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Offline ZA

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Does this look like a scam?
« on: March 03, 2014, 05:11:02 pm »
Hi,

I came across this deal, but I need some fellow dog advise. This is what the person told me to do if I want to buy the bike,

The reason that I'm selling the bike at this price is because my husband worked for the Greece embassy in South Africa and he passed away 2 months ago, and I moved back to Greece , because I don't have anyone in South Africa . I found a shipping company from Greece that could bring me the bike here , but people from registrations told me that is impossible to register the bike in Greece and their advice is to sell it back in South Africa.I decide to sell it online because the plane ticket from Greece -> South Africa and back in Greece cost me more then 2000 euros.We’re going to use Google Wallet so let me explain how their transaction works.
  - First i need your Full Name and address where the bike to be delivered (Street , City, Postal Code )
  - Google Wallet will send you an invoice for payment and all details about this transaction
  - Then you will have to do an deposit to them NOT TO ME ( they all hold this money all the time in their system )
  - In 2 days you will receive the bike and you will have 15 days to test it and to take a decision:
    A ) If you don't like the bike Google Wallet will send your money back and the shipping company will come to take the bike.
    B ) If you decide to keep it ( I'm sure that ) you have to give them the confirmation to pay me, because they will not pay me until you
         gave the the confirmation that you want to keep the bike.

P.S: I used Google Wallet in the past and all my transactions with them has been successfully made and I trust them , don't forget to send me your details to begin this transaction (Full Name, Street, City,Postal Code) Thank you !
 

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Re: Does this look like a scam?
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2014, 05:24:42 pm »
I am not very familiar with Google Wallet either........... ??? anyone that is?
 

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Re: Does this look like a scam?
« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2014, 05:39:42 pm »
TOTAL SCAMMER he is selling Toyota Prado's aswell,,,,,as I was looking for one.....,got the same story...stay away

tried to catch this m/fu#$%^r  but you must report it to the SAP before anything could be done
 

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Re: Does this look like a scam?
« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2014, 05:40:46 pm »
Known scam.
 

Offline Rooies

Re: Does this look like a scam?
« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2014, 05:43:03 pm »
Definite scam. Walk away :thumleft:
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Re: Does this look like a scam?
« Reply #5 on: March 03, 2014, 05:46:48 pm »
I am trying to buy a camera and get a lot of similar stuff.  They all suddenly had to leave for Poland, UK etc but don't worry, "the transaction is risk free to you".  Walk away and spend no more time on this scam.
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Re: Does this look like a scam?
« Reply #6 on: March 03, 2014, 05:50:00 pm »
Thanx for the feedback guys  :thumleft:
 

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Re: Does this look like a scam?
« Reply #7 on: March 03, 2014, 05:52:24 pm »
Scam but if you want have fun ask him if you can him with Western Union.

Fill in a form put a stamp on it and mail it to him, watch him go-ape trying to locate his $$$$$$$ :deal: My favorite pastime

PS create another email account for your scam :biggrin: :biggrin:
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Re: Does this look like a scam?
« Reply #8 on: March 03, 2014, 05:57:09 pm »
International Devices At this time, Google Wallet does not support devices purchased outside the United States. The eligible device list above only applies to devices purchased from the listed carriers next to them. For example, an unlocked Samsung Galaxy SIII purchased internationally will not work with Google Wallet.

I just found this by searching real quick google wallet
 

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Re: Does this look like a scam?
« Reply #9 on: March 03, 2014, 06:00:02 pm »
Scam but if you want have fun ask him if you can him with Western Union.

Fill in a form put a stamp on it and mail it to him, watch him go-ape trying to locate his $$$$$$$ :deal: My favorite pastime

PS create another email account for your scam :biggrin: :biggrin:

Hahaha  :lol8: Not a bad idea.......

But in all seriousness is there no legal steps towards these scams?
 

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Re: Does this look like a scam?
« Reply #10 on: June 04, 2014, 06:55:17 am »
Do I detect a faint Nigerian smell?   :imaposer:
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Re: Does this look like a scam?
« Reply #11 on: June 04, 2014, 06:58:30 am »
Do I detect a faint Nigerian smellstench?   :imaposer:




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Re: Does this look like a scam?
« Reply #12 on: June 09, 2014, 10:20:47 am »
Read up on 419 scams before you engage into anything.

Do not provide any personal details. They WILL use your details to scam some one else.
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Re: Does this look like a scam?
« Reply #13 on: June 09, 2014, 10:27:40 am »
Always insist to look at the bike first. Scammers will come up with a whole lot of excuses
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