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Is this a scam?

Discussion in '4Runners' started by Sje1124, Aug 27, 2013.

  1. Aug 27, 2013 at 10:53 AM
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    FTD

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    The military does not hand-deliver vehicles that servicemembers sell. Although it sure would be nice if they did.
     
  2. Aug 27, 2013 at 10:58 AM
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    Sje1124

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    Oh I know....it took my truck 3 weeks to get from Louisiana to Alaska. Was a hassle. Having it shipped to my door in 2 - 4 days from Washington to Louisiana free of cost was way too good to be true.
     
  3. Aug 27, 2013 at 10:59 AM
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    justindavis

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    Same thing happened to me about four years ago. Found a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee on CL, and the seller just happened to be on the other side of town. Emailed her, and got a return email about as long as the one provided. She wanted me to send her a certified check and she would have the GC sent to me. I asked why I couldn't just come look at it and pay her then, and she explained that, even though she was living in Birmingham at the time, the vehicle was being stored in a facility in Oregon. Pure and utter BS.
     
  4. Aug 27, 2013 at 6:59 PM
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    SamSin

    SamSin I can resist everything except temptation

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    Some of us have enough sense to figure out a scam, some don't . . . I'm glad I'm not in the don't pile.

    Anyone who falls for the E-bay financial line . . . I'll invest the money for you. Just contact me and I'll have you get in touch with Tacoma World's Financial Department.
     
  5. Aug 27, 2013 at 7:48 PM
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    SpeedoJosh

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    Deal, I'll have my secretary send you a check for $15,000. I only want to invest $10k though. With my bank, I get a tax break for $15k withdraws. If you could, just send me $4500 back and keep $500 for your troubles.

    Thanks
     
  6. Aug 27, 2013 at 8:02 PM
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    PBR Streetgang

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    You could have some fun with it, make up some story about why it would be better to send cash via Western Union, but you can only send $1000 this week and the rest when you get paid later or some other b.s. Then find the address of a Western Union near where he wants to get the money and give him the runaround about the confirmation number or the delivery date. I heard a story on NPR a few years ago about guys who scam the Nigerian email scammers. They convinced two Nigerian scammers to go to Darfur in the middle of a civil war, and the emails and phone calls were hilarious.

    But you would probably be wasting your time.
     
  7. Aug 28, 2013 at 2:46 AM
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    SamSin

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    I'm not really ready to go on the lam into hiding at this point . . . I'd rather go phishing.
     
  8. Sep 11, 2013 at 5:13 PM
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    Theyre all the same but the first sentence always tells me its a scam. Plus ONLY the 5th gen 4runners come with third row seating.
     
  9. Sep 11, 2013 at 5:21 PM
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    It's a scam...fuck with him haha
     
  10. Sep 20, 2013 at 9:18 AM
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  11. Sep 21, 2013 at 10:09 PM
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    A few.
  12. Sep 21, 2013 at 10:14 PM
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    Hey if you have to ask if its a scam, it's a scam.
     
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