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Old 07-29-2010, 07:14 PM
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Default My guess is she's pissed off

My guess is this girl either caught her husband/bf cheating or she got the bike in the divorce. $2500 for an 07 R1 with 700 miles on it? C'mon

I keep seeing these ridiculous deals here in AZ...its crazy

Like honestly if it wasent such a hassle I would go pick it up 2nt and flip it.

Old 07-29-2010, 07:25 PM
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usually those r scams.....
Old 07-29-2010, 07:27 PM
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scams or stolen bikes. it's already been removed from CL
Old 07-29-2010, 07:29 PM
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So in this day and age people actually send money without showing up in person? This link still works for me? Eh..sorry for the post, mod please delete
Old 07-29-2010, 08:04 PM
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scams like that 24/7 on craigslist. You truly are the noob lol
Old 07-29-2010, 08:10 PM
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Originally Posted by KdubyaH View Post
scams like that 24/7 on craigslist. You truly are the noob lol
Hey dont speak to my noobiness like that No I mean I understand if something is too good to be true then it is, but do people actually EVER get paid on these scams? Like who seriously sends money to a stranger for a motorcycle?
Old 07-29-2010, 09:37 PM
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I don't think ALL of those are scams. I feel it's worth a shot to call if they leave a number. Block your number or call with a pay phone if you're paranoid. Sometimes they may respond and allow you to see the bike. Those are the rare steal deals. Usually husband went to Iraq, won in the divorce, or inherited after death, etc.
Old 07-29-2010, 10:52 PM
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I personally knew a guy that actually sent money for a "great deal" from a divorce and was all excited to get the bike at such a great price. Never saw it, of course.
Old 07-30-2010, 07:19 AM
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yep, those are scams. as soon as you email them they start talking about shipping the bike and you sending money and blah blah blah. scammers.......
Old 07-30-2010, 08:24 AM
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I once found a "great deal" on craigslist about 2 years ago. Something like a 2008 R6 with no miles for 3000$. too good to be true. I emailed the guy and he said "i already listed it on ebay and here is the link" which looked exactly like and ebay listing...
something like http://sales.ebay.ebaymotors.yadayadayada.

The first red flag was that i couldnt add the auction to "my ebay" watchlist, it would just give me some weird error, nor could i search for it by item number. So i clicked on the link on the ebay page that said "Report a Fraud on Ebay" and wrote a letter to ebay saying how i think this guys is trying to scam a bike on ebay.

5 mins later i get an email from the guy bitching me out saying lots of very bad words lol. Turns out the "report a fraud" button sent my fraud message directly to him!.... the wise guy had completly mocked up a fake ebay webpage and a fake "report a fraud" page to look identical to ebay.

tricky scammers.....

I then went to the REAL ebay "report fraud" link and reported him (again lol), his fake page was removed in 30 mins...

But i did find my lovely F4i on ebay (about 20 miles away) and test rode it IN PERSON. the rest is history.

Last edited by Sick97SS; 07-30-2010 at 08:26 AM.
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