Screenshot of counterfeitbanknotes.org
Screenshot of counterfeitbanknotes.org

Counterfeitbanknotes.org is a delivery scam.

How a Counterfeit Money scam works

In this scam, the criminal uses the domain counterfeitbanknotes.org to scam people by pretending to sell goods online from their website. Once you pay for the goods the scammer will not send them to you.

The scam has now just started. The scammer will now convince you that he will ship the goods to you. The scammer will create a fake shipping website and give you a shipping number. This is in order to steal even more money from you by charging you for shipping.

The scam continues

Now that you have invested money, the scammer will continue to charge you more and more fees. As you have already lost money you will be easier to convince because it is difficult to admit that you have been scammed. The scammer can charge you for multiple things including:

  • Cost of product
  • Shipping
  • Taxes (multiple times)
  • Airport fees
  • Bribes
counterfeitbanknotes.org Screenshot
counterfeitbanknotes.org screenshot

Who created counterfeitbanknotes.org?

Scammers create multiple websites for their scams. We research these sites and publish warnings in order to prevent people from getting scammed. Scammers constantly change how they build their websites to not get noticed by us. Here are just a few of the red flags we found from checking WHOIS:

When was counterfeitbanknotes.org registered?

The domain was registered 4 months and 3 days ago. on Sat the 1 Feb 2020 with Shinjiru MSC Sdn Bhd. This is very recent for a supposedly genuine company.

Where is counterfeitbanknotes.org hosted?

It is currently hosted with the following nameservers: BEAU.NS.CLOUDFLARE.COM, JUNE.NS.CLOUDFLARE.COM. This may change if the website is shut down and they move hosters.

Where can I find reviews on counterfeitbanknotes.org?

The only place you can find reviews for counterfeitbanknotes.org is on their own website. This is part of the scam to convince you they are legit.

Is counterfeitbanknotes.org legit?

No, It is a delivery scam using Counterfeit Money to bait you into sending money. You will lose any money you send.

What else do you know about them?

We know they use the phone number 510 340 2903. Any address they use is fake and the phone number is a virtual phone number which redirects to their cell phone.

How can I get my money back if I have been scammed by counterfeitbanknotes.org?

That is not an easy question to answer. Have a look at the payment methods on their website. They are as untraceable as possible. If you have paid very recently there is a possibility that you can cancel the transaction however they make it as difficult as possible for you to do this.

Resources:

Click to see other websites on the same server here

Click to see other scam websites registered with Shinjiru MSC Sdn Bhd

What do I do now?

These scams continue because they are not reported to the proper authorities. Sometimes, as the scam can appear quiet technical, you may have to convince the authorities that it is actually a scam and not a dispute.
The more people report these scams, the more chance they can be stopped.
If you have paid very recently it may be possible to cancel/reverse the transaction.

The most important thing you can do is report this scam.

Finally….

If you have any further information on counterfeitbanknotes.org please post it in the comments below.

If you live in the US it is important to report this scam to the Federal Trade Commission. Click here to see why. As well as the Federal Trade Commission you should report this crime to the Better Business Bureau. See Here

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