Who are

Fake gun and ammunition scammers are posing as online retail storefronts and aiming to steal your cash and personal information with too-good-to-be-true ammo deals and offers. Scammers will ask for payment by insecure means such as Paypal (Friends and Family), Zelle, CashApp or even Bitcoin. They will refuse secure methods of payment such as cash in person or aims to disrupt these scammers by exposing their fake websites online so that you can learn to avoid them.

Non Delivery Scams like follow a simple format which allows the criminal to steal money from their victims in multiple ways.
The criminals will first create a website or online page from which they will “sell” their goods. They will often offer weapons for sale on gun forums.
The scammer will then introduce you to the secondary “shipping” website which will have been created by the scammer. These websites can be very professional and will allow you to log in to see your item being shipped.
The scammer can then charge you for multiple other items such as made up import permits, police fees, etc. Screenshot Screenshot
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The Sale: Scammers create professional looking websites or advertise on gun forums. They often offer weapons for low prices. No matter how scarce, they have multiple in stock.


The Shipping: Even though they have no intention of sending you anything, they will continue charging you more and more fees until you refuse to pay any more. Depending on what you are buying, they may then try to blackmail you. The shipping website they use will be another website they have created as part of the scam.


Payments: Paying for guns, accessories, and ammo online is difficult. All payment platforms like PayPal, Venmo, and Zelle prohibit these transactions. Criminals will refuse to use as an escrow service as it protects both buyers and sellers.

How can I help?

Scammers use bank accounts, Zelle accounts and other assorted payment types. Let us know the details and we will try and shut down their accounts.

Our goal is to gather as much information as possible about and the individuals behind it. By providing us with details about the criminals, we can create a comprehensive understanding of the scammer’s network and take steps to shut it down.

We welcome any information about the scammers, even if you haven’t lost any money. Disrupting their payment methods can have a greater impact on their operations than just shutting down a website, which can easily be recreated.

Protip: If the scammers provide you with bank account information, request that they use Bitcoin instead. If they offer a Zelle account, ask for a bank account to transfer the funds to. You can report multiple accounts to us for further investigation.

You should never give your banking information to these scammers.

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Frequently Asked Questions


Is legit? is a FireArms scam which offers FireArms for sale using a professional website however they NEVER deliver.
This is a common “non delivery” scam where the criminals will focus on people wanting to buy weapons or ammunition online. Once you have paid money to these criminals, they will continue to scam you by charging for delivery, permits, potential blackmail, etc etc.
They will never deliver.


Who owns is owned by criminals.
It was created and is maintained for the sole purpose of scamming people wishing to buy firearms online. The scammers behind take every opportunity to hide their tracks and even use money mules to launder the money so it cannot be traced back to them.
The WHOIS data shows the following: was registered with HOSTINGER operations, UAB on 2022-02-04. The domain is hosted on the following servers:, The email used to register was [email protected] (Prime Powders). Scammers always use a free email address or hide their email address behind a privacy option. The registrant address claims to be in Los Angeles, US.
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Why can’t I find reviews? is an extremely new domain created on 4th of February 2022. It may take several months of criminal behaviour before the website generates bad reviews. We aim to create a negative review for as soon as possible in order to prevent people from being scammed.


What is’s location?

You can find several physical addresses connected to The criminals will often have an address on their website but, if asked, they will probably give you a secondary address. You can also find an address connected to the domain on the WHOIS records however the scammers will always use a false address.


Why is not working?

Scam websites like are frequently shut down by the registrar and/or the hosting company.
If the hosting is shutdown, the scammers will upload the website to a new hosting.
If the domain is shut down, the scammers will create a new, unblemished domain and website without any negative reviews.
They will then continue scamming.

Additional information?

We aim to collect as much information as possible about and the criminals behind it. If we have helped you, please help others by adding information that we do not have by clicking the link below.Let Us Know

How to recognise a Gun Purchasing Scam

Any of those concerns below are forgivable individually. But combined they are cause to worry that the Seller is a fraud. You will not be the scammers first potential victim and any time you question them you can be assured that they already have a scripted answer for every question you have.


Whois data

The Whois data will give you a lot of information such as the date registered (4th of February 2022)View WHOIS details


Email address

Scammers may use an email like [email protected] or [email protected] but may also use other email address over multiple domains.

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Phone Manner

A genuine seller will use a phone number that is often published on their website. Scammers use multiple phone numbers to call, text or Whatsapp. Scammers phone manner will also be very vague as they don’t know which type of scam you are responding to!


Reverse Image

These scammers are not actually selling anything. They need to steal the photos online so as to appear that they actually have a gun for sale. Sometimes you can find the images they are using have been previously used. Sometimes even years before.
You can check if images have been previously used by using Google Image Search or Yandex Image search.


Payment Types

As usual, if it sounds good to be true, it is.
The prices on are too good to be true. Payment will be demanded using wire transfer or a peer to peer payment such as Zelle or CashApp. They may even ask by payment by Bitcoin or gift cards!. Some scammers use bank accounts of a money mule.When buying or selling guns, accessories, or ammo online you should protect yourself by using an escrow service such as
You can report payment types here


Video Chat

Any gun store with a professional website like would be expected to be “engaged in the business” of dealing in firearms and should have a Federal Firearms License. Scammers will have copies of Firearms licences as they will con genuine sellers into sending a copy.
If you ask for a simple video chat over the phone so you can inspect the licence in real time, the scammer will refuse.

What are the red flags on

There are multiple, various red flags on scam websites like Some are easy to find while others are more technical or subtle.
They can include:

  •  Reusing photographs
  •  Minimal contact information
  •  Bad spelling or grammar
  •  Lack of social media links
  •  No external online reviews or bad online reviews
  •  Recently registered domains
  •  Insecure payment type (refuse to use a firearms escrow service)

Some call it a gut feeling, some call it an culmination of red flags. In any case anyone attempting to buy from will not need to be technically minded to see that the website is a scam. The minimal content of the website with minimal online history as well as either erratic or “copy and paste” corrospondence is enough for most people.
Many people, of course, won’t notice until it is too late.

Add to report

Shutting down will have no effect on the scammer or the scammers operations
Here at we aim to collect all the data that is connected to
If you have any information, especially if it is connected to the methods of payment that the scammer is using, please click the link below and let us know.

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