Qnet Scam: Mumbai residents protest outside Michael Ferreira’s house

Simultaneous protests were held in Delhi, Hyderabad and Bengaluru.

Written by Anjali Karnavar | Mumbai | Published: April 25, 2016 1:50 am
qnet scam, Michael Ferreira, Michael Ferreira house, mumbai resident protest, qnet scam protest, indian express mumbai Protesters have demanded a speedy probe into the scam. Express photo

Scores of Mumbaikars protested in front of former World Billiards champion Michael Ferreira’s house on Sunday, demanding a speedy trial in 2013 Qnet scam.

Ferreira is alleged to be an 80 per cent shareholder in Vihaan Direct Marketing Selling Ltd, a franchise of Hong Kong-based company Qnet, which reportedly duped thousands across the country. Simultaneous protests were held in Delhi, Hyderabad and Bengaluru, with the same demand — to accelerate the numerous trials against Qnet.

Read | Qnet scam: Mumbai Police arrests Michael Ferreira’s former daughter-in-law 

In August 2013, the Economic Offences Wing of the Mumbai Police registered an FIR against QNet and its Indian franchise Vihaan, which claimed to sell cosmetics and other products. The EOW arrested nine directors of Qnet for allegedly indulging in a binary scheme, where existing members are required to bring in more members and are paid commissions for it. Officials from EOW said the practice is banned in India under the Prize Chitfund and Money Circulation Schemes (Banning) Act.

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According to Gurupreet Anand, one of the petitioners of the case registered in Mumbai, the number of complainants against the company in the country is too big to gauge as approximately 31,500 complaints have been registered in the state of Tamil Nadu alone.

“It is not just the company. I knew Ferrera’s father. He was a solicitor back then and lent money over property as collateral which he then took away from the poor. His son had forged my signature and sold off my property,” claimed 90-year-old Cyril Hendricks, the oldest protester outside the Ferreira residence.

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  1. Atul Gupta
    May 18, 2016 at 6:21 am
    Be ready to fight against QNET and all your uplines including friend.lt;br/gt;Find QNET REFUND and FIGHT AGAINST QNET procedure as below.lt;br/gt;1st Option lt;br/gt;If your purchase on portal is in INR rupees then with in 30 days of purchase or if your purchase is in USD dollar then with in 7 days you can send email to Qnet customer support for refund otherwise Qnet will deny you refund. Then go to 2nd option which all need to go for even after you get refund to get QNET banned from India and to save our brothers and sisters.lt;br/gt;1. Get your IR ID first.It will come to your mail box once your upline register your email id on portal. If email id is given wrong then call Qnet customer support numbers and complain about your upline. Ask your IR ID from them.lt;br/gt;2. Send a cancellation mail to the support team of QNET with a subject line as "REFUND IN****".lt;br/gt;provinding all details of transactions and product details.Usually IR number will be like IN4444 and all. Attach scanned PAN CARD in the mail to them.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;3.Once this mail is sent, the support team will create a CRF number and sends to Hong Kong team for approvals for the refund request. It will take 15-20 working days for the approvals for refund request.lt;br/gt;4.Meanwhile, mail them or call them on every alternative days for an update.lt;br/gt;Numbers:lt;br/gt;9900060061,62,64,68-veronicalt;br/gt;9900060605-rekha,jasvinder kaurlt;br/gt;5.Once Refund request is completed ,they ask for the mode of payment.lt;br/gt;Ecards or Account Money transfer. Better go for Money transfer to your account.lt;br/gt;If you opt for account transfer, then you have to send a scanned copy of your account cheque leaf or bank statement.lt;br/gt;6.After 20 working days, you will get your money refunded of the product to your bank account.lt;br/gt;7.Rest of money left , you collect from your upline by filing complaint in local police station.lt;br/gt;2nd Optionlt;br/gt;pls all go for 2nd option even if you get money refunded as per option 1 by QNET to ban QNET and save indians.lt;br/gt;File written complaint against your friend and all uplines at local police station and write in complaint that QNET is running money circulation scheme which is banned in india as per prize ,chit and money circulation scheme ,1978. Your uplines will be called by police and they will return you money through QNET or themselves as you can not get refund from Qnet after one month is over if products purchased through indian portal and after 7 days if purchased through world portal. Warn your uplines that you are going to file complaint/FIR against them.lt;br/gt;Besides above process kindly lodge your complaint to THE DCP, ECONOMIC OFFENSES WING, MANDIR MARG, DELHI OR EOW MUMBAI also to ban QNET from India to save our brothers and sisters.lt;br/gt;In your complaint attach uplines photos, mobile numbers, your bank account statement if you transferred money from your account to upline account or cash/DD deposit receipt, pan card, address proof, purchase receipts, gurupreet singh anand first FIR copy against Qnet scam and google news 5-6 against Qnet. Mention in your complaint that meeting took place nearby your home or office otherwise local police will ask you to lodge complaint at police station where actual meeting took place.lt;br/gt;File complaint at your nearby police station and EOW/Crime branch both in your city to fight against QNET. Please whatsapp me at 9871853120 only if any extra information required.
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    1. Atul Gupta
      Jun 26, 2016 at 12:41 pm
      Be ready to fight against QNET and all your uplines including friend.lt;br/gt;Find QNET REFUND and FIGHT AGAINST QNET procedure as below.lt;br/gt;1st Option lt;br/gt;If your purchase on product receipts is in INR rupees then with in 30 days of purchase or if your purchase is in USD dollar then with in 7 days you can send email to Qnet customer support for refund otherwise Qnet will deny you refund. Then go to 2nd option which all need to go for even after you get refund to get QNET banned from India and to save our brothers and sisters.lt;br/gt;1. Get your IR ID first.It will come to your mail box once your upline register your email id on portal. If email id is given wrong then call Qnet customer support numbers and complain about your upline. Ask your IR ID and products purchased details from them.lt;br/gt;2. Send a cancellation mail to the support team of QNET with a subject line as "REFUND IN****".lt;br/gt;provinding all details of transactions and product details.Usually IR number will be like IN4444 and all. Attach scanned PAN CARD and product receipts in the mail to them.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;3.Once this mail is sent, the support team will create a CRF number and sends to Hong Kong team for approvals for the refund request. It will take 15-20 working days for the approvals for refund request.lt;br/gt;4.Meanwhile, mail them or call them on every alternative days for an update.lt;br/gt;Numbers:lt;br/gt;9900060061,62,64,68-veronicalt;br/gt;9900060605-rekha,jasvinder kaurlt;br/gt;5.Once Refund request is completed ,they ask for the mode of payment.lt;br/gt;Ecards or Account Money transfer. Better go for Money transfer to your account.lt;br/gt;If you opt for account transfer, then you have to send a scanned copy of your account cheque leaf or bank statement.lt;br/gt;6.After 20 working days, you will get your money refunded of the product to your bank account.lt;br/gt;7.Rest of money left , you collect from your upline by filing complaint in local police station.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;2nd Optionlt;br/gt;pls all go for 2nd option even if you get money refunded as per option 1 by QNET to ban QNET and save indians.lt;br/gt;File written complaint/FIR against your friend and all uplines at local police station and write in complaint that QNET is running money circulation scheme which is banned in india as per prize ,chit and money circulation scheme ,1978. Your uplines will be called by police and they will return you money through QNET or themselves as you can not get refund from Qnet after one month is over if products purchased through indian portal and after 7 days if purchased through world portal. Warn your uplines that you are going to file complaint/FIR against them. Besides above process kindly by post or by hand send your complaint to THE DCP, ECONOMIC OFFENSES WING, MANDIR MARG, DELHI also to ban QNET by using format of complaint given below.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;In your complaint attach uplines photos, mobile numbers, your bank account statement if you transferred money from your account to upline account or cash/DD deposit receipt, pan card, address proof, purchase receipts. Mention in your complaint that meeting took place nearby your home or office otherwise local police will ask you to lodge complaint at police station where actual meeting took place. File complaint at your nearby police station and EOW DELHI both to fight against QNET. Please whatsapp me at 9871853120 only if any confusion.
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      1. Atul Gupta
        Jun 16, 2016 at 9:01 am
        File written complaint against your friend and all uplines at EOW Delhi already handling QNET SCAM and write in complaint that QNET is running money circulation scheme which is banned in india as per prize ,chit and money circulation scheme ,1978 and EOW DELHI FIR NO-87/2016.Your uplines will be arrested by Delhi police and they will return you money through QNET or themselves as you can not get refund from Qnet after one month is over if products purchased through indian portal and after 7 days if purchased through world portal. Warn your uplines that you are going to file complaint/FIR against them. Kindly lodge your complaint to THE DCP, ECONOMIC OFFENSES WING, MANDIR MARG, DELHI to ban QNET from India to save our brothers and sisters. In your complaint attach uplines photos, mobile numbers, their bank account details, your bank account statement if you transferred money from your account to upline account or DD slip if you gave DD in favor of Vihaan direct selling, QNET products receipts copy. Make 2 sets of your complaint and lodge Complaint at EOW Delhi. Do not sign any affidavit if asked by your upline for giving back you money. For any confusion whatsapp me at 9871853120.
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