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Old 12-07-2009, 03:15 PM   #1
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Is this a scam?

Found a 2005, 28 f, International in my local Portsmouth, NH paper. Sent e-mail for pic's and price. Came back with all the right pics and details. Priced at $4,600, so i questioned. Bad phone number, 2 different e-mail addresses from Attica , KS. hmmmmmmm. I have vin # and it was originally sold in San Diego. Seller continues say all is well and only wants $4,600 cuz he has an ill brother. No answer back to my offer of cash if I flew to Witchita from Boston to buy with a clear title. The purpose of this post is to have potential buyers to keep their radar up.

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Old 12-07-2009, 03:33 PM   #2
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Old 12-07-2009, 03:40 PM   #3
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Is this a scam?

Welcome to the forum! You found a scam!

To me, the question is the answer. If you have to ask, it's a scam.

Enjoy the forum, it's fantastic!

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We see that one a lot, on CL or eBay, all over the country. No one would sell a trailer of that vintage for under $5k, but they seem to think that is just cheap enough to get a few hopeful people to take a chance on it.

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Same exact ad here in the Hilton Head, S.C. newspaper, $4600. Sent pics to us too. Seems they have a lot of '05 28' Airstreams floating around up and down the coast for small change. I sure hope no one bites! Ad has been there awhile, that has to cost them some $$.
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There are quite a few threads on this. Seems $4K-$5K is low enough that a prospective buyer might pay quickly because they think they're getting a wonderful deal.

For instance...

Report the ad at eBay -- tells you something when the fraudulent sale is yanked very quickly!


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