Yup, there is nothing in common with Commodore Business Machines except a US trademark. They obtained some trademarks (or licenses for them) from a company trading as "Amiga, Inc" which in turn obtained them from another company (also using the name "Amiga, Inc") that was able to conveniently transfer all its valuable assets before sinking under a mountain of debt.
There's a long history of dubious business at work here. Recommendation: Don't give anyone money unless you have your hands on the goods. It's so much easier to take your cash and apologise than it is to actually make what was promised and deliver it as agreed.
If Mr Altman is true to his word, big retailers will "soon" have these on the shelves for anyone who wants one. If he isn't, you lose nothing by patiently letting the story unfold.