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I lost $25,000.

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Roar Local - I lost $25,000.

The true character of a business is how they respond when more unusual circumstances arrive. This business is a complete failure in that regard.

There are a lot of upsells offered after joining this group.

Courses that are purchased can only be accessed while you are a paying member of the group. If you cease to pay the monthly fee then you also lose access to separate courses that you purchase outright. I have seen conversations raising concerns around the legally of this but the Neil Asher has no intention of complying with Australian law with regards to this aspect.

I was caught up in one upsell that was promoted by Neil Asher (founder of the business). The upsell was to work with a long-time member and coach of AOE, Sam Fawahl.

There were a lot of promises made at the beginning of the partnership but not many were kept. Sam Fawahl ended up with $11,000 of my money in his bank account. He admitted to having not completed all the work, offered to return half the money but never followed through. Another empty promise.

At the time of writing, $25,000 of my money went into the business and it still wasnt ready to sell the product in any market place.

Decisions are never made in isolation. The only reason why I invested such a large amount of money was because of the promise of a long-term business with a professional. Sam Fawahl took my money, did half the job, decided that it wasnt really the direction he wanted to take, and then left me to sink without any support network. He doesnt reply to open and robust conversations that are respectfully entered into.

His time is too important to spend talking with someone such as myself.

In AOE Sam Fawahl kept advocating a certain shipping company CBIP Logistics. The agent at CBIP Logistics, like Sam, offered no transparency and charged highly inflated prices. When it came to the partnership business, Sam dictated that I had to follow his direction. This was despite my suggestions of a different shipping company with a cheaper quote.

When I started to enter into conversation with Sam about my concerns they quote was too high, I was just ignored. The expert Sam Fawahl then sat back and let me do all the negotiations. After a series of targeted questions, the quote came down to half of what was originally stated. Luckily, I had a small amount of experience on the freight side of things.

Who knows how much commission Sam was hoping to get from the original quote. The closeness of the relationship between Sam and CBIP Logistics is unclear. Sam has several articles on their website. Maybe I was the only one that got such a bad quote, but my guess is that many more AOE members who dont have experience with freight companies have been ripped off big time by his constant endorsement of such a company.

Sam Fawahl used his company, Lets Do It Online, to charge for extra things such as social media and website setup.

The website work was never done. I paid his business $750 to complete the work. Three years after the money was charged and Sam had mentally jumped ship from the partnership, I requested that the website money be refunded. It took him two months for him to reluctantly refund the money.

In the end the only reason why he refunded the money was because of stronger persuasion from me than normal (he kept ignoring my previous respectful requests).

I was a full paying member of AOE at various levels for close to four years.

Neil Asher is too busy making money elsewhere for him to care about me. He simply ignored my requests to open-up dialogue. I am just a poor person that he can make money off. Four years of membership was not enough to get his time to sort out one issue.

It is very common for business to grow bigger, mature and then completely lose their customer focus.

Recently I was bullied by AOE members and nothing was done to call out the behaviour.

It came about after I respectfully voiced an opinion that was different from the majority. Not only was the bullying ignored from those that were in a position of power and greater influence, it was also ignored by other members of the group as well. The standard we walk past is the standard we accept. By allowing the bullying to happen, the group is accepting bullying as a part of the culture of the group.

The training is mostly sequential but a lot of it is out of date.

All the information in this course can be gained elsewhere for free.

Aussie Online Entrepreneurs seems to be owned by Roar Local.

Neil Asher is the business owner. He talks big about helping out people but when push comes shove he is nowhere to be seen.

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Loss:
$25000
Pros:
  • I have met some friends throught this group
Cons:
  • When push comes to shove you are out on your own

User's recommendation: Don't expect real help when you actually need it. That is not what this business is about. Real help by an expert costs too much money and they are simply not willing to do it. Even after nearly 4 years of full paying membership I was ignored and left to suffer a big loss.

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Guest

Hi Mat, just wondering, did you get your money back from.Sam? I really hope so! That would give me hope to keep fighting for it.

Matthew S Cvf
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I paid Sam $750 to build a website. He had the money for 3 years and it was never completed.

Around that time, evidence was mounting that he had no interest in continuing the partnership. It took a lot of effort to get back the $750. He offered to give back half of the $11,000 buy-in cost but he never followed through. In short, he got paid a lot of money for not doing much work.

He used all my money to pay for business expenses. He made many empty promises. There were nine other people that also entered separate partnership agreement with him.

There were five in 2019 and a further five in 2020. It sounds like you were one of them.

Guest

It looks like the same thing happened to me as well, roughly at the same time, September 2023. He took the money and the promised business never even started.

After 8 months I'm still trying to get my money back, but I'm.getting ignored. Such disgrace

Matthew S Cvf
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Were you part of the 2019 start up or the 2020 start up? There were five in each year.

It was disappointing that he did fulfill his commitments.

He took on absolutely no risk because he used our money to pay for his time. When it didn't suit him then he just seemed to fade away.

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Anonymous
map-marker Perth, Western Australia

Cancel subscription

I have asked before for my subscription to be cancelled and it is still going. I want you to cancel it now or I will go to the ACCC
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Bellamy Zhh

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Warning its a fraud

i never knew who they were until i contacted the bank and some research and it turns out this Neil asher scammed my visa without my permission or knowledge. Look out people! I knew he was a scam and thats why i never pressed any of his links but look what he does eventually when you dont take up any of his offers, he just takes the money out of your account without your permission! bloody cockroach, he even looks like a cockroach
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Anonymous
map-marker Eight Mile Plains, Queensland

All good

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Found them excellent when I decided not to proceed Like
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Trish T Rly

Not ever

I have just discovered Unauthorised mounts taken from my bank account for no service and no product and unauthorised! I want my money back!!
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Loss:
$308
Pros:
  • Nil
Reason of review:
I am paying for nothing and I don’t want whatever it is I’m supposed to be paying for. I’ve no idea what. No product no service and money removed from my account.

Preferred solution: Full refund

Norville Iwn
map-marker Sydney, New South Wales

Illegal theft

Out of the blue this Roar local are debuting huge amounts of money from my account! Bank won’t help! Can’t get through on their phone or emails! Totally pissed off!!!
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Loss:
$145
Reason of review:
Poor customer service

Preferred solution: Full refund

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Keyanna Hfv

no refunded :(

Mas B

did you get this refunded or not yet?

Guest
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Huge amounts??? you loss is $145?

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Andrew F Jqv
map-marker Brisbane, Queensland

Very rude and disrespectful man who writes bad sales copy

Give the guy constructive feedback and he will use personal insults as a reply. He can shove his facebook page up his Cashola.
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Loss:
$150
Reason of review:
Poor customer service

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Bellamy Zhh

they are a scam as they have just taken moneu out of my visa card without my permission or any knowledge!

Guest

Neil Asher is a major bad ass..scam is his hobby, he likes nothing more than ripping off granny and getting away with it. The guy is pretty twisted, he strives on being seen as a villian and still charming people into yet another scam.

This is where he gets his thrills.

He flaunts his family as a marketing tool on facebook to look credible. The man is a psycho actually totally messed up.

Guest
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scam scam scam Aussie Online Entrepreneurs is nothing but a scam peoples- his facebook page is all look at me, hiding out in Portugal last checked.

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Anonymous

SLEEP TIGHT ASS****

ROARLOCAL! BIGGEST ****** SCAM OUT!! Taking money from innocent people , without blinking an eye! The contact number provided on the ROARLOCAL website "disconnected " off coarse!! Karma is a *** mate, you will get yours!!
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Guest

Wow this guy Neil Asher has been involved in alot of scams Roar Local, Ausssie Online Entrepreneur, some scam law firm in probate, coaching business, the list goes on and on. He has scammed hundreds of thousands of hopeful people, he managed to scam me for €5,000 a decade ago.

He lives in Portugal now but is said to be scamming Australians and Ameticans.

Criminal man. Karma indeed.

Wendolyn Tzn

Aussie online entrepreneur Amazon Scam

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Aussie online entrepreneurs is a major worldwide scam business. This business has conned huge number of poor souls throughout the UK. The CEO of this company has cheated many people and was then run out by the law. After this, he start the business in USA and scam many gullible people over there. The company ripped off many people there and ran out again. The current scams of Aussie online entrepreneurs are in Australia. There are pages written on Aussie online entrepreneurs founder scams on scam, read all about it here; https://www.scam.com/showthread.php?127248-Neil-Asher https://roar-local.pissedconsumer.com/neil-asher-roarlocal-com-au-and-aussie-online-entrepreneur-201608****9054.html https://roar-local.pissedconsumer.com/review.html So if you are considering veracity associates as a industry purchaser be careful, be very very ware! This is Aussie online entrepreneurs CEO current fronts; veracityassociates.com.au/, veracityopportunity.com.au http://aussieonlineentrepreneurs.com.au/ A fool & his money are soon parted – don’t be a fool, watch out for Aussie online entrepreneurs. The professionals running this business are out to part you from your money & you will get NOTHING in return.
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Ralph F Fit

TO THE MANAGEMENT OF EACH FORD DEALER: IN JANUARY 2007 WHY DID, LEO KAYTES, FORD of WARWICK, NEW YORK, SELL ME A "NEW" 2007, FORD, F-350 WITH A 6.0 DIESEL ENGINE, FORD MOTOR COMPANY KNEW WERE DEFECTIVE FOR YEARS. $45,000 PLUS TAX?????

IF I WAS TOLD ABOUT THE KNOWN DEFECTS I WOULD NOT BUY THE TRUCK. The following is what I posted on a, PICKUP TRUCK Blog I belong to. Two years ago, May 2019, on I-70 heading back home the 6.0 DIESEL engine went. SERVICED PERFECTLY, Mileage on truck 115,600.

Towed to Ford Dealer in Selina, Kansas off of I-135. Two weeks later, "a new 6.0 engine and $15,625 later. Why "DIDN'T" the HUGH Ford Dealer repair garage tell me the 6.0 engine is DEFECTIVE. If they had any brains they would have told me that and tell me to put in a new real reliable DIESEL?????

FOR THE SAME COST. Now, 687 miles later on I-80 going west for a two week camping trip to Idaho the engine went again. Towed to Ford in, Brighton, Colorado. Repair mechanic in Selina had left oil on something and caused the engine to go again.

*** FORD AND EVERYTHING THEY MAKE. ALL THEY DID WAS REARRANGE THE DECK CHAIRS ON THE TITANIC. COME TO FIND OUT THERE WERE LAW SUITS AGAINST FORD BECAUSE OF THE DEFECTIVE 6.0 FROM ITS BEGINNING. IF FORD HAD ANY BRAINS THEY WOULD HAVE RECALLED ALL 6.0 AND REPLACE THEM WITH A RELIABLE DIESEL.

IT WOULD HAVE BEEN GOOD P.R. "NEVER BUY FORD AGAIN AND I TELL EVERYONE NOT TO BUY FORD AND MY STORY. I just posted this on a Blog I belong to. Sorry for my language but I am so pissed off by FORD.

Ralphie, Thornton, Colorado MILAGE NOW 116,666. Mileage from May 22, 2019 and today February 4, 2021, less than two years 1,780 miles. I take it out for a ride once in a while to keep it running. Doris, refuses to use this truck again for any reason.

It sits in our driveway with the truck camper on it, doing nothing. Insured and Registered. Doris is afraid of it breaking down again. Even on super Bowl Sunday 2021.

TOMORROW. MY PROPOSAL TO, "FORD MOTOR COMPANY", THROUGH, LEO KAYTES FORD, WARWICK, N Y, LONG-McARTHUR, FORD and BRIGHTON FORD. FOR THE SAME MAKE AND MODEL 2021. I WILL TRADE IN MY 2007 FORD, KING RANCH, F-350, PLUS 10% OF THE 116,666 MILES DRIVEN OR $11,666.00 CASH TRADE IN.

THIS TRUCK SHOULD NEVER HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH THE 6.0 DIESEL, DEFECTIVE ENGINE.

FORD KNOWING 6.0'S ARE DEFECTIVE FROM DAY ONE. NO ONE WILL BUY THIS TRUCK, SO ONLY FORD MOTOR COMPANY SHOULD TAKE IT IN RETURN FOR A NEW F-350 YOUR REPLYS WILL BE APPREDIATED, THANK YOU, RALPH FREDDOLINO,,,,,11336 NEWPORT ST,,,,,THORNTON, COLORADO,,,,,80233,,,,,,,,303-993-****

Gustavus Ipc

I would like to thanks this site and all of its reviewers as he has been trying to get me to sign up through email after email and i have unsubscribed but still getting emails how do i stop this person from spamming me every day is there some where i can report all the spam i am getting and there is no way i am signing up to this joker...

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Stacy Bmy
map-marker San Jose, San Jose

Roar local Australia, Neil Asher review

Neil Asher of roarlocal.com.au has been running some shady schemes that scams thousands since 2007, by using different companies and misleading advertising to dupe the naive and hopeful. He has ripped off tens of thousands of people in the UK, US and Australia; just google Neil Asher scam or Neil asher con/ fraud and read up on the number of people he has scammed- Roar Local is one of many fronts he uses to run his scams, he scams people in all kinds of businesses, he even used a law firm to run a scam (google Neil Asher Veracity, but make sure you have a few hours free, its that bad). I was scammed and like a lot of people who he scammed keep an eye out on him. He ran an Amazon scam years ago and took thousands to the cleaners only to run off overseas to avoid legal action, he seems to be at it again in Australia this time, here's a few links so you get the idea; http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Neil-Asher-Amazon-scam-Roar-Local-/nationwide/Neil-Asher-Amazon-scam-Roar-Local-Veracity-Associates-Roar-local-Aussiepreneur-Bew-117**** http://veracity-associates.pissedconsumer.com/ http://veracity-associates.pissedconsumer.com/neil-asher-scammed-hundreds-of-thousands-uk-usa-australia-201409****0571.html http://www.scam.com/showthread.php?127248-Neil-Asher http://absolute-granny-flats.pissedconsumer.com/review-in-real-estate-category-from-sunnybank-queensland-201602****6927.html
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Guest

Total ***. I had to cancel my credit card as I picked up too late this guy was full off BS. Promised to cancel yeah right still took my money!

Guest

And he is still scamming away happily. I find it incredible that there is no law or order to stop people like Neil Asher from causing so much suffering to the people he scams with no regard for their well being. He is really a criminal.

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Millicent Ywb
map-marker Dubbo, New South Wales

Neil Asher roarlocal.com.au and Aussie Online Entrepreneur

The question we all want answered is this, why hasn't Neil Asher of Roarlocal.com, Amazon scam,Veracity Associates and Aussie Online Entrepreneur, the list goes on- but why is this individual still moving freely, still scamming people, and basically being allowed by the authorities to continue in his ripoff businesses, for over a decade and across 3 continents? online he has been listed as dead pan top class *** artist who has no remorse for all the destruction he leaves in his trail of ripping off as many people as he can. the online history (simply google Neil Asher scam or fraud)and it's all very spectacular really. Like many of us wether from the UK where he had to skip to avoid prosecution, or the USA where he had to do the same, and now I believe he is happily scamming Australian with businesses like veracity Associates, and roarlocal.com
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Guest

Just the heads up looks like Neil Asher is setting up a brand new scam for unsuspecting fools. Watch this space for further intel. I am investigating:)

Guest

I completely agree. And his Mobile Estate Planning scam is up there with the worst.

Sells you a training package based on material "borrowed" from genuine solicitors who specialise in the field (stolen, really, as these solicitors were completely unaware that their material was being used).

He has a shadow website that look identical to genuine providers in the area of mobile estate planning, and surprise, surprise the DNS details point to the same servers where his other dodgy scams are based. It beats me how so-called reputable sites like Facebook and LinkedIn allow criminals like this to be able to spruik their lies on their platforms.

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