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Old 12-17-2004, 02:00   #1 (permalink)
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watch out for ebay scams

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI....512925099&rd=1 link wont be valid much longer as ebay will slowly pull down these scams, wot a shame it aint real buy it now $7500 lol..ill take 5 of em if it was..its cars bikes and quads..about 30 i spotted so far, mostly hi jacked account takeovers.
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Old 12-17-2004, 02:37   #2 (permalink)
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these items appear almost daily on ebay. each and everyone is a scam. i have been in contact with Ebay about similar items and all are hijacked accounts. some even make an account, go get pics of someones car, and then offer it forsale. you pay them the money (coz its 'cheap') and thats the last you here about it.
the Please contact me directly from your e-mail account because the option "Ask Seller A Question" do not deliver the e-mails all the time.is a dead give away as it is. and by contacting them directly from your own email, you are leaving yourself open to fraud as well.
these people should be prosecuted for theft and fraud and should be sent to jail.
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Old 12-17-2004, 02:52   #3 (permalink)
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Re: watch out for ebay scams

Yes there are a few scams on ebay. One last week or the week B4, a BA GT was being sold for $8,000.... I didn't see it (can't access ebay @ work) but thats what I read.
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Old 12-17-2004, 03:01   #4 (permalink)
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Type: Compact
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thats nasty isnt it....... who in their right mind would bid on it though....... 7.5k for a BA GT... if it was legit it'd have to be hot anyway.....
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thats nasty isnt it....... who in their right mind would bid on it though....... 7.5k for a BA GT... if it was legit it'd have to be hot anyway.....
thats the thing though. some people see that and think OMG thats so cheap i better jump on it.
there is a saying and im sure everyone knows what it is: if its too good to be true......
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if ya that stupid that ya couldnt see through that, you dont deserve to have the 7.5k in the first place

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if ya that stupid that ya couldnt see through that, you dont deserve to have the 7.5k in the first place

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thats the idea behind it all. see how easy it all is!!!
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Old 12-17-2004, 03:32   #9 (permalink)
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yeah scam, that Gt was on there 3 to 4 weeks ago and magically disappeared. It had like $8,000 on it then.
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should have a go at it myself , whats the rego of ya car mate????
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