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Old 01-22-2006, 07:27 PM
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I would be curious why the boat has south carolina registration numbers on it when it is in Europe..

Farkin ashwipe.

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Old 01-22-2006, 07:29 PM
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2 years ago I saw a Corvette 4 sale on Ebay that had a rare color combo. I sent a note via ebay and the "seller" responded with the scam in Europe. When they ask for funds via one of the wire services, usually Western Union,the red flag should go up. I found who the real owner was. It was a retired FBI agent who was now working for an insurance auto theft company. He was mortified. We both reported it to Ebay but nothing further happened. Beware of the scams.
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Old 01-22-2006, 07:35 PM
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Ummm, would it be rude to ask if you'll sell the boat to a fellow OSO member for the $32,000? jk....

I almost bought a project boat on ebay 2 Thanksgivings ago but lost the bid in the last few seconds. 2 days later I get a second chance offer. So I start emailing for more info and get suspect replies. I then contact the auction winner by phone and he said the boat is in his driveway. So I contact ebay and heard nothing back. I also contacted local police and they said the problem is too big for them to handle and just advised me to watch out in the future.

I would never buy anything substantial over ebay w/o seeing it in person. Zero $$$ would trade hands unless it was in person. Screw the deposits...they can wait until I drive to see the boat/bike/truck/car/atv....
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Old 01-22-2006, 07:39 PM
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I just emailed him to find out if I could send a deposit and how we could move forward. We'll see what happens.
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Old 01-22-2006, 07:42 PM
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yeah, i tried too, what a freeeeeekin looser, he oughta be castrated!!

so, what can be done with this?

heres my response from him, the same i think!!

Hello there and thanks for your interest.

The boat is in excellent condition as you can see from the pictures.
It has never been down and it hasn't seen the rain.No scratches or any kind
of damage.
This is a one owner boat and it has a clear title.

The boat will be shipped from Europe, on my expense and will be delivered
directly to your door in 5-6 days.
I will pay the shipping fees.The boat will be insured at the shipping company
for the transport.
All documents, including owner's manual, clear title and a bill of sale on
your name will be provided along with the bike.

The transaction will be made under eBay's buyer protection plan for our own
safety.
Your funds will be 100% insured by Ebay who will hold your payment until
you receive and test the bike
You will have 15 days from the time you receive the boat to inspect it and
decide if you want to keep it or not.

If you are interested in buying it please provide me your full name and address
so I can initiate the deal through Ebay.

I'm a serious seller and a fair trader and I prefer to deal only with a serious
buyer.

I look forward to hearing from you.


heres what i wrote, didnt even touch on that!!!

ive been looking for a boat similar to what youve got for sale. do you have more photos of it or where can i see it, it says your in La. just wondering as i will be around the Sc area in the next two weeks visiting family. why was the powerhead replaced? how long have you owned it?
thanks
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Old 01-22-2006, 07:45 PM
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I hope the ba$$tard is caught.
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Old 01-22-2006, 09:15 PM
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The boat will be shipped from Europe, on my expense and will be delivered
directly to your door in 5-6 days


Thats some fast shipping Maybe he's gonna send Air-mail?
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Old 01-22-2006, 09:24 PM
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C'mon guys...all you need is a little common sense here, anybody stupid enough to wire money overseas deserves to lose it.
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Old 01-22-2006, 09:41 PM
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I just got this back from him, when I asked about paying to bid on the boat......


I am soldier concentrate in a military base in Slovack Republick.I am italien and a friend of my respond you and make this mistake with the bike.Also if you dont like my boat you dont pay anithing to ship back i will pay for this If you ar agree to make the deal through ebay please send me your full name and adress and i will start the transaction
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Old 01-22-2006, 10:09 PM
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Everybody should just screw with him...like we are...I am going to do it right now...I am bored!
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