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Old 06-02-2004, 04:46 PM   #1
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Look Out- Not sure if it was a scam!

As you know I often sell a gem here and there.
I had advertise locally a trailer and a gentleman from
Scottsdale AZ, contacted me and preached on and on,
about internet scams and the like. He sounded convincing
enough for me to consider it sold.
Here is what he explained.
If I gave him my routing number, not my account number,
he would be able to wire to my bank the accorded amount.
Then after the wire was completed, I could walk into the
bank and using my ID the bank would hand my my money.
Well I gave him my bank information, and the routing
number on Friday.
Was out of town on the weekend enjoying my Silver on wheels,
and out of touch thusly.
Get back on Tuesday, to find out
that he was now demanding
a full refund of his alleged deposit.
He explained that after wiring into my
bank the amount of $1500 he had
changed his mind as I had not been able
to collect it Friday before departing on my
I check with my Bank and explained to them
the details of my transaction, and was
told that there is no way an institution
can receive an amount without a routing
Now he wants his money back!
Well I am not budging, since I never
collected his deposit.

Now I spotted him on ebay
as he is selling a couple of
Silverstreaks, One a moho the other
a trailer.

I am not going to give out his name,
as that is too much of a personal attack
I am only going to share my experience
and hope it was all on the up and up.

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Old 06-02-2004, 05:42 PM   #2
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Specific performance


There isn't a good way to enforce specific performance if there was nothing in writing.

If I offer to buy something by putting money on the counter, but the seller doesn't pick up the money, I would assume he is waiting for a better offer.

I'm not saying this is the case, but the buyer may perceive it that way.

Good luck with the next buyer.

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Old 06-04-2004, 11:09 PM   #3
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Guy is now trying to sell his Silverstreak motorhome here! Look out!
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Would the initials be JJ?

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Old 06-05-2004, 04:37 AM   #5
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Afraid this is all over my head.

So Fabo if you never recieved his deposit I would have to concur that you did good in not returning it.

All's well that ends well..........I guess.
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Old 06-07-2004, 09:03 AM   #6
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Never heard from him again.

Since I did not respond, he did not attempt at reaching me again.
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Old 01-12-2006, 03:35 PM   #7
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If there is a scam it is from the person who started this thread

This is Jim Jarzabek. I ran across this old thread and since my name and my reputation are in question I will post. I contacted this guy to buy an Argosy trailer he had advertised on the internet. I did not know he was a dealer. I did not know he buys old travel trailers all over the U.S. and then asks forum members to bail him out because he cannot follow thru with picking them up. I wired his bank using his bank information supplied by him at his request. I did not take his bank account number although he offered it. As it turned out, his bank did not accept wire transfers. Actually it was a credit union as I remember. I never did ask for any money back because my wire transfer never went thru. As it turned out, the trailer was a piece of junk. If you follow the trail of threads this member has posted it is clear he sells low end trailers. I am posting this to set the record straight. Amy and I sold our Silver Streak motorhome that I spent a year restoring for $18,250.00 last year. This motorhome won reserve at the 2005 Tin Can Tourist Spring Rally at Camp Dearborn in Michigan at a judged concourse. We sold our Silver Streak Clipper for $23,000.00 as well last year.
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