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Fake or fraudulent gear websites

Postby Petew » Thu 01 Sep, 2022 10:32 am

Hi All,

Just thought I would let you know there is a fake macpac sale doing the rounds on Facebook and Instagram.

I contacted macpac to let them know and they have confirmed it's a fake and are dealing with it.

The fake site linked to these Facebook/Instagram adverts is:


Dodgy as!

Please post/report any scam sites in this thread.


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Postby Redtail » Thu 01 Sep, 2022 1:10 pm

Yep, seeing same sort of stuff for Kathmandu, too.
Also with mistyped/misspelt URLs.

Always check the link by going to the official web page, rather than clicking the ad. If there really is a sale, they'd be advertising it there for sure.
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Postby icefest » Mon 05 Sep, 2022 8:39 pm

I guess it was hard to spot hidden account all those other 50% sales that Macpac has every other week...
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Postby headwerkn » Tue 06 Sep, 2022 9:35 am

Along similar lines, there appear to be multiple suspect Scarpa shopfronts operating as "Scarpa Australia" eg https://www.scarpaaustralia.com/scarpa- ... -p-68.html
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