Copycat Websites With Dallas Ties

CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The internet makes us all bargain shoppers, but beware of ‘copycat’ websites.

CBS 11 News Investigator Ginger Allen met a Dallas man named Brett Poston whose home address was listed as a business address for a copycat site on the other side of the world.

“I guess they just wanted a Dallas address and they randomly picked mine,” said Poston.

He realized he had a problem when a package containing headphones from a dissatisfied customer arrived at his front door.

“I opened the package and it was addressed to Bobbi’s at my address,” said Poston.

The website is in China.

The real Bobbi’s Hallmark opened in California more than 20 years ago. Its logo is similar to the one used by the copycat website, which listed Poston’s address as its own.

“They must think Dallas is a legitimate sounding place,”…

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