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anyone heard of Dolphins Security & Logistics(DS&L)

Postby racmin » Fri, 06 Sep 2013 8:58 pm

This site.. http://packages.dslogs.com/about/index.html

I've never heard of it. Does this courier even exist? I bought an item and the seller claimed that she used their service. Until now I still haven't gotten my item! I can't seem to contact DS&L too. tracking number works but doesn't update at all. Or is my seller ripping me? The package is sent from malaysia and it's supposed to be sent to singapore.

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Postby Strong Eagle » Fri, 06 Sep 2013 10:38 pm

Did you call their number on the website?

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Re: anyone heard of Dolphins Security & Logistics(DS&

Postby Mi Amigo » Fri, 06 Sep 2013 11:27 pm

racmin wrote:This site.. http://packages.dslogs.com/about/index.html

I've never heard of it. Does this courier even exist? I bought an item and the seller claimed that she used their service. Until now I still haven't gotten my item! I can't seem to contact DS&L too. tracking number works but doesn't update at all. Or is my seller ripping me? The package is sent from malaysia and it's supposed to be sent to singapore.

Is this the same transaction as your 'DHL' experience?

http://forum.singaporeexpats.com/ftopic97401.html

... or a different one?
Be careful what you wish for

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Postby racmin » Sat, 07 Sep 2013 8:16 pm

Strong Eagle wrote:Did you call their number on the website?


Can't even get through.

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Re: anyone heard of Dolphins Security & Logistics(DS&

Postby racmin » Sat, 07 Sep 2013 8:18 pm

Mi Amigo wrote:
racmin wrote:This site.. http://packages.dslogs.com/about/index.html

I've never heard of it. Does this courier even exist? I bought an item and the seller claimed that she used their service. Until now I still haven't gotten my item! I can't seem to contact DS&L too. tracking number works but doesn't update at all. Or is my seller ripping me? The package is sent from malaysia and it's supposed to be sent to singapore.

Is this the same transaction as your 'DHL' experience?

http://forum.singaporeexpats.com/ftopic97401.html

... or a different one?


Yes, It's from the same seller. Shit.

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Re: anyone heard of Dolphins Security & Logistics(DS&

Postby PNGMK » Sat, 07 Sep 2013 8:44 pm

racmin wrote:
Mi Amigo wrote:
racmin wrote:This site.. http://packages.dslogs.com/about/index.html

I've never heard of it. Does this courier even exist? I bought an item and the seller claimed that she used their service. Until now I still haven't gotten my item! I can't seem to contact DS&L too. tracking number works but doesn't update at all. Or is my seller ripping me? The package is sent from malaysia and it's supposed to be sent to singapore.

Is this the same transaction as your 'DHL' experience?

http://forum.singaporeexpats.com/ftopic97401.html

... or a different one?


Yes, It's from the same seller. Shit.


Did you use Paypal? They have recently improved their buyer protection.

Also make sure you report this to the police- they are taking online theft more seriously.

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Postby the lynx » Sat, 07 Sep 2013 9:16 pm

In Channel News Asia today.

http://cna.asia/1fHuPym

SINGAPORE: Police are warning of scams where victims do not get the goods which they bought online and are also cheated into making more payments.

They said the number of "mixed delivery order" scams is going up.

53 cases were reported in July and August with the total amount cheated at over S$40,000.

26 such cases were reported for the whole of last year.

Police said culprits would post online advertisements selling smartphones, tablet PCs and laptops on popular websites at below market prices to entice victims.

Interested victims would be asked to make payments through interbank transfers to local bank accounts or remit payment via remittance agencies to overseas accounts.

The culprits would then email the victims to say that the shipment may have been delayed and more money is needed for the delivery.

The victims may receive emails notifying them of one of the following:

• Items were held or wrongly delivered to another country - an additional payment is required to retrieve the item(s).
• Items were seized at the customs - an additional payment is required for storage fees, and victims receive the purported "seizure notice" in the email for added credibility.
• Items faced courier/shipment problems faced - there was a mix-up with other items from a different order. As the delivery could not be cancelled (one-way delivery), victims need to pay for the cost of additional items. Alternatively, victims are offered the option to return the additional items back to source, but need to pay an additional refundable guarantee fee.
• Items included in the package required minimum quantity or package was too light - the despatch manager could not authorise shipment as it did not meet the Minimum Order Quantity (MOQ), thus requesting victim to put in more orders and make subsequent payments.

To avoid detection, the culprits recruited "money mules", who were holders of local bank accounts, to transfer the proceeds of crime from the mule's bank accounts to the culprits.

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Re: anyone heard of Dolphins Security & Logistics(DS&

Postby racmin » Sun, 08 Sep 2013 1:29 am

PNGMK wrote:
racmin wrote:
Mi Amigo wrote:
racmin wrote:This site.. http://packages.dslogs.com/about/index.html

I've never heard of it. Does this courier even exist? I bought an item and the seller claimed that she used their service. Until now I still haven't gotten my item! I can't seem to contact DS&L too. tracking number works but doesn't update at all. Or is my seller ripping me? The package is sent from malaysia and it's supposed to be sent to singapore.

Is this the same transaction as your 'DHL' experience?

http://forum.singaporeexpats.com/ftopic97401.html

... or a different one?


Yes, It's from the same seller. Shit.


Did you use Paypal? They have recently improved their buyer protection.

Also make sure you report this to the police- they are taking online theft more seriously.


I used posb bank transfer :( I will report. Thank you.

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Postby racmin » Sun, 08 Sep 2013 1:30 am

the lynx wrote:In Channel News Asia today.

http://cna.asia/1fHuPym

SINGAPORE: Police are warning of scams where victims do not get the goods which they bought online and are also cheated into making more payments.

They said the number of "mixed delivery order" scams is going up.

53 cases were reported in July and August with the total amount cheated at over S$40,000.

26 such cases were reported for the whole of last year.

Police said culprits would post online advertisements selling smartphones, tablet PCs and laptops on popular websites at below market prices to entice victims.

Interested victims would be asked to make payments through interbank transfers to local bank accounts or remit payment via remittance agencies to overseas accounts.

The culprits would then email the victims to say that the shipment may have been delayed and more money is needed for the delivery.

The victims may receive emails notifying them of one of the following:

• Items were held or wrongly delivered to another country - an additional payment is required to retrieve the item(s).
• Items were seized at the customs - an additional payment is required for storage fees, and victims receive the purported "seizure notice" in the email for added credibility.
• Items faced courier/shipment problems faced - there was a mix-up with other items from a different order. As the delivery could not be cancelled (one-way delivery), victims need to pay for the cost of additional items. Alternatively, victims are offered the option to return the additional items back to source, but need to pay an additional refundable guarantee fee.
• Items included in the package required minimum quantity or package was too light - the despatch manager could not authorise shipment as it did not meet the Minimum Order Quantity (MOQ), thus requesting victim to put in more orders and make subsequent payments.

To avoid detection, the culprits recruited "money mules", who were holders of local bank accounts, to transfer the proceeds of crime from the mule's bank accounts to the culprits.


Thank you very much for this news. But my seller said she will be meeting me to pass me the items. I shall see.


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