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      04-24-2012, 12:39 PM   #1
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Why so cheap?

http://www.pistonheads.com/sales/3850839.htm
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      04-24-2012, 12:44 PM   #2
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scamity scamola. Drop him an email for your amusement. It will be along the lines of being abroad, ship the car, agent will take funds blah blah
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      04-24-2012, 01:13 PM   #3
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Defo a scam imo, just looking by the amount (lack of) detail in information tab, where/how the pics are taken
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      04-24-2012, 01:20 PM   #4
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I don't think its a scam. I called him earlier and spoke to a nice chap called George Ogenwabi from Birmingham. The car is really bieng shipped via US military as we speak. I gave him my account and sort code as a good will gesture to hold the car for me... I am arranging the rest of the fee's by Western Union, his poor mother is stuck in Lagos.
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      04-24-2012, 01:31 PM   #5
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      04-24-2012, 03:16 PM   #6
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I don't think its a scam. I called him earlier and spoke to a nice chap called George Ogenwabi from Birmingham. The car is really bieng shipped via US military as we speak. I gave him my account and sort code as a good will gesture to hold the car for me... I am arranging the rest of the fee's by Western Union, his poor mother is stuck in Lagos.

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      04-24-2012, 03:19 PM   #7
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      04-24-2012, 04:20 PM   #8
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it also says the car is blue in the information lol
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      04-24-2012, 04:22 PM   #9
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      04-24-2012, 04:27 PM   #10
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May not be a scam, maybe just a badly repaired Cat C or D.
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      04-24-2012, 04:45 PM   #11
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Even a Cat C E90 is worth much more than 10k.
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      04-24-2012, 04:58 PM   #12
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I don't think its a scam. I called him earlier and spoke to a nice chap called George Ogenwabi from Birmingham. The car is really bieng shipped via US military as we speak. I gave him my account and sort code as a good will gesture to hold the car for me... I am arranging the rest of the fee's by Western Union, his poor mother is stuck in Lagos.
You have been scammed cos i have bought it. I sent him the full amount in cash in an envelope via homing pidgeon to his hut in Senegal. Nah nah nah nah nah nah...
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      04-24-2012, 05:53 PM   #13
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Western Union is so yesterday - pre paid credit cards are now the money transport of choice.
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      04-24-2012, 07:38 PM   #14
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It could just be a typo....
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      04-25-2012, 01:48 AM   #15
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Found it! Well, on Autotrader:

http://www.autotrader.co.uk/used-car...01215463667589

Should be 27K
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      04-25-2012, 02:09 AM   #16
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The PH advert could still be a scam though. They may have just copied the advert details from Autotrader.
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      04-25-2012, 02:54 AM   #17
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I love these adverts, you can always find the real sellers listing on Autotrader, I used to email the real sellers to let them know their pics were being used by a scammer. You'd usually see the scam advert disappear soon after....the best ones though, are the scam websites where everything is super cheap - and they often have the 'Live chat' option. I have spent many an unproductive hour wasting their time with the live chat feature.
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      04-25-2012, 03:06 AM   #18
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Found it! Well, on Autotrader:

http://www.autotrader.co.uk/used-car...01215463667589

Should be 27K
Considering that the autotrader advert is over 100 miles from Birmingham and the PH one is in Birmingham it looks like you're right about it being a scam. Me thinks you'll be told to meet in a car park and probably buggered and your money taken.
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      04-25-2012, 07:54 AM   #19
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The advert has now gone and replaced with:

This advert has been rejected by PistonHeads
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      04-25-2012, 10:46 AM   #20
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I don't think its a scam. I called him earlier and spoke to a nice chap called George Ogenwabi from Birmingham. The car is really bieng shipped via US military as we speak. I gave him my account and sort code as a good will gesture to hold the car for me... I am arranging the rest of the fee's by Western Union, his poor mother is stuck in Lagos.
Pure classic hahahaha
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