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Posted: 10.11.2019  ·  #1
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I'm not too familiar with ebay but how do you know they're scams


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Lots of reasons.

All mostly advertised as buy it now for 5600 or 3600, all listings start with £1.00. Photos are all taken different places, too many variations of different vehicles to be a dealer. Email address in advert so you can pay/contact them privately.

The most obvious though is the fact that all adverts have the same description, also the description is an image, not text.

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So, how do they get your money


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Posted: 10.11.2019  ·  #5
Persuade you to transfer the funds via something other than PayPal and tell you they will deliver the MH to you,
If you don't like it you have 7 days to return the MH, they may even offer to collect it free also


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Have seen these before surly ebay should take some notice of anything that is reported to them


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Would anybody be that gullible nowadays though. I suppose though there must be, or they wouldn’t be trying it. Mad


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All they need is one every so often and its a few grand in the hand,

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Posted: 10.11.2019  ·  #9
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We are all aware of Ebay scams, but these adverts have been running for days and days, I have been reporting them. So why haven't ebay removed this seller? or at least suspended their account?

Makes me very very dissapointed in ebay and would make me stop using it.


https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ex-…SwM2ddx~CS

All their ads: https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/mat…7675.l2562



This is really disappointing as I thought ebay were more strict than this, I have also reported it but can still log into this account.
As has been said everything is either £3600 or £5600 and exactly the same wording used.
It will be interesting to see if any action is taken by ebay.


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Posted: 10.11.2019  ·  #11
It would appear that something is now happening as it is coming up as error page,some items are still showing but you cannot log onto them.
Maybe better late than never.


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I think that I am a bit disappointed now 😢,those guys had an Mark1 RS MEXICO, and guess the price? It was only £3600.
A well better luck next time.😋


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I had one of those back in the early 80’s. Wish I had kept now

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Yeah I got caught for a 100 quid but it could have been nearly 5 grand. Thanks to the girl in ebay that I talked to she warned me off without breaking any rules. The Citroen was taken off immediately.

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No matter what I buy on eBay or online I will only pay for it through paypal.

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LOads of that sellers adverts still on Ebay.


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Yes but when you click on them it comes up as error page.

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No matter what I buy on eBay or online I will only pay for it through paypal.


It's the only way to do it


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Back again, same type with a different email, mostly going now but this time easy spotted. They have listed them with ebays recommended price so they are all odd figures....EG: £5,847


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Ally, this has being going on for months. eBay wipe them and they come back with a different angle/ description and they get away with it. Bottom line is that the not so sharp buyers will be the losers unfortunately

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Surely when buying from ebay if you always pay through paypal then you are protected.
I have had reason to claim refund in the past and never had a problem.
Do not be tempted to make payment any other way.

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These guys don’t accept bids, you contact them by email and it goes down hill from there. You have no way back, send a deposit........

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I wouldn't pay for a Motorhome without being stood beside it.

The fakes ads are a right PITA when looking for a legit van. Makes wading through them very tedious.

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These guys don’t accept bids, you contact them by email and it goes down hill from there. You have no way back, send a deposit........


I really know where you are coming from and it is a pain in the butt,but never make payments outside paypal.

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Posted: 14.11.2019  ·  #27
The thing is PayPal doesn’t cover big purchases, but you must send all your queries through eBay, you don’t have PayPal cover on vehicles as far as I know. Be very wary when shedding out big bucks on Fleabay guys


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