SCAM ALERT: Too good to be true moto equipment scam sites merged threadfest

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by zekester63, Jul 27, 2017.

  1. Bonalan65

    Bonalan65 Adventurer Supporter

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    I've noticed that all but one of the sites listed when you click on contact them .
    They all resemble each other greatly .
    And there is no address or phone number .
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  2. Kiharaikido

    Kiharaikido Long timer Supporter

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    That's what I was thinking when I posted the privacy statement. It is verbatim what was previously posted from another scam site.


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  3. Gone Troppo

    Gone Troppo Somewhat bemused observer

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    The first sentence is somewhat of a giveaway....:lol3
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  4. aldend123

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    That's only a good rule of thumb. If you go to the real legit Klim.com website right now, it's not HTTPS. I bet that's the case for other brands as well. But if you go to the login or checkout pages, you'll see it automatically switches over. You don't absolutely need HTTPS to browse or read a privacy statement.

    However, a good shit-test is: no legit website that deals with credit card transactions is going to do it over regular HTTP. A legit one will switch to HTTPS at that stage, and it won't produce any additional warnings about certificate mismatches etc. But a fake one may go the extra distance to secure their transactions. So - the lack of HTTPS at purchasing is a red flag, and tells us a lot. The presence of it doesn't tell us much.
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  5. findlj

    findlj How much fun is that

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    Anyone bought a helmet from this website? They've got some good prices, but no contact phone number, no address to be found, no certificate viewable on the webpages. I contacted them via their contact web page, stating I had some questions, but no reply in about 5 days.
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  6. MX Engineer

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  7. Yard Sale

    Yard Sale let's be bad guys

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  8. msstatz

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    The prices listed on this site make me very suspicious that they are legit?
    Hopefully someone can confirm they are the real deal nd not some kind of scam.
    They have Klim, Moose, Held, Furygan, Fox, Vermar, Icon, Marushin, IXS, Oxford...
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  9. filterwrench

    filterwrench Been here awhile

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    Looks suspicious to me.
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  10. flei

    flei cycletherapist

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    LOL, i am not finding nothing suspcious of them apres reader of pirvacy notificatione as its posted on they webssite: "We takes seriously of customers' privacy security! Thus here we promise to provide a safe online experience for all our users. This policy applies to information collected online through our website. Please read the flowing privacy policy below and contact us if you have any questions."
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  11. GB

    GB . Administrator Super Moderator Super Supporter

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  12. FreyZI

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    Anybody ever buy anything from this website? They have some great prices on Forma and HJC, but online too good to be true usually is. I can't find any contact info on the website or elsewhere. Is this a legit retailer or BS?
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  13. dpike

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    crazy cheap prices. especially considering that some of the forma boots are almost 2x as much from motostorm which is pretty cheap to begin with.
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  14. wasproxy

    wasproxy Global Moto Tourer

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  15. aldend123

    aldend123 Long timer

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  16. edgeoftheworld

    edgeoftheworld Been here awhile

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  17. robertd440

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    UPDATE: Website confirmed fraud by CC company.

    Couldn't think of where else to post this so apologies if its in the wrong place.

    Anyone ever buy anything from www.interiorsbyrobert.com ?

    oddly enough its actually an apparel online store that deals mostly in motorcycle gear. They currently have a load of Rev'It, Shoei, and Nexx gear heavily discounted. Talking 50-70% off on a lot of stuff. Was about to check out and just felt too good to be true so I tried to research them and couldnt find anything. Could be just that its a new store (website says since 2018) but with the odd site name and crazy low price I'm a little hesitant to drop any money there. All feedback is appreciated!

    Rob (no relation to whoever owns this site)
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  18. Friedom

    Friedom Onward and upward!

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    Wow, what a coincidence that your name is Robert!
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  19. RetiredandRiding

    RetiredandRiding Retired to Ride Supporter

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    As long as you use a credit card, you should be protected from fraud... though it might be a hassle.

    I'd listen to the "too good to be true" voice, though.
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  20. robertd440

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    Yeah I should stay away but its hard to pass up a $715 helmet for $201. Was hoping someone could verify they were legit. Might just buy something cheap to test them out.