Sunday scams

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  1. paulmold

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    First look of the day and just found the one above which you posted :winky:
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    They are all still on, disappointing as they were reported over 2 hours ago... come on Ebay wake up!
     
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    ?????

    am i being stupied , but how can you tell if they are scams ???:RollEyes:
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    Most are less than half proper price and they ask you to contact them giving you a option to contact them out side ebay either by phone and/or usually gmail/hotmail acount.Once you contact them they give you a vey plausable story that they work away on oil rig etc and if you pay into there account via a ebay holding account to keep your money safe :winky: until you take delivery of van and are happy :thumb: then you release the money :ROFLMAO:
    sorry but your money went whenyou paid into holding account -no such thing- and the ebay email would have been a spoof email.VERY convicing to idiots :winky:
    edit forgot to say lot's are with 0 feedback :winky:
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    cheers Terry, thanks for the info , i will tread carefully.
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    First is the price, always stupidly low, biggest giveaway. Then often they have zero feedback. Then there are the ones that state 'send email (often written 'e_m_a_i_l' or mobile number for more photos/info. Quite often way up in the north of Scotland hoping you won't want to travel that far to view. There are other tell-tale signs that we have learnt to recognise but if they didn't price them so ridiculously low we wouldn't notice them in the first place.


    edit - cross-posted but you get the gist.,
     
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    besides what Paul has said they are always a CLASSIFIED ADD never with offers etc,There is NO ebay protection on any classified ads they treat them just like a local paper add :winky:
    If you are looking and unsure you can always post the link for opinions,most funsters have vans so won't knick your great find ::bigsmile:
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    Hi Paul the fith wheel must be a scam but the vauxhall checks out ok in my book :thumb: Gives a phone number that matches area to area code in hampshire edit not phoned it though
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