Scam or no

Started Jun 24, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Stuart001 Contributing Member • Posts: 568
Re: Scam or no

All of the sites are hosted from Russia, and have the same ISP. Doesn't meant that they are necessarily Russian sites or even scams, but I wouldn't be sending them any money! If something sounds too good to be true ...

If you use Firefox, download the 'Flagfox' add-on. A small flag of the website's host country appears in the address bar of the browser. Clicking on the flag will take you to an information page, and even give you a Google map of the physical site of the website's hosting address. Don't know if a similar add-on is available for Safari, Chrome or IE.

As I said, it's not foolproof, but it gives you a bit more information before you make a purchase with an unknown company.

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