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An ultra-portable amplifier for your iPhone 5. Enjoy clearer sound even at the loudest environments.
An ultra-portable amplifier for your iPhone 5. Enjoy clearer sound even at the loudest environments.
800 backers pledged $8,576 to help bring this project to life.

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    1. Jeremy Chien on August 3

      This was one of the biggest scams. Lol

    2. Victor Leal Garcia on June 27

      I'd like a refund. I never got it

    3. Maddie Caballero on March 13

      Never got this ... Wtf

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      Abe van Beek on November 15, 2015

      Never received this either

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      Chris Becke on October 25, 2015

      Me too - Never received my product i backed for...

    6. Frank M. Hoyer on October 10, 2015

      Never received my order.

    7. Cristiano Nantes on July 24, 2015

      It's been 2 years, nothing's being shipped to backers...
      Is there an official way to file a complaint to Kickstarter?

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      W. Laging on April 25, 2015

      Growdfunding project going wrong or scams.
      ttps://www.facebook.com/groups/1380253912299062/

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      W. Laging on April 12, 2015

      @Leon Genking. How did you do on the Israel Policestation? Ariel Shtul is also friend with Efrat Barit (Facebook). She had together with Saar Shai the Kickstarter Ringbow project. that utterly failed as well. What the have in common is that they Tell Kickstarter and heir backer they live in the US. But they don't. The live(d) in Israel + that Saar Shai moved to London. (He backed out of the Ringbow project) to my opinion Kickstarter does little to nothing to verify who their creators realy are and where they are living. It is very easy to obtain an identity. Verified email-adress. For Ariel Shtul he still is active on facebook. Efrat Barit is not. (last FB activity 2012) Good luck for you all and I still want my money back.

    10. Chris Miller on March 16, 2015

      Never received my order.

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      Daniel RTG on March 8, 2015

      He has backed other products on here can't the address that the items are being shipped to be obtain somehow to get a possible lead on this guy can get our money back

    12. Leon Genking on February 23, 2015

      hard to believe that it will help but i trying

    13. Leon Genking on February 23, 2015

      actually right now I'm in the police station in Israel

    14. Mahmoud Attar on February 15, 2015

      I never got mine as well!

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      Elaine on October 15, 2014

      Am I and other backers going to see the final product or get a refund? Time to update everyone, please!

    16. Ginger Manansala on October 8, 2014

      THIS WAS A SCAM. ;(

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      Brian Chin on September 25, 2014

      Time to harass the heck out of him. I wonder if we can get 4Chan folks to help us get a small token measure of justice?

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      Johnathan Horn on September 21, 2014

      He's disconnected his Facebook account from here but you can still get to it on Facebook
      https://www.facebook.com/ashtul
      Active on there 14th Sept!!

    19. Frank M. Hoyer on September 19, 2014

      unfortunately never get.
      A lucky that I paid only $ 8 ...
      Fail!

    20. Ginger Manansala on September 12, 2014

      I NEVER GOT ANYTHING FROM THESE PEOPLE. THEY HAVEN'T GOTTEN BACK TO ME EITHER. THIS IS A SCAM.

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      W. Laging on September 11, 2014

      @Ariel Shtul. Don't bother to log in. Not on Sept. 9th and not in the future. As long if don't do not refund or deliver, you won't find new customers here. In fact most of the think that you are a liar and a thief!

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      Evan (deleted) on August 7, 2014

      @W. Laging - Some sadists love to bask in their own glory

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      W. Laging on July 26, 2014

      Just for the records: June 3th and July 23th. He keeps coming back for a peek.

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      Andrea G.
      Superbacker
      on July 8, 2014

      Yes Leon, thank you! If we were to post a complaint on the Facebook site you supplied, since it's all written in Hebrew which I'm sure many backers are unable to read, perhaps you would supply some of the language in terms of what would be helpful to say in our complaint post.
      Thank you,
      Andrea

    25. Ken on May 27, 2014

      Thank you Leon Genking!!

    26. Steven Baptiste on May 12, 2014

      I'm a little late to the comments party. Interesting that his listed website is actually for a weight loss website. It's ironic as I lost a little weight in my bank balance from this project.

    27. Leon Genking on May 11, 2014

      שלום לך חמוד , וואלה אני בהליך של הגשת כתב אישום נגדך בארץ אל ההונעה הזאת. ( תשמע בתחלס לא מעניים אותי כל האנשים האלה פה, אם הם יקבלו או לא יקבלו את המוצר. אותי מעניין שאני יקבל!!)

      I started the process of filing charges against this Israeli scammer in Israel which I'm from in local police .

      https://m.facebook.com/israelpolice maybe if all off you guys start send complains about this guy may the things start move

    28. Ken on May 8, 2014

      Great news!!!! Given that this disreputable dic (Ariel) continues to check in here regularly hopefully he is seeing it. Either way it looks like he is trying to rip more people off under another alias. At least that's what my friend tells me.

    29. Joey Natividad on May 5, 2014

      And here's link to a Gizmodo article talking about the lawsuit against a Kickstarter project creator: http://gizmodo.com/government-finally-holding-kickstarter-scammers-respons-1571946452…

    30. Bob Allison on May 4, 2014

      Addendum - The Washington case has been filed. I don't know of its status, I don't think it has been resolved yet.

    31. Bob Allison on May 4, 2014

      I have been following the comment section for a different project where there is a dispute and I have learned some information that is at least interesting if not useful for the backers here.
      https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cloud-guys/plug-the-brain-of-your-devices
      The similarity to this project is that the deliveries are behind schedule as they are here; but the differences are large. In that project there is still communication with the backers through updates and also a project website and blog, the deliveries are behind by months, and that project was funded for $1.2 million verses $8,600 here.

      With that background out of the way here is what I learned.
      - Amazon takes payments from your credit card (or your other source) and then distributes them. So if a refund request from the creator fails, and a refund from Amazon fails, you can still go to your credit card for a refund. You can get a refund even if the charge is old. And you need to make the refund (charge-back) from your card company to "Amazon," and make sure the card company representative you talk to understands the unique situation of Amazon being a 3rd party intermediary collecting funds and redistributing them.

      The other thing is that there was a court case in Washington where they set a precedent by throwing out the premise that we are investing in a project and said we were purchasing a product. The consequences of this are huge. Kickstarter cases are now in criminal court instead of civil court and creators are subject to criminal penalties under the consumer protection laws.
      http://atg.wa.gov/pressrelease.aspx…
      http://mynorthwest.com/11/2511738/First-ever-lawsuit-filed-over-failed-Kickstarter-campaign
      Now, it needs to be noted that this is in Washington and does not automatically become a binding precedent in other states; but there is now case law to argue the point. And if there are ever creator(s) that cross state lines it is possible federal court could have jurisdiction and make a national precedent.

      Now with the information of the Washington case backers from there can definitely go to their Attorney General; and anyone from a different state could do the same and see if they can convince their State's Attorney to bring suit under their consumer protection laws.

      One caveat is that creators who come to the U.S. to start a project and then remove themselves to another country may have effectively removed themselves from the reach of U.S. law. Although -imo- if the person is a U.S. citizen they would still be liable in some way; possibly in the tax system when they file their US taxes and if they ever stepped back in this country they would be subject to arrest (if a criminal case had been filed against them).

      So I encourage all backers to file with their card company and to contact their State's Attorney consumer protection office.
      AND PLEASE - All backers from Washington, contact the Attorney General and ask that 1) a case be filed against Ariel Shtul and 2) when he misses the court date because he is in Israel, ask to have an arrest warrant issued and distributed to all states and immigration. That way if he steps foot in the US again he will be arrested if not entry then when he is stopped when he so much as rolls through a stop sign.

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      Evan (deleted) on April 28, 2014

      Unfortunately Maxim, we got swindled. Ariel took off with our money, probably paid for his trip to Israel that he took shortly after the project was funded.

    33. Maxim Smirnov on April 28, 2014

      Hi! When I will get it or my money back!!!???

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      Evan (deleted) on April 25, 2014

      @Tobias - I'm sorry, I take that back. You need to be registered and signed in to see the posting. Didn't know about this site, I'm sure I speak for others when I say thank you for adding Ariel to that site!

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      Evan (deleted) on April 25, 2014

      @Tobias - Looks like this was pulled off Kickscammed

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      Roberto on April 19, 2014

      What a piece of s. I hope you do not cross my path. All of this to still 8000 dollars

    37. Ken on April 3, 2014

      Very likely Wayne or he probably get some sort of perverse pleasure and checking back here.

      Above all else he is a disreputable douche bag.

    38. Wayne Swindlehurst on March 31, 2014

      I think that the prick keeps checking in to see if we have given up so he can introduce another campaign. He logged in again today. There's no way he feels any guilt for screwing us, he wants more.

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      W. Laging on March 14, 2014

      Good idea. But still nothing about iPlifier on kickscammed. Sorry Joey Natividad. I think this project is beyond nagotiation and should be reported.

    40. Ken on March 13, 2014

      Good idea but highly unlikely to be successful. Thanks

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      Elaine on February 3, 2014

      I'm still waiting for this too... what's the update on this??

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      W. Laging on January 27, 2014

      @ Ip, Ting Pong, go find the guy. Complain at the police station so he is listed and will be questioned at your coutries border.

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      Ip, Ting Pong on January 26, 2014

      Doh! I cannot file a complaint at Amazon Payments to get my refund. It states that I always passed 105 days of the transaction...

      Anyone knows how can it be settled? Thanks.

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