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Old 10 September 2007, 17:54   #1
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WARNING: Trailer Scam

http://www.boatsandoutboards.co.uk/view/F120471

I e-mailed this seller asking about the trailer, this was the response I got:

Yes the trailer is still for sale.The trailer is already at a shipping company custody and i can ship it to your home address in 3-4 working days.Please let me know if you are still intersted and i will tell you more about this transaction.


Obvious scam, buyer beware!
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Old 10 September 2007, 17:56   #2
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Report it to the B&O admin-they are pretty good. It'll be gone by the morning.
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Have you reported it to B&O? They're pretty hot on removing ads once they're identified as bogus.

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sounds just like the guy who had 5 grands worth of nearly new jetski advertised for 2500 , almost the same wording in the reply .
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Iron fist a bit slow today John?
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Couldnt find any 'Report' button but sent an email with the advert ID to the customer service email
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Iron fist a bit slow today John?
Yeah, 35 seconds behind you on that one. Sorry!

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I saw an advert is the magazine version of B&O (i think) and there were two jetskis advertised for 1400. The number to phone was a premium rate 09.. number...how could the people putting the magazine together miss this?!
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I saw an advert is the magazine version of B&O (i think) and there were two jetskis advertised for 1400. The number to phone was a premium rate 09.. number...how could the people putting the magazine together miss this?!

Hi Tim,

The advert above has now been removed, we cannot physically check all the adverts that go in to the magazine I am affraid, we try to check most of it. The adverts in the magazine are mostly made up with adverts booked in through the website and if they appear legitimate in the first place then they will probably slip through. Not ideal but with classified adverts it is always buyer beware these days.

Any dodgy adverts please feel free to let me know and I will kill them!! (the advert that is :-) )

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Old 12 September 2007, 01:58   #10
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also rib on flea bay

i emailed a guy about a rib for sale on ebay,same reply,who do they think they are fooling yes im gonna part with a couple of grand on a boat i havent seen. yes i know peoples own greed will part some people of there money,
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