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Samsung lcds on amazon, scam?

Discussion in 'LCD & LED LCD TVs' started by dav076, Sep 4, 2005.

  1. dav076

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    If it looks too good to be true, it is...
     
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    That must be a scam! I have no proof but it seems a little to good to be true!
     
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    Thats what i'm thinking, from what i've seen round the net theres only one price there on the three sets thats remotely realistic.
     
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    No, that looks legit. Just an example of the absurd savings you can get online.

    There is no reason at all to suggest it's a scam:

    4.9 stars over the past twelve months (10 ratings) Seller has 10 lifetime ratings

    You are also covered by Amazon's Safe Buying Guarantee:
    http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/tg/browse/-/3149571/
     
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    Seriously? Because that's bloody well tempting if so.

    I've seen these style savings through Amazon marketplace before when purchasing my DSLR wherein the price was over half the standard online price seen elsewhere. Even though you're covered by Amazon I remained sceptical just because of the sheer hassle of claiming. Your thoughts Lyris?
     
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    Only one way to find out :suicide: :laugh:
     
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    I suppose the only worry is if the accounts been hacked, but then again I dont know enough about amazon payments to see if they can be redirected easily enough to a bogus pick up account.
     
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    That'd be very hard indeed. Just assume it's safe. Any scam would be fairly obvious. The absolute worst that could happen is that you'd have to call your credit card company and have them decline payment.
     
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    WAIT!

    Don't order, they're all scams from Romanian sellers that either claim to be in Romania or London, and refund your payment and ask that you resend Western Union or MoneyGram payments instead. The feedback is wrong, and they are not to be trusted.

    Myself and a friend went for them - both scammers. Watch out, as they use loads of Yahoo e-mail addresses.
     
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    I think it's a scam.

    I saw that same model listed for the same price a few weeks ago, only that time they were also saying buy 2 and get one free! I checked the seller's other sales and they were all high value TVs with no info other than the supposed offer. As someone said, if it looks too good to be true then it probably is. I guess you could take a chance if you were covered by Amazon but you're almost certainly going to get into a lot of hassle regarding a refund.
     
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    If you buy from an Amazon Marketplace seller and they ask you to pay in any way other than through Amazon then something is definitely up. You are only covered if you pay through Amazon.
     
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    It is 100% a scam. They have a conveyor belt going: set up account, sell 9 or 10 low value items, then sell these LCDs much too cheap.

    I've tried ordering them twice, and Amazon cancels it saying 'the seller is unable to accept payment at the moment'.

    They are crooked evil criminals.
     

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