Hey spb! I'm not sure how you decided on the LS300W, but it is a legit and awesome dashcam. We are an official distributor and just stocked up on LS300Ws directly from DOD Taiwan. We are in California and ship via FedEx Ground with tracking. We have both manufacturer warranty and a refund policy in case you are not satisfied with your order (+ kickass customer support).
Check out our site at http://www.dashcamsource.com. We're currently running an Independence Day special that's exclusive to Dashcam Talk users - enter coupon code DCT10 for 10% off your whole order
I ordered my LS300W at aliexpress.com for 134 $
Shipping to Germany is free but they also offer DHL express for ~40 $ (I chose dhl express because I didn't want to wait 4 weeks for arriving...)
Camera was in good condition and arrived in only 1 day! (Hong Kong -> Germany)