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#1 Clare Bowen

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Posted 12 November 2016 - 04:17 AM

Hi everyone

 

I'd like to warn you about a new Traffic exchange site that is owned by James Colbert. Stellar Hits

 

He was a member of our team and asked for help from me and other members to guide him in this new TE. We warned him that a TE costs money to start and then maintain and that he can't expect to be in profit quickly. We also thought he was not ready to launch this site. Not emotionally, nor financially. He then proceeded to insult us terribly and I removed him from our team.

 

We agreed as a team, however, to give him a second chance and allowed him to promote his new TE to us and some of us continued to help him, while others supported him buy making purchases such as upgrades and login spotlights and referrals. Some of us promoted his site. We gave it a special place in our team website. We wanted to help him because we decided that he had thrown all in, and was determined to make it work. Plus, being a disabled army veteran, we thought that he could not afford to lose the money he had already thrown into the site.

 

We did not expect him to close the site down barely days later. Please see the screenshot for reference:

 

https://www.dropbox.....19.38.png?dl=0

 

He in fact, did not shut the site down however, he merely wiped out all the members and opened it up again for registration. He refused to reimburse any upgrade money, or even give the same upgrade in his site again. People lost their money and their advertising, and their referrals. Even a dispute raised with paypal got a rude response.

 

 

Please take care. Upgrading, or spending money with this man is extremely high risk. And with that, you stand the chance of very abusive retaliation in any communication with him, He says words that I wouldn't like to repeat anywhere.

 

Thanks for reading.

 

 

 

 


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#2 ajay_dce

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Posted 12 November 2016 - 10:55 AM

Well I didn't sign up at this site on both occassions and after reading all this I am glad for not signing up.


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#3 loser1

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Posted 12 November 2016 - 03:46 PM

Thanks for the info.


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#4 Darren Olander

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Posted 12 November 2016 - 03:59 PM

Unfortunately owners who do things like that make the whole industry look bad. It is important to call them out, otherwise there is no penalty from others doing it, now nobody will want to support him... so thanks for sharing.


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#5 Anderson Goncalves

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Posted 12 November 2016 - 05:15 PM

I can't believe what I've just read in the screenshot  :o

 

Thanks for the heads up Clare.


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#6 paulserban

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Posted 12 November 2016 - 06:09 PM

Would be well to be banned in all sites!


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#7 Greg Wessels

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Posted 12 November 2016 - 07:32 PM

For those that viewed Clare's screenshot, that was pretty tame from what James later stated.  The verbal abuse

really took off after that.

 

Stellar Hits is built with a familiar script and has great graphics...it could be so much more.


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#8 cristi_pc

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Posted 13 November 2016 - 03:40 AM

i signed on this site, but collect only zubee :)


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Posted 13 November 2016 - 05:53 AM

they delete my account and when ask support tell me that they reset all the site please create another account

:rolleyes: why should I do 


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#10 nabboo

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Posted 13 November 2016 - 09:05 AM

Even if you sign up for any reason, be careful about spending any money or upgrading.


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Posted 13 November 2016 - 05:51 PM

Thank you for sharing this. Site owners like this need to be exposed. I tried to support this site the first time, signed up just to get the zubees now. I will not spend any more money there and urge others not to spend anything. He has wiped the database once and won't hesitate to do so again.


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#12 leiana777

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Posted 13 November 2016 - 06:34 PM

Thanks for the warning Clare. Best wishes with the team =)


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#13 Clare Bowen

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Posted 13 November 2016 - 11:01 PM

I feel it necessary to post this message received from James Colbert this morning. Please note. I did not tell him that he should not address our team members. I merely told him that the thread that he was swearing in and insulting us all was closed for further conversation. Anyway, I'll post any update as it happens:

 

From
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Clare

Sent
November 13th

Subject
Attempting to Pay Your Team Members

Message

I will be brief...I am scraping up enough money to begin re-paying your members this week.  That is not something most TE owners will do, as this business is notorious for have a NO REFUND policy.  However, StellarHits is NOT leaving without a fight, and I need NOBODY saying I owe them one cent.  Even Zubee's, Emerald Hunter and Treasure Hunter are working properly now.  And yes, everything is paid up and I WILL eventually have the Yellow Dancer on my site REGULARLY, in the near future.  I have NOT posted anything to your team members, a per your request.  However, I DID re-install my script, which lost all old account information.  I discussed this with the folks at LFMTE and they CAN restore the site back to where it was, BUT, that will delete 119 member accounts that have been created since the site was re-started.  With that all said, I humbly ask you to post something to your team to this effect:  The site was re-done, causing a loss of all old member data.  However, I CAN go into my cPanel and verify any claims to any monies someone says I owe them.  Once I verify an old member's claim, I will promptly repay them.  However, I am still waiting the funding I am trying to put together to take care of this matter.  I am very serious about this, as I am selling some land that I in no way wanted to sell.  So, I ask that anyone wishing a refund,  do so in a timely manner by emailing me:  jcolbert74441@gmail.com...They will need to include as much info as possible, like Their first/last name; old ID #; what they need a refund for.  I will do my best to get their funds to them as soon as I can, and thank you for your time.  Lastly, EVERYONE is welcome to rejoin my site.  I have very few sales going on at the moment.  However, if they want to rejoin and have purchased a PAST sale of a Zubee upgrade, and still want it, let me know and after them sign up, I will set it up for them.  There are CURRENTLY no free silver coin at login, but needs to surf 9 sites for it.  Thanks.


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#14 Clare Bowen

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Posted 16 November 2016 - 04:05 AM

I see that James has posted to the Zubee Zone main forum in an attempt to excuse his behaviour and encourage members to spend money with him again. I will not try to take him on there, in a forum that is unmoderated for the most part. I hope though, that anyone who is reading this thread in the MC forum and knows people who might join there, can pass on this info.

 

These responses were to one of our team, and they are posted with her permission (I have removed her name). If this is not in order, then please go ahead and remove according to what is acceptable here in the MC Forum (thanks Tommie)

 

Nov 11th, 7:35 PM

This is the response I received from him last night through Paypal

"Hello ******,
Late November the 5th, I realized my site was being scammed and had to reset the site. All site data including the user accounts is GONE. I wanted to tell everyone what had happened, but the only way I could contact anyone was from the CBBC II Zubee Zone which the leader Clare banned me from. That cut my ties to 95% of my members. If you know her or are apart of her team, tell everyone that the site has gone nowhere and is still up. However, there is no more free zubees...They cost $125 a month to keep, and I cannot pay for you or anyone else to have fun on my site. My disabled veteran Marine monthly check does not afford me that opportunity. Resetting the site did get rid of the multiple scammers I had operating on my site and THEY will not be repaid. And even though if you read my Terms of Service there is a NO REFUND POLICY for ANY and ALL purchases made on my site, just like any other TE out there, I will TRY to make this right to the ones I owe. Right now, I don't even have $5 to buy groceries with and I do not get my Veterans check until the end of this month. If you give me a chance to repay you, I will. However, if PayPal debits my account because of this, I will close my Paypal account and stand by my No Refund Policy for everyone else involved. I will work with you if you work with me, but StellarHits.com is NOT going anywhere, with OR without Paypal. Thank you.
- MyWorldofProducts.com, Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 7:25:53 PM
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P.S. ALL user data was lost, even the account data. You CAN sign up again so we can communicate that way, but you will need to either use a different email address or tell me when you sign up because it won't send you a confirmation email if you use the same email address again. In that situation, I would need to activate your new account manually. You do not need to make any new purchases. That would just be a good way for us to get this straightened out..."

 

 

Following that, there was an email exchange in which 2 of the 3 emails sent to him were just too bad to repeat here or anywhere. This was yesterday.

 

Here is one of them and her reply (please note - she did not escalate it to a claim, he did)

 

 

"I told paypal that you did get some use out of your $47 and that you KNOW websites like mine do NOT issue refunds.  Read my Terms of Service and you will see I DON'T give refunds either.  I thought if we could come to an agreement we could BOTH accept, this would be resolved quite simply.  However, since your $47 claim has put my PayPal account in the negative, I couldn't pay you if I wanted to.  You see, in the last 7 days, I have made $4.99 on that worthless site.  Think it will hurt me for PayPal to limit my account?  Ha, ha, ha, it feels like it is ALREADY limited, lol.....I will be waiting for your name or email or IP address to show up on my site so I can block you.  Go try to rip off someone with some money....This disabled veteran is broke."

 

 

And her response back:
"1 - I got less than 24 hours at your site before you trashed the database. A lifetime upgrade is longer than a day.
2 - I have not received any refund from paypal, nor did I escalate anything.
3 - your status as a disabled veteran is a shame, but has no bearings on a business transaction.
I have no intention of ripping anyone off. It was YOU who ripped ME off. I bought that in good faith to try to support you and your site. I will not make the mistake of doing that again.

And I WILL make sure I spread the word of what a SCAM your site is."


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#15 captkirk

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Posted 16 November 2016 - 08:46 AM

Thanks for the updates Clare. :)


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#16 Smith

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Posted 16 November 2016 - 10:04 AM

Yes,

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#17 stedu

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Posted 16 November 2016 - 01:24 PM

Thank you for sharing this


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#18 rse2free

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Posted 16 November 2016 - 02:59 PM

New to the game, he should have more patient :(


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#19 propostedalweb

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Posted 16 November 2016 - 05:17 PM

Thanks for the info.


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#20 zubeecollector

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Posted 16 November 2016 - 05:22 PM

Yup more patience is needed in running a successful TE> 


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