[QUOTE=747438;2773208]Generally, scam websites will look like this:
THIS IS A SCAM WEBSITE confirmed from various scam reports, they will use the same email generally (in the case: [email protected]
) and the same 'about us' bio.
The prices are too good to be true, especially on very rare models which are sold out everywhere. The websites are generally impossible to find by searching for it on google, they will also have a fake link to Facebook or Instagram. I found this a few days ago while searching on Google for a model I was after, I clicked on a result and I was re-directed to the page above. Luckily I did my research before impulsively buying anything, but my gut feeling was telling me it was a dodgy site.[/Q
main points to look out for. first 2 should set alarm bells ringing!!!
1. they have ridiculous amount of stock. usually 30-100 of a lonnngggg sold out model.
2. prices are wayyyyy cheap. usually $30-50 for a long sold out model which you know goes for 5/6 times that. IF you can find one.
3. if you read 'description' and look closely you will see its copied from a genuine ebay listing.
4. ridiculous cheap shipping! usually $3-5 for 1/200 widebody. usually $80 for overseas. and same price if you buy 2!
5. shipping is always by BESTWAY. never heard of them.
6. if you find it, check their security certificate. its usually only valid 3-6 months. when it runs out they change their name with same details.
7. usually no official address or same as other ones.
8. usually offer 3% discount if you pay by credit card.
9. if you send an email asking for confirmation of an item is in stock, you won't get a reply!
10. page layouts are all the same.