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      10-31-2011, 08:45 PM   #1
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price too good to be true???

I found a 2006 330xi for $4900

it has:
50,832 mi
automatic transmission
COLD WEATHER PACKAGE
GLASS SUNROOF
BLUETOOTH
XENON HEADLAMPS
PARKING SENSORS
NAVIGATION SYSTEM
PREMIUM PACKAGE
ADAPTIVE LIGHT CONTROL
WALNUT TRIM
BEIGE DAKOTA LEATHER INTERIOR IS FLAWLESS
DOCUMENTED BMW SERVICE HISTORY

Is this a normal price?
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      10-31-2011, 08:53 PM   #2
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      10-31-2011, 09:18 PM   #3
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      10-31-2011, 09:33 PM   #4
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Scam or there's something really wrong with it...
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      10-31-2011, 09:40 PM   #5
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Okay thanks everyone. I just asked to test drive and they said no. They are going to ship it to me.
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      11-08-2011, 02:55 PM   #6
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Okay thanks everyone. I just asked to test drive and they said no. They are going to ship it to me.
Ship it from where, Nigeria?

If you go any further with this you are begging to get ripped off.
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      11-08-2011, 03:13 PM   #7
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If you think a 2000's BMW is only going to cost that little, you're better off not getting one at all - you probably won't be able to maintain it.
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They're going to ship you a bag of poop instead
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      11-08-2011, 03:39 PM   #9
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Scammer=FTL
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      11-08-2011, 04:08 PM   #10
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      11-08-2011, 04:36 PM   #11
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They'll say they'll ship it to you and you'll have 5-10 days to inspect it and ship it back if you want, at their cost. Then they'll go onto something along the lines of using PayPal. Afterwards they'll say that you have to wire around $2k via Western Union because their "agent" needs an agent commission fee in order to be able to schedule a pick-up time. Finally, they'll ask you to verify with PayPal to finalize the Western Union transfer.
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      11-13-2011, 02:42 PM   #12
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This sounds a lot like the "Used Car Shipping" scam.
Heres a basic description of it:
http://www.dasautoshippers.com/i-fou...ar-online.html
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      11-13-2011, 11:42 PM   #13
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Seriously these scams aren't new, they've been around for years. Nobody sells cars like this for dirt cheap, and nobody lists cars in a Texas craigslist, when they "just recently moved to North Dakota" etc.

I suppose I buy more cars from craigslist, auto trader, etc. than the average person, but its pretty common knowledge, If it sounds too good to be true, It is.
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      11-21-2011, 04:20 PM   #14
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Whenever you hear shipping that means its a scam, and watch out there is so many of them on CL.
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      11-25-2011, 10:03 PM   #15
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They'll say they'll ship it to you and you'll have 5-10 days to inspect it and ship it back if you want, at their cost. Then they'll go onto something along the lines of using PayPal. Afterwards they'll say that you have to wire around $2k via Western Union because their "agent" needs an agent commission fee in order to be able to schedule a pick-up time. Finally, they'll ask you to verify with PayPal to finalize the Western Union transfer.
100% Scam, actually 200%

Its actually sad
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      11-25-2011, 10:25 PM   #17
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Wow no way thats too much for that car don't buy it, you can find better deals much cheaper
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