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Old 03-03-2012, 02:08 PM
TheBunny TheBunny is offline
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Default SCAM - Mateen Pekan - Getting Out OF BUSINESS, Selling All Rights ( 200 Apps )

Since the original thread seems to have disappeared(?)
I am restarting my own follow up thread.

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BTW before anyone says anything I paid with credit card and in the US
that give me no risk, So I can get my money back... but really thats not the
point at this stage.

--- Email Chain ---

Perfect! I will get everything ready now

After 72hrs (when paypal clears the payment)

I will send you everything

Sincerely,
Mateen Pekan
CEO/Founder
Future Apps Are Now Here
www.MateenAppstore.com

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( on paypal )

They haven't they have limited my account, and have postponed it I cant receive or do anything with my paypal, they have literally froze my account , im really sorry about the wait

Sincerely,
Mateen Pekan

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well when they limit they literally freeze everything

i have called them today , and they are asking for some info for me to clear things up

will let u posted

Sincerely,
Mateen Pekan

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Can you take the money out, and send to my new one? Sales@mateenappstore.com

Its giving me a huge issue and whenever I fix a problem , a new one opens .... This way you can have your things faster,

Let me know

I'm very very sorry , paypal is a pain in the ass

Sincerely,
Mateen Pekan

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I know it's a problem on my side, and I'm very sorry but don't you worry , I will include something for all the wait youv done.

I'm trying to resolve the issue

Thank you for your patience

Sincerely,
Mateen Pekan

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can you cancel the payment?

Sincerely,
Mateen Pekan

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no i created a completley new one

proappledev@yahoo.com

ok perfect i will include some extra templates because of all this wait

Sincerely,
Mateen Pekan

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( 3 weeks later second payment delivered by paypal )
( Actual Scamming starts here )

went fine and everything is ready to be uploaded but im sorry , the upload fee for everything and costs of upload is high im not sure if you still want to go through with this

there is over 30gb total of uploading to do

the price for uploading and sending everything to you will cost $500

this is because we need to open a secure server, upload all of it and keep it there and you download from it

which all costs money and we cant afford to loose

Sincerely,
Mateen Pekan
CEO/Founder

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( Lets have the itunes account log in first? )

it is all in one , i cant just give you the logins because i had created a zip with all links to it and there are procedures to take when converting the itunes apps to your own name (name change, tax, bank info) etc

so its all in this massive zip

you will recieve:

- account info
- tutorial
- all source codes
- all website info
- mobile me account
- and much more


Sincerely,
Mateen Pekan

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please send the $500 to gsprogramming@yahoo.com

(another paypal connected to upload buddy)

Sincerely,
Mateen Pekan

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like i said it is all linked no can do , the fee for uploads is when my internet taking up gb upload which every gb i get charged for

does not matter if it is my server or yours

if youd like to cancel this transaction please let me know we can do that and i can sell all rights to someone else like i said i need this off my hands asap

Sincerely,
Mateen Pekan

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chris i understand that you are upset

please just open a paypal dispute and you will recieve your $1000 and you will have full refund

i am very sorry

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So after doing some more research Mateen seems to be a kid about 14-15 years old.
He started coding and scamming on the game salad forums back in 2010.

also see http://www.apps4ottawa.ca/en/apps/9

"Reza Pekan
I am a 13 year old iPhone, iPod , iPad developer in Ottawa (just letting everyone know)"

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In conclusion this is my fun adventure for the last few weeks
Take it as a warning

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Whois info for the scammers, has names, addresses, phone number.

Address look up

R Pekan ( Reza Pekan )
(613) 521-5963
2871 Otterson Dr
Ottawa, ON K1V 7A9

Registrant:
Home
2871 Otterson Dr
Ottawa, Ontario K1V7A9
Canada

Registered through: Go Daddy
Domain Name: MATEENAPPSTORE.COM
Created on: 17-Aug-10
Expires on: 17-Aug-12
Last Updated on: 30-Jun-11

Administrative Contact:
Pekan, Reza rezapekan@yahoo.com
Home
2871 Otterson Dr
Ottawa, Ontario K1V7A9
Canada
6135215963 Fax --

Technical Contact:
Pekan, Reza rezapekan@yahoo.com
Home
2871 Otterson Dr
Ottawa, Ontario K1V7A9
Canada
6135215963 Fax --

Domain servers in listed order:
NS31.DOMAINCONTROL.COM
NS32.DOMAINCONTROL.COM

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Old 03-03-2012, 02:38 PM
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Thanks for the warning and the entertainment

I remember him from the GameSalad forum. Think he's been banned more than once over there.

Just curious; why would you be interested in something like this? All his stuff is crap.
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Old 03-03-2012, 03:11 PM
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Thanks for the warning and the entertainment

I remember him from the GameSalad forum. Think he's been banned more than once over there.

Just curious; why would you be interested in something like this? All his stuff is crap.
Well I need to look at all the long term sales data, and then see what does sell and what might be worth salvaging and or how long it would take.
It was a cheap no risk investment to get at that junk sales data for 200 apps
over 2 years.
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Old 03-03-2012, 03:15 PM
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Did a google-search on his name and found this:
http://www.iphonedevsdk.com/forum/sh...eza-pekan.html
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Old 03-03-2012, 04:25 PM
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scam, really? who would have guessed...

and who needs sales data from 200 junk apps?

if you really want some usefull numbers , try them http://www.appannie.com/products/intelligence/
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Old 03-03-2012, 04:50 PM
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scam, really? who would have guessed...

and who needs sales data from 200 junk apps?

if you really want some usefull numbers , try them http://www.appannie.com/products/intelligence/
Hmm that does not look like what I was talking about at all.
That looks like chart positions and ranks.
I would want sorting like actual sales data per month or even estimates
for things way off the charts.

BTW I use flurry and I use App Viz 2 for simular sales data.
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Old 03-03-2012, 05:49 PM
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Did a google-search on his name and found this:
http://www.iphonedevsdk.com/forum/sh...eza-pekan.html
Thanks ... I missed this my searches...

/me goes to post over there.
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Old 03-04-2012, 05:57 AM
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I wonder what got you into buying this in the first place? Yuo're obviously not a new member of TA - you must have seen what Mateen has been trying to pull out here several times
Anyway, I hope you got your money back. Can't say I'm surprised seeing Mateen involved -_-
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Old 03-04-2012, 07:04 AM
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Hmm that does not look like what I was talking about at all.
That looks like chart positions and ranks.
I would want sorting like actual sales data per month or even estimates
for things way off the charts.

BTW I use flurry and I use App Viz 2 for simular sales data.
its ranks and sales, actual & estimated across the board, not just junk no one should really care about.. but if you are willing to send money to an more than obvious scammer, you might be interested to invest a little more for really usefull data.
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Old 03-04-2012, 07:50 AM
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Hi TheBunny,

After reading all your long message here. I myself have the same situation as describe in your email. Look like this scammer using the same trick. I am currently waiting for Paypal to take action. I really hope that I am the last victim in this case.
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