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IPhone From Us

Postby arrvindh » Sun, 24 May 2009 1:23 pm

Hi, I would like to purchase I phone from US. I am seeing some advertisement from US, and the price is $220 USD. But the price in Singapore abt 1200 SGD. Is it reliable?? can i go ahead and puchase from US??

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Postby Strong Eagle » Sun, 24 May 2009 4:51 pm

You will FOR SURE lose any money you are crazy enough to send to ANY company offering you an I-Phone (or any other piece of equipment) for prices that are too good to be true.

Here is what will happen to you.

a) You will make contact and a nice friendly person will assure you what a fine company you have contacted.

b) They'll tell you they can give you such a cheap price because: They buy in volume, they get special discounts, they have low overhead, blah, blah, blah.

c) When you send in your money you will never hear from them again. Oh, when you complain you might get one or two emails apologizing for the delay but you will never get a product.

d) You will never get a refund, either... and you will never be able to take legal action because these fly by night firms disappear and reappear, even if you could figure out how to prosecute internationally.

I delete 4 or 5 of these hype/theft type ads per week... sometimes I-Phone, sometimes cameras... always a scam... "A legitimate registered company with great prices" BULL$HIT!

If the deal is too good to be true, it is a scam.

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Ipohne from US

Postby arrvindh » Sun, 24 May 2009 6:28 pm

Thanks for your reply. But It is advertised in "SingaporeExpats" which everybody thinking as authenticated advertisement.

Means, Whatever advertised is this not validated one??

Very scary and skeptical.

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Re: Ipohne from US

Postby Strong Eagle » Sun, 24 May 2009 10:11 pm

arrvindh wrote:Thanks for your reply. But It is advertised in "SingaporeExpats" which everybody thinking as authenticated advertisement.

Means, Whatever advertised is this not validated one??

Very scary and skeptical.


The classifieds section is a FREE service. We try to delete the obvious scammers... and if you will provide the link, we will certainly review the post.

Again... there is no way anyone will be legitimately selling an I-Phone for US$ 220 when Apple charges more than that to their vendors.

Think about it and grow wise. Why would it be S$1200 (US$ 720) from a reputable vendor and less than 1/3 the cost from the scammer?

But, hey... don't listen to me... send in your money and let me know how things work out.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 24 May 2009 10:34 pm

I usually get at least one or two per day as well.


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