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post #11 of 17
Dang! I guess I must be one lucky son-of-a-gun, 'cause I've been buying from them for years, have never had an order go bad, and to date have never had a problem with my credit cards.

I will, however, be sure to read thu those links before I make another purchase.
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Dang! I guess I must be one lucky son-of-a-gun, 'cause I've been buying from them for years, have never had an order go bad, and to date have never had a problem with my credit cards.

I will, however, be sure to read thu those links before I make another purchase.

Just use PayPal. It only affects CC purchases. I had something happen to me as well via Rakuten (albeit it took them like half a year from my original order for them to do something malicious to my CC).
    
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Been ordering from Rakuten and no problems, they are trying to rebuild their reputation and have taken care of the problems they had, thats why they are doing these major 20-30% back to get customers back. I already made a good $500 off rakuten in just the last month, while upgrading my entire computer to top of the line parts.

Get while the gettins good, not gonna last forever.
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Been ordering from Rakuten and no problems, they are trying to rebuild their reputation and have taken care of the problems they had, thats why they are doing these major 20-30% back to get customers back. I already made a good $500 off rakuten in just the last month, while upgrading my entire computer to top of the line parts.

Get while the gettins good, not gonna last forever.
Indeed. I've made several purchases there using Paypal and V.me over the last 6 months and haven't had any issues. I've even placed entire orders spending nothing but Rakuten points.

Funny enough, the only time I've had my CC info stolen in all my years of online shopping was when I placed an order through a 3rd party seller on Amazon several years ago.

I suspect drnilly is right, and the reason they're having such massive sales is to attract back business after the whole CC-leak scandal. Take advantage of it, or don't. I'm just pointing out the opportunity.
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I just wouldn't use V.me because you wont get the points as far as I know but using paypal you can. Only thing about the points is that you have to give them your CC info if you spend more than the points your using as you cannot use paypal or other thing like that.
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Users from Slickdeals are still reporting new CC fraud cases, so I would avoid Rakuten. http://slickdeals.net/f/6018544-Rakuten-Buy-com-Customers-Getting-Fraudulent-Credit-Card-Charges
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I just wouldn't use V.me because you wont get the points as far as I know but using paypal you can. Only thing about the points is that you have to give them your CC info if you spend more than the points your using as you cannot use paypal or other thing like that.
Actually you do get points using V.me, and you can even use it to spend points even though you can't use paypal. You never have to actually expose your CC info to them at all. smile.gif

This deal is long dead btw.
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