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Old 12-07-2007, 04:02 PM   #1
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A fraud or not a fraud...that is the question

I saw that 280 diesel moho on ebay....though I saw a past sale was from NJ, I sent the seller a message via eBay simply asking where exactly this was located....here is the response I got and my crap detector started to go off....

Rightly so, wrongly so? Whadda think?

In retrospect, perhaps this was a fraud and is why the auction closed early.
In case it is truly a fraud, which I belive it to be, here is the guys email address, just in case someone else gets in contact with this clown:

"Andrew H" <adwhmr@msn.com>



Hello there,

Thank you for your interest in my 1982 Airstream. I want you to know that I closed my auction earlier because someone offered me the buy it now price, but didn't have all the money available and I cannot accept financing. The price I want to obtain for the RV is $5,000 US (this price includes shipping and insurance charges).
It is like new, completely working, perfect running condition,with no hidden damages or accidents,it has always been garage kept, low miles, non-smoker no flood or storms. It is a US model with US specs and passed the US test emissions. It will be as if purchased locally.The RV is insured in case of damage and you will receive it to your address in 5 working days . It will come with all the necessary papers (clear title, bill of sale, warranty documents, user's manual,insurance etc). The title is clear and you will be able to register the car in your state without any problems.
I am requesting a $2,500 refundable deposit at the beginning of the shipping and the balance to be paid after delivery and inspection. If you are not 100% content with the car you will be able to ship it back on my expense to get your deposit back. I am sure this will not happen, because it is a state of the art vehicle and you will have no reasons not to be content with it.
We will use eBay Motors as third party. First you will pay the down payment to eBay and you will send the receipt proving your payment to eBay. Please note that eBay will hold your deposit of $2,500 until you will confirm that you received the car and you transferred the title into your name.
If you agree with these terms, please send me your full name, home and shipping address, eBay ID so I can register the transaction with eBay asap.

...waiting for your fast answer, Dr. Andrew Hemril
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Old 12-07-2007, 04:08 PM   #2
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Oh yeah, if that doesn't set off your BS detector, you haven't been on the net long enough!

I can ship a motorhome anywhere in the US, to your address, in 5 days, no problem - yeah right! Heck, it took me longer than that to ship my own mustang across the state, and I still had to go pick it up and trailer it home!
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Old 12-07-2007, 04:10 PM   #3
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Yea, I know, it's more of a sanity check more than anything else...when I saw it at first I thought, wow....but like folks say, if it sounds too good to be true, it usually is....either way, I asked them to answer my original question where it's located, cause I want to come and see it...doubt I'll hear back.
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Old 12-07-2007, 04:13 PM   #4
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Fraud. Looks like it was written by someone overseas.
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Old 12-07-2007, 04:15 PM   #5
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Fraud. Looks like it was written by someone overseas.
I agree...smells like some Nigerian scam.....
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Old 12-07-2007, 04:16 PM   #6
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Ya think???? Hell-Oooo

Ding, ding, DING!!!! My meter is going off big time!

BTW...is it a motorhome or a car? Hmmm...let me think about it?

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Old 12-07-2007, 04:20 PM   #7
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I saw that 280 diesel moho on ebay....though I saw a past sale was from NJ, I sent the seller a message via eBay simply asking where exactly this was located....here is the reponse I got and my crap detector started to go off....

Rightly so, wrongly so? Whadda think?

In retrospect, perhaps this was a fraud and is why the auction closed early.
In case it truly a fraud, which I belive it to be, here is the guys email address, just in case:

"Andrew H" <adwhmr@msn.com>



Hello there,

Thank you for your interest in my 1982 Airstream. I want you to know that I closed my auction earlier because someone offered me the buy it now price, but didn't have all the money available and I cannot accept financing. The price I want to obtain for the RV is $5,000 US (this price includes shipping and insurance charges).
It is like new, completely working, perfect running condition,with no hidden damages or accidents,it has always been garage kept, low miles, non-smoker no flood or storms. It is a US model with US specs and passed the US test emissions. It will be as if purchased locally.The RV is insured in case of damage and you will receive it to your address in 5 working days . It will come with all the necessary papers (clear title, bill of sale, warranty documents, user's manual,insurance etc). The title is clear and you will be able to register the car in your state without any problems.
I am requesting a $2,500 refundable deposit at the beginning of the shipping and the balance to be paid after delivery and inspection. If you are not 100% content with the car you will be able to ship it back on my expense to get your deposit back. I am sure this will not happen, because it is a state of the art vehicle and you will have no reasons not to be content with it.
We will use eBay Motors as third party. First you will pay the down payment to eBay and you will send the receipt proving your payment to eBay. Please note that eBay will hold your deposit of $2,500 until you will confirm that you received the car and you transferred the title into your name.
If you agree with these terms, please send me your full name, home and shipping address, eBay ID so I can register the transaction with eBay asap.

...waiting for your fast answer, Dr. Andrew Hemril
Hi Silvertwinky; What a deal of a century. Perfect clean, garaged and hardly ever on the road motorhome. Who can ressist such deal? I wonder who would be enough of a sucker to give him the deopsit. First he talks about airstream motorhome and then about registering a car. Which one is he selling? Hope no one falls for that one. Thanks "Boatdoc"
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Old 12-07-2007, 04:25 PM   #8
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...We will use eBay Motors as third party. First you will pay the down payment to eBay and you will send the receipt proving your payment to eBay. Please note that eBay will hold your deposit of $2,500 until you will confirm that you received the car and you transferred the title into your name.
If you agree with these terms, please send me your full name, home and shipping address, eBay ID so I can register the transaction with eBay asap.

...waiting for your fast answer, Dr. Andrew Hemril
Ignore all those replies above. This are legitimate. I be eBay motors. Please submit you down payment to me immediately - this deal will not last long.
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Old 12-07-2007, 04:27 PM   #9
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Well, let's see now about Dr. Andrew Hemril

I typed that into my search engine and got nothing.

I then typed the last name to see what popped up and now I now why the BS meters are pinging

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Fitting, I suppose, since who ever sends him the money is getting it up the, uh, lets just say wallet..

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Old 12-07-2007, 04:35 PM   #10
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OMG! That is waaay too funny Barry!!! I'm sure the play on names is intentional!
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the scammers are everywhere

Every time I have listed something on Craigslist from household items for sale to renting a room half the responses I receive are these broken English, "if you be so kind to forward x dollar amount I pay rest when I take delivery.." replies. I think they must be email phishing scams.
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Old 12-07-2007, 04:43 PM   #12
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Thanks for posting this scammers email address.
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Old 12-07-2007, 04:53 PM   #13
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The allegations of fraud are, evidently, purely supository. He didn't even ask for your social security # or mother's maiden name. Let us know how you like the motor home.
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My non-refundable wire is on its way to GreatPumpkin. What was it I bought, again?

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