FRAUD ALERT: www.shopiiee.com is a SCAM

I feel like an idiot writing this post. But me admitting my idiocy might probably save someone else from being scammed. So here goes:

I shop for a lot of things online. I’m well acquainted with the process and follow fairly good safety guidelines. I recently purchased lovely artificial jhumkas and chaandbaalis (Indian style earrings) online. So due to my search history and electronic footprint, I kept getting these advertisements of this website selling gorgeous artificial Indian jewellery. So I clicked on the link and I found it quite interesting. The website was built well. There was no problem browsing and it never got stuck or hung. It seemed legitimate to me. It was fairly easy to navigate through it and add things into my wishlist and cart. They had social media linked to it and some reviews as well. There was a mobile number that was contactable and even rang when I tried. This was the piece I was interested in. I purchased this lovely set. And then I waited in excited anticipation.

This is what I purchased

And then I waited some more. Many days passed and I realized the status of my order never changed. Now whenever I tried to contact their customer service, nobody received the calls. I messaged them. It went way beyond the delivery date and my item was still not shipped. I even messaged them threatening to lodge a police complaint. But everyone knows, no decent person here has the time or the inclination to deal with cops. I’m not saying they’re all corrupt. Sure, there are some gems out there. But everyone just wants to avoid crossing paths with them. And the scamsters know that well enough. Nobody is going to get involved with the cops unless the amount is absolutely worth the hassle.

enticing, isn’t it?

Later I realized some of the housekeeping staff in our building lost their money to this same site. They have been getting away with this for months now. Apparently they started during the lockdown and their business just hit off really well because so many people got introduced to online shopping during that time. Also, because of the conditions, people were willing to wait a very long time to receive their orders.

Instant message received after transaction

Now, I paid through a wallet. Needless to say, I deleted all my information from that wallet and emptied it out completely. But they have tie ups with all the big banks. When I tried calling them, the bank and wallet customer service providers told me since I myself had authorized the payment, it was not reversible. Now, I completely understand that. But, unless I choose the really difficult and hurdle-filled legal path where I will lose at least 10 times more money in addition to the 419 bucks I already lost, there is no way I can retrieve it or take them to task.

Beware of shopiiee.com

A lady of meager means who works as a janitor purchased 4 sarees from them. She placed an order collectively with her neighbours. Since, they don’t have any bank account or online banking services, they chose their usual COD option. Victims who opt for cash on delivery receive a parcel alright. But once they open it, they find tattered, old, torn, used and abused clothes/items in there. I won’t name the other people. But, it’s really sad. Now, her neighbours are harassing her to return their money that they lost. I explained the situation to her when she asked for my advice/help (which is usually just speaking to customer service agents in English/Hindi). But, she didn’t want the hassle with cops and said she’d rather lose this way. Ever since, she curses them daily calling them ‘dogs’ and wishes some really gory and horrendous things upon them.

there are some other websites like this too so be careful

In a day and age where data and information is highly priced, I feel insecure knowing I shared my address and phone number with them. That is a saleable asset too.

You see, it’s not just about my 419 rupees. They have been doing this since the beginning of 2020 and duping a lot of people everwhere all through the country.

my order summary!

All over Facebook, you can see their advertisements pop up everwhere online. They’re scamsters. Their number seems to be registered in Gujarat because you get a message in Gujarati from the network provider when you dial. This is the number provided on their website: 9510161829

I request your co-operation. Please forward and share this article in the interest of the public. It may help someone. Maybe if this article is circulated, it may save some poor person from being tricked. Also, a little piece of advice from someone who got stung…. the economy is not in a very good condition now. After COVID, everyone has been pushed into corners and walls. So be careful with your money and purchases and choose/invest/assist wisely.

Take Care. Stay safe.
Be blessed!

-RUELHA 
www.ruelha.com 
Fraudsters : http://www.shopiiee.com

67 Comments

    1. I know….right?! They’re just getting away with it so easily. Their banks are functional. Money is constantly being transferred. Their mobile number is still operational. But they’re just getting away with it…..so easily. πŸ˜‘πŸ™ƒ…I sure hope it prevents at least a few dupesπŸ™ˆπŸ¦§β˜Ή

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        1. I could not delete my details from the website itself but I managed to empty out my electronic wallet and my card details etc from there….which was the source of my payment.

          Did they scam you too? What happened in your case?

          If you figure out a way to cancel/re-fill the details on their (fraud) website, please do let me know. πŸ˜ƒπŸ™πŸΌ

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    2. Thanks alot for this review because even when I saw the site They had really gorgeous products at a very low price and I wanted to place an order but I was also doubtful. Thanks Again

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      1. I’m so glad you weren’t duped.πŸ™πŸΌπŸ€—πŸ€© I hope people realize it in time….just like you did. They’ve swindled just too many innocent people. It’s not right….

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  1. Usually Every Scam β€˜Like
    This’ Gets β€˜Busted’
    With Grammar Errors
    And the Such on
    Fraudulent
    Websites
    What i Find
    Most Disconcerting
    About This is Lack
    Of Consumer
    Protection
    Reasonable For
    Recourse Fraud
    Is Surely A Biggest
    Money And
    Soul Taker
    In Every
    Way
    And Online
    Is A Newer Fruit
    Of Its Means…
    Sad This
    Happened
    To You My FriendπŸ€—

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    1. I should have been more careful and verified the websites credentials thoroughly before making a purchase. πŸ™ˆβ˜ΉπŸ™ˆ….I hope to never make such a mistake again πŸ™ˆπŸ˜…

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      1. Hehe it’s Easy
        For me
        i Just
        Don’t
        Spend
        Money And
        Katrina’s Credit
        Card Paid
        Off Each
        Month
        Is
        Well
        Protected
        As Oh My
        Gosh Fraud
        Is Big β€˜Faustian’ Human
        β€˜BusineSS Indeedβ€™πŸ‘ΉπŸŽΌπŸ˜

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        1. Aah….in a way that is bliss….
          Away from temptation….away from the clatter …..πŸ˜ŠπŸ™πŸΌπŸ’
          You know what….I just thought of a line….maybe I’ll make a poem of it….thanks for the inspiration FredπŸŽ€πŸ’

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          1. SMiLes Yes Inspiring
            Someone Is BLoWinG
            Up A Helium
            Balloon Only
            Way
            To
            Go Up
            From THere
            WHereas
            TaKinG
            Folks
            Down
            A Notch
            Only Falls
            For All
            Involved
            Now No
            Longer
            Evolving
            Up This is
            Why Competition
            Fails And Freedom
            Of Cooperation
            With Only
            Means
            Yet
            No
            Ends
            Naturally
            Rises As More
            Do Become
            Cream
            Of
            Crop
            Rather
            Than
            Chaff
            To Fall
            As The Overall
            Harvest Thrives
            More Now With SMiLes
            Rays Shine
            iN Never
            Ending
            Light Seeing
            Farther Now RealπŸ’«πŸŒžπŸ˜

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                1. Well, some call me delusional so….you might not wanna join the likes of me FredπŸ™ƒπŸ˜‰πŸ™ˆπŸ€‘πŸ˜ŽπŸ˜…
                  Careful what you chew,
                  It may really nourish you.
                  But it can also give you the flu.
                  Or an equivalent sickness that wasn’t due.πŸŽˆπŸ½πŸ’­πŸŽˆπŸ’­πŸ½πŸŽˆπŸ’­πŸ½πŸŽˆ

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                  1. Trust me
                    i Spit
                    No
                    Gum
                    Out
                    SMiLes
                    i Chew IT

                    All

                    Hehe

                    Fear No Gum

                    Only Chew Some More

                    Blackest

                    Abyss Gum

                    Only

                    Colors More

                    Seeing No Fear

                    Just Open Arms

                    To All StrangersπŸ€—

                    The Devil

                    In

                    My Pocket

                    Protects

                    All My

                    Colors

                    As

                    Much

                    As All the Angels i Chew😜

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                    1. Hehe We All
                      Have Shadows
                      Key Is Keeping
                      Them
                      From
                      Biting
                      With Teeth
                      Turning Bitter

                      Into

                      Sweet

                      Trust me

                      i Am Tested

                      Everyday

                      Now

                      For

                      i Shut

                      No Doors

                      To Other Souls

                      Not Sure

                      If Anyone

                      Yet

                      A SeaSoned

                      Devil With

                      Sugar is

                      Strong

                      Enough

                      To Keep

                      All DoorS OPeN

                      Again Verily

                      i

                      Am

                      Tested

                      Always

                      Now

                      For

                      This

                      Final GradeπŸƒ

                      Always

                      Beginning Now

                      SMiLes GreaterπŸ₯³πŸ˜

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    1. Thanks for reading Eileen. I learned this the hard way. But I sure hope my friends and just about anyone who can benefit from this alert doesn’t lose anything this way….πŸ™πŸΌπŸ™ˆπŸ™πŸΌπŸ™ˆπŸ™πŸΌ

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    1. Oh it’s part of the game of life….πŸ™ƒπŸ˜…….it ain’t right. But πŸ™ƒπŸ˜…πŸ™ƒπŸ˜…πŸ™ƒπŸ˜……..
      Thank you Mercy πŸ’ŸπŸŽ€πŸ’ŸπŸŽ€πŸ’ŸπŸŽ€πŸ’Ÿ

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    1. Thank you Dawn. Absolutely, I’m not dwelling on it….just hoping it would save some others maybe. Thank you dear. Right back at you sister….blessings and graceπŸ€©πŸ˜πŸ’ŸπŸͺπŸ’πŸ˜˜πŸ™πŸΌ

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    1. Yes yes absolutely….please….anybody who reads this please do not buy from that site. Also remember they can make and rebuild similar sites again with a different name. I have seen new sites with similar pictures and I really don’t know for sure but I believe they have multiple fake outlets and Shopiiee20 is just one of many…..please be careful

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    1. I’m sorry to hear that…..they’re not going to deliver it. Their whole website is a scam. They’re fraudsters. I have seen similar pics that were just on their website on another new shopping website now. But since I haven’t ordered from there or had a first hand scam, I will not ruin the other site’s reputation…..just saying…..be cautions now on…..very very cautious….☹☹☹😰😰

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    2. Register a complaint in consumer dispute forum. Its not going to cost you. But they will return ur money. I did. And I got it.

      Be brave and Informed customer. Put this complaint in fraud section.

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      1. How did you do that? Please share it with all of us. I’d really like to know because all of the websites I came across that offer help happen to be paid legal service sites. And I did find something that looked genuine. But I really didn’t wnat to put any bank details for a reversal because that would be pennywise pound foolish for me. 419 is a relatively small amount. I’d rather lose that than jeopardised my entire savings. But I am extremely interested in knowing how

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      2. Sorry….that last message got sent halfway by mistake before I completed typing it.

        I am very interested in knowing how it can be reversed because it will definitely benefit my readers who have been duped and give a lot of others the confidence to report/take action against fraudsters like shopiiee.com and many more scamsters. Please do share all details with us that will help us to be better and more informed customers. (Web link/address, Process, approximate time, details required, cost, frequency/time dedicated, personal visit/online only, commission, protocol….just about anything that you have that would be helpful. Thank you and have a lovely week.πŸ™πŸΌπŸ˜€πŸ™πŸΌ

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  2. Yes it’s fraud website I also book 2 bags but didn’t received yet totally fraud site.
    And one more fraud website it’s name is club-famous.com please beware all of you don’t shop anything from here.

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    1. Oh dear! Thank you for warning us about this other website Kunal. I was not aware about that one…..we live in horrible times….cannot trust anyone at all. Nobody has any integrity left. The world has become a selfish place filled with conmen and fake people all trying to get your money in every immoral way possible! 😑😑😑

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  3. I can understand πŸ˜ͺ,I also had a same experience. I have ordered 2 Jewellery sets.. Haven’t received yet.I have mailed them but haven’t received any reply.. Fraud Site.

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    1. Total fraud case! They have done this to soooooo many people…..I was tempted to buy two….but unstuck with one…..saved me some….I feel bad for you….and all of us who got conned….

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  4. Guys if u want money or ur orders register complaint in consumer dispute forum.
    Its going to work. For me it worked. I rcvd payment yday. I had ordered ear rings. and tried connecting them. They did not respond. So I booked them for fraud case. They contacted me n took details for reverse transaction. Within a week u will your rcv money.

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    1. Hi. Please tell me how to do this. I sent mail to the address which is written in the website “help.shopiiee@gmail.com”
      I just ordered but not able to track my order. I spend 1465 Rupees. My husband will scold me if he come to know that this is fraud.
      I ordered for 3000 on club factory and then I cancelled the order, a year ago. Till date I dint receive my refund. Recently PM(Modi) banned a few websites and this was one among them. If he come to know all my in laws too scold me.

      Please help me for my refund

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      1. Hi Saathvika,
        Yes, I had ordered a couple of things from clubfactory before until it got banned because of the situation with China. But I made my purchase about 3 years ago and at that time it was very nice. I understand 3000 is a huge amount to lose and I feel very sad for you. I don’t understand why they didn’t refund your money. It’s just horrible what happened to you.
        About shopiiee.com …..I really feel so sorry for you. As an Indian woman, I understand how anxious and terrible you must feel now. I wish somehow, anyhow you get a refund or atleast do not get into trouble at home.
        I wish I could help you. Believe me, I really do. But I’m helpless too. I pray for peace upon you and your family and this situation too. Be blessed πŸ™πŸΌ
        I have decided not to shop from unfaniliar sites and brands now on. Maybe you could try that for a while too.
        Take care and God bless you dear SaathvikaπŸ’πŸŽ€

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      1. Dear Anonymous Friend…
        I really don’t know how to help you to get your money back. I sincerely hope you do. But I really don’t know if and how that is possible. I hope someone with better information and skills reads this article and helps you out WITHOUT CONNING YOU further. Please be wary with how you choose to proceed. Be careful. There are a lot of con artists who are wolves in sheep clothing too. So I wish you the best in your pursuit. Take care and God bless you.πŸ™πŸΌπŸŽ€πŸ’

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  5. Dear Anonymous Friend…
    I really don’t know how to help you to get your money back. I sincerely hope you do. But I really don’t know if and how that is possible. I hope someone with better information and skills reads this article and helps you out WITHOUT CONNING YOU further. Please be wary with how you choose to proceed. Be careful. There are a lot of con artists who are wolves in sheep clothing too. So I wish you the best in your pursuit. Take care and God bless you.πŸ™πŸΌπŸŽ€πŸ’

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  6. Blogs like this are so important to make most people aware. Whenever the deal is extremely attractive and the website is new we all better not try it.
    I saw an instagram ad of night suits which looked of extremely high quality at 500-600rs and instantly placed an order without thinking twice. Evolveclothings.com was the website. Days of waiting and nothing got shipped. There was only contact email id for which I got no response. I started my research and realized they had converted some meme page in to their clothing website page on instagram and it was a private account as well. After waiting for a month, I called my credit card company and they were extremely helpful and immediately returned my money as I reported it as fraud transaction as since I did not receive the service for what I paid. Credit card company did it’s investigation and apparently the merchant was unable to give proof of service provided and so I permanently got my money back.
    Now I doubt every website I see.

    however, it’s sad how these scmasters are looting hard earned money of innocents. This Shopiiee scammer has been arrested and hope all others are also arrested very soon.

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  7. I am here after Mumbai police has notified this site among many sites to be a fraud. Now they won’t be able to trick people.

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