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Is this some sort of scam?

Discussion in 'General Automotive Chat' started by Caesium, Jan 14, 2010.

  1. Caesium
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    Caesium My BM is fixed!

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    why would you blank out the number plate on an autotrader picture??
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    Caesium My BM is fixed!

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    Exactly, unless you didn't want someone HPI'ing it.

    So, Scam?
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    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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    Gotta be. Either that or someone is DESPERATE for some crack....
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    Exactly the same reason you'd blank your plate posting a pic on here? If you want to run an HPI check, contact the seller and ask for the details, hardly difficult.

    But yes, at that price, scam.
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    Nilz Defo worth the wait :)

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    Cant even see the ad anymore...

    Must have been reported and therefore will most likely be a SCAM
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    jb0o North East Forum Moderator Regional Rep Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    When I was looking for my A3, I found around 4 at an unbeliveable price... each of which replied with something along the lines of:

    "I am from UK but car is in Germany, pay £200 shipping" blah blah blah...

    Its even more unbelievable to think that people actually fall for something like that.
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    Shame i cant see the advert,no doubt payment was by western union.Western union=Fraud
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