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Old 09-10-2007, 03:43 PM
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No I did not send any money.I had a feeling it was a scam,just wanted to see what others thought.I new it was too good to be true and when I talked to the so called broker he could hardly speak english and could not even write correct grammer on emails.
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Old 09-10-2007, 04:46 PM
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Absolute scam, and Firefox picked it off.
Anytime you are asked to send money on an E-Bay auction, especially prior to its end, and certainly if Western Union is specified, you can be guaranteed it's crooked.
Buyer's beware of these auction hijackings or ones that are started fraudulently- watch for those low or 0 feedback ratings! These guys specifically have been using boats, autos, and heavy equipment for their 'send me money' schemes.
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Old 09-10-2007, 06:23 PM
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Absolute scam, and Firefox picked it off.
Anytime you are asked to send money on an E-Bay auction, especially prior to its end, and certainly if Western Union is specified, you can be guaranteed it's crooked.
Buyer's beware of these auction hijackings or ones that are started fraudulently- watch for those low or 0 feedback ratings! These guys specifically have been using boats, autos, and heavy equipment for their 'send me money' schemes.
Thats for sure, great piece of advice. E-Bay will never ask for money unless its listing fees, otherwise it is a scam. Today's world of internet craze can be a good thing, but just like everything else, there is always a scam at some point.
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Old 09-10-2007, 06:26 PM
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No I did not send any money.I had a feeling it was a scam,just wanted to see what others thought.I new it was too good to be true and when I talked to the so called broker he could hardly speak english and could not even write correct grammer on emails.
That's good news

I hope you get FireFox, it really helps (although not perfect) at catching these losers.
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Old 09-10-2007, 07:03 PM
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Reported it to ebay and they said scam.I have the cell phone number of the scamer and gave it to ebay.
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Old 09-10-2007, 08:48 PM
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I posted a thread in the Fountain forum yesterday, asking the same thing. I figured one could part out the boat, sell the motors and drives, and still make money with that BIN price.

SCAM!

I bid on a directional drilling locator last month, and came in second. My bid was for 8k, and i lost. After that, I recieved 4 second chance offers to buy the item that were scams. The original seller never offered a true second chance. I stay away from Ebay, it seems to be loaded with scammers!
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