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Old 07-24-2008, 02:15 PM
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Default Anyone brave enough to test out the $34.99 360 offer?

Or the $19.99 nintendo wii offer? lol, just wondering... I can't quite bring my self to give these people credit card information... Particularly when it seems it's impossible to contact them lol... But I figured I'd see how many extrodinarly brave soles frequent these forums.
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Old 07-24-2008, 02:52 PM
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never even heard of it. sounds scammy though.
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Old 07-24-2008, 02:55 PM
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There were already 2 threads in the Game Smackdown about those.
THERE A SCAM! HDD doesnt sponser them at all.
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Old 07-24-2008, 04:50 PM
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I'm curious about the scam...PM me the link? Don't post it because I think someone may actually try it and lose money, but I LOVE internet scammers.
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Old 07-24-2008, 04:56 PM
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I'm curious about the scam...PM me the link? Don't post it because I think someone may actually try it and lose money, but I LOVE internet scammers.
just look for it on the top banner... it's not wanting to come up so often now.
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Old 07-24-2008, 05:18 PM
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They've been busted:

http://www.419legal.org/ecommerce-au...x360s-com.html

http://www.ripoffreport.com/reports/...Off0350707.htm

From a post at 360voice.com"

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I looked into this this morning, and found something very strange, the site has an 800 #:

877-418-3392

You can see it here:

http://www.refurbishedxbox360s.com/contact.php

I then Googled the # and found it is also the number for a Catholic Store:

http://onlinecatholicstore.com/content.php?pagename=faq

Or, if you would prefer a referbed PS3 for $34.99, they have you covered:

http://www.1cheapps3.com/contact.php

Yeah, sounds legit, XBOX 360s, PS3s & Holy Water all from the same folks!
and quoted from 800notes.com:

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I did a little research too after finding my info on IRC!!!! Yes I fell for it, but in my defense I just received my 8 MP Kodak for a buck so I thought I would try my luck again. Anyway, the initial bill is from gaming-plugins.com and which when digging I eventually found the name Xavier Lumine, (google that people hate him), but its an assumed name. I finally found a hostname from a post which I then matched to another post from a Dimitriy M******. I then located a yahoo username for him and contacted him. He acknowledged going by the Xavier Lumine them I called him on the xbox deal, he asked if I was Seth then blocked me when I asked if Seth was in on it too. I won't post his Yahoo id or location because theplanet.com didn't verify ownership for me, stupid privacy bullshit. If your privacy was compromised email [email protected] and let them know maybe if enough people email them they will stop facilitating theft, allegedly. If I actually get a Xbox I will repost and take it back, but as far as I'm concerened the site is copied, the logos are stolen, the numbers are fake, identity are (poorly) hidden through domainsbyproxy.com.... in my opinion A BIG AS* SCAM.

Affiliated Sites.

www.refurbishedxbox360s.com
www.1cheapps3.com
www.35dollarxbox360.com
www.wowgoldduper.com
www.goldbooster.com
16.fa.5546.static.theplanet.com
Caller: www.35dollarxbox.com www.refurbishedxbox
...and finally:

Registrant:
Domains by Proxy, Inc.
DomainsByProxy.com
15111 N. Hayden Rd., Ste 160, PMB 353
Scottsdale, Arizona 85260
United States

Domain Name: REFURBISHEDXBOX360S.COM
Created on: 11-Jul-08
Expires on: 12-Jul-09
Last Updated on: 11-Jul-08

Administrative Contact:
Private, Registration
Domains by Proxy, Inc.
DomainsByProxy.com
15111 N. Hayden Rd., Ste 160, PMB 353
Scottsdale, Arizona 85260
United States
(480) 624-2599 Fax -- (480) 624-2599

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(480) 624-2599 Fax -- (480) 624-2599

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Old 07-24-2008, 07:18 PM
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THERE A SCAM! HDD doesnt sponser them at all.
That's interesting how their banner got on this site then. Some kind of lawsuit is in order.
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it was an ad by google. text based, etc. i believe it was removed, though, due to said fishy-ness. if an ad is a scam, notify someone (mod or up!) and give us the dirt. this site certainly doesn't endorse said scams.
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I just pm'd a super-mod or something, forgot who it was. As I type this, the banner is at the top of my screen. Clever damn scammers..I bet they make some cash with this one.
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CG- i've never had that one be my top banner. if you can, screenshot it and pm it to me (and i'll send it on down the chain) or to juco
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