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Is a Fake Scam or Legit?

It’s probably a scam. The prices are too good to be true and the following clues are suspicious.

I came across an amazing ad:

I clicked on it, because, who doesn’t want a new bike for $50?!

My first thought was “this is too good to be true.” My second thought was to search for signs of a scam. Nope. Nothing was coming up, but there’s just a bunch of bad signals:

The WHOIS record says it was registered on Nov. 4, 2020.

The layout looks a lot like the official Trek site, not an independent bike store.

It uses the domain What’s up with the “fun” part? That’s weird.

The social media icons link to Trek, not to “Bike World”

The sale ends long before Black Friday.

I’m really not feeling this one. 🙁

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