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  1. #1
    OG Outlaw 24

    OT: These scam artists think they are slick!!

    I bid on a sled on ebay and did not win. I received this email a day or two later from a guy wanting to sell me his sleds. I like screwing with them. With this last question I asked I should see if they even know anything about sleds (a ZRT is a triple cylinder).

    Read from the bottom up:

    I can assure you my friend that I am no maniac. I am a prominent business owner who wants to go snowmobiling this winter.

    Where are the sleds located, I noticed your email ends in (.UK). How do you want to complete the transaction. Also is the ZRT a twin cylinder or a single??? Thanks!! I will await your reply. I would like you to call me at 517-202-6611.


    ----- Original Message -----
    From: tnguye05 <[email protected]>
    Date: Wednesday, July 16, 2003 6:28 pm
    Subject: Re: Re: Re: Sled

    > Yes.Do you want to buy the package?
    > If you have good intentions and if you are decided we will finish
    > the deal in 3-4 mails.I wait your mail.I can't give you my phone
    > number because i did once and he called me in the night and he
    > didn't talk.A maniac.i hope you understand me.
    > I wait your answer.
    > z--- Original Message ---
    > From: CASEY PITCHFORD <[email protected]>
    > To: tnguye05 <[email protected]>
    > Subject: Re: Re: Sled
    > Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2003 12:22h
    > are your sleds still available??? email me your telephone number
    > Casey
    > ----- Original Message -----
    > From: tnguye05 <[email protected]>
    > Date: Wednesday, July 9, 2003 6:15 pm
    > Subject: Re: Re: Sled
    > > us$7500
    > >
    > > z--- Original Message ---
    > > From: CASEY PITCHFORD <[email protected]>
    > > To: [email protected]
    > > Subject: Re: Sled
    > > Date: Wed, 09 Jul 2003 13:12h
    > >
    > > I need to know a price
    > >
    > >
    > >
    > > ----- Original Message -----
    > > From: [email protected]
    > > Date: Thursday, July 3, 2003 7:35 pm
    > > Subject: Sled
    > >
    > > >
    > > > To member: hillsidecarts
    > > > From member: [email protected]
    > > >
    > > > --------------------
    > > >
    > > >
    Dear sir,
    I've noticed that you want to buy a sled.This is your lucky day
    because i am making this offer to you:
    Complete Arctic Cat Package, 2 Sleds-Trailer
    1999 2RT 800 Special Edition - (Green Hood), 900 miles. Fully
    WOODY'S Studded and 8" Carbides. Very Clean, Well Kept Machine
    1999 THUNDERCAT 1000 - ONLY 300 MILES, thats right 300. This
    is a powerhouse, Fully WOODY'S Studded and 8" Carbides. (Black
    Hood). Smooth, Very Clean and Well Kept.
    TRITON ELITE XL 2 PLACE TRAILER - with ALL Aluminum Enclosure
    (Paid over $3,500 for this new), Drive in-Drive out. We never
    towed this, only used as a garage for these 2 sleds. Like New
    condition !! If you are interested i wait your mail.
    Thank you.

  2. #2
    My Boats:
    1991, Baja, 270
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    Aug 2001
    Mentor, Ohio
    Sounds pretty fishy to me.

    " I wait your mail "
    " I wait your answer"
    " He call me in the night"

    He sounds American too.

    I like the description of the thundercat " black hood, smooth"


    Did he ever call you?

  3. #3
    Registered Tantrum's Avatar
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    Stray Cat Statement Marine
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    USR, NJ

    Re: OT: These scam artists think they are slick!!

    Originally posted by OG Outlaw 24
    I can assure you my friend that I am no maniac.[/B]

    I suspect neither party is being completely forthcoming

  4. #4
    OG Outlaw 24

    Re: Re: OT: These scam artists think they are slick!!

    Originally posted by Tantrum
    I suspect neither party is being completely forthcoming
    I may be stretching the truth....SO!!

  5. #5
    Registered HiPerf2000's Avatar
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    I had a guy do this with a ducati i was bidding on through ebay. same kind of deal...he didn't know much about the bike, was over seas, offered free shipping, and couldn't provide me pics, and wrote in broken english.

    I also entertained him and told him i would send him the $$. then 2 hours later i emailed him with another one of my email accounts telling him that i wanted the bike (he was the seller that advertised it on ebay), and i told him i would buy it,.... he then proceeded to sell me the bike again. So apparently there was no bike, and he was trying to scam as many people as possible.

    I sure hope people are smart enough not to fall for this crap.

  6. #6
    OG Outlaw 24
    Here is the newest email I just received, notice how the model changed:

    Dear sir,
    The sleds are located in Italy.
    I want to make the transaction using an escrow agency WWW.TRADE-SECURE.NET.
    The XRT has a twin cylinder.
    Sir i have to ask you to be a serious person.
    I mean if you want to buy the package let me know and in a week you will have the sleds and i will have the money.
    If you don't want the sleds just say.I don't mind.It's business.
    I ask you this because i don't want to lose my time.I hope you understand this.
    Kind regards.

  7. #7
    These loosers must make money off of someone. It amazes me that they even took the effort to make a dummy escrow website of trade-secure.

    If you look at the site you see:
    • A link to a phone number that doesn't contain a number.
    • No privacy policy
    • The trademark of a privacy company that doesn't list them as a customer.
    • If you look behind the scenes you will see that the site was registered in early July of this year but the say they've been doing business since '97

    Domain Name..........
    Creation Date........ 2003-07-09
    Registration Date.... 2003-07-09
    Expiry Date.......... 2005-07-09
    Organisation Name.... Donna Dewet
    Organisation Address. 41345 Dogwood Drive
    Organisation Address.
    Organisation Address. Sterling Heights
    Organisation Address. 48313
    Organisation Address. MI
    Organisation Address. UNITED STATES

    Admin Name........... Donna Dewet
    Admin Address........ 41345 Dogwood Drive
    Admin Address........
    Admin Address........ Sterling Heights
    Admin Address........ 48313
    Admin Address........ MI
    Admin Address........ UNITED STATES
    Admin Email.......... [email protected]
    Admin Phone.......... +1.5867865640
    Admin Fax............

    Tech Name............ YahooDomains TechContact
    Tech Address......... 701 First Ave.
    Tech Address.........
    Tech Address......... Sunnyvale
    Tech Address......... 94089
    Tech Address......... CA
    Tech Address......... UNITED STATES
    Tech Email........... [email protected]
    Tech Phone........... +1.6198813096
    Tech Fax............. +1.6198813010
    Name Server..........
    Name Server..........

  8. #8
    Registered Caincando1's Avatar
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    Banish them to the black ball list with the others.


  9. #9
    Member #9 Charter Member hp500efi's Avatar
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    Pewaukee, WI

    Tell him that the XRT is a very rare machine (only 10 built) and could he double check that model number .

    Ovbiously this guy knows nothing, both MN's are wrong, twin cylinder etc....
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