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can anyone having a German bank card help me pay 2.5 Euros? Paypal may work too

Good evening, I wish to download this report and it asks 2.5 Euros, I tried my UBS credit card but the website says failed because of foregin credit card, please try with a German card...

https://www.test.de/Test-Fahrradschl...radschloesser/

I had a paypal account having maybe 3 Euros dated 10 years, I tried to connect but it asks me to reinitiate my password and its has to verify my identity by sending a code by SMS to my registered phone, which was a number that I don't have any more. And that's the only authentication method... anyway I am not sure a non-German paypal account would work, who knows.

If you can pay it for me and send me the pdf, I can pay you via Twint.

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Old 23.05.2021, 20:53
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Visa, Mastercard etc are world-wide??? Are you trying a Mystro /bankers card?
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Visa, Mastercard etc are world-wide??? Are you trying a Mystro /bankers card?
I tried with a UBS Visa card.

It's also the 1st time I encounter this problem, I am used to online shopping from time to time.
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Old 23.05.2021, 21:14
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Visa, Mastercard etc are world-wide??? Are you trying a Mystro /bankers card?
Actually their help screen indicates that cards with foreign IPs don’t work!
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Re: can anyone having a German bank card help me pay 2.5 Euros? Paypal may work too

PM me an email address or something pls. PMs blocked for me (sending 4 today was too many apparenly)
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Visa, Mastercard etc are world-wide??? Are you trying a Mystro /bankers card?

Some vendors block credit cards from outside of their country, even when ordering for delivery in that country where their recourse would be easier. Among other Swiss sites, Migros (Digitec Galaxus etc.) does this.
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Good evening, I wish to download this report and it asks 2.5 Euros, I tried my UBS credit card but the website says failed because of foregin credit card, please try with a German card...

https://www.test.de/Test-Fahrradschl...radschloesser/

I had a paypal account having maybe 3 Euros dated 10 years, I tried to connect but it asks me to reinitiate my password and its has to verify my identity by sending a code by SMS to my registered phone, which was a number that I don't have any more. And that's the only authentication method... anyway I am not sure a non-German paypal account would work, who knows.

If you can pay it for me and send me the pdf, I can pay you via Twint.

Thanks
This post is just so funny in it‘s audacity for scamming / phishing or other such crap for credit card as well as bank details! Did anyone fall for it yet?
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This post is just so funny in it‘s audacity for scamming / phishing or other such crap for credit card as well as bank details! Did anyone fall for it yet?
I don't need anyone's banking detail, I just need the PDF report. or do you think I am the owner of that famous website.
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Old 23.05.2021, 22:39
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I don't need anyone's banking detail, I just need the PDF report. or do you think I am the owner of that famous website.
Cut the crap OK? Am a UBS employee
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Old 23.05.2021, 22:42
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Cut the crap OK? Am a UBS employee
so what? an arrogant and stuipid UBS employee.
And open your eyes and read what others have written above in other posts
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so what? an arrogant and stuipid UBS employee.
And open your eyes and read what others have written above in other posts
I’ve read all your other posts in various threads. You laid your ground in drivel. As UBS employees, we are constantly schooled and tested on such scams. Come on. Anyway, not up to me. If someone wants to fall for your begging of EUR 2.50 , I really don’t care
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Old 23.05.2021, 23:06
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Actually their help screen indicates that cards with foreign IPs don’t work!
I always use a foreign IP over VPN when paying without problem. I didn’t click on the site as it sounds dodgy, but I certainly wouldn’t provide them with my details
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I didn’t click on the site as it sounds dodgy,
I cannot help the OP, but the website is not a dodgy one
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Old 24.05.2021, 00:12
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I cannot help the OP, but the website is not a dodgy one
Test.de is not dodgy. But when I get a pop-up window asking for my personal details (in times Roman font!) before I’ve even seen anything, then I don‘t continue. Here’s the legit link: https://www.test.de/Test-Fahrradschloss-4841548-0/. They do not provide additional info. to non-Germany residents
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I’ve read all your other posts in various threads. You laid your ground in drivel. As UBS employees, we are constantly schooled and tested on such scams. Come on. Anyway, not up to me. If someone wants to fall for your begging of EUR 2.50 , I really don’t care
I guess you haven't learned much on those schooling. What about if you stop accusing other people and spent some of your time learning about how to recognize real scams and how to have a civil conversations? No wonder UBS doesn't have a stellar image.
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This post is just so funny in it‘s audacity for scamming / phishing or other such crap for credit card as well as bank details! Did anyone fall for it yet?
That is why I actually checked the site and point out that the help indicated foreign IPs don’t work!

Remove your unwarranted groans!
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That is why I actually checked the site and point out that the help indicated foreign IPs don’t work!

Remove your unwarranted groans!
Do what you want. Give the OP (s) your credit card, email address and bank details as he (they) seem so desperate to purchase a German test report that they beg for money on EF on bike locks from a trusted site at the Price of 2.50, and see if I care about the outcome ( I won’t )
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Test.de is not dodgy. But when I get a pop-up window asking for my personal details (in times Roman font!) before I’ve even seen anything, then I don‘t continue. Here’s the legit link: https://www.test.de/Test-Fahrradschloss-4841548-0/. They do not provide additional info. to non-Germany residents
Both links are legit and from the same site.
That's what ssl certificates are for.
And using the browser which will warn you/not allow you to go directly to the page which has issues with the certs.

I'm accessing both from Germany, no VPN, and it's the same site I've been frequently using.

No clue which pop up you got, pity you didn't do a screenshot.
Maybe your computer has a virus which shows you pop ups on random sites?
No clue. I don't care about viruses for quite a long time (almost 20 years as linux user, security through obscurity, works perfectly).

It's good to be paranoid when it comes down to pop up windows, I teach my parents to be cautious as well.
However, it's also good to be able to step back and rethink and investigate, especially when several non new members tell you it's nothing dodgy.

You can also use services like this one for example:
(I've c/p the original link)
https://www.urlvoid.com/scan/test.de/

I hope you know that just because it looks like test.de it might not be ASCII written test.de but similarly looking letters from the whole utf-8 table
Such phishing attempts would be really good
However, when you do copy/paste in such website as the one above, they'll use what you gave them, so that's another layer of checking two flies with one smash

It's nice that UBS teaches folks to be observant and careful, however, having clear mind and investigate is even better than blindly follow warnings.

In short - next time you see something suspicious you might want to warn someone about - make a screenshot or take a photo.
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Do what you want. Give the OP (s) your credit card, email address and bank details as he (they) seem so desperate to purchase a German test report that they beg for money on EF on bike locks from a trusted site at the Price of 2.50, and see if I care about the outcome ( I won’t )
You seem to fit the mold for UBS employees. Smart enough to push the buttons but not smart enough to question your shady employer.

Anyway, to answer your doubts, its a legit scammy site. The site trys to trick people into a tacit subscription and reviews on trust pilot confirm this (including the company threatening people w/ debt collection etc).

There are ways to prevent from getting scammed by this greedy non-profit (not using a UBS card for example and instead using a modern card with proper security features such as 2FA for each authorization and/or a disposable card number as well as not providing them any useful information).

As for handing OP card details that's just plan stupid (and against ToS). I think most people here can afford 2.50 EUR to help someone out (while remaining vigilant, as you rightly point out there are scams left and right).
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The OP‘s request must rate high amongst bizarre and possibly naïve requests made to completely anonymous strangers on a public forum.

For that reason, I‘m out....
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