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Old 5th Nov 2020, 23:03
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Surely a different Simon Waters? Not exactly uncommon names
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Old 6th Nov 2020, 08:03
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Originally Posted by Horatio Leafblower View Post
Surely a different Simon Waters? Not exactly uncommon names
thats 100% him in that photo, I know what he looks like as I found his Facebook profile
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Old 7th Nov 2020, 02:20
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Originally Posted by Iwillfindyou View Post
thats 100% him in that photo, I know what he looks like as I found his Facebook profile
A small part of me is disappointed. He sent me a very nice and expensive bottle of Rum once. I have possibly received more from him than anyone else in the Australian GA sector.
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Old 7th Nov 2020, 03:19
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The Facebook profile only proves that the person in the Instagram post looks like the person on Facebook. But with no information in that Facebook profile, it could be any Simon Waters!

Unless you have met him of course (and I haven't).

Would the real Simon Waters please step forward.
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Old 7th Nov 2020, 03:21
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Originally Posted by Capt Fathom View Post
The Facebook profile only proves that the person in the Instagram post looks like the person on Facebook. But with no information in that Facebook profile, it could be any Simon Waters!

Unless you have met him of course (and I haven't).

Would the real Simon Waters please step forward.
Someone posted a video of him on here also with him being interviewed, itís him.
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Old 7th Nov 2020, 03:57
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is this the same mob who are always saying they'll fly Melbourne to Mt Hotham in ski season ?
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Old 7th Nov 2020, 05:18
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The photo had removed after someone commented
ístratusí. So yeah itís him lol
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Old 7th Nov 2020, 05:39
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apologies for ignorance, which of the three is he meant to be??

Ta.
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Old 7th Nov 2020, 05:56
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Just a hunch... maybe the “ single striper “ in between the two “ Captains”!
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Old 7th Nov 2020, 08:41
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Originally Posted by Horatio Leafblower View Post
A small part of me is disappointed. He sent me a very nice and expensive bottle of Rum once. I have possibly received more from him than anyone else in the Australian GA sector.
I'd love to the know the context of this.
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Old 7th Nov 2020, 08:59
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Originally Posted by evilducky View Post
I'd love to the know the context of this.
Iíd like to know if he actually paid for the rum
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Old 9th Nov 2020, 00:28
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As I remember it he wanted a charter quote for 15 or 18 pax, so I referred him to some friends of mine with Jetstream 32s.

He was very grateful, but I am not sure my friends have forgiven me (sorry team)
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Old 9th Nov 2020, 02:32
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Originally Posted by red_dirt View Post
Iíd like to know if he actually paid for the rum
Probably 5 finger discount from one of the jets he brokered a charter on.
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Old 12th Nov 2020, 04:45
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OMG SERIOUSLY!!?!

Seriously just got this email.................haha, trying to sell me after ripping me off. Anyone know who his client is? Want to warn them before he scams them too.

Hi Everyone,

We have the pleasure of presenting a heavily discounted empty leg, from Ballina to Sydney Challenger 604 heavy VIP jet 10 seater $1000 per person and then a empty leg back from Sydney to Ballina or Brisbane on the 3rd January. We also have an empty leg happening next April or May Challenger 604, our client is depending on filling the empty leg I order to proceed Sydney to Cairns ( can be amended) and return 7-10 later $14000 each way - 10 Seater challenger 604 thanks

Kind Regards

Simon Waters

Office: 07 5636 1120

Email: [email protected]

Web: www.blackstaraviation.com.au
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Old 8th Feb 2021, 11:07
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Simon Waters / Blackstar Aviation Gold Coast

We signed a charter with the above a few months ago. And now we are stranded. Deposit taken and no Aircraft. Can anyone help perhaps shed some light on this?
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Old 8th Feb 2021, 11:27
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Simon Waters, now located on the Gold Coast I believe, is now trading as BlackStar Aviation and yes we have been had. Can anyone help and provide further information on this?

Any help would be appreciated.

Many thanks

Hardy Schneider
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Sydney Australia
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Old 8th Feb 2021, 23:28
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Contact ACA. Iím not joking they will love this one. They live and breath the rot of the earth like Michael Jamesí and co.
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Old 9th Feb 2021, 05:01
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This thread is an entertaining read. It’s like the aviation version of the Fyre Festival.
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Old 9th Feb 2021, 05:07
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Originally Posted by brokenagain View Post
This thread is an entertaining read. Itís like the aviation version of the Fyre Festival.
never thought of it like that youíre right
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Old 10th Feb 2021, 03:27
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Iím on the Gold Coast I spoke to police, went to his offices (which are rent by the day) I spoke to fair trading and explained that heís registering false addresses with the ATO under his Abn and nothing could be done, they basically said the only people who can take legal action is the ATO, so I called the ATO and reported him for Phoenix activity and they opened a file as he has had more bussiness addresses in the last 8 years than Iíve had got dinners, I think they registered 14 different addresses in 4 years or something.

You probably wonít get anything out of him as you have to find him before you can take him to court.

If you phone the ATO and discuss the situation with them and say they have already opened an account to register his Phoenix activity theyíll give you a reference number to send any information you have.

iI you canít get your money back the least anyone can try and do is get the prick arrested for defrauding the ATO


Originally Posted by Cruise Express View Post
Simon Waters, now located on the Gold Coast I believe, is now trading as BlackStar Aviation and yes we have been had. Can anyone help and provide further information on this?

Any help would be appreciated.

Many thanks

Hardy Schneider
Cruise Express
Sydney Australia
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