states, like Texas, register fictitious business names or "doing business as" names, or sole proprietorships, etc., at the county level (every state has dozens of different counties within it).  Those are harder to search for because most counties don’t have online access to their records.

But anyone can do business as anything that they want. It is very unlikely that someone might get fined by the state for not registering his fictitious business name, but there is nothing to stop somebody from doing business with an unregistered name.

There are for me a lot of questions open:

  • Why someone should give someone 20-30% from his own income for only getting a payment gateway?

  • Why should a legal company pay for a service more than 10 times the price for what it can get cheaper?
    For a percentage between 1% and 3% is a contract with a real payment processor or a credit card corporator possible.

  • The bounties for foreign transfers are not very low. So why shall someone make an additional cross border transfer and pay additional 20%-30% for the gateway provider?

  • What a center gets really for letting another scammer participating on their work?

  • By reading the contract at Google Docs (.pdf (234.25 kb)), I'll get the feeling that the scammer likes to make himself to the the boss of the center. Who enjoys it to hire a boss by himself?

  

Vendor Agreement - Midas Tech - MTCorp

 

Vendor Agreement - All Fix Tech Support - ALLF 
894TemplatecenterAgreementMidasSC1dn894.pdf (234.25 kb)

 


891TemplateCenterAgreementSCDN891sc1.pdf (228.54 kb)

 

Domain registration data from midastechs.com:

Domain Name: midastechs.com
Registry Domain ID: 1959457428_DOMAIN_COM-VRSN
Registrar WHOIS Server: whois.godaddy.com
Registrar URL: http://www.godaddy.com
Update Date: 2016-09-12T10:55:18Z
Creation Date: 2015-09-11T19:05:17Z
Registrar Registration Expiration Date: 2017-09-11T19:05:17Z
Registrar: GoDaddy.com, LLC
Registrar IANA ID: 146
Registrar Abuse Contact Email: abuse@godaddy.com
Registrar Abuse Contact Phone: +1.4806242505
Domain Status: clientTransferProhibited http://www.icann.org/epp#clientTransferProhibited
Domain Status: clientUpdateProhibited http://www.icann.org/epp#clientUpdateProhibited
Domain Status: clientRenewProhibited http://www.icann.org/epp#clientRenewProhibited
Domain Status: clientDeleteProhibited http://www.icann.org/epp#clientDeleteProhibited
Registry Registrant ID: Not Available From Registry
Registrant Name: David Gordon
Registrant Organization:
Registrant Street: 2017 Glenwood Way
Registrant City: Midlothian
Registrant State/Province: Texas
Registrant Postal Code: 76065
Registrant Country: US
Registrant Phone: +1.7075643275
Registrant Phone Ext:
Registrant Fax:
Registrant Fax Ext:
Registrant Email: info@midastechs.com
Registry Admin ID: Not Available From Registry
Admin Name: David Gordon
Admin Organization:
Admin Street: 2017 Glenwood Way
Admin City: Midlothian
Admin State/Province: Texas
Admin Postal Code: 76065
Admin Country: US
Admin Phone: +1.7075643275
Admin Phone Ext:
Admin Fax:
Admin Fax Ext:
Admin Email: info@midastechs.com
Registry Tech ID: Not Available From Registry
Tech Name: David Gordon
Tech Organization:
Tech Street: 2017 Glenwood Way
Tech City: Midlothian
Tech State/Province: Texas
Tech Postal Code: 76065
Tech Country: US
Tech Phone: +1.7075643275
Tech Phone Ext:
Tech Fax:
Tech Fax Ext:
Tech Email: info@midastechs.com
Name Server: NS01.DOMAINCONTROL.COM
Name Server: NS02.DOMAINCONTROL.COM
DNSSEC: unsigned
URL of the ICANN WHOIS Data Problem Reporting System: http://wdprs.internic.net/
>>> Last update of WHOIS database: 2017-02-23T17:00:00Z <<<

 

Scammer: Peter Bragansa - petebrag@gmail.com - Tech Support Payment Gateway
by Rudolf Faix Friday, February 24, 2017 12:05 PM

Peter Bragansa provides at his Facebook profile, that he is janitor at 76 Truck Stop, 104 N Dogwood Drive, Berea, KY (Kentucky). The picture on the right side is from his Facebook profile. I have only enhanced the picture a little bit, because it has been too dark and nobody could recognize his face. In any case you cannot be sure that it is really his own face.

Maybe he even don't know who he is really by himself. He has registered some domains at his name and email address by providing the address 35 Fort Washington Ave 3-g, New York, NY 10032, USA and the phone number +1-347-450-7084. Between this two places is a distance of 728 miles (1,172 km) using the fastest route, which takes around 11 hours to drive. Anyway the provided phone number is from Broklyn, New York and provided by Bandwidth.com Clec.

That Peter Bragansa does not know, who he is and what he is doing, gets shown at his LinkedIn profile. He is even not able to show his own face at LinkedIn. There he presents himself in the following way:

That Peter Bragansa has never seen a University as a student from inside gets confirmed by a forum entry at compgroups.net. There you'll find the following entry:

On Thu, 29 Oct 2009 11:34:29 -0700, SAS_learner <proccontents@GMAIL.COM>
wrote:

check for the logic

if number < 0 then Number = Number*-1

this should make all the -ve numbers +ve

On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 11:30 AM, Abc Unha <abcunha@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Is there any function to convert negative to positive numbers?
> Or Is there anything to make all numbers positive for that variable,
> Regardless number is positive or negative.
>
> Thanks

On May 17, 2014 Peter Bragansa answered:

hey I have a good question: HOW DO YOU REALLY CONVERT NEGATIVE NUMBERS TO POSITIVE? this is all BS to me. anyone actually know so a human who speaks English can understand ? thx!

I believe in any case more to his occupation from his Facebook profile, where he likes to be a janitor at a truck stop, because the above posting shows his lack of intelligence.

Peter Bragansa is also not able to show his face at his profile at Google+. There he provides the information shown on the picture at the right. He is using the Name Pete Brag at Google Plus and at some other places found at the Internet.

During the year 2015 Peter Bragansa has tried to trade tech support leads and his payment gateway by himself and by using the online platform CampaignProvider. At this time he has been using the email address newyorkcity1414@gmail.com. With the same email address he has been active as Pete Brag at CallCentersIndia.

The company Internet Marketing Inc. has been located at 405 South 16 Avenue, Hollywood, FL 33020. This company is inactive since September 25, 2009. By taking a look at the domain registration data from hairextensionsnewyorkcity.net (the last one found at this article), then get found as registrant, admin and tech contact Internet Marketing, Inc. As email address of the admin and tech contact gets the address from Peter Bragansa (petebrag@gmail.com) used. In such a case is the reputation from Internet Marketing Inc. has been questionable too. Normally gets a domain registered (registrant) with company name or with the name of the owner from the business. 

In the US are not get found many people with the name Peter Bragansa. At PlainSite we'll find a case USA v. Bragansa Ferderal Court Proceeding. I think that not many people believe in coincidences. There is another Internet Marketing Inc. with their headquarter in San Diego and Peter Bragansa is living in New York. The state attorney from the southern district of California files a case in New York against a defendant with the name Peter Bragansa for the reason of racketeering conspiracy and conspiracy to distribute controlled substances. Additional is written in the offer for the payment gateway:

No pharma or anything else allowed.

In the San Diego Union-Tribune we'll find an article from February 18, 2010 with the title 7 plead guilty in 2007 Internet pharmacy case. The last sentence in this article of the San Diego Union-Tribune is very interesting in this case:

Those who pleaded guilty are Peter Bragansa, Tracy Oneal Tyler, Jeffrey A. Light, Philip Bidwell, Richard Koch, Mary Aronson and Dolores Lovin.

Normally scammers like to hide themselves where ever they can do it. They don't like to provide a man hunt picture by themselves. By taking a look at the information above, then we see already that Peter Bragansa is not really trustworthy when he likes to offer payment gateways for tech support. With such background information you can expect, that you would not receive any payment from him for your work.

By taking a look at his offer, we see already that he is even too lazy to copy and to paste the general information about his offer into an email. It seems to be easier for him to provide a link from Google docs than to provide simple conditions:

From: Pete Brag [mailto:petebrag@gmail.com]
Sent: Thursday, February 23, 2017 1:22 AM
Subject: Tech Support Gateway And Process Information

 

Hi, you had requested information on the payment gateway and process for tech support.

click below to see the terms:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1l_2tJ9hTYx2j4gAthDYx30orzmfmo4S7rIa1NxzF7cU/edit#gid=0

Feel free to ping me on skype: petebrag or email me at petebrag@gmail.com. Also: my phone is(347) 450-7084.

 

Thanks,
Pete

His phone number 347-470-7084 can be a virtual number too. In any case, we'll find an entry in the public phone directory with the address:

Peter Bragansa
35 Fort Washington Avenue 3-g
New York
347-450-7084

Public Info Directory provides a little bit more information about Peter Bragansa:

Also known as: Pedro Bragance From: New York, NY
29 Oliver St #4R, New York, NY 10038 (212) 475-8246

Previous Addresses: 315 14th St #3D, New York, NY 10014,
614 157th St #SW, New York, NY 10032,
29 Oliver St #1R, New York, NY 10038,
85 10th St #6C, New York, NY 10003,
481 Commercial Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334,
25 Union Sq #C17AA, New York, NY 10003,
315 14 #67 60, New York, NY 10014,
21 15th St, New York, NY 10003,
9321 31st Pl, Sunrise, FL 33351

Associated Names: Pete Bragansa, Maria Gallardo

Possible Relatives: John M Bragansa

Other Phone Numbers: (212) 254-0390, (212) 242-3075

The content from the provided link is not really something what needs to get stored at Google documents. For the case that the offer gets deleted, I have saved a copy as Adobe Acrobat file. The link gets found at the end of each quotation. Such a tiny information could be already inside the email:

Gateway country USA
Payment Methods Accepted: Visa, Mastercard (any country), Checks in USA
Payout Commission percentage: 70-80 % ( Depends on Volume, click for more info )
Wire Payout Schedule: Paid Fridays weekly. 8 Business Days After Capture Of last sale.
Sales Period start Wednesdays and end Tuesdays.
Calendar View Of Payout: https://goo.gl/lRaH7D
Countries Allowed To Charge In: Any Country
Monthly Volume: No Limit On Volume
Sign-Up Link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1-5V_juKzIoviUPRptwSQhpsylyVRpECXI_IrilDHPnw/viewform
Agreement Sample: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1AMsm4RREuP6KIB6LTj5krvXRT_CZWRPv30vmCApICgE/edit
Product: Tech support, web development, hosting. No pharma or anything else allowed.
Checks Checks (USA only) are paid 1-2 days faster than cards and are +5 % commission.

1129 gateway terms USA EP Document DN1129 BD1 - Sheet1.pdf (53.93 kb)

Which kind of deadbeat Peter Bragansa is, gets shown by the included link of the Payout Commission percentage. The content of this Google docs link is:


407CommissionStructureTablebd1dn407.pdf (39.28 kb)

And the Google doc link for Calendar View Of Payout is not better. It looks like that he feels himself better if he can show that he is able to use Google docs:


400payoutschedulegatewayEPbd1ga1DN400.pdf (77.03 kb)

The confirmation of the scam gets found inside the last Google docs Link. There is written:

This Agreement is entered into on start date above 2015 (“Effective Date”) by and between and Midas Techs and its Group of Companies (together known as MTcorp) at 511 Avenue Of The Americas, Suite 95 New York City, NY 10011 , a USA company, and the company (Company) listed in the data set and the blank below.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have caused this Agreement to be executed by their duly authorized representatives as of the Effective Date.

__COMPANY NAME_____ & Midas Techs and affiliated companies

I AGREE TO THE CONTENTS OF THIS ENTIRE AGREEMENT:

 

BY: _________________________ BY: ____________________

(sign above ) (sign above )

PRINTED NAME: ______    printed name: Pete Bragansa

Date: ________________ DATE: _______________

Please email from official company address.
INSTRUCTIONS: SIGN ABOVE AND EMAIL SCANNED COPY OF CURRENT GOVERNMENT ISSUED IDENTIFICATION TO centers@midastechs.com

894TemplatecenterAgreementMidasSC1dn894.pdf (234.25 kb)

The following facts, shown above, are confirming the scam:

  • There gets nowhere shown something about a group "known as MTcorp", found at 511 Avenue Of The Americas, Suite 95 New York City, NY 10011"

  • The address 511 Avenue Of The Americas, Suite 95 New York City, NY 10011 is only a virtual address as Opus Virtal Offices - the ultimate office solution is showing.

  • Midas Techs domain, midastechs.com, got registered by David Gordon, 2017 Glenwood Way, Midlothian, TX 76065.

  • As the contract should get signed between the call center and Midas Techs, why is the printed name in this case Pete Bragansa? He is not the owner from Midas Techs!

  • As Peter Bragansa has sent the offer to someone outside the US, the contract will not have any value, because border crossing contracts need to get signed in front of a notary and need at least an apostille. Without an apostille the contract will even not have the value of the paper it will get printed.

  • David Gordon from Texas is part of the scam as the signed contract should get sent to centers@midastechs.com.

As mentioned before, are scammers very lazy and like to earn even without thinking and without making any effort for it. So has Peter Bragansa registered the domain alldaytechq.com on September 16, 2014 and has never put any content at his domain. Maybe it is too much work for him. Here are the registration data from alldaytechq.com:

Domain Name: ALLDAYTECHQ.COM
Registry Domain ID: 1875992935_DOMAIN_COM-VRSN
Registrar WHOIS Server: whois.godaddy.com
Registrar URL: http://www.godaddy.com
Update Date: 2016-09-10T18:43:53Z
Creation Date: 2014-09-16T15:39:44Z
Registrar Registration Expiration Date: 2017-09-16T15:39:44Z
Registrar: GoDaddy.com, LLC
Registrar IANA ID: 146
Registrar Abuse Contact Email: abuse@godaddy.com
Registrar Abuse Contact Phone: +1.4806242505
Domain Status: clientTransferProhibited http://www.icann.org/epp#clientTransferProhibited
Domain Status: clientUpdateProhibited http://www.icann.org/epp#clientUpdateProhibited
Domain Status: clientRenewProhibited http://www.icann.org/epp#clientRenewProhibited
Domain Status: clientDeleteProhibited http://www.icann.org/epp#clientDeleteProhibited
Registry Registrant ID: Not Available From Registry
Registrant Name: PETER BRAGANSA
Registrant Organization:
Registrant Street: 35 fort washington avenue
Registrant Street: 3-g
Registrant City: new york
Registrant State/Province: New York
Registrant Postal Code: 10032
Registrant Country: US
Registrant Phone: +1.3474507084
Registrant Phone Ext:
Registrant Fax:
Registrant Fax Ext:
Registrant Email: petebrag@gmail.com
Registry Admin ID: Not Available From Registry
Admin Name: PETER BRAGANSA
Admin Organization:
Admin Street: 35 fort washington avenue
Admin Street: 3-g
Admin City: new york
Admin State/Province: New York
Admin Postal Code: 10032
Admin Country: US
Admin Phone: +1.3474507084
Admin Phone Ext:
Admin Fax:
Admin Fax Ext:
Admin Email: petebrag@gmail.com
Registry Tech ID: Not Available From Registry
Tech Name: PETER BRAGANSA
Tech Organization:
Tech Street: 35 fort washington avenue
Tech Street: 3-g
Tech City: new york
Tech State/Province: New York
Tech Postal Code: 10032
Tech Country: US
Tech Phone: +1.3474507084
Tech Phone Ext:
Tech Fax:
Tech Fax Ext:
Tech Email: petebrag@gmail.com
Name Server: NS57.DOMAINCONTROL.COM
Name Server: NS58.DOMAINCONTROL.COM
DNSSEC: unsigned
URL of the ICANN WHOIS Data Problem Reporting System: http://wdprs.internic.net/
>>> Last update of WHOIS database: 2017-02-23T16:00:00Z <<<

It even seems, that Peter Bragansa does not know how to publish some content at a website, because he has registered the domain truetekk.com on September 11, 2015 too and has never put some content on it. Here are the domain registry data from truetekk.com:

Domain Name: TRUETEKK.COM
Registry Domain ID: 1959156720_DOMAIN_COM-VRSN
Registrar WHOIS Server: whois.godaddy.com
Registrar URL: http://www.godaddy.com
Update Date: 2016-09-11T11:29:00Z
Creation Date: 2015-09-11T00:25:16Z
Registrar Registration Expiration Date: 2017-09-11T00:25:16Z
Registrar: GoDaddy.com, LLC
Registrar IANA ID: 146
Registrar Abuse Contact Email: abuse@godaddy.com
Registrar Abuse Contact Phone: +1.4806242505
Domain Status: clientTransferProhibited http://www.icann.org/epp#clientTransferProhibited
Domain Status: clientUpdateProhibited http://www.icann.org/epp#clientUpdateProhibited
Domain Status: clientRenewProhibited http://www.icann.org/epp#clientRenewProhibited
Domain Status: clientDeleteProhibited http://www.icann.org/epp#clientDeleteProhibited
Registry Registrant ID:
Registrant Name: PETER BRAGANSA
Registrant Organization:
Registrant Street: 35 fort washington avenue
Registrant Street: 3-g
Registrant City: new york
Registrant State/Province: NY
Registrant Postal Code: 10032
Registrant Country: US
Registrant Phone: +1.3474507084
Registrant Phone Ext:
Registrant Fax:
Registrant Fax Ext:
Registrant Email: petebrag@gmail.com
Registry Admin ID:
Admin Name: PETER BRAGANSA
Admin Organization:
Admin Street: 35 fort washington avenue
Admin Street: 3-g
Admin City: new york
Admin State/Province: NY
Admin Postal Code: 10032
Admin Country: US
Admin Phone: +1.3474507084
Admin Phone Ext:
Admin Fax:
Admin Fax Ext:
Admin Email: petebrag@gmail.com
Registry Tech ID:
Tech Name: PETER BRAGANSA
Tech Organization:
Tech Street: 35 fort washington avenue
Tech Street: 3-g
Tech City: new york
Tech State/Province: NY
Tech Postal Code: 10032
Tech Country: US
Tech Phone: +1.3474507084
Tech Phone Ext:
Tech Fax:
Tech Fax Ext:
Tech Email: petebrag@gmail.com
Name Server: NS35.DOMAINCONTROL.COM
Name Server: NS36.DOMAINCONTROL.COM
DNSSEC: unsigned
URL of the ICANN WHOIS Data Problem Reporting System: http://wdprs.internic.net/
>>> Last update of WHOIS database: 2017-02-23T17:00:00Z <<<

The situation is a little bit different when Peter Bragansa is only the admin and/or the technical contact of a domain. In such a case a content of a website can get found. Here is one example from the domain registration of hairextensionsnewyorkcity.net:

Domain Name: HAIREXTENSIONSNEWYORKCITY.NET
Registry Domain ID: 1552075256_DOMAIN_NET-VRSN
Registrar WHOIS Server: whois.godaddy.com
Registrar URL: http://www.godaddy.com
Update Date: 2017-02-11T20:22:56Z
Creation Date: 2009-04-13T01:33:09Z
Registrar Registration Expiration Date: 2018-04-13T01:33:09Z
Registrar: GoDaddy.com, LLC
Registrar IANA ID: 146
Registrar Abuse Contact Email: abuse@godaddy.com
Registrar Abuse Contact Phone: +1.4806242505
Domain Status: clientTransferProhibited http://www.icann.org/epp#clientTransferProhibited
Domain Status: clientUpdateProhibited http://www.icann.org/epp#clientUpdateProhibited
Domain Status: clientRenewProhibited http://www.icann.org/epp#clientRenewProhibited
Domain Status: clientDeleteProhibited http://www.icann.org/epp#clientDeleteProhibited
Registry Registrant ID: Not Available From Registry
Registrant Name:
Registrant Organization: Internet Marketing, Inc.
Registrant Street: 559 w 156 #55
Registrant City: new york
Registrant State/Province: New York
Registrant Postal Code: 10032
Registrant Country: US
Registrant Phone:
Registrant Phone Ext:
Registrant Fax:
Registrant Fax Ext:
Registrant Email: nocontactsfound@secureserver.net
Registry Admin ID: Not Available From Registry
Admin Name: pete Bragansa
Admin Organization: Internet Marketing, Inc.
Admin Street: 559 w 156 #55
Admin City: new york
Admin State/Province: New York
Admin Postal Code: 10032
Admin Country: US
Admin Phone: 347-482-1726
Admin Phone Ext:
Admin Fax:
Admin Fax Ext:
Admin Email: petebrag@gmail.com
Registry Tech ID: Not Available From Registry
Tech Name: pete Bragansa
Tech Organization: Internet Marketing, Inc.
Tech Street: 559 w 156 #55
Tech City: new york
Tech State/Province: New York
Tech Postal Code: 10032
Tech Country: US
Tech Phone: 347-482-1726
Tech Phone Ext:
Tech Fax:
Tech Fax Ext:
Tech Email: petebrag@gmail.com
Name Server: NS73.DOMAINCONTROL.COM
Name Server: NS74.DOMAINCONTROL.COM
DNSSEC: unsigned
URL of the ICANN WHOIS Data Problem Reporting System: http://wdprs.internic.net/
>>> Last update of WHOIS database: 2017-02-23T17:00:00Z <<<

The only funny thing is, that the provided address at the homepage from hairextensionsnewyorkcity.net is the address from Peter Bragansa:

 

Scammer: INKESHKUMAR P PARMAR S/O SHRI PRAVINKUMAR MOHANLAL PARMAR - Skope Outsourcing
by Rudolf Faix Tuesday, July 14, 2015 5:20 AM

RejectedThis case shows exactly the scam what happens if a broker or consultant (Scammer) is offering some campaigns by asking for huge up-front fees. In this case the scammer Skope Outsourcing aka Inkeshkumar P Parmar s/o Shri Pravinkumar Mohanlal Parmar offered a campaign where the client did even not know that he is outsourcing something. With other words the scammer Skope Outsourcing tries to sell dreams.

eMatrix has been so stupid and agreed to pay the highest part of the up-front fee for the process by signing up the MOU and before having a contract with the client. The signing of the SLA got delayed from the scammer Skope Outsorcing. For this eMatrix called the supposed client American Apparels Inc. During the phone call they got the information that American Apparels Inc. DOES NOT OUTSOURCE ANY PROJECT TO OFFSHORE LOCATIONS.

With other words the scammer Skope Outsourcing aka Inkeshkumar P Parmar s/o Shri Pravinkumar Mohanlal Parmar offered a campaign, which does not exist. The campaign got freely invented and as the scammer has taken for a hudge up-front fee is Skope Outsourcing aka Inkeshkumar P Parmar s/o Shri Pravinkumar Mohanlal Parmar nothing else than a criminal which needa to get locked up in jail and the key should be thrown away.

American Apparels Inc. is manufacturing and trading clothing. If eMatrix would have informed themselves before then they would got it by themselves that a chat support process for a shop or a manufacturer would be impossible by the U.S. law because the client cannot give them access to the customer database and without access to the customer database will a support for customers impossible. Which kind of support does he like to give for the customers of a clothing manufacturer? That a blouse should not get used as a slip or that a swimsuit is not the correct dinner outfit?

All the process shows that the scammer Skope Outsourcing aka Inkeshkumar P Parmar s/o Shri Pravinkumar Mohanlal Parmar had never a contract with the client and his only income source is the up-front fee for the process. He only has found an egghead which has paid hm the up-front fee.

The scam is alread found in the offer email from Skope Outsourcing aka Inkeshkumar P Parmar s/o Shri Pravinkumar Mohanlal Parmar:

From: "Skope Outsourcing" <skopebpooutsourcing@gmail.com
Sent: 29 May 2015 23:09
To: apratim.chauhan@ematrix.us
Subject: Fwd: regarding chat process

 
Dear Apratim,


Hello,

Urgent Center Require only 3 slot left


Chat Support Process (USA online

Garments Company) With Fix Payout

Nature Of work: - Answer all the queries of the USA based customer through

Chats .Center will get a admin portal where they can chat with customer.

PC Required: 10 Seats

Workload: Dependent on center capacity

Contract period: 11 Months

Working Day: 30 Days

Shift: 8 Hour as per USA time Zone

Submission: Daily

Pay Out: $6 / hour/Per Agent

Billing: - 6$ x 8 hours x 10 seat

Example:- If a US dollar Rate is 60.00 (INR) 6$

(360 Inr) x 8Hrs x 10 seats = 28800 Per day

If center runs 26 days in a month then - 28800*26 = 748800/- Approx

Payment: After Invoice within 10 working Days

Payment Cycle: 15 Day

PAY CHANNEL: Cheque or Bank Transfer

Sign up with: - End client based at USA and sign will be at vendor’s office in India



Vendorship Charges:2,50,000


Sign up Procedure:

1. Send your Company profile with Document.

2. After giving the amount the sign up.

3. Training

4. Go live.

Requirements:

1) Center sends Application Form with Complete Company Profile & LOI

2) Center submits following legal papers & certifications : Bank Statements

for last 6 months + IT Returns of last 1 year

3) Pictures of Existing Infra.

4) Pan card Snapshot Required.

5) Center has to ensure that all that is mentioned in the company profile

and other legal papers & certification is true and correct.

* Technical Specifications *

WORKSTATION’S CONFIGURATION:-

Higher Processors: Windows XP

Desktop Machine with Operating system

CPU: - Dual core 3GHz

Ram 2 GB DDR2/3

LCD 16” inch

HDD 160 GB

Mbps Internet

You Can Get ADVANCE PAYMENT but after 20 days live work.

If you are interested than you can free to call me otherwise sent me your company profile with sanpshots.
 
Thanks
Inkesh
 

We find a big lie alread in the following email from Skope Outsourcing aka Inkeshkumar P Parmar s/o Shri Pravinkumar Mohanlal Parmar - that the client has reviewed the application from the center eMatrix:

From: "Skope Outsourcing" <skopebpooutsourcing@gmail.com>
Sent: 29 May 2015 12:46
To: apratim.chauhan@ematrix.us
Subject: Terms and Conditions Signup and Confirmation

 
Dear Apratim,
 
 
 
                As per the telephonic conversation we had this is inform you Mr Apratim Singh our client has reviewed the company profile and along with Office Snaps hence he is approved your company to move forward to start the campaign with 1 slot. Mr Chris Smith wants to check on with company's registration and DOT Licence certificate kindly send them all ASAP.
 
Signup Procedure -
1. Onsite Signup - Signup would be held in USA Client Office. All the expenses would be beard by company to USA along side me.
2. Online Onsite Signup- Signup would take place in your own office alongside me would arrange Video Call with client and get the signup Done . Company Needs to bear all traveling expenses from Mumbai to Delhi to and fro for 1 person.
 
Terms and Condition for Consulting Fees-
Signup Fees - 2,50,000/-
 
1. 1,50,000 /- is Payable at the time MOU with all Legal Registered agreement
2.    50,000/- is Payable at the time of SLA Signup with Client .
3.    50,000/- is Payable when center goes live on the project.
 
No Negotiations can be held its nominal fees
 
Contact Details
 
Mr. Inkesh
Mobile Number - +91-9860666270
Address - 2nd Floor, Flat No - 207, Virar Garden, Virar ( West ) , Mumbai-401404.
 
 
Thanks
Inkesh

All this behaviour from Skope Outsourcing aka Inkeshkumar P Parmar s/o Shri Pravinkumar Mohanlal Parmar shows the scam. As scam is a crime eMatrix has now the only possibility bring Skope Outsourcing aka Inkeshkumar P Parmar s/o Shri Pravinkumar Mohanlal Parmar in front of the law court. He has a notary signed MOU (MOU with inkesh ematrix llp (pdf) (2.99 mb)) and the payment proves. To bring such scammer behind the bars will give eMatrix only some satisfaction and will not bring him the money back because you cannot reach into the pocket of a naked one!

In any case you should not get impressed from dream offers. Use your brain: as better the offer seems to be as higher is the risk to get scammed. Crying afterwards instead of thinking before is only the second best solution.

Facebook profile of Inkesh Parmar - there you can see that the scammer does not like to provide a man hunt picture by himself.

 

Documents and contracts confirmed by a notary (powers-of-attorney)
by Rudolf Faix Wednesday, February 11, 2015 11:00 AM

I see my posting are getting read and my recommendations are not getting ignored. Some people like make themselves more important, than they are. They use some ideas, which they have read from my blog or postings and try to use it.

One of them is "leading"  a "big" call center with more than 1000 seats. By chatting with such a person, you get it immediately that have only a basic education (they are not guilty for it) and try to copy the ideas of other without trying to get the full knowledge.

They are calling themselves business man or business woman, but they even not know the requirements and the law situation in their own business. They have been even too lazy, to inform themselves about the requirements and result of such an idea. For this it has been coming to the following funny situation:

 

This is a part of a communication by using Skype:

He/she: we always notarize every document to be secure.

Me:  I'll search here notary office and let it certify

He/she: no need Rudolf. We will do it as one of my partners in our Firm is a Lawyer. 

Me: I don't know how they can certify there my signature. A notary confirmed signature has to be given in front of a notary. There you need to show a valid ID too. Otherwise you don't get a certification.

He/she: let me consult that with my partner and let you know about it.

 

Together with the schedule of the meeting, which should be 2 days later, I got the message:

He/she: Please send back the signed NDA that I have sent you as the document to be notarized and Client will not approve the meeting without the signed NDA. This is to meet the expectation. Thank you.

 

There are a lot of mistakes and misunderstandings:

  • A notary’s office is not a law firm.

  • Compare it by yourself. The definition of a public notary is found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Notary_public. The definition of a lawyer is found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lawyer

  • A notary can only confirm in such a case a given signature. The signature has to  be done in front of the notary and the signer needs to authenticate himself. For this the signer has to go to the notary’s office by himself. A document or contract will even get registered from the notary including his confirmation in the public register, which makes it viewable to all, which are interested in it.

  • A document, which should be kept secret, cannot get confirmed by a notary, because the notary needs to publish it for the case that someone needs to verify it. For this it does not make any sense to sign a NDA in front of a notary. The content of the NDA and the maybe possible contract will get published by the notary and lose by doing this his secret!

  • Such a document has to get transmitted in original. A copy sent by email does not help. I think a lot of people know how to use Photoshop. The snail mail (traditional post) will not be so fast transmitted from one province to another in 2 days. So the appointment of the given date cannot get fulfilled, because the recipient will not receive it in time.

  • In this case are companies from other countries involved. Documents, which need to get the power of attorney need to get legalized too. The legalizing process needs a lot of time, especially if the contractor is not living in the capital of his country. You need to go through all instances of your country for confirming the previous instance until you have reached the ministry of foreign affairs of your country. After this you have to go to the embassy of the country where the document should be valid. This embassy confirms the signature of the ministry of foreign affairs. After this you can send the document to your business partner. Your business partner has to take this document to the ministry of foreign affairs of his country. There he gets the confirmation of the signature of the embassy in your country. The document is not valid before all this steps are done. The document will be valid only for these countries, for which it got legalized. Don’t forget that each confirmation will cost you some money and a lot of time.

 

A full description of legalizing documents will get found here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legalization_(international_law)

 

The best is coming at the end, where I said NO to the project:

I asked: Maybe you tell us the promotion for the project before everybody needs to run to a notary office. I think the country, the kind of sale, commission, payment terms, inbound/outbound and if data, scripts, etc will get provided or not will not be top secret.

The answer has been: Hi Rudolf, all info is in the SOW. NDA's purpose is to make sure that you will not disclose any information to other parties that might mislead. We protect the interest of the Client and the information it self. Hope you understand. Just sign the NDA and send it to me. See you later. Thank you.

I dropped the call center campaign as I don't waste time for any unknown business, where I even don't know the surroundings like inbound or outbound work, payment terms, data and scripts provided by client, kind of product, etc. With other words, everything what you get on information from a broker.

if such an information is already top secret, then can it be only a crime.

 

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Beginners guide for Call Center
by Rudolf Faix Saturday, January 31, 2015 3:07 PM

Brokers and people, who are calling themselves to be “Consultants”, try to sell something to you. For this they are promoting their campaigns.

I think everybody knows already what promotion is and that promotion tries to make something better than it is and hiding the vulnerabilities. Good marketers are even able to make from the vulnerabilities of the product to an advantage for their victims (buyer).

If you are a newcomer, then think about my words and read the offers from campaigns with the critical eye of a consumer and think about it, that you are reading only a promotion. With the help of telemarketing mostly low quality products are getting sold for an exorbitant price. Good and usable products are getting sold inside of shops.

  • Campaigns which are sounding too good to be true are SCAM.
    Don’t look only at the money, which is promised. Think about it, that you cannot get more commission than a percentage of the sales price.

  • As higher the proposed winnings per sale are, as harder will it be to sell the product. Nobody pays more than it is seems to be necessary for him.

  • A serious company will give you all the necessary information and arguments, for selling their products. Compare their products with similar products for getting more information what are you selling and about the competitors.

  • A serious company will provide you data for calling. They are able to make a better selection for their future customers then you. Data from other call centers are already many times used and for this it will be harder to sell something.

  • Make a test drive by speaking with some people of the target customer base, if such a product is interesting for them and how high they would rate the proposed product.

  • If you after all this unsure about the product, than offer only an hourly billing to the broker or consultant.

  • Ask if you get a phone number provided by your customer, which you can use as caller id.

  • Don’t register a phone number by yourself, because in this case you are getting the fraud complains and the fines from the telecom regulatory, for which is your customer responsible. You are working only for him. Fees from the local telecom regulatory can get executed internationally.

  • If you shall make anonymous calls, then you would very seldom reach somebody. Very much people are not answering anonymous calls by suppressing even from ringing of their phones.

Don’t forget that you are doing the work and you should get paid for it. Don’t pay anything that you can get a contract. Contracts, which should be international valid, need to get signed in front of a notary and need to get legalized by the government of the involved countries. This procedure is not really cheap, but it is necessary in the case of a fail and one party likes to bring the other one in front of the law court. International contracts, without a confirmation of a notary and without legalizing them, have no value. The legalization process only confirms that the document has been signed in front of a legal and public notary. The last instance for legalizing a document is the ministry for foreign affairs. Your rights cannot get executed in another country without all the confirmation of the ministry for foreign affairs all involved countries.

 

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