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by jggogo / November 14, 2007 2:58 AM PST

Does anyone have any 'hands-on' or know someone who has hands-on experience with a company called It's showing up on google with the lowest prices for electronics, by far. In looking on their site, they want payment thru Western Union, which is an obvious flag that this is a SCAM. But I really would like to know if anyone has had any experiences or know of anyone who has had , either pro or con, with this company.


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"payment thru Western Union" = Never go there.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 14, 2007 3:46 AM PST

This is an obvious sign it's a scam. Just report it to your state's attorney general and move on.


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by masterying01 / November 14, 2007 4:47 AM PST

what are you looking to buy? a lot of times, saving $10 is not worth the trouble of buying from an unknown store.

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by jggogo / November 14, 2007 5:02 AM PST

Hi - looking to purchase 46XBR4 or equivalent (a rather pricey purchase for me.) like I said I know the Western Union payment is a 'scam' flag but I am a person who explores every option. just wanted to know if anybody had done business with them. Worst case is that I highlight them as being a scam operation.

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by richmm / November 15, 2007 2:39 AM PST

Yes, this is a SCAM

Their Main office is in a motel and there website was just created on 10/31/07.

Here is a western union response to security....

Western Union does not offer an escrow service or any type of "purchase protection" policy. We do not hold the funds until the merchandise is received and/or inspected. Western Union''s business is to transfer funds from a sender to a receiver within minutes. We caution our customers against sending money to people they don''t know. It is the sender''s responsibility to know the party to which the funds are being sent. If a receiver presents proper identification, payment will be made. Using a fictitious name or changing the Receiver name after the Money Transfer has been sent is not a guaranteed means of securing funds. The Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) is not required for payment. Western Union strongly advises you to report any incident of suspected fraud

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Article for this SCAM
by richmm / November 15, 2007 2:54 AM PST
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by jggogo / November 15, 2007 3:30 AM PST
In reply to: Article for this SCAM

Thanks to all for the feedback, especially richmm for linking the pc mag article on this scam site.

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Thank You!
by AntiRellik / November 24, 2007 6:07 AM PST
In reply to: Article for this SCAM

Thank You so much for this thread... I ordered from this site yesterday but luckily I decided to look into the site before sending any money.

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So much for my 700....
by ojgsarge / November 16, 2007 8:19 AM PST

I feel so foolish falling for this scam site. What's done is done though so now we have to make sure the word gets out. Mark Hachman posted a great story....just wish I'd have done a little more research 1st.

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Interested in finding out!
by wresqu / November 18, 2007 12:56 PM PST
In reply to: So much for my 700....

Did you place an order through
this so-called company? I would be interested in finding out if you receive your items.

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So much for my 700
by ojgsarge / November 19, 2007 1:49 AM PST

No - I just tossed 700 away....did not pay attention

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