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Old 11-21-2017, 02:40 PM   #1
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Too good to be true....

I know it's spam.....but what if it's really just a clueless person???

2004 Cobra Convertible, 57,00 miles, mystichrome paint, I'm pretty sure it's a Terminator....

https://winstonsalem.craigslist.org/...393142347.html

Ah hell, I'm going to respond and see what happens....
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Every now and then an unrealistic deal comes along. However, I am thinking spam. The owner is likely out of town, or the Country. They will want to deliver the car after you wire money.

...but (A very big BUT) the ad could be real. If it isn't, and you find out it is a scam, let us know. We can provide a thousand inquiries concerning the car and irritate the thief.

I am hoping it's real, and you get an amazing deal on a great car.
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Typically, the scammers don't post a phone number.

Did you call Keaton? What did they say?
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Typically, the scammers don't post a phone number.

Did you call Keaton? What did they say?
When I was shopping for my 02 GT I ran across a ton of BS ads with phone numbers. Likely burner phones, but someone answered the calls and texts.

I even called one scammer's bluff and told them I needed to see the car (That was supposedly local). The scammer immediately responded with a crafty answer; "I have other people in line for the car. If you want it buy it and I will have it delivered".

I said again that I was local to the car, and got a different line of BS. The scammer was supposedly out of town, and had no way of showing me the car they were selling.

The nail in the coffin was sealed when I found the same car for sale in a different city, with the same contact info.
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I am hesitant to call the number listed. I sent an email from my work computer though.
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Go ahead and call it.

You know you want a few spam numbers to block.
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Scam, and if you do call they'll sell the number to "Canadian Pharmacy". A lot of these are just to get your phone number tbth, not thinking you are dumb enough to fall for something like this although I'm sure someone would be.
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When I was shopping for my 02 GT I ran across a ton of BS ads with phone numbers. Likely burner phones, but someone answered the calls and texts.

I even called one scammer's bluff and told them I needed to see the car (That was supposedly local). The scammer immediately responded with a crafty answer; "I have other people in line for the car. If you want it buy it and I will have it delivered".

I said again that I was local to the car, and got a different line of BS. The scammer was supposedly out of town, and had no way of showing me the car they were selling.

The nail in the coffin was sealed when I found the same car for sale in a different city, with the same contact info.
Well. I think that it could be within the realms of possibility that you missed out on the deal of a lifetime, simply because you didn't trust the dude with the middle eastern accent, that he would indeed ship you the beautiful, one senior citizen owner, low mileage La Ferrari as soon as he received the $5k asking price via Western Union.
Such a shame...
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Bahaha. No. I’m not that “dumb”. Been around this block a few times. But you would allow jealous if I picked up a terminator for less than $4000....
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when I was selling my wheels on CL I got one of the scammers to mail me a cashiers check for $1850 for my $500 rims!! She even sent it priority mail.
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when I was selling my wheels on CL I got one of the scammers to mail me a cashiers check for $1850 for my $500 rims!! She even sent it priority mail.
Did you cash it????????
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