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    SCAM?


    Replied to a craigslist add yesterday for a 00 gsxr750 for $3k and recieved this response. Sounds a little fishy to me.
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    Hi,
    the bike is in great condition, it has been properly maintained, never been dropped or abused in any way. It has clear title and the price I'm selling it for is $2980, which is including all the shipping charges.
    I live in boston (boston/camb/brook) but currently I am with work in UK, London for the next approximately 7 months. Anyway, there shouldn`t be any problem, because I`m using Paysafe-Craigslist services so I can sell the bike without difficulty.
    I left the bike at their warehouse before leaving to the UK. They will take care of the delivery. There`s a 14-day return policy so you will have the chance to test, inspect and ride it before final decision.
    So if you want to purchase it, drop me a line and I will explain you how Paysafe-Craigslist works and how we can move forward.
    I am waiting your email.
    Thanks

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    Any one ever use this "Paysafe" or should i just right this whole deal off.


    Thanks!

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    Re: SCAM?

    Scam,

    Craiglist does not offer any service

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    Re: SCAM?

    i've read a ton of those listings all with the same wording. usually says he's in the UK and his wife can handle shipping.

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    Re: SCAM?

    Flag it so no one else falls for it.

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    FYI, no matter what you reply back to him with....he will respond with shipping and payment info

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    Re: SCAM?

    that's a steal!! jump all over that

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    Re: SCAM?

    Very often to these things are setup just to harvest
    an email address.

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    Re: SCAM?

    I vote scam.

    Flag it.

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    Re: SCAM?

    Whenever they say they are in another location then the bike, its a SCAM.

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    Re: SCAM?

    WHY? Why do people even consider these? Hey everyone I have a 2015 Suziwamaha for sale for just $3500 please mail me cash.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dhuze View Post
    WHY? Why do people even consider these? Hey everyone I have a 2015 Suziwamaha for sale for just $3500 please mail me cash.
    sounds custom. i'll give you $3501, where should i mail the envelope of cash to?

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    3600 highest i'll go

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    Re: SCAM?

    fuckin scams. i wouldn't pay 3g's for a eight year old 750 anyways...

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    Sorry guys I just bought it from myself. I sent me a Check for $8900 and Im giving the difference to my personal carrier. I'm gonna make a shitload of money off this. I just scammed myself twice. Tee Hee.

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    Re: SCAM?

    ^^




    Sorry but the ad lost me at "UK".....actually that's the first thing I saw.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dhuze View Post
    Sorry guys I just bought it from myself. I sent me a Check for $8900 and Im giving the difference to my personal carrier. I'm gonna make a shitload of money off this. I just scammed myself twice. Tee Hee.
    $8901 and that's my final offer

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    i am willing to do & payment on 39.95 but if i act now do i get a warm glass of milk?

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    I had a race bike for sale on lrrs and same thing he wanted the bike and was sending me 9500 for a 4500 bike and the difference was to cover shipping and taxes to canada,i knew it was a scam but played along he sent me a fleet bank cashiers check in a plain envelope no note inside no return add but the check looked real so i called the bank and gave them the #s and wouldnt you know it was a fake! total bs but entertaining i think i still have the check somewhere.

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    Re: SCAM?

    btw there a 98 gix 750 on NH craigs for 1650. looks legit.

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    Since he already has your email addy, tell him you travel in the UK for business and would like to meet him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hammadown View Post
    Since he already has your email addy, tell him you travel in the UK for business and would like to meet him.
    HAHA, funny you mention this. I went for an auction just like this a while back to see what the guy had to say. It was a Lancer Evo for $14k with like 5k miles on it. The guy was in Greece for a few months so i told him that I'd go meet him and arrange for the car to get back here on my own... never heard back from the guy

    Craglist has a huge blog/post about these types of auctions

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    Re: SCAM?

    Quote Originally Posted by akira700 View Post
    Very often to these things are setup just to harvest
    an email address.

    I think more often, they want to harvest your bank account #

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    Re: SCAM?

    Thanks for your quick response!

    In order to expedite payment & title transfer I'll need some personal information from you. I'll need your bank account number so I can directly transfer the money from my account to yours. Secondly, the state in which I live will require your full name, mailing address and mileage disclosure. Please supply me with the required information in a timely manner as I would like to conclude our transaction before the 15th of the month.

    Thanks again!


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