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i Components

i Components

i Components

Buyer’s Nationality:
Germany

Seller:
i Components

Seller Website:
www.i-components.com

Seller Address:
7/F Spa Center, No 53-55 Lockhart Road, HongKong, Wanchai, 000000, China

Initial contact with the supplier:
Search Engine

Type of product(s) being purchased:
Electronic Components (capacitors)

Value of the Purchase Order when the incident occurred:
Under 1,000 USD

Destination market of order in question:
US or Canada

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:
Initial Order

User Experience:
Our company LTB Lasertechnik Berlin tried to source an obsolete electronic part (9000pcs) and got a fraudulent offer from www.i-components.com (Mr. Rio Zhang). There are big shortages for the entire group of components ( ceramic multilayer capacitors) and this part in particular was both exotic and obsolete. After desperate search on the European market we tried to contact international brokers and i-compnents was the first attempt. Mr. Rio Zhang initially appeared very cooperative but insisted all the time on TT payment = up front.

He promised to send the parts according to our PO asap after receipt of the corresponding remittance. The only thing he did in fact was to approve he received the payment. Up from this very last mail from his side we have been unable to reestablish contact to him (and we have tried hard over a couple of days). We never got any goods from him.

Meanwhile , about 4 weeks after that flop, we have to consider him a scammer- there is no other convincing reason for his lack of further cooperation. So don’t make business with i-components. The corresponding website, by the way, looks awesome and promising.

User Recommendations:
Fortunately, pressure of time for sourcing our component was not that big.

Our company has a representative in China. Because he is more familiar with the Chinese market, we asked him to investigate from a list of Chinese brokers which ones are serious-minded. He told us his most important tool for a company assessment was www.tianyancha.com ( unfortunately you have to apply chinese letters), a survey about Chinese companies and their relationships.

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1 comment on “i Components

  1. Dear Thomas,

    I found you report a bad supplier ,i-component.com at supplierblacklist.com.

    I saw the email on the image you posted so I can contact you.

    Unfortunately I am another victim and I posted the i-component.com in the blacklist as well. d

    My payment was wired to a HK bank account.

    You can search “hongkong report police” at google. And you will find Hong Kong Police Force – e-Report Centre

    https://www.erc.police.gov.hk/cmiserc/CCC/PolicePublicPage?language=en

    I had reported my case to HK Police and you can do that,too. I think this will push HK police to investigate

    Roi Zhang.

    Best Regards,

     Edward Liang

     Genius System Technology Co., Ltd.

     298, Taiwan Boulevard Section 5
     LongJing Taichung, 43449 Taiwan
     tel:+886-4-26321393
     fax:+886-4-26310393
     mobile:+886-918387807
             +886-986880862

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