EBAY SCAMMER AT IT AGAIN

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Re: EBAY SCAMMER AT IT AGAIN

Postby alawrence10360 » Fri Apr 17, 2020 8:43 am

When I first started looking at buying a Moggy I had never heard of scams such as this
I found a pickup I liked not realising that good pickups were as rare as hens teeth
I even spoke to the people and made attempts to view. I spoke to the bloke selling and his wife and they were very plausible
I eventually won the item but something just didn’t feel right. I still to this day don’t know if it was a scam.
If I can still find the listing I will post it but I think they are still awaiting payment !
If it looks too good to be true.....

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Re: EBAY SCAMMER AT IT AGAIN

Postby Sleeper » Fri Apr 17, 2020 11:45 am

alawrence10360 wrote:
Fri Apr 17, 2020 8:28 am
I think this guy/girl has identified blokes are as daft as a brush
My Wife would agree...

John ;-)

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Re: EBAY SCAMMER AT IT AGAIN

Postby alawrence10360 » Fri Apr 17, 2020 12:42 pm

It’s the male menopause
I can’t remember where I’ve put things, I can’t see anything when it’s in front of my face, I don’t know what day it is
All I’m missing is a hot flush

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Re: EBAY SCAMMER AT IT AGAIN

Postby Sleeper » Tue Apr 21, 2020 6:14 am

Another batch...
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Re: EBAY SCAMMER AT IT AGAIN

Postby dp » Sun May 10, 2020 9:10 am

les wrote:
Sat Feb 22, 2020 10:45 pm
The scam problem is like ‘trying to rub out all the rude words on all the toilet doors in the world’ Its not possible. Awareness is the only way to tackle the problem.
That's like saying hospitals are trying to get rid of all the sickness in the world, it's not possible so why bother. Every scammer put out of action makes some difference.

As for the Ebay scams with one picture of a nice car as bait and then another pic of a mobile number, I've seen this type of advert pop up at the same time as a genuine advert, stealing the picture of the genuine one. I'm not sure if it's a middleman thing where they take a margin off between the genuine seller and buyer or a proper scam. If the latter, I think it's only a matter of time before a wronged person and 10 mates with hammers and anger management issues follow up posing as buyers with cash. Though I'd like to emphasise that I'm in no way condemning violence as a solution.
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Re: EBAY SCAMMER AT IT AGAIN

Postby Sleeper » Tue Jun 23, 2020 5:51 am

I've bid £10,000:00 and still not winning??

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/modified-mor ... fresh=true

John :lol:

But unable to add piccy???

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Re: EBAY SCAMMER AT IT AGAIN

Postby simmitc » Tue Jun 23, 2020 10:25 am

It's been taken down by Ebay :D

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Re: EBAY SCAMMER AT IT AGAIN

Postby COMMANDER » Wed Jun 24, 2020 12:47 pm

They are at it again today. The poor victim is unwittiingly showing over 2000 vehicles for sale all at £2500.

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Re: EBAY SCAMMER AT IT AGAIN

Postby Sleeper » Wed Dec 23, 2020 8:41 am

Winning this with my £5000 bid...
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Re: EBAY SCAMMER AT IT AGAIN

Postby Owlsman » Wed Dec 23, 2020 1:10 pm

You've no chance, John.......I've just put in a bid for £2.5m :D I'm keeping my fingers crossed :D

I know I say this every time but as much as I abhor these scumbags, I honestly do feel that anyone who falls for such blatant scams deserves all they get.

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Re: EBAY SCAMMER AT IT AGAIN

Postby geoberni » Wed Dec 23, 2020 2:57 pm

And the seller is now gone.
I looked at a few of the things they were selling a few hours ago, and they have all now gone from my 'recently viewed' list.
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Re: EBAY SCAMMER AT IT AGAIN

Postby Owlsman » Wed Dec 23, 2020 5:14 pm

Awwh......does that mean my bid of £2.5m has not been accepted then?

These scumbags will be back again soon for 24hrs (or less, if eBay get their act together) with another 2,000odd selection of classics, motorbikes, speedboats and motorhomes etc......all very competitively priced of course. :D

Grrrrr!

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Re: EBAY SCAMMER AT IT AGAIN

Postby COMMANDER » Fri Jan 29, 2021 3:54 pm

He's off again. Several minors, Austin 7's Austin 10's and many more. Many photos going back several months. I've reported several items. How do thhey keep coming back? Chris

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Re: EBAY SCAMMER AT IT AGAIN

Postby timberman2004 » Fri Jan 29, 2021 5:15 pm

am i being a bit thick? I saw this and wondered what on earth they gained from it ...obviously far too cheap to be real

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Re: EBAY SCAMMER AT IT AGAIN

Postby geoberni » Fri Jan 29, 2021 5:40 pm

timberman2004 wrote:
Fri Jan 29, 2021 5:15 pm
am i being a bit thick? I saw this and wondered what on earth they gained from it ...obviously far too cheap to be real
By conning people to send money direct to a bank account usually....
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Re: EBAY SCAMMER AT IT AGAIN

Postby COMMANDER » Mon Feb 08, 2021 3:45 pm

They're at it again today. Surely ebay can stop this. 1355 vehicles on the unfortunate members list. We've seen the same vehicles time and tine again. I've reported a couple again. It just annoys me that they keep coming back almost on a weekly basis.

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Re: EBAY SCAMMER AT IT AGAIN

Postby geoberni » Mon Feb 08, 2021 4:51 pm

COMMANDER wrote:
Mon Feb 08, 2021 3:45 pm
They're at it again today. Surely ebay can stop this. 1355 vehicles on the unfortunate members list. We've seen the same vehicles time and tine again. I've reported a couple again. It just annoys me that they keep coming back almost on a weekly basis.
Yes, for all their talk of 'Algorithms' to monitor social media, you'd think they could just have a few lines of code that would detect the same images coming around time and time again.
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Re: EBAY SCAMMER AT IT AGAIN

Postby ManyMinors » Tue Feb 09, 2021 7:14 am

Or simply stop anyone from listing large numbers of high priced items (especially when they have no history of doing so) by the activity being flagged up and somebody actually looking at the listing :x

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Re: EBAY SCAMMER AT IT AGAIN

Postby Sleeper » Tue Feb 09, 2021 8:30 am

I've got a £50,000:00 bid in on

Velocette MSS 500cc classic Motorccle

John :lol:

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Re: EBAY SCAMMER AT IT AGAIN

Postby Admin » Sat Feb 20, 2021 9:53 am

There are more there again today, another seller with a hundred classic cars and lorries for sale who's only previously sold a Paddington Bear toy. I can't believe that ebay don't have ways of spotting such irregular patterns, but nothing ever seems to get done. The only thing you can do is just tell people to have their wits about them when looking at cars online I guess
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