scam nearly got by me :Wink:

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  1. Terry

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    How Much is it really?

    I wonder why it is possible to see a price of £28995 in the 'screen of the Fiat.

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    Simple they nick the genuine add same as they nick genuine accounts :BigGrin: and hope to catch a mug :Smile: or should I say do catch them
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    Has any funsters followed these scams through and contacted the seller to find out what and why the vehicle is for sale cheaply?:thumb:

    You never know they may be genuine:Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    A few funsters have followed things and got together to supply bank details to both the bank (as fraudulent) and to police :BigGrin: I am not aware of any actions being taken :Smile:by bank or police
    EDIT that's not saying no one has acted just I am not aware. Barclays bank was one

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    Barclays again... They have got to be the most used by scammers' bank there is.. They just cannot run ANY sort of checks to speak of at all ( actually, I know this as fact.. A while ago a girl known to us ( the family ) got done from criminal damage and another time for shop lifting..
    Daughter walked in to the local branch and their the girl was, working behind a till !!
     
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    I just cannot believe there are people who would part with several thousands of pounds (£) and still not buy the item.

    If I was a buyer I would say cash on collection.
     
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    Quite often the scammers just want a holding deposit until you can get there, but there is no 'there' to get to. A few £500 deposits soon add up.
     
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    Yes, great fun!
    Guy gave me a sob story about wife leaving him, Blah! Blah! and when I asked to view the van he said it was in Spain but could ship it over at his cost. I responded by saying I too was in Spain on holiday and would be happy to come and look at Motorhome at my expenses and would like to meet up with him.

    Never heard from him again.
     
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    Plenty do say that and stay safe i would think but there is always a GREEDY one. BUSBY:Laughing:
     
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