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So I came across this website with some phenomenal projector prices, it doesn't seem real and I was wondering if any of you knew them.
Www.pigselectronics.com
Is this a scam?
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some prices do look good, too good... they are 1000's less than cost.

i'd also be surprised if there were really 66 brand new Kuro's still sitting in their stock room:
http://pigselectronics.com/pioneer-elite-signature-series-pro101fd-50-plasma-t-p-1263.html

or 66(seems to be a popular number of items in stock) sharp elites
http://pigselectronics.com/elite-black-70-pro70x5fd-flat-panel-3d-led-hdtv-p-178.html
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Yup, exactly what I'm thinking.
I wish there was a way to verify it.
If this is some sort if a scam, they sure went into a lot of effort listing hundreds of products.
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Yup, exactly what I'm thinking.
I wish there was a way to verify it.
If this is some sort if a scam, they sure went into a lot of effort listing hundreds of products.

A search for domain information yields:

Domain Name: PIGSELECTRONICS.COM
Registrar URL: http://www.godaddy.com
Updated Date: 2013-03-24 21:22:53
Creation Date: 1996-01-25 00:00:00
Registrar Expiration Date: 2014-01-26 00:00:00
Registrar: GoDaddy.com, LLC
Registrant Name: yiqian cao
Registrant Organization:
Registrant Street: liuxiyuan 5
Registrant City: dalian
Registrant State/Province: Liaoning
Registrant Postal Code: 116000
Registrant Country: China

Additionally this website gets a Trust Score of 63% which is fairly low.

http://www.scamadviser.com/is-pigselectronics.com-a-fake-site.html

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Mr.G, thank you very much.
I think China says it all for me :-)
I tried the Better Business Bureau and could not find any information.

Thanks.
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