Player confirms payment from scam sportsbook Europlay (SBR rating F)
The player had contacted the Austrian Embassy in April and was told the sportsbook did not exist
under the company name and address listed on the website. The player recently reported receiving this email from Laura Fergusson of the UK European Consumer Centre Advisor, a consumer advocacy group working in the European Union, saying that Europlay had agreed to bank wire the player his funds. Shortly after he was paid in full. Laura implied that she was contacted by the Austrian Embassy and has located the business ID. SBR will inquire with the organizations and forward contact details to Europlay.at
users. Victims can find the email sent to the player as well as Laura Fergusson's contact information here
Dear Mr *****.
I have received correspondence from my colleague in Austria regarding your claim against Europlay.at.
The trader has agreed to make a payment to you for the amount that your account is in credit.
In order to received this payment please can you provide us with your International Bank Account Number (IBAN), your Bank Identifier Code (BIC/SWIFT) and the address of your bank. Your IBAN and BIC number can be obtained from your bank statement or by contacting your bank.
UK European Consumer Centre Advisor
Trading Standards Institute
1 Sylvan Court
Southfields Business Park
Basildon, SS15 6TH
Tel: 08456 04 05 03