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IP-Adresse => IP-Adresse => Topic started by: michelle75 on Wednesday, 10.01.2007 18:47

Title: IP Address - Olaf Tank
Post by: michelle75 on Wednesday, 10.01.2007 18:47
Hello

I am a British Citizen living in Germany.

Today I recieved 2 letters from Olaf Tank stating that I owed them 123 euros as I had registered with a routeplanner website.
I have never registered with any such website and also the Ip address that they quoted is not mine.

The letter says that I must pay within 10 days. This must be a scam.

HAs anyone else had experience of this?

Many thanks
Michelle
Title: Re: IP Address - Olaf Tank
Post by: Goldhamster on Wednesday, 10.01.2007 19:43
Hi Michelle,

every member in this forum strongly believes this to be scam. Their tactic seems to be scaring people into paying, but I have not heard of one single case where they managed to win a court case. If you havenĀ“t actually registered and used their services, I would just write them an email saying so and forget about it.
Title: Re: IP Address - Olaf Tank
Post by: michelle75 on Wednesday, 10.01.2007 19:48
Hi

Thankyou so much for getting back to me so quickly.
I was a bit worried about it to be honest.

We live on an army estate so I have informed the military police to make them aware of it and so that they can inform people of this scam.

Many many thanks
Title: Re: IP Address - Olaf Tank
Post by: Goldhamster on Thursday, 11.01.2007 07:39
You are welcome. I Hope you enjoy your stay in Germany!