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Did anyone get this advertisement on facebook? Their page looks just like thr Spirit page with rock bottom prices (like $79 for Sweet Dreans prop) Is this a fraud website? Anyone else look at it?

Typical Ghoul Next Door
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Oh my.

That's a direct ripoff to the point that they didn't even bother to change out Spirit's logo on the pages. But once you try to get any real info, it's pretty obvious a shell. Look at all the reviews for any product. Hundreds of them, but most are not even about that specific item and all are 5 star ratings that I clicked through - despite some of the actual words being very negative. The site's whois info shows it's only been launched in the last two weeks, and their contact info is linked to another site altogether in different countries. There's lots of misspelled words, and there's zero information about the site itself - no "about us" or company information. Just a bland "contact us" link and a rando email in small print.

And they're also faking the Spirit store at halloweenvips.com, yuxishop.com and lots more.

IMO there is no way any of these are a legitimate site. It all should be reported to Facebook if that's where you saw an ad for it, and likely Spirit too if they don't already know about it.

But yeah, no way I'd buy anything from them... IMO the prices are "too good" because all you're going to be doing is giving them your credit card info and getting scammed out of $$ for either no product at all, or something scammy like a photo of the prop...

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I suspect this is a scam site like that other one. I don't know why anyone follows or even believes facebook ads. They always seem to be fake. Facebook likes to crack down on "fake" things but obviously things that are going to affect their bottom line like ad sales are a no no.

If you look at the privacy policy. (https://www.viggoshop.com/index.php?main_page=privacy). It references a website called tiffanyandcomall.com. Obviously they put that site up so quickly that they forgot to change the domain name. If you go to http://www.tiffanyandcomall.com it redirects to a site telling you that the site got taken down for selling knockoff merchandise.

See https://www.wsj.com/articles/tiffany-wins-22-million-judgment-against-fake-websites-1383231084

The same website also appears under the domain names http://www.shopzlio.com, and https://www.hallpro.club

You can also get ripped off buying a varidesk from them at http://www.blerz.com (See http://www.blerz.com/privacy.html)
or by buying a mattress/furniture at http://www.dwece.com/ (See http://www.dwece.com/privacy.html)
or kitchen aid appliances at http://www.jwishop.com/ (See http://www.jwishop.com/index.php?main_page=privacy)
or snow boards at http://www.babybbshop.com/ (See http://www.babybbshop.com/index.php?main_page=privacy)
or tools at https://www.shopwoood.com/ (See https://www.shopwoood.com/index.php/?main_page=privacy)
or sneakers at http://www.kickstoday.com/ (See http://www.kickstoday.com/privacy.html)
or, Ewww!, human hair at http://www.aykoshop.com/ (See http://www.aykoshop.com/index.php?main_page=privacy)

I am sure there are more.

In fact if you view all results on google for the phrase "please feel free to contact us at tiffanyandcomall.com"
See https://www.google.com/search?q="pl...dcomall.com"&num=20&filter=0&biw=1600&bih=825

You get a ton more some of which are already off line.

This is a little shaky but they appear to be in China or Russia.

There is also something cached at http://webcache.googleusercontent.c...nt.asp?privacy.html+&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us which references a site called http://www.ruocn.com. which I am guessing is related and which states

(translated) ruocn.com is a Chinese e-commerce and e-commerce company based in Beijing. It is one of the largest B2C companies in China. Customer service is conducted according to high international standards of online retail. We offer our customers around the world unique Chinese high quality products at competitive prices!

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First hand experience with them and it is a scam. I saw the ad on FB for the 6ft Michael Myers animatronic for $64.99. Wasnt paying much attention and thought it was actually Spirits site as at first glance it seemed legit.Bought it with 3 day shipping and after 5 days it never showed and my account still showed the order as processing.Started to look closer at their website and saw all the errors and broken english like mentioned earlier in this thread. Realized I had been scammed and checked the PayPal payment. Luckily the payment hadnt been processed yet so I called PayPal and got it cancelled with no hesitation from them. I got lucky and learned to be a little more discriminating about online shopping without losing money. Lesson Learned

His name is Roger Clyne
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I highly suggest FB Purity. It kills all those ads & garbage FB puts out there:


FB will be a completely different site once you install it.
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