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A couple of crab mallets maybe ?
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#5 Post by JC J o u a s »

Thanks Mark as I bit as I could not resist on this offer as King Crab legs pricing around me only seem to be getting more and more expensive, so I’ll throw a few Loire Valley whites in the fridge while awaiting to see what gets delivered.

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#6 Post by Corey N. »

The pricing looks too good and I’m seeing no reviews online. If I’m reading the IP information correctly, the website is just over two weeks old. Buyer beware.
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#7 Post by George Hejna »

I am in the too good to be true camp on this one. So many spelling errors. Say they have been around since 2005 but to Corey's point... No reviews?
The email address for contact on the crab website is a tunkivin.com address which seems to be some sort of lifestyle store with ultra low prices. That websites contact information is a aerdant.com email address. Terms and conditions are identical between 2 sites.

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Customer service goes here, not quite the same business

https://tunkivin.com/
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#9 Post by Siun o'Connell »

If you look at that tunkivin site, the customer service email is a different URL - supernovapre.com which seems to be associated with a lot of possible spam sites.The Tunkivin site is clearly spam - a one minute setup of a shopping page. In the Returns info on that site, it actually references another company says site -- and a site which claims to review spam sites but which may well be a spam site itself associates the supernovapre url with multiple other "too good to be true" offers. Their DNS registration is all hidden information but the registrar they used has a "report abuse" phone number with a Chinese country code.

I would recommend stopping payment and changing any passwords that may have been exposed in your order.

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#11 Post by Robert M yers »

I so wanted to buy and be real, but I couldn’t get over the obvious language obstacles in the write up.

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#12 Post by Andrew K. »

The way these guys work is by stealing UPS tracking information. They send you a tracking code for some other shipment that was delivered near you. So then you go to charge back and they produce the tracking code showing your order was delivered.
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They just ripped off this page and even took their website with the address
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JC J o u a s wrote: July 25th, 2021, 7:53 am Thanks Mark as I bit as I could not resist on this offer as King Crab legs pricing around me only seem to be getting more and more expensive, so I’ll throw a few Loire Valley whites in the fridge while awaiting to see what gets delivered.

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#15 Post by DavidFrankil »

https://ad-scams.com/aerdant-com

High risk - call your credit card company and cancel the transaction and ask them for replacement cards ASAP.

I'm extra-cautious online, and still fell for a similar scam for some athletic wear. Even saw some online reviews with warnings about the site but chose to ignore them to save a few bucks. Dumb.

Luckily, AmEx was very responsive, no loss - but learned my lesson. Sometimes a deal is too good to be true.
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Victor Hong wrote: July 25th, 2021, 7:04 amTraif.
https://aerdant.com/contact-us/

No bona fide brick-and-mortar contact data, a dead give-away.

Just like most moving-company sites.
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#17 Post by PeterJ »

I bit on an L L Bean link someone posted here on WB over a year ago. $35 for $125 moccasins. The site looked very real. Used my debit card so there was no way to cancel the transaction after people here figured it out. Received nothing, obviously, but about six months later I got an unsolicited package from China containing a 99¢ pair of knockoff sunglasses. I figure it was the scammers covering their butts somehow, thought I have no clue how or why. Live and learn.
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#18 Post by Victor Hong »

PeterJ wrote: July 26th, 2021, 2:26 pm I bit on an L L Bean link someone posted here on WB over a year ago. $35 for $125 moccasins. The site looked very real. Used my debit card so there was no way to cancel the transaction after people here figured it out. Received nothing, obviously, but about six months later I got an unsolicited package from China containing a 99¢ pair of knockoff sunglasses. I figure it was the scammers covering their butts somehow, thought I have no clue how or why. Live and learn.
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#19 Post by Victor Hong »

cjsavino wrote: July 25th, 2021, 5:45 pm Customer service goes here, not quite the same business

https://tunkivin.com/
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#20 Post by cjsavino »

Victor Hong wrote: July 26th, 2021, 3:06 pm
cjsavino wrote: July 25th, 2021, 5:45 pm Customer service goes here, not quite the same business

https://tunkivin.com/
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#21 Post by b. c@stner »

Another scam making the rounds:

https://www.ooni-outlet.com/
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#22 Post by JC J o u a s »

JC J o u a s wrote: July 25th, 2021, 7:53 am Thanks Mark as I bit as I could not resist on this offer as King Crab legs pricing around me only seem to be getting more and more expensive, so I’ll throw a few Loire Valley whites in the fridge while awaiting to see what gets delivered.

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Update: 2 weeks have gone by and my Muscadet is still waiting in the fridge as nothing has been delivered even though I did get some sort of phony shipment notice last week. Just opened a PayPal case and should be refunded shortly. Oh well.
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#23 Post by T Klonoski »

I bet they would have done better charging $15 a pound.
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#24 Post by Scott Brunson »

We were in Myrtle Beach last week. Crabby Mike’s Calabash Buffet has all you can eat.
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