Scam??

Discussion in 'Motorhome Chat' started by kcy, Sep 25, 2016.

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    Brother-in-laws still looking. Came up with this one on eBay. To good to e true? Opinions please. 222-258-126-603
     
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    If it looks too good to be true....

    Well written ad, but it looks too cheap for the level of equipment. Negotiable price? Wants to sell it quickly? Scam IMO
     
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    He also has a VW T4 pop top camper for sale, and a caravan, seems to like camping. I would be cautious, and check it out carefully, make sure everything is kosher. It seems too good to be true, but if he is going through a divorce or something like that..........you never know.Tread with caution!

    Craig
     
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    Seller also has other items, a boat, a PVC and a 2010 caravan for just over £4K.
    Probably a hijacked account?
    That Motorhome would sell easily for £20000, probably more.

    Edit. Typed same time as Craig, but I'm slower :)

    I've emailed saying I'll buy it, let's see what the reply is.
     
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    Your asking for opinions! Scary.

    Sorry but 100% scam.
     
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    SCAM
     
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    Usually giveaway to a scam....

    "Make me an offer and include your mobile number"

    If it was genuine why would they not use ebay message service.
     
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    I have seen them all..........

    Usually say, don't go through ebay, send me your email and paypal address.

    Often state, I am moving abroad or my husband has just died. Blah Blah.

    A friend of a friend was done for £12,500 on a Nissan car. Despite being told by so many people it was Too-Good-To-Be-True.

    They had spoken to a lovely gentleman on the telephone, described the low mileage bargain at his dealership. Sent them photos with the car on his forecourt and had a landline. The day before they were due to travel from Manchester - Birmingham. The guy rings and said.....

    "Hey, listen, I am delivering a car on a low 2 car low loader to Sheffield. I am almost going past Manchester, if you wire me the full amount, I will deliver it free, saves you the hassle of coming down here".

    The car never arrived.
    The fake dealer had a virtual landline (Vodaphone one-net)
    The car was outside a dealership and they had Photoshopped the landline number onto it.
    They never got a penny of the £12,500 back.

    The £12,500 was almost all they had.

    Stealer was probably in Nigeria.

    Take care !

    TM
     
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