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Oct 05, 2012 12:07 as a reply to  @ post 10524636 |  #46

Any experience with these guys? They are in the UK and do not show up in any research.

http://acumenstoreonli​ne.com/ (external link)


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Oct 05, 2012 22:13 |  #47

MikeC710 wrote in post #15083591 (external link)
Any experience with these guys? They are in the UK and do not show up in any research.

http://acumenstoreonli​ne.com/ (external link)


Hopefully no one has any experience with these guys. What was it that PT Barnum said?


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May 22, 2014 14:34 |  #48

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May 22, 2014 16:31 |  #49

I've never seen this thread before. My first reaction was "good idea". But then I thought about it. We should just have a thread listing good retailers. Much shorter and easier to manage.

I'm so tired of the "is this a legit web site?" posts. You know what, if you can't figure that out then the Darwinian nature of the retail world will take care of you. Stop asking other people to tell you you are not being intentionally gullible in an effort to save a few dollars.


  
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May 22, 2014 16:39 |  #50

mpix345 wrote in post #16923056 (external link)
I've never seen this thread before. My first reaction was "good idea". But then I thought about it. We should just have a thread listing good retailers. Much shorter and easier to manage.

I'm so tired of the "is this a legit web site?" posts. You know what, if you can't figure that out then the Darwinian nature of the retail world will take care of you. Stop asking other people to tell you you are not being intentionally gullible in an effort to save a few dollars.

Considering the age of this thread and how the scam/bait and switch sites were more prolific than now, it has served a good cause. It is actually a bit better now than 8 years ago, either through education of the consumer or scam attrition.

This is also a sub-thread to one of the stickies: https://photography-on-the.net/forum/showthre​ad.php?t=292688


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Dec 30, 2015 22:05 |  #51

Beware of a seller named Gary Martinez he claims his account here hasn't been approved by admin that's why he claims he's emailing me directly but saw my post here.

agmtriophotos@gmail.co​m

garyminquiries@gmail.c​om

bosher887@gmail.com

He was selling me a 600EX flash. After the payment, he never shipped the item. Also tried to get me to pay via gift (but I didn't.)


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Dec 30, 2015 22:09 |  #52

This sounds familiar? I think this Martinez has made the rounds through the forums over the past few years.

Different mixes of names, but likely the same tactic, same group:

http://www.fredmiranda​.com/forum/topic/13922​35/1 (external link)
http://www.dpreview.co​m/forums/thread/393322​0 (external link)
http://www.reduser.net …TINEZ-CINEMA-SKYLIGHT-NYC (external link)


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