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Old 07-25-2012, 04:20 PM   #1
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buyer will not tell you who they are

I have been contact that someone wants to buy my a.s i have listed on here and they want to pay cash but they will not tell me who they are . Now i am very nervous about any more contact with this person what is anyone else think am i over reacting?????

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Old 07-25-2012, 04:30 PM   #2
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I wouldn't want to deal with someone who won't tell me who they are.

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Old 07-25-2012, 04:31 PM   #3
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Did you get their phone number from your caller id?
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Old 07-25-2012, 04:35 PM   #4
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Caution is always warranted. You may wish to conduct final transaction, and transfer title and money, at your credit union or bank. That way you have witnesses, and they can verify check is good, currency isn't counterfeit, etc. Also, just to be safe, I wouldn't go anywhere or meet them alone. However, it probably isn't unusual for them to withhold their name at this stage, as they may want to wait until they can inspect your Airstream before making a firm commitment.
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Old 07-25-2012, 04:37 PM   #5
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they would not call me i had to call them.
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Old 07-25-2012, 04:59 PM   #6
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809 Area Code

Watch out for this one




809 Area Code
If you receive a call from the 809 area code.

The woman might say 'Hey, this is Karen.

Sorry I missed you- get back to us quickly.

I have something important to tell you.'

Then she rwill repeate a phone number beginning with809.

Do not respond.

Do Not DIAL AREA CODE 809, 284,

AND 876 from the U.S. or Canada .


This one is being distributed all over the US ... This is pretty scary, especially given the way they try to get you to call.

They get you to call by telling you that it is information about a family member who has been ill or to tell you someone has been arrested, died, or to let you know you have won a wonderful prize, etc..

In each case, you are told to call the 809number right away.

Since there are so many new area codes these days,

people unknowingly return these calls.

If you call from the U.S. or Canada ,you will apparently be charged a minimum of

$2425 per-minute.

And you'll also get a long recorded message.
The point is, they will try to keep you on the phone as long as possible to increase the charges.


The 809area code is located in the Dominican Republic .
The charges afterward can become a real nightmare.

That's because you did actually make the call.

If you complain, both your local phone company and your long distance carrier will not want to get involved and will most likely tell you that they are simply providing the billing for the foreign company.

You'll end up dealing with a foreign company that argues they have done nothing wrong.
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Old 07-25-2012, 05:16 PM   #7
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Just an opinion RUN! If they call again HANG UP! IF it was the real deal they would not be afraid to tell you who they are and where they are.
This may be some kind of SCAMM>
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Old 07-25-2012, 05:21 PM   #8
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But, if he wants to buy your AS, wouldn't he have to produce ID at the DMV. I would never sell a vehicle without processing the sale and title through an auto tags agency. This will then relinquish you of any future liability.
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Old 07-25-2012, 05:22 PM   #9
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Walk. There are plenty of straight forward buyers in the world.
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Old 07-25-2012, 05:49 PM   #10
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The guy's name is Mark, and he "flips" trailers.
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Old 07-25-2012, 06:01 PM   #11
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Go with your gut instinct... any above board person wanting to buy your trailer should would be more open - shouldn't they be really excited and want you to know who they are and that they are a good "next owner" for your baby?

No flippers!

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Old 07-25-2012, 06:11 PM   #12
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Money talks, get a signed receipt. Jim
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Old 07-25-2012, 06:39 PM   #13
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Money talks, get a signed receipt. Jim
I would go with cash verified at a bank. Why a receipt Jim?
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Old 07-25-2012, 06:45 PM   #14
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It's probably Matthew McConaughey ... so, raise your price. LOL

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