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Fields Data Recovery

Fields Data Recovery
Address: European Head Office
Fields Data Recovery
Fields House
Old Fields Road
Bocam Park
Postcode: CF35 5LJ
Town/City: Birmingham, Cardiff, Concord, Glasgow, Hereford, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Sheffield, Toronto
Type: Data Recovery Company
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Telephone: 01656 662392
Fields Data Recovery, aka Rapid Data  and Data Phoenix is part of the Will writing, payment protection insurance claiming, quickie divorce processing, visa application form filling, car parking fines collection  and "insert get rich quick online scam here" operation called The Fields Group.

Fields Data Recovery  / Rapid Data Recovery / Data Phoenix

The Fields Group data recovery operations sufferred the scandal of being exposed for several hundred complaints from consumers who realised they had been defrauded, resulting in one of the most outrageous situations where those linked to Fields attacked their detractors both online and through the courts.

This resulted in the Fields Group paying out substantial sums in an attempt to cover up their defrauding of consumers.  visit www.data-recovery-blog.com to get the latest on the Fields Data Recovery Scam.

Fields Group  have made millions damaging the lives of their clients and damaging reputable competitors in their "e-warfare"   sector domination through unrelenting growth approach to making money selling often nothing more than paper.. (Hence the term papermill scam)

Professor Daryl Hamilton Wallis of the Astrobiology Department of the "Degree Mill" Buckingham University claims to be the foremost computer forensics expert in the UK ?

 Fields Group subsidiaries have a full time legal team, customer services and compalints department which deal with their numerous complaints.
Yet over 570 complaints have still been lodged with Trading Standards at Bridgend and 10 have resulted in interventions by Trading Standards enforcement officers.

But consider how many people do not go to trading standards after being told they don't have a leg to stand on "read the T&C's" and give up after being threatened with never ending legal costs and trouble trying to get their money back.

How many more never realise they have been scammed and the forms they have been sold are not only misleading they have been sold fraudulently,  cllaiming to have carried out work, or supplying parts or invoicing for a differrent service "Forensic Services"  ? 

However there is much more to this group than first meets the eye. If you need help with anything online do your research, look for reviews, testimonials and news items, and look at why so many victims of  Fields have tried to warn others about the  "fields data recovery scam" which has affected so many.
Their domination of the sponsored listings in all major search engines bids up the price of the Pay Per Click listings which genuine companies cannot compete with. But how can they afford to pay high PPC prices for such low priced work ? There is a reason... they are not selling low priced work, they are selling a fake report, incompatable parts and escalating those recoveries they can do to a high price.

If you get your data you are lucky !    (Rapid Data Fake reports often  contain pictures, diagrams and techno-babble with the statement "no recovery possible" often they are recoverable providing Fields don't further damage the drive maliciously to prevent their competitors making a living..  )

 Since this article was first written Fields have been settling out of court with many who have realised they were defrauded, they have also been posting fake data recovery reviews and review websites. Worse they have bullied and attacked their victims to the point of harrassment, lets hope the Judge re-instates the data-recovery-blog.com forum for the victims of Fields Data Recovery.,

I too was awarded an extra-ordinary damages settlement by the Judge after Fields attempted to use their "in house legal team" to bring a vexatious claim against me. read "
have you been mulcted"

Fields solicitor stated in court to the Judge that Fields have :- " a good working relationship with Bridgend Trading Standards going back 5 years"    what an extra-ordinary claim to make !

For those of you have been on the receiving end of the Fields Data Recovery scam it may come as no surprise that Fields still cannot recover drives that their expensive forensic reports or leading data recovery experts say are beyond recovery yet other labs recover.  

Most will never know how they were defrauded...

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Fields Data Recovery Ltd Reviews 


Many data recovery companies rely on their clients for testimonials and reviews and it is a good way for consumers to find out more about others experiences of a company.

However the internet is fraught with Scams, some companies are setup with one aim, to take as much money from unsuspecting consumers as possible and in doing so they put their genuine competitors out of business.

Victims pay money for fake data recovery reports without them realising how they were manipulated into paying a lot of money for no data and depriving reputable labs of the work using PPC (pay per click ) sponsored advertising to dominate the major search engines often using 3 "brands" to capture the top search positions. 


Yet a
professional data recovery company was severely damaged by Fields e-warfare and was able to show how  Fields fake data recovery reports are not only misleading the consumer, defrauding them of their money under false pretense. More to the point affecting the clients personal or business data situation  putting them at further risk of financial and emotional damage. 

When consumers get wise they post reviews and the only way for the conmen to cover up what they have been up to is to post fake reviews and articles about themselves in the hope of flooding out the growing number of complaints.

Fields Data Recovery has for a number of years  attempted on numerous occassions to mislead consumers, www data-recovery-companies.co.uk and www.comparedatarecovery.co.uk were examples of their attempt to give the impression of credibility, yet in all these years try and find any genuine reviews and you will mainly find fake positive reviews and dozens of genuine negative reviews..

It is proven on far too many occassions they are mis representing their services, their Investor in People accreditation and numerous staff pictures have been shown to be nothing more than smoke and mirrors.

Too often their data recovery methods and procedures are little better than a home user using software or a local PC shop making minor electronic repairs. If they are successful the consumer is milked for the maximum they can afford, invoiced for a "forensic recovery" or charged for incompatable parts and corrupt data despite the "No Data No Fee" policy .

Fields Associates Ltd claims to be the actual company doing the work and Fields Data Recovery, Rapid Data Recovery and Data Phoenix. Thye also operate several others accross europe.

They also have many dozens of websites that the "experts" at the  Fields Group operate,  from Will Writing to Visa Application and Quickie Divorces as well as data recovery and forensic investigations, payment protection insurance claims and carping fine collection services.

Fields Associates often invoices for "Forensic Services" when charging for incompatable or non existent donor parts supposedly used in an attempted recovery.

Fields Data Recovery Ltd Fake FreeIndex Reviews  can be found here

Articles on the Data Recovery Scams can be found here


More Fields Data Recovery Review Websites:

 www.best-pick-data-recovery.com www.data-recovery-europe-blog.com
 www.clever-datarecovery-europe.com www.best-data-recovery.co.uk
 www.data-recovery-europe-review.com www.best-data-recovery-uk.com
 www.which-datarecovery-europe.com www.compare-datarecovery-europe.com
 www.uk-data-recovery-feedback.com www.best-choice-data-recovery-europe.com
 www.clever-data-recovery-uk.com www.first-class-data-recovery-uk.com
 www.SMART-DATA-RECOVERY-UK.COM www.smart-datarecovery-europe.com

Here are some actual reviews by real clients of Fields Associates Ltd AKA Rapid Data, Fields Data Recovery, DataPhoenix all part of the Fields Group Ltd Document Spooling Papermill (CV Writing, Will Writing, Managed / Quickie Divorce Forms, Tribunal Action, Action Direct  etc )

1.0 out of 5
Nightmare company - they tried to charge many times their initial quote, their customer service was abysmal and they returned my drive more damaged than it was when they received it, to the point where the data is now lost. A second company I asked to have a look at my drive wouldn't even look at it when they heard where it had been, and said they had hundreds of people each month complaining about Fields and their subsidiaries, having been ripped off and had their equipment ruined. Stay well clear!
Tanya Cowan reviewed Fields Data Recovery on 30 Jul 2010

1.0 out of 5
My experience of Rapid Data Recovery and/or Fields has been a terrible one. Despite the professional looking website and eagerness to call to take payment details there is just no service provided by this company at all, it is a con and a scam. They will attempt to charge you several times, then do nothing and it's very unlikely you will see your drive again let alone the data you are trying to recover.

NEVER EVER USE THIS COMPANY- you will only be frustrated, disappointed, out of pocket and join a long list of thoroughly dissatisfied ex-customers most of whom are still seeking compensation.

The availble options for this company do not go low enough- the 1 star minimum for any category is 1 star too many.
Reggie Crafts from EDS reviewed Fields Data Recovery on 29 Jul 2010

1.0 out of 5
The only good thing I can say about Fields is that they actually sent my hard drive back after I phoned them repeatedly through the day for 5 days solid. Not only did they steal (yes, STEAL) from myself, but from hundreds of others. The equipment was even returned in worse condition than it was when I sent it!!
A McMullan reviewed Fields Data Recovery on 29 Jul 2010

1.0 out of 5
I wouldn't say that their service was poor because this suggests that they are actually trying to offer a decent, honest service. There is ample evidence on the net that they are not. This entirely coincides with my own experiences of them and it is to the discredit of the authorities in this country that they are still (so far) able to trade in this way.

As if that isn't enough, now they have people infiltrating sites such as this in order to create a false impression. That there are attempts to do this has proven so incompetent and transparent will come as no surprise to those with any experience on the receiving end of their dastardly endeavours.

I just cannot understand the mentality and a morality of people who conduct their affairs in this way. Creed and no conscience are a very powerful combination. Avoid these ignorant scammers like the plague.
Simon Smith reviewed Fields Data Recovery on 29 Jul 2010

1.0 out of 5
Fields took my money and produced only a very few files, not at all what they had promised (after they had inspected my hard disk). I lost a great deal of time, information and money but the most frustrating aspect was that they failed to respond to my repeated phone calls and would not return my calls. They are, in my opinion, incompetent and very probably there actions could be construed as fraud. My strong advice is DO NOT USE THEM - you'll be sorry!!
Jeremy Kitchin from APMA reviewed Fields Data Recovery on 29 Jul 2010

1.0 out of 5
I was very fortunate when I used this company that I had insurance. My insurance company were not quite as fortunate of course and the cost to them will exceed £10000.00 when all is done.

When I finally recovered my hard disks after several months, it was clear that not only had Fields been lying through their teeth to me, but the hard disks essential to the running of my business had become wet seemingly through having been left outside in the rain and snow.

It is an utter disgrace that this company has not been closed down and the directors (and employees) incarcerated - one day soon hopefully!!!
Steve hedger from IFTS Ltd reviewed Fields Data Recovery on 29 Jul 2010

1.0 out of 5
Steer clear of these charlatans. They took my Hard drive recovered no data even though they said they had managed to retrieve a list of file names which they promised to send and never did. They didn't send me any receipt/invoice for the work done and only after 6 months of intervention by my credit card company did they finally return my hard drive.

I would NOT use these people or recommend them to anyone.
Grezzit reviewed Fields Data Recovery on 29 Jul 2010

Fields Data Recovery  and Rapid Data Recovery are Brands operated by Fields Associates Ltd

Other document spooling  ( papermill ) operations include  writing wills, online divorce, tribunal action, payment protection insurance claims and introducing susceptable divorcees to sugar daddy's, and arranging Lush Dates.
Consumers who believe they are victims of the data recovery scam should report their experience  to Trading Standards and the
Data Recovery Scams forum


Fields Data Recovery reviews on FreeIndex

Fields Data Recovery Scam Exposed on German TV (No German Laboratory as claimed)

When discussing the "mistakes" made by Fields Data Recovery Ltd we are not talking  about the odd mistake that anyone or any business can make, it takes an organisations leaders  to allow a long term problems to continue.
South East Regional Office
Fields Data Recovery
Crown House
72 Hammersmith Road
W14 8TH

Tel: 0207 3108022
Fax: 0207 3108023

European Head Office
Fields Data Recovery
Fields House
Old Fields Road
Bocam Park
CF35 5LJ