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techsourcespro.com - Legitimate retailer? *LOCK PLEASE*

ChrisDudeChrisDude Registered User regular
edited February 2009 in Help / Advice Forum
So I'm shopping around for a 16gb iPod Touch and using Google Shopping I found a ridiculous price on one at this techsourcespro.com site, found here:

http://techsourcespro.com/index.php?page=shop.product_details&flypage=flypage.tpl&product_id=6994

That's like, $100 off the normal price. Now, I've never heard of this company before, and their site is kind of barebones and just seems kind of not right somehow. So I figured i would ask the fine folks of the forums, have you ever heard of this place, and are they legit? Cause I would love to save $100.

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    ShadowfireShadowfire Vermont, in the middle of nowhereRegistered User regular
    edited February 2009
    Initially, without doing any other real research, I'll call bullshit. There is no rating for them on resellerratings.com (no listing, even), and yea, the site just doesn't feel right.

    Edit: The about page just feels wrong... maybe it's the abundance of exclamation points.
    About Us
    TechSourcesPro is the leading independent dealer of technology and personal computer products on the web. Our company name reflects our commitment to providing the PROFESSIONAL ADVANTAGE to all of our customers. We've been serving the needs of the computer industry since for over 6 years and we stand ready to serve you today!

    TechSourcesPro prides itself on offering service unmatched by any of our competitors! Our Advanced Order Processing System at our headquarters provides our sales staff with real-time product data including pricing, availability, and detailed product information. We have automated our order fulfillment process to the point where in-stock orders are filled and placed on our shipping platform within minutes of being entered!

    Our innovative internet site is updated daily and contains every product we carry (far more than our paper-based Buyer's Guide could ever hold). Lots of detailed descriptions, cross references, hotlinks, easy-to-use searches, and specials combine to provide you with useful information on a wide variety of products. We continue to strive to provide you with the latest, most accurate product information available anywhere! Plus, along with the product information we provide, you get direct hotlinks to the manufacturers' web sites. Pricing is updated daily to give you the biggest advantage of all... SAVINGS! And of course, our Internet site provides Secure, Worry-Free On-line Ordering.

    TechSourcesPro's biggest asset is people. Our staff is dedicated to making your buying experience a productive one. From the moment you call, you'll find we take an active interest in satisfying your needs. All of us are working to make sure you get more than just a product. We want every customer to be a satisfied customer!

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    matt has a problemmatt has a problem Points to 'off' Points to 'on'Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    I'd say it's pretty bad when upon Googling the name of a website, the first two results you get are this thread. And no links to the actual company.

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    VoroVoro Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    And Sam Spade says:

    Organisation Name.... Sarah Baker
    Creation Date........ 2009-01-25
    Registration Date.... 2009-01-25

    Yeah, it was registered to a person rather than an organization, and they also used a PO Box for the address. I wouldn't even give them my email.

    Edit: Thought I would add that the site says Copyright © 2003 - 2009 techsourcespro.com, which is what makes the domain creation & reg dates so sketchy.

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    DeShadowCDeShadowC Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    Registered a week ago but been around for years.

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    ChrisDudeChrisDude Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    You guys are awesome, I guess that answers that. Thanks for helping me not waste money!

    SHUT IT DOWN

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