Beneficiary of Fake DMCA:   

  • Shafiq Patel

Contact Info:   

  • Address: St John’s Court, Broughton
  • Website:

Possible Infringements:   

  • Perjury, Impersonation, Identity-theft, Misrepresentation

Submitted by:   

  • sky news
  • world cnn news
  • BBC News
  • cnn-internationalnews

Date of Submission:   

  • April 05, 2018
  • February 16, 2018
  • February 13, 2018
  • April 02, 2018
  • April 05, 2018


** Investigation in progress **

Yes, that’s right. Our team and friends are currently investigating this fake DMCA incident and analyzing all the public data we have with us. Right now we have the evidence captured and archived, we are still waiting for a response from Shafiq Patel, Google and other related parties involved in this fake DMCA. This could take up to a couple of weeks.

However, make no mistake. This is indeed a case of copyright take-down fraud purported in order to hide online content. Once we compile all the facts of this case with due diligence, the final report will be published here.

We fight for the truth. If you have anything to contribute to this report or want to provide critical information against Shafiq Patel, you can get in touch with us at [email protected] We’re open for dialogue, unless your intention is to threaten us and waste your time.

Unlike our previous reports, we’re not going to sit idle on this one. We are not finished with this investigation. In spite of several threats and attempts to take us offline, we’re still here. Now’s the time to give it back as good as we got from these rogue agencies.

So, here’s what’s going to happen.  We have discovered this fake DMCA and have verified it to be so. Hence this article. The following stages will include –

  • manually informing all relevant parties involved in this, including Google, Shafiq Patel, the beneficiary
  • forwarding the information to Lumen Database and selected media organizations who are interested in these cases
  • publishing the negative content (they tried to remove) on multiple free-speech platforms such as, etc so that copies of the content are available for eternity, and the purpose of this fake DMCA lost forever
  • continue investigating this case to find out which of the actors are involved, including any reputation or law firm, and if/when found, we’ll make sure everyone knows who is behind these illegal activities
  • set up Google ads to name and shame these so-called beneficiaries of these scams
  • and most importantly, we’ll forward our findings to all relevant law enforcement agencies in the jurisdiction of the beneficiary

If you think Webactivism was effective before, you’ll be amazed at what we have in store of all these scammers this time. Over the past few months, there has been a steady campaign against Webactivism with allegation and lies spread on dozens of free spammy blogs. They claim that Webactivism works with reputation agencies and extort money to remove articles. So, if you are listed on webactivism this time, you can thank these idiots. If you need to inquire our removal policy, just email us. We can put you through to actual victims we have helped. Also, if you are one of the reputation firm claiming that you can remove content from our website, we openly dare you to try. Go ahead….

Finally, if you are one of the critics of Shafiq Patel or have information about the reputation/law firm involved, or just want to post your thoughts and opinion, feel free to post a comment below. If there is one place from where he cannot remove any content, it is here.


In particular, a negative review/story against Shafiq Patel which potentially hurt business and reputation. Here is an excerpt from that report –

Fugitive Adam Umerji stills stands to serve a lengthy jail term for his part in Lancashire’s biggest ever fraud.

He has been named in HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) top 10 most wanted list over a £64m fraud he was convicted of in 2011.

Customs chiefs released his photograph online in the hope the public can help track Umerji and other wanted criminals down, saying they had intelligence of his movements in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

But Umerji claims he cannot come back to the UK to face justice because the authorities in Dubai are refusing to return his passport, which was seized as part of a separate civil dispute over a business deal.

The Evening Post can confirm his lawyers are in the process of serving papers to the Court of Appeal as he continues his bid to clear his name.

A spokesman for the Court of Appeal in London confirmed Adam Umerji, also known as Shafiq Patel, and prosecutors had been advised to serve several papers, but said no date has been set for the hearing.

Umerji’s lawyer, Hassan Khan, of The Khan Partnership, was not available for comment.

Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, said: “Our message is clear; tax fraud and evasion is illegal and absolutely unacceptable. The Government has invested hundreds of millions of pounds in HMRC’s enforcement activities to enable them to pursue tax cheats like these relentlessly.” Umerji, 35, formerly of St John’s Court, Broughton, near Preston, was convicted in his absence at Liverpool Crown Court to 12 years for VAT fraud and money laundering in September 2011. His crimes were estimated to have cost the UK taxpayer around £64m. His brother Sajid Muhammed Patel, of Ferndale, Fulwood, Wai Fong Yeung, also known as Katie Yeung, of York Avenue, Preston, and her partner Mohammed Mehtajee, of Garstang Road, Fulwood, all pleaded guilty to conspiring to cheat the public revenue.

Read the full article at –


In case you are one of the ‘beneficiaries’  listed in this report and are wondering what really happened, we suggest you look within. If it wasn’t you, or your associates, it is definitely the ‘Reputation’ or ‘SEO’ firm you had hired in the past. Perhaps it was your law firm. So, instead of blaming us for this article, you must grill your Reputation/SEO firm and look for answers. We are merely publishing the facts available on public database and have nothing against you personally. It is more than likely that the service you hired indulged in criminal methods to deliver results for you.

Meanwhile, we are awaiting more information from Shafiq Patel and Ripoff Report to ascertain who was behind this fake DMCA. We’ll update this page once we have more information. If you have any information to add to this investigation, get in touch with us at [email protected]

We are also investigating similar or related incidents of fraudulent DMCAs as mentioned in our reports at –

If in case we discover more information on this case, we’ll update the article. If you have any information to add, please submit a new comment below.

Soon after we published the first set of our investigation reports on fake DMCAs, we managed to generate interest from online media such as Techdirt, Adweek and Huffington Post. Some of the key stories included our revelations on Sukanto Tanoto, Idea BuyerQnet , Tai Lopez ,Amira Nature Food, Beachside Recovery and more. We also shared unpublished data and information with 3 different law agencies who looked into this scam.

And we got results. We dented this fake DMCA industry and made sure we act as deterrent to the rogue reputation firms indulged in these criminal practices. Here are some of the outcomes and changes we made possible with the help of several other citizen lawyers and agencies –

Fake Fraudulent DMCA might seem inconspicuous, until it’s you at the receiving end of this crime. This is not a prank. This is not an inconvenience. This is not random. These fake DMCA cases are calculated criminal schemes targeting very specific and rather important information/content. These hitjobs are usually against media, in order to help their client hide important information from public’s eye, all in the name of Reputation Management. Millions of dollars are spent doing this, and if no one wants to bring this topic to the fore, we will.

Our team will not constantly monitor and publish these reports on a DAILY basis without fail. And we do not plan to publish and forget. We will take constructive steps in order to expose the faces behind this scam, and to try and undo the damages. AND IF YOU INDEED PART OF THIS SCAM, WE WILL ENSURE THAT YOU GET WHAT’S COMING YOUR WAY. 

This complaint and/or review was posted on on Nov 30, 2018 and is a permanent record located here: . 

Furthermore, has an exclusive license to Shafiq Patel investigation. It may not be copied without the written permission of This investigation on Shafiq Patel is submitted and written by one of our members. Any and all opinions and information are published as is. We do not edit or remove any aspect of the report and is merely a free-speech platform.

As such, we cannot be held liable for the investigation reports and articles posted about Shafiq Patel.



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