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Topic # 25233 15-Aug-2008 20:17
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Hi all

Did a google search and found this website selling very cheap 3G iphones for $ 205! (US). Its called When you click 'buy' you're taken to for online purchasing. Anyone heard anything dodgy about these two sites? You can buy by credit card so I guess that does offer some protection.



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  Reply # 157291 15-Aug-2008 20:32
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They look and sound too good to be true tbh.

Yes paying by credit card does bring some security but it also leaves you open for them selling your details and making things alot worse.

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  Reply # 157297 15-Aug-2008 20:52
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They do not accept credit cards, and have a minimum order limit of US$500.

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  Reply # 157381 16-Aug-2008 10:58
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looks pretty legit.. i did a whois and doesnt look like they are trying to hide anything... but 290nz bucks seems too cheap. Unless they intercepted a whole shipment! haha

I'd be pretty keen to get one, will do some searchs for some feedback.

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  Reply # 157422 16-Aug-2008 15:07
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I rang the number listed..

Customer service: (210) 408-1335

Address US (Main): 2206 NW Loop 410 San Antonio, TX 78230-5309

Answering machine picked and it is a US residence, the answer machine greeting is as follows..

Hi you have reached xxxxxxx residence, this number is being used by a false website, superelectronics and this is not their number, they have been using it for the past few years, I wouldn't trust it.  I have also checked the address and there is no business by that name at the address in San Antonio.

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  Reply # 157452 16-Aug-2008 20:27
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Have you read the thread about i-store? Have a read through it and you will see what will happen if you send money away in the hope you will get a cheap iphone.

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  Reply # 157457 16-Aug-2008 21:05
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some good detective work there!

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