Re: [DML] Re: Interesting (strange) Eay auction
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Re: [DML] Re: Interesting (strange) Eay auction



We all agree this auction was a scam, but take a look at this auction:

   http://tinyurl.com/74sgm

This was the original auction of the REAL car.  Notice the photo of the 
VIN plate...look familiar?  All they did was change a "1" to a "0".  I 
duplicated this effect in Photoshop in about a minute.  Really makes 
you wonder about photos in other auctions.

The bottom line: buyer beware!  Give them the check when they hand you 
the keys.  Inspect it yourself, or have someone you trust do it.

The only question I have now is: if this is clearly a scam, why is the 
auction still listed on eBay (as of 4PM CST Saturday)?!?


Gus Schlachter
VIN #4695
Austin, TX



On Dec 8, 2005, at 11:55 PM, Joe OBrien wrote:

> *****  Moderator's Note  *****
> I think we have established that this auction is a fraud.
> Move along - nothing more to see (or say) here...
>
> Mike G  Moderator of the Week
> *****
>
>
> Also, I just called the phone number in the auction, and the guy on
> the other end verified the auction is a scam, someone stole his credit
> card #, used his phone number, and a generic aol account to start this
> auction.
>


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