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Offline BC81

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Stay away from Airgunns.com
« on: April 19, 2022, 12:14:33 AM »
I ordered some pellets from them several months back when nowhere else had my 5.52 baracudas in stock. The website seemed legit, and it was only a few tins so I wasn't out much. Even had PayPal to use. Never received them, and PayPal saldy didn't do jack for me.
They are a scam site and I see them pop up for just about everything I Google related to airguns. They always have the lowest prices too, go figure.
Another site that looks just like theirs is AirgunsUs, I believe it's also a scam site.

It was awhile back, but I figured I would post this experience since their site is still up and running. I didnt know about this section of the forum either til recently lol.
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Re: Stay away from Airgunns.com
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2022, 02:04:50 AM »
They got me too but I had my bank go after paypal, they seemed to be in on the scam, I also reported airgunns to the fbi for wire fraud.

This name showed up on my paypal receipt instead of the business name..... "Katie Loulach" <<<<beware.
That's when I got suspicious and tried to cancel but there was literally no way to contact or stop the charge through paypal.
My bank got my money back and paypal locked down my account but Airgunns is still using them...

Really odd how they are at the top in google search (or at least they were) something fishy is going on.
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Re: Stay away from Airgunns.com
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2022, 08:23:58 AM »
I didn't even think about going through my bank or card I used. I just made sure no other charges came from them. The name for my transaction was something Chinese.
I tried to email them but yeah got nothing. It is amazing they're still up and running because I'm sure you and I aren't the only two people who've been scammed by them.
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Re: Stay away from Airgunns.com
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2022, 10:24:15 AM »
A review of "airgunns.com" shows they are posing as "Air Guns of Texas" located in Abilene Texas.  So, beware of this site with the name spelled with 2 "n's".  I think Air Guns of Texas should issue an alert that a scammer is imitating them.
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Re: Stay away from Airgunns.com
« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2022, 05:20:31 PM »
Airguns of Texas is very well aware of what's going on and has been. There was a post somewhere, AGN maybe?? that spelled out how
he was still trying to operate and get around the scammers. Might well be wrong but if you have Fakebook, try looking the company up
there and see what it says about real contact info.

While you're at it, you need to avoid airgunsus, com and airgunsca.com also. I also think there are a few others also using the airgunsxx.com
deal trying to scam people. Other red flags would be guns or pellets no one else has and if they list Bitcoin as a payment option, run
the other way since that's another giveaway they're fake. No legit airgun retailer takes Bitcoin as a payment method!
 
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Re: Stay away from Airgunns.com
« Reply #5 on: April 19, 2022, 05:29:30 PM »
"No legit airgun retailer takes Bitcoin as a payment method!"

That did strike me as odd, then the personal name rather than the business on the receipt was the last straw.
It took 30 days to get refunded, just contact your bank immediately if you get caught up in this scam.
 
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Re: Stay away from Airgunns.com
« Reply #6 on: April 19, 2022, 06:35:44 PM »
It's pretty amazing what we'll expose ourselves to to save a couple bucks.
I'll stick with the ones I know and have had good experiences with.
If they are out of pellets, I guess I am too. I'll just have to find something else to do.
I'm sure Betty Lou has a long list of things.   :o
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Re: Stay away from Airgunns.com
« Reply #7 on: April 19, 2022, 07:06:31 PM »
I find it even worse that company's we deal with, sometimes on a daily basis would allow such a thing to continue. when I found that site it was the 3rd listed on a google search and even after 2 going on 3 years paypal is still working with them. (never had an issue with paypal til now, been using them for nearly 20 years)

Something is very wrong here, and you don't dare speak too much for fear of being called a "conspiracy theorist". lol

Because we all know conspiracies don't exist.  :P
(even if you just got ripped off in one)
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