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is this a scam?

Post by fatman » Wed Feb 15, 2006 8:37 am

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... %3AIT&rd=1

$980 for 10 brand new psp's? do you think this is a scam? i just got a $1200 income tax return and would love to buy these and resell them. but i would hate to get scammed out of my money. the guy selling these has 12 positive feedbacks and no negatives, but it's all from other sellers. he doesnt have any feedback from buyers and that kinda worries me. what do you guys think?

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Post by xriverfalconx » Wed Feb 15, 2006 8:49 am

I would suggest you NOT make that purchase. Personally, to see the PSP at that price...I'm telling you now, the stuff is hot! Use that money on something more worthwhile.
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Post by SpongeBuell » Wed Feb 15, 2006 9:09 am

That has "scam" written all over it. Look closely at his feedback. Sure, all positives look good, but look at the actual items (when you even can). Can you say "buying for feedback?" Honestly, he bought a banana cake recipe, along with some other things that cost about a penny with free shipping :roll:
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Post by Radon199 » Wed Feb 15, 2006 9:23 am

Ya look at the items hes purchased, a pie recepie, 2 web books worth 1 cent and another with something to do with Bananas.
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Post by Skyone » Wed Feb 15, 2006 9:46 am

Wow, ya seriously, look what he's bought. And the picture looks way undetailed and shot with a horrible camera.

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Post by xriverfalconx » Wed Feb 15, 2006 10:18 am

I was very bored and decided to look into this further...the person bought something from all these vendors for a penny. All of these vendors have penny auctions with free shipping and, of course, he didn't leave a reply on any of there pages either. Walk away!!!
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Post by jeep » Wed Feb 15, 2006 10:23 am

I would even add he received all theses feedback in a period of 6 days + the box contains more than 10 psp too ... so.... RUN AWAY ! :lol:

I reported this auction to ebay because it's more than obviously a scam.

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Post by collingall2005 » Wed Feb 15, 2006 2:57 pm

and he has pictured 24 PSPs not the 10 he is saleing what an idiot at least picture the number that are for sale SCAM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Post by fatman » Wed Feb 15, 2006 4:08 pm

yeah, i kinda figured it was a scam. the price alone has scam all over it. but i wanted to hear what everyone else thought about it. thanks for the replies guys.

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Post by Super Mulletman » Wed Feb 15, 2006 7:32 pm

The whole media is a scam.

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Post by cennar » Thu Feb 16, 2006 1:58 am

why the hell not they seam like perfict busnes men and would be there for reliable for futher transactions.
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Post by jeep » Thu Feb 16, 2006 5:45 am

LOL, he has 4 of those packs now... and 10 smartphone at 300 USD. All are 3 days auction... This is SO much a scam ! :) He got 2 new feedback... He «sold» 2 phones and got feedback saying how great the phone is a couple of hours after they bought them....

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Post by G-force » Thu Feb 16, 2006 12:29 pm

I know this kind of scam... Around a bit after Christmas, my brother found what he thought was the best deal of the century. A brand new PSP, buy it now, $50. And wouldn't you know it, the seller has all good feedback :roll: . My bro of course rushes to buy it after convincing my parents it was a good deal (I told him it was 90% most likely a scam and left it at that so he would learn a lesson while young.). Later, he find out it's a scam, ebay was nice enough to refund his money, and he learned a lesson.
(call me evil, but it was funny as hell to see him yelling and jumping after he thought he lost $50 :lol: )

Odd thing is, I know of three other people (in my town) who also got scammed on a PSP ebay deal. Don't buy a PSP off ebay!

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Post by xriverfalconx » Thu Feb 16, 2006 2:26 pm

Looks like a sucker was found! I already emailed the buyer warning them about the potential scam at hand. :( To lose almost $1K like that...really sad!
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Post by Jeff » Thu Feb 16, 2006 4:30 pm

Well, he ws banned, not after payment recieved though. I don't think the dude will get his psp's :(.
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