Got hit by a scammer on EBay

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bornagainbiker
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Postby bornagainbiker » Mon May 14, 2007 13:30 pm

Its a SCAMMER nothing more nothing less OK!

All this 'it could be genuine' b*ll*cks its going to Lagos Nigeria FFS. I can now see why they catch 'some' people out if you believe for a moment that this could be genuine.

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Tony666
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Postby Tony666 » Mon Jun 04, 2007 18:59 pm

A friend of mine got caught in a similar scam after advertising his bike for sale in a local newspaper. They very generously offered to pay loads of money into his bank account!

rgisme
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Postby rgisme » Mon Jun 04, 2007 20:06 pm

Yes, it's a scam, but you haven't really been 'hit' by it. You recognised it for what it was, took appropriate action, and have simply been a bit inconvenienced. Life goes on. It's not worth thinking about giving up on ebay selling for!

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Postby whiskywheels » Tue Jun 05, 2007 18:04 pm

e-bay and pay pal are unsound and unsafe. sell a bike easily and fro free on this site or http://www.roadcyclinguk.com/defaultGear.asp?sp=&v=2

www.whiskywheels.co.uk


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