Consumer Ally Scam Alert: Don't Shop on Electalk.com

Electalk.com
Electalk.com

If you're surfing the Web for a great deal on consumer electronics and come across an unbelievable deal, don't believe it -- especially if it's an overseas site that refuses to let you pay with a credit card.

Consumer Ally reader Ellis Koufodontis, a construction manager from Margate, Fla., learned that lesson the hard way, and is out more than $800 thanks to a shady Chinese site based in Beijing called Electalk.com.