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Old 08 February 2010, 02:04   #11
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Yes it is a house but that in itself does not mean he's a fraudster.
He is a scammer in this case but the point I am trying to make is not all boat brokers etc have commercial premises.
Just my 2p worth...
Yes I understand maybe quite a few companies may work from home.
cuts down on the expenses.

I know one in my area I have had a lot to do with him in the past.
He supplies just about anything i am looking for.

But this guy is not one of them.!!!!
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Old 08 February 2010, 04:41   #12
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Yes it is a house but that in itself does not mean he's a fraudster.
He is a scammer in this case but the point I am trying to make is not all boat brokers etc have commercial premises.
Just my 2p worth...
He's at the very least breaking advertising standards laws as the product costs (if it even exists) are deceptive. This covers all advertising in the UK including the internet. I've passed details onto them to investigate.
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He's at the very least breaking advertising standards laws as the product costs (if it even exists) are deceptive. This covers all advertising in the UK including the internet. I've passed details onto them to investigate.
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Old 08 February 2010, 12:10   #14
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He's at the very least breaking advertising standards laws as the product costs (if it even exists) are deceptive. This covers all advertising in the UK including the internet. I've passed details onto them to investigate.
Agreed, we all suspect he's doing a bit more than that!
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This seems to be a constant risk when buying items from private individuals. From what I could see in the photos all the vehicles in the background appear to be Chevvy Silverado type of pick-ups. Having that many in one place kind of precludes anywhere where petrol costs 5 or more a gallon.

Is it possible that the same people who used to sell dodgy cars have been rumbled by the general public, well, most of the time anyway and have now moved into boats as they think there may be more first-time buyers for boats. Like me. Ooh-er.

I guess Caveat Emptor is the order of the day.

That and spending a lot of time on forums such as this before buying.
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You would NOT get the vessel until the total amount is paid.

You will never get a boat.
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