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Important - If you use Epassporte, read this!

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by ThunderC, Sep 3, 2010.

  1. ThunderC

    ThunderC Power Member

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    This is insane :(

    From: Christopher Mallick, Owner, ePassporte.com <http://ePassporte.com>

    Dear ePassporte Account Holders,

    Please be advised that, at 12:00 PM PDT today, September 2, 2010, we were notified that effective immediately, Visa International has suspended our banking partner?s (St. Kitts Nevis Anguilla National Bank) ePassporte Visa program. The ePassporte e-Wallet program continues to be up and running, except funds cannot be transferred between your Visa Account and your e-Wallet. At this time ePassporte can no longer issue Visa Cards, and the ability for our Account Holders to make point of sale purchases and withdraw funds from ATMs has also been suspended.

    At this time we do not know why this drastic action was taken by Visa. To us, it is unconscionable that such action would be taken without the opportunity for ePassporte to fully understand Visa?s reasons and to be able to take all steps necessary to keep our program running the way it has so successfully done for over 7 years. But that is what Visa has done.

    As soon as we have more information we will be in contact with you.
    In the meantime please be assured that your funds are safe.

    We are very sorry for the short notice and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. The ePassporte team is working diligently to rectify this situation.

    We kindly ask you to bear with us while we work through this issue.

    Please feel free to contact us via the message center or at our call center, should you have any questions, comments or concerns.

    Thank You,


    Christopher Mallick
     
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  2. keso

    keso Junior Member

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    does this affect the virtual visa?
     
  3. indebt

    indebt Junior Member

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    This is not good
     
  4. keso

    keso Junior Member

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    im screwed.
     
  5. ThunderC

    ThunderC Power Member

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    if you have your money in the "wallet" then you are "safe" but if you had it in virtual visa (like i did) then you are fucked
     
  6. zebrahat

    zebrahat Elite Member

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    If Visa had issues with ePassporte after 7 years of working with them, there should have been a history of warnings to the company prior to suspending its service. Just doing this out of the blue is absolutely ridiculous.
     
  7. crazyflx

    crazyflx Elite Member

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    Wow...that's crazy....I can't believe that.

    I'd type more on my feelings about this, but I'm too damn tired.

    Really though, that is appalling.

    EDIT: I can't believe they had the audacity to end that email such a blanket phase like this:

     
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  8. dvdvids

    dvdvids BANNED BANNED

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    This explains why yesterday it wouldnt let me m:confused:ake a purchase online with my virtual visa!
     
  9. ruicosta

    ruicosta Regular Member

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    Jesus, I'm stunned. What now? How will I get my funds? How will I pay for my hosting?

    Paypal isn't available in my country... I'm screwed
     
  10. biffo

    biffo Regular Member

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    Absolutely madness.

    Visa and the like have been given too much power.

    Unless ofcourse ePassport have been found to harbouring criminals and other dirty species of the human race? :)
     
  11. HoNeYBiRD

    HoNeYBiRD Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    thanks for the info, however i never used epassporte (i have an account with them just in case)
    it's unbelievable how this can happen from one day to another after 7 years of cooperation without any warning...they can't let us to see the whole picture

    i feel for you guys!
     
  12. M1ndfluX

    M1ndfluX Senior Member

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    This statement is now gone on Epassporte. I noticed it when logging in a few hours ago, but now its gone.

    I read on some adult webmaster sites that it would be fixed within 24 hrs...

    Sure do hope so or else i am f*cked.
     
  13. dpalat

    dpalat Regular Member

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    this is just great :| I logged few min. back and got this message. I have bad filling about this, I think it will not be fixed so easy...
     
  14. Bross

    Bross Senior Member

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    What can you expect from a shady spamming online banking provider..
    They take all the trash that the rest don't. Nothing to worry about, was expected.
     
  15. ThunderC

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    from what i understand, their bank got fucked for all kind of shady stuff, so it's not directly epass's fault, hopefully it will get fixed quick, but i won't be keeping a balance there for sure.
     
  16. homenet

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    No more so than companies like Webmoney who are still around..
     
  17. tsanko

    tsanko Senior Member

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    I send a letter to all affiliates that I work with to hold my payments for now! ePassport iя unnecessarily for me without VISA cards..
     
  18. ThunderC

    ThunderC Power Member

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    i did the same thing.
     
  19. iglow

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    we are totally fucked now.. hope they fix it asap but doesnt look any good
     
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    mic141414 Regular Member

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    that SUCKS ... i cannot transfer back the money in Visa to my wallet ... REALLY NOT GOOD