What am I missing? MH on Ebay ...

Discussion in 'Motorhome Chat' started by White Rose, Apr 22, 2010.

  1. White Rose

    White Rose Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2009
    Messages:
    105
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    West Yorks
  2. Pat4Neil

    Pat4Neil Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    Sep 28, 2008
    Messages:
    1,382
    Likes Received:
    488
    Location:
    Essex
    some of the links on the page dont work

    Maybe a scam

    Neil
     
  3. Dodgey

    Dodgey Funster

    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2007
    Messages:
    1,603
    Likes Received:
    227
    Location:
    Gone RVing
    I clicked and link didn't connect plus, not on ebay looks iffy and well avoided to me?
     
  4. White Rose

    White Rose Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2009
    Messages:
    105
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    West Yorks
    thanks both - it was the first item on Ebay's motorhomes page when I had a look earlier, it doesn't exactly fit my bill but at that price I think I'd have been able to overlook a lot! Will put my excitement back in its box now and stick to what I know I want.
     
  5. lorger

    lorger Funster

    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2008
    Messages:
    6,184
    Likes Received:
    7,545
    Location:
    Dumfries
    Hi I think its a scam also he says half delivery cost will be met by him does that mean you cant go and pick it up in others words not allowed to see it in my opinion.

    If buying something likea motorhome of ebay id make sure i viewed it first and look at all numbers like vin number engine number and logbook number so you can do a check on it.


    Gerry
     
  6. chatter

    chatter Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    Aug 3, 2009
    Messages:
    3,723
    Likes Received:
    939
    Location:
    cheshire
    if you click on the view sellers other items there are 4 displayed but all are the same,click on one of the others and briefly you get a different seller id of jdrf ...something rather than 180barrie then it jumps to the 180barrie id as you look at it, infact there are three different ids and item numbers for this vehicle
     
  7. DESCO

    DESCO Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    Mar 11, 2009
    Messages:
    2,651
    Likes Received:
    267
    Location:
    London
    Remember the warning if it looks to good to be true it probably is.


    Dave:thumb::thumb:
     
  8. 6pm Cowboy

    6pm Cowboy Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    Jun 26, 2009
    Messages:
    954
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    South Oxfordshire
    tHE BASIC URL LISTED ABOVE IS NOTHING LIKE OTHER EBAY URLS FOR MOTORHOMES ( OR ANYTHING ELSE )

    Sorry, didn't mean to shout.
     
    Last edited: Apr 22, 2010
  9. bigmillie

    bigmillie Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    May 6, 2008
    Messages:
    402
    Likes Received:
    135
    Location:
    Camberley Surrey
    If you do a search of the item number 310165767637 on Ebay it comes back not found

    its a scam:Eeek::Eeek:

    More to this midlandflooring have this vehicle for sale with no buy it now price the scammer has taken details of this vehicle note the spelling of midlandfloring he has missed out one o in name

    correct listing number 310215143956

    spoken to midlandflooring he is aware what has happened Ebay have been informed not very interested its the 2nd time this has happened to him :Eeek:

    reported to Ebay:thumb:
     
    Last edited: Apr 22, 2010
  10. Fatalhud

    Fatalhud Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    Nov 26, 2009
    Messages:
    289
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    Nottingham
    If you watch carefully,As you click on it from the list view It looks like it double loads,
    I reported such an item last week,
    But its not easy as his redirected report link will be false
    A SCAM keep away

    Alan H
     
  11. Johns_Cross_Motorhomes

    Johns_Cross_Motorhomes Trader - Motorhome & Accessory Sales

    Joined:
    Jan 5, 2008
    Messages:
    9,246
    Likes Received:
    5,197
    Location:
    East Sussex 01-580-881288
    Any listing where you have to be an aproved bidder and contact by email are scams, you will also find that the URL is not a genuine ebay one.

    If its cheap and to good to be true.................. its NOT at the end of the day.

    If it was every dealer and his dog would be there long before you.

    Peter
     
  12. White Rose

    White Rose Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2009
    Messages:
    105
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    West Yorks
    Not wanting to sound too thick, but how can that happen then - that it's not on eBay? I know you could knock up a dummy page, but I actually googles eBay this morning, specifically to put in the item number for a motorhone someone is selling further down this forum. That came up fine, so I was def on eBay, all I did then was click the motorhone listing at the bottom of that eBay page n this one was the first that came up. I don't get how it can not be on eBay - if you see what I mean...
     
  13. activecampers

    activecampers Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    Jul 28, 2008
    Messages:
    420
    Likes Received:
    102
    Location:
    Heathrow
    *** NOT ON EBAY ***

    Its a scam.

    There will be, or was, a similar/same item on eBay which was legit. However the page was hacked (probably user account more like) and injected with code redirection so it "flashes" after a second of looking at original (legit) page then diverts to a 3rd party site.

    Notice the URL you pasted is NOT an eBay site.

    Clever but obvious if you know where to look.

    And well done for wondering why it was too good to be true!
     
  14. camper69

    camper69 Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2007
    Messages:
    109
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    North Bucks
    If you have Googled ebay that's the problem. You should always go onto the ebay site at www.ebay.co.uk and use their search facility to find items. By using Google you have searched the web which will bring up the scams

    Derek
     
  15. bigmillie

    bigmillie Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    May 6, 2008
    Messages:
    402
    Likes Received:
    135
    Location:
    Camberley Surrey
    updated earlier post with more info:thumb:
     
  16. SC 05 OUT

    SC 05 OUT Funster

    Joined:
    Apr 4, 2009
    Messages:
    3,273
    Likes Received:
    6,266
    Location:
    doncaster
    mmm look at the picture showing the battery condition, its red, the battery's no good so not worth the money:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:




    OH NO, OF COURSE ITS A SCAM.....................:Doh:
     
  17. Fatalhud

    Fatalhud Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    Nov 26, 2009
    Messages:
    289
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    Nottingham
    I have reported it
    Lets see I Ebay pull it and how long
    Alan H
     
  18. pappajohn

    pappajohn Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2007
    Messages:
    29,441
    Likes Received:
    16,867
    Location:
    YO11 2BD
    and that, dear friends, is how to tell if its a scam.

    click the feedback and it'll say 'sorry we encountered a problem'
    click the sellers name and it will go to 'my world' and 'find people'

    the account doesnt exist.
     
  19. Fatalhud

    Fatalhud Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    Nov 26, 2009
    Messages:
    289
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    Nottingham
    Its been pulled
    Go into E bay and search
    Don,t use White roses link, that is the scammers Address
    Alan H
     
  20. custom_ride

    custom_ride Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    Jan 29, 2008
    Messages:
    33
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    SouthamptoN
    It is as clear as it can be The ADDRESS does not belong to EBAY
     
Loading...

Share This Page