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Old 09 August 2013, 04:03   #1
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Anyone seen or know this boat... scam...?

hi guys I bid on this boat on ebay and won it, however I have been trying to view it to verify its existence and its actually the guys to sell, but he wants me to pay him 10,000 for it before he gives me any details, has anyone seen it,? know who owns it,? and which boat yard its at..? he says its in poole somewhere, but his account says its in Bristol....oh and he isn't in this country either.... apparently away working...?
any help or details would be nice as I want to buy the boat, and have the money, but don't want to be ripped off...!!!

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Old 09 August 2013, 04:08   #2
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Old 09 August 2013, 04:21   #3
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There is a similar looking one of these at cobbs quay im pretty sure but dont know if its this one, I will be down at cobbs this weekend and will have a look for you. HOWEVER...the fact he wont give you any details should be a big warning sign, plus he says he is out the country working etc .... I would insist that he gives you details so you can view it, if not then walk away.
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Old 09 August 2013, 04:29   #4
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This boat was the subject of a thread on here last week the bidding finished at 10200.someone on here knows the boat i think !

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Old 09 August 2013, 04:36   #5
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Report it to eBay, tell him to send you a bonafide bill of sale with name address etc, I can't see you getting the boat transported or out of a yard without the owner or a bill of sale and docs. Gut feeling is walk away
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Old 09 August 2013, 04:37   #6
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...he wants me to pay him 10,000 for it before he gives me any details....oh and he isn't in this country either.... ... but don't want to be ripped off...!!!

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Don't wish to be blunt but are you 100% ******* nuts?!?!?*&>!??!

Would you seriously send a stranger 10k let alone 1k without having the boat hitched to your car and some paperwork in your hand?

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Old 09 August 2013, 04:56   #7
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Don't wish to be blunt but are you 100% ******* nuts?!?!?*&>!??!

Would you seriously send a stranger 10k let alone 1k without having the boat hitched to your car and some paperwork in your hand?

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Old 09 August 2013, 05:00   #8
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It's peter m who knows were the boat is stored

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Old 09 August 2013, 05:02   #9
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Send the 10k to the Folly or another handy pub by the water and ask for it to be used as a tab for any ribnetters, you still loose the money but wont get that sick feeling of being ripped off - we get to enjoy a pint knowing we helped you out.
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Old 09 August 2013, 05:25   #10
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now have details

have just been given the details, apparently at Davis boatyard Poole, will go check it out and find out more....

sorry guys I wouldn't be that stupid to pay but just wanted to find out a bit of history, so no free drinks for all you users, but however some thanks for your quick responses....cheers guys
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