Are you recently dealing with Advanced Element Group Scam company from France who are selling IC? If you are possibly buying goods with this company be careful of Missed Lead Times. You may check with Supplier Blacklist website first or do some further research and due diligence. Read below for more information before doing any transaction with this company in France.
Advanced Element Group Scam
Advanced Element Group Scam | AECO International Electronics Co Ltd
18 Boulevard Marius Vivier Merle, Lyon, unknown, 69003, France
Initial contact with the supplier:
Online Supplier Directory
Type of product(s) being purchased:
Value of the Purchase Order when the incident occurred:
25,001 to 100,000 USD
Destination market of order in question:
Type of Complaint(s):
missed lead times, contract violations, scams & other unethical activities
Stage of relationship with the supplier at the time of the incident:
I was contacted by email, after posting requirements on HK Inventory, seller had good prices and availability of parts. Placed some order orders, packaging looked original, part markings were ok. After half a year and several more orders, end customers began to complain about quality of the parts. Turns out a big percentage of the ordered parts are counterfeit/substandard quality. Seller delayed taking care of the complaints, contact was lost. Suppliers address in France is fake, probably operating from Hong Kong. Beneficiary of the payments were they “overseas” company AECO international electronics. We are actually going to sue them and reported the company to HK police.
Always do a background check and ask for references. Never listen to any excuses. Check the parts carefully, use third party inspection.
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1 comment on “Advanced Element Group Scam”
Unfortunately I didn’t read this post before buying from Advanced Element Group. We also made an order for IC because they got stock of this component and mlt was to long. Fortunately before placing a second order we recogniste that the inintal received order are 100% faked componets without function.
We lost around 6000 USD for the components + another 4000 USd for reworking + 100% extra charges for buying this component in rush from a broker.
Please don’t buy from this supplier!!