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Yes, obviously. 56 91.80%
Nope, he's legit. 1 1.64%
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Old 07-20-2009, 12:27 AM   #41
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totally legit dude, go for it!




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Old 07-20-2009, 03:56 AM   #42
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great find by the way on those pictures parchedmosquito! thats the nail in the coffin for "Fred" hahaha. Reminds me of Microsoft phone techies mysteriously named "Bob."

Didn't really find it. I'm in the process of finding a good 05-06 m3 to buy and was perusing the ads in buysell.com (among others in the Vancouver, BC area) , and hit upon a few scams. Then I googled this site to do some research, found this thread and said "hey those pictures look familiar!".
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Old 07-20-2009, 04:13 AM   #43
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If you like you can contact the Local Police Dep. in N.J., give them any detail and just wait for the results... I did it once here in Greece and after 38 h they had results. They caught 6 men from 24-32 years old and 12 more expensive cars...
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Old 07-20-2009, 08:25 PM   #44
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If you like you can contact the Local Police Dep. in N.J., give them any detail and just wait for the results... I did it once here in Greece and after 38 h they had results. They caught 6 men from 24-32 years old and 12 more expensive cars...
I was wondering about that! I really want to burn this guy because people like him happen to tick me off, especially since I kind of lured him into it by acting interested. But considering that this car probably isn't even in New Jersey , would their local PD care enough to do something about it?
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Old 07-21-2009, 08:34 PM   #45
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Typical craigslist scam, forward your e-mails to spoof@ebay.com and they will take action against the guy posting the ad's.
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Old 07-21-2009, 08:48 PM   #46
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I had a guy wanting that was wanting to buy my 330Ci back in the day. He wanted to send me a check for $18,000 ( I was selling for $12,500), and cash it , keep my portion and deposit the rest of it to his account. He sent me a fake Bank of America cashiers check (clearly fake, printed out on a regular printer) in an envelope with no return address. I knew it was a scammer but wanted to see how much I could string it out.

Funny thing is BoA didn't want to pursue it at all. They were like just destroy the check and move on.

Still kinda funny, I kept the check as a momento.
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Old 07-22-2009, 06:42 AM   #47
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Most definitely a scam. You should continue to act interested and insist on flying out to NJ to see the car in person with your dad and in good citizenship you're willing to pay $15,000 in cash just to help him out and his "wife".

Stupid scumbags need to get a real job. I feel sorry for the people who fall for these scams.

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Old 07-22-2009, 07:46 AM   #48
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lol why do people fall for this? no such thing as free lunch.
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Old 07-22-2009, 10:39 AM   #49
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Most definitely a scam. You should continue to act interested and insist on flying out to NJ to see the car in person with your dad and in good citizenship you're willing to pay $15,000 in cash just to help him out and his "wife".

Stupid scumbags need to get a real job. I feel sorry for the people who fall for these scams.

Keep us updated, Nick.
I don't feel sorry for those people at all who fall for this stuff.

These are the same people who's ancestors fell for the old turning lead into gold routine a couple hundred years ago...
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Old 07-22-2009, 04:22 PM   #50
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Yes, not to beat a dead horse, but all car scams are typed up the same way...

If you want to have fun with it, have the police get involved since it is so local...but this is 100% scam...he can walk into the dealer, trade in, and get more money for the car...

It's only human nature to want to fall for these things...for something too good to be true...but yeah, scams.

There is currently a 06 Lambo G on cl too...asking $25K cause he's rich and doesn't need it anymore
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Old 07-22-2009, 08:19 PM   #51
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Ha - my wife is dying but "...Because of my job I am traveling a lot and I can not stay home and expect to meet potential client..." What an idiot.
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Old 07-22-2009, 08:25 PM   #52
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Ha - my wife is dying but "...Because of my job I am traveling a lot and I can not stay home and expect to meet potential client..." What an idiot.
Then how is he able to ship it?
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Old 07-22-2009, 08:46 PM   #53
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^^ haha good one!
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Old 07-23-2009, 12:17 AM   #54
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Typical craigslist scam, forward your e-mails to spoof@ebay.com and they will take action against the guy posting the ad's.
done. I hope they get back to me about it do you think they will?

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Most definitely a scam. You should continue to act interested and insist on flying out to NJ to see the car in person with your dad and in good citizenship you're willing to pay $15,000 in cash just to help him out and his "wife".

Stupid scumbags need to get a real job. I feel sorry for the people who fall for these scams.

Keep us updated, Nick.
I reported him so I will post if anything happens to him. I would bet my left nut this guys in Eastern Europe.

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Yes, not to beat a dead horse, but all car scams are typed up the same way...

If you want to have fun with it, have the police get involved since it is so local...but this is 100% scam...he can walk into the dealer, trade in, and get more money for the car...

It's only human nature to want to fall for these things...for something too good to be true...but yeah, scams.

There is currently a 06 Lambo G on cl too...asking $25K cause he's rich and doesn't need it anymore
Haha yeah don't worry I never fell for it I knew it was a scam from the second I saw it, nothing to good to be true is. And I do want to have fun with it, I fully plan on it
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