I really do try to avoid falling into the trap of embracing the default, highly cynical position which I regard as largely invalid and lazy. But in this case, I had to.
"If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is."
In this case, it WAS too good to be true. At least on that scale.
"The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts."— Bertrand Russell