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    Default Received a fake Le Male from eBay today.

    Saw a Buy-It-Now pop-up last weekend for a barely used (and cheap!) 2.5oz Le Male. Seller assured that it was authentic in the listing and returns were available. So I just took a shot with it.... well, it came in today and I opened it up... and it was pretty clear immediately that it was a fake. I've since ordered a real one from a reputable online store because I sensed this could be a fake before it even got here. I will be returning this one to the eBay seller in the morning.


    I took some pictures of the obvious stuff.....



    The paint around the neckline is poor at best,




    No embossed GAULTIER on the rear,




    Doesn't have matching numbers and the bottle has a cheap sticker for info,

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    Default Re: Received a fake Le Male from eBay today.

    If you're not happy, hope you can get a full refund.

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    Default Re: Received a fake Le Male from eBay today.

    The seller allowed Returns, that's why I took a chance on it.
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    Default Re: Received a fake Le Male from eBay today.

    Sorry bro. You're always taking a chance with ebay

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    Default Re: Received a fake Le Male from eBay today.

    Sounds like the seller didn't know it was fake. To me at least.

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    Default Re: Received a fake Le Male from eBay today.

    They were not aware, but has been pleasant to deal with. So that's a positive.

    A few nights ago I found Le Male on sale at Walgreens.com with an additional $10.00 off coupon code, so I pulled the trigger before this fake even got delivered.
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    Default Re: Received a fake Le Male from eBay today.

    I hate Ebay half the stuff never meets the descriptions , and selling is even worse. Even when you sell an item being honest etc buyers always want to complain...vise versa blaah. Sorry bro thats E bay for ya

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    Default Re: Received a fake Le Male from eBay today.

    Don't buy from Ebay. It's not always as reliable as it seems. Amazon sells great stuff aswell, some fakes aswell.

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    Default Re: Received a fake Le Male from eBay today.

    Quote Originally Posted by Sherdil View Post
    Don't buy from Ebay. It's not always as reliable as it seems. Amazon sells great stuff aswell, some fakes aswell.
    Amazon NEVER sells fakes. Amazon Traders, selling on Amazon sell fakes

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    Default Re: Received a fake Le Male from eBay today.

    Ebay is one of the best places to buy fragrance. You have to be smart though. Never buy from a seller that has anything less than 99% positive feedback, or anything less than 1000 feedback. It should say 100% guaranteed authentic somewhere in the listing. I hate it when people complain about getting ripped off from ebay sellers when you look at the listing they purchased from and it is obviously not a reputable seller. Be smart about it, and you won't get ripped off.

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    Default Re: Received a fake Le Male from eBay today.

    false dailey.

    amazon imports (unknowingly) from companies that sell fakes.

    yes they are middlemen, but they still market fakes, collect your money and have the fakes delivered to you.

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    Default Re: Received a fake Le Male from eBay today.

    I hate amazon with the fire of 1000 suns, I have purchased two items from amazon in my enite life and both items broke within a week. Ebay, however, has never let me down after hundreds of transactions.

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    Default Re: Received a fake Le Male from eBay today.

    It looks authentic
    This is a vintage formula
    until 2006 No embossed GAULTIER on the rear
    The code has been deleted from the package
    And there is a sticker on the bottom
    I'm sure it smells great and quality
    hope you did not Return it

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    Default Re: Received a fake Le Male from eBay today.

    Quote Originally Posted by shayz View Post
    It looks authentic
    This is a vintage formula
    until 2006 No embossed GAULTIER on the rear
    The code has been deleted from the package
    And there is a sticker on the bottom
    I'm sure it smells great and quality
    hope you did not Return it
    Was just gonna say this. And the numbers DO match. This is probably real.

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    Default Re: Received a fake Le Male from eBay today.

    Good that the seller was cool about returning the item. Good Customer Service.
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    Default Re: Received a fake Le Male from eBay today.

    This thread is five years old, and the OP hasn't even visited the site since April of 2013. I think he's all set...

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    Default Re: Received a fake Le Male from eBay today.

    The "e" usually denotes an older frag,
    "Estimated" amount of liquid
    Vintage rather than fake,I would say

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    Default Re: Received a fake Le Male from eBay today.

    I agree buyers are also crooks on eBay. Not all but some. If they see you have sent package which canít be tracked. They will claim they havenít received it and claims refund. And eBay day if you donít have tracking then refund. Bullshit man.


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