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Unread 03-04-2009, 10:27 PM   #1
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I found a really good deal on a car from craigslist, so I contacted the buyer and he wants to do it through ebay motors but I can't buy it through ebay motors because it is no longer on their site but he said I can buy it through their Vehicle Purchase Program... He already sent me an invoice... through my email, but I am unable to get a direct link from him to go to ebay's official motor page so that I can buy it off of their site. He says I have to send the payment via money gram to an agent that has already been assigned to me??? This feels like a HUGE SCAM , please help, thx.

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Unread 03-04-2009, 10:33 PM   #2
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I would be VERY wary if I were you...if it's worth the trouble to you, I'd see if I could physically see the vehicle, and possibly test drive it before giving them any money. Also, if you could go through PayPal, I think you'd be safer as well.
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I would be VERY wary if I were you...if it's worth the trouble to you, I'd see if I could physically see the vehicle, and possibly test drive it before giving them any money. Also, if you could go through PayPal, I think you'd be safer as well.
Thank you, I just got done asking this same question over on overclock.net's chat room and several people said that it is definitely a scam.

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Unread 03-04-2009, 11:25 PM   #4
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Its a well known scam. He will say something like the car is in one place, and he is on a business trip in another place. DONT buy it.
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