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Old 16 December 2012, 14:47   #1
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Be very careful! I nearly got done the other day when I was looking for an outboard, I was called in response to a wanted ad for an outboard, the guy was well spoken and we spoke several times on the phone,

I was emailed pictures and arranged a time to collect it and then he had an idea of shipping it to me through his dad's engineering business as it was only 56.

I got suspicious so I Googled the type of engine and sure enough after looking at two pages of images there was the engine for sale in the USA in a dealership.

He offered me his address, scan of his passport and his home phone number

He even had a kid crying in the background. Thinking back he only got very minor details wrong and he was very good at what he does.

So don't buy anything unless you collect it and see it working and DO NOT transfer any money to anyone

His name was Ben Owen......
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Old 16 December 2012, 15:26   #2
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just spoke to gut about the same, andy,
think the lastest thing is come up and colect and then change your mind at last moment and i send it too u !
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Old 16 December 2012, 15:33   #3
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just spoke to gut about the same, andy,
think the lastest thing is come up and colect and then change your mind at last moment and i send it too u !
It was so frightening, he is not posh but very well spoken and I must have spoken to him 6 times

He made it feel like it was me that was at fault and got very short when things didn't go his way.

If i were to put a age on him I would say late 20's early 30's.

I have his mobile number if you want to PM me to see if it is the same.
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Old 16 December 2012, 15:35   #4
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His email was a hotmail account
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His name was Ben Owen......

Not Ben Dover then?...
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No but his email address was owenben1
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I'm sure he is "Owen" money to other people he has scammed
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No but his email address was owenben1
i pm u and no reply if u we bird i dump u
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i pm u and no reply if u we bird i dump u
You need to lay off the Sake dude!
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Sake did this? I was thinking more like some sort of exotic solvent - like better than MEK!

Drink is a terrible thing when it gets a grip. I was verbally abused by a drunken dwarf (Little Person?) today. She accused me of "looking down on her" - no, seriously, she did, I have witnesses. I didn't know where to look!
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