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Je trouve anormal de la part d'un vendeur en ligne d'imposer des paiements pré-approuvés à son acheteur et à son insu. C'est ce qui est le cas de DIGITAL RIVER qui vend l'anti-virus AVAST en ligne. JC'est de l'abus de confiance. Je vous donne un conseil de surveillance pour votre compte paypal et votre compte bancaire pour ne pas être arnaqué. Paypal exécute des paiements pré-approuvés si vous ne faîtes pas opposition à temps. C'est pire encore si quelqu'un à piraté le numéro de votre carte de crédit. Evitez d'acheter en ligne un antivirus Avast chez DIGITAL RIVER IRLANDE ltd qui n'hésite pas d'employeur des opérations peu catholiques pour vous soutirer de l'argent. Marcel BESREST.
I was also getting charged a similar amount with a description "Digital River, Ireland" but that is what is denoted on the text that I receive from my bank/ credit card. On investigating the matter and writting to Digital River I figured my monthly automatic payments were towards Adobe Systems for subscribing to the Aodbe Creative.
You may like to check the actual credit card Bill/statement or Paypal account transaction list to find the same. In my credit card statement, the amount had the description of "DRI *Adobe Sales"
Hope this helps
I've also been scammed by this company. Only yesturday they took a payment of £49.99 for a subscription i've never signed up to.
After back tracking through my account, since the 8th June 2015 they have been taking payments without my knowing.
A total of £136.97 has been taken so far.
I have reproted it to PayPal and I have also e-mailed them directly to demand a refund and an explanantion.
The payment was set up on my pre-payments on PayPal, however I have never authorize this as I don't even use Kaspersky software?!
Has anybody disputed and got a result?
I got charged for AVAST, but I never authorized it. Avast doesn't know who I am, neither does Digital River have a good email address for me. Paypal won't help. Just a scam, I guess.
I don't mean to be rude here...but everyone on this forum thread is being incredibly dense.
Digital River are not "scammers", they are a company that other shops/online sellers outsource their transactions to. Similar to PayPal, WorldPay etc. Digital River act as a middle-man between the seller and buyer to process the transaction.
Each and every one of you on this thread will have purchased something without realising Digital River were used to process the transaction. At least you can rest assured you're not the only one to mistake the mistake eh?
Here is the Digital River website, they seem very above-the-board and professional to be such lucrative scammers:
In fact, they're such professional scammers, they even have a feature that lets forgetful folk search for their order when they get confused by their statement and start taking to the internet to accuse them of scamming:
Now THAT is some helpful scammers!
So please, before you embarass yourself online...please do your research.
There's something you fail to understand here. Other people like me were charged without realizing it.
In the case of Avast, what happened is that something was advertized as FREE but becomes a PAID subscription on the second month.
This unclear advertizing along with Paypal's one touch makes it possible to mislead people into paying for a product or service that they might not want.
You may say people are "dense" for not realizing this but not everyone uses their Paypal account 24x7x365 and is familiar with all its features.