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Old 05-15-16, 08:29 AM   #1
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Is lionsalesshoplimited for real? Haibike SDURO AllMtn Plus $3,200 at your door???

I found this site early this year and contacted them in January.

Buy Haibike SDURO AllMtn Plus 27.5+ Electric Mountain Bike 2016 for 3200$ online at http://www.lionsalesshoplimited.com

2016 Haibike SDURO AllMtn Plus for $3,200USD delivered to my door? That's about $2,700 +tax+shp'g.

I really like this bike (AT THAT PRICE) because it is Boost 148/110 and can accept standard 29er wheels as well, but not willing to pay $4,700USD+tax for it. With a second set of 29er wheels it will do everything I want out of a eMTB.

So the guy from lion(LYING?)salesshoplimited emails me 4-5 months later, takes my order via email regarding availability, says it will ship 2 day delivery from the UK, gives a "hotmail" email address to send my PayPal payment to called sari_heaven. Or should I say sari(SORRY)_heaven?

And the email has this NOTE:

"Once payment is being made a copy of the receipt should be scanned and send for authentication."

Improper english too boot...

Red flags are flying high with this site. I can't find anything on the internet positive or negative. Does anyone know if this site is for real?
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Old 05-16-16, 07:46 AM   #2
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Anyone? Are these guys known in the bicycle industry here in Chicago, IL where they claim to be? How about the USA Haibike dealers?
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I would say HELL NO.

****ty website advertising anything from electric bikes to iPhones?

Yeah... no. Total scam.
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I'll forward this link to the Haibike rep. I'll let you know if he sends a response.

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Thanks Speedy!
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Heres the reply from the midwest sales rep-

As for the online retailer this is not a legitimate haibike dealer. We have looked into it a little bit and it looks like it is a scam. The owner of the site is registered in California but says he is selling out of Chicago and hiding his identity. Nothing should be shipping from the UK as he told that one customer. All customers should check out the haibikeUSA.com dealer locator to find a certified haibike dealer. Do not buy from this retailer!

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Yeah, he sent a UK address and phone number that I didn't waste my time researching. When I asked for his Chicago, IL business address and phone number he gave me a grocery store address in Chicago and a 213 area code phone which clearly isn't Chicago. He also doesn't know what the specifications are for USA models.

ALL VERY BIG RED FLAGS...

I asked if he will do an "escrow puchase" in which the money is held until delivery is received, signed for and money released by the buyer through PayPal. His response was NO. Then he offered to take half payment up front.

MORE RED FLAGS AS HE APPARENTLY SETTLES FOR HALF THE RIP-OFF...

Personaly I think the Federal Government should look into this site. I won't be sending them a dime, that's for sure.
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Yeah, he sent a UK address and phone number that I didn't waste my time researching. When I asked for his Chicago, IL business address and phone number he gave me a grocery store address in Chicago and a 213 area code phone which clearly isn't Chicago. He also doesn't know what the specifications are for USA models.

ALL VERY BIG RED FLAGS...

I asked if he will do an "escrow puchase" in which the money is held until delivery is received, signed for and money released by the buyer through PayPal. His response was NO. Then he offered to take half payment up front.

MORE RED FLAGS AS HE APPARENTLY SETTLES FOR HALF THE RIP-OFF...

Personaly I think the Federal Government should look into this site. I won't be sending them a dime, that's for sure.

As if it wasn't obvious in the first place...
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