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#1 r3k1355

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Posted 06 February 2017 - 10:33 AM

Apologies if this is in the wrong section.

I came across this fairly bad scam this morning, just wanted to let people know to be aware.

 

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/182445541111

 



#2 nicklouse

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Posted 06 February 2017 - 10:50 AM

why do you think it is a scam?

 

forgetting the reg it looks like a 2000 rover Sport cooper.



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Posted 06 February 2017 - 11:02 AM

You mean apart from the price??

 

I image searched the picture and it looks like it was for sale last year:

 

http://bay2car.com/2...44201/car123375

Google Cache of eBay

 

Google'd the e-mail adress at the bottom of the advert and got this:

 

http://busterjack.bl...esses-used.html

 

I figure, with such a similar advert and with such scant details, it's the same con-man as previously.


Edited by r3k1355, 06 February 2017 - 12:12 PM.


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Posted 06 February 2017 - 12:11 PM

There is a load of these on eBay at the moment, Campervans, Motorhomes, Land and Range Rovers.

 

Not 100% sure how they get the money out of you, as I'd assume they do not actually have the cars.

 

Look at this seller and see what they are selling and the prices they are offering ... a Cozzie at £7.5K - £20K Tractor for £8.5K?


Edited by DomCr250, 06 February 2017 - 12:14 PM.


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Posted 06 February 2017 - 01:16 PM

I've just gone to have a look at it, the listing has been removed.



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Posted 06 February 2017 - 01:26 PM

Fair few lemons on as well, don't know why people can't be honest,enquirer about one and got fkd off

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Posted 06 February 2017 - 01:57 PM

I've just gone to have a look at it, the listing has been removed.

 

Guess eBay had a few complaints about it and pulled the advert.



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Posted 06 February 2017 - 01:59 PM

 

I've just gone to have a look at it, the listing has been removed.

 

Guess eBay had a few complaints about it and pulled the advert.

 

I hope so. :-)



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Posted 06 February 2017 - 02:50 PM

Fair few lemons on as well, don't know why people can't be honest,enquirer about one and got fkd off

 

It's a Mini, if people aren't asking about rust and bodywork they probably aren't interested.



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Posted 07 February 2017 - 01:33 PM

Fair few lemons on as well, don't know why people can't be honest,enquirer about one and got fkd off

 
It's a Mini, if people aren't asking about rust and bodywork they probably aren't interested.
well I'd want to know if I was selling something that was not what it's meant to be but then again I've got a concioince.some have not ?

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Posted 07 August 2017 - 08:53 AM

Theres a guy called buster Jack, he posts about loads of scams and how to get your money back,

 

I follow him on facebook, heres an article written in the telegraph about him

 

http://www.telegraph...ebay-vigilante/



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Posted 07 August 2017 - 03:17 PM

That Buster Jack guy is quite useful, he posts up lists of e-mail addresses the scammers are currently using.

So if you find yourself e-mailing one of them you know it's a con.



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Posted 08 August 2017 - 01:39 AM

Good shout on the email list, I hadn't thought of that




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