Motorhome, Campervan Or Any Other Type Of Online Scam?

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  1. Uniresearcher

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    Hello

    My name is Claudette Hawkins, I am a researcher at the University of Leicester and I am carrying out research about online scams.

    As part of my research, I would like to speak to people who have experienced any motor related scam or any other type of online scam.

    If you want to find out more about this research then please email me at cdh11@leicester.ac.uk or call me on 07582501051.

    Thank you

    Claudette
     
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    Don't answer...could be a scam! :mask:
     
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    Ok Claudette, I'm partly convinced, you certainly seem to be human anyway!! :giggler:

    I expect some one on here has had a bad experience so you should get some response, just be aware they can be a cynical lot!! :think:
     
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    Hello

    Thanks for raising the issue and responding. I do understand and it is right to be cautious. I am a genuine researcher, so I am happy for anyone to verify my authenticity. I will take your advice on board, thank you.

    Thanks
    Claudette
     
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    Claudette did contact me before posting (y)
     
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    Yessss. but does Sian know ?? !!!:rofl:
     
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    The biggest scam is the government, they make me pay full road tax for a vehicle only used once or twice a week unless we are away>:)
     
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    online forums.......now there's a scam.
     
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    That's very nice of her but will she have to pay the tenner :D
    Claudette if you look up my posts you will see about a yr back I was posting about Ebay scammers every day for mths :LOL:
    terry
     
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    I read somewhere that the newsletter on here is a scam.:imoutahere:
     
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    @old-mo tags a lot of his threads as Jokes. That's got to be a scam :imoutahere:
     
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    It's a personal hobby of mine to torture online scammers, or scam baiting as it is commonly known, what are you wanting?
     
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    Hello Daniel, I have heard of scam baiting. I would like to speak to people who have been a victim of an online scam and who want to talk to them about their experiences. I'm not so much looking to speak to scam baiters, as I know this is a slightly different area of research. I am predominately looking to speak to people who have been defrauded online. If you know of anyone then please pass on my detailsto them, many thanks Claudette
     
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    Hello Terry, thanks for your response. I will have a look for this on your page. Many thanks Claudette
     
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    I got scammed for a festival ticket 2 yrs ago. Stupidly paid the money into his bank account. Something told me it might have been dodgy but having just got the MH I was desperate for a MH ticket.
    With the guys bank account name of F. Secker, I truly was an fn sucker.
     
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    I will message you thank you for responding Claudette
     
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    I am involved with horses and ponies and there have been a lot of scams recently with regard to the sale of horse boxes and high value items like saddles. There has been a long running post on one of the equine forums.
    I can point you in the right direction if this interests you.
     
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    Hello Anne that would be lovely if you could point me in the right direction. I did post something on Horse and Hounds, but the forum moves too fast. I have heard of a few Facebook related horse scam groups, but I do not know any of the admin staff, if you could point me in the right direction that would be lovely. Many thanks Claudette
     
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    Sent you an email Claudette
     
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