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Cobra2 28th March 2008 05:28 PM

The fleabay-scam thread
 
fleabay-warning:

"antiqueranch" owes me a Hickok 752. (or more than $ 500).

"tubecrazyforaudio" owes me 2 testers! A Hickok 600A and a Jackson 648S...+ a few tubes... (~ $ 600).

No answer fom these guys...

"lotsoftubes" owes me a few tubes...

Latest:

"moonshine-2112" (tubes)

there are others too...

Soon time to take that "travel thru the U.S. with a baseball-bat holiday"

Arne K :mad:

analog_sa 28th March 2008 05:40 PM

Yup, the credit crunch. How did you pay?

Boris_The_Blade 28th March 2008 05:44 PM

You really think all those people scammed you? It seems more likely to me that there is a problem with the postal services.

Geek 28th March 2008 07:49 PM

Glad I moved to eBid.net ;)

Cobra2 28th March 2008 07:56 PM

Quote:

Originally posted by Boris_The_Blade
You really think all those people scammed you? It seems more likely to me that there is a problem with the postal services.
The warning is probably too late, as several of these users already have left ebay...and do not respond to ebay messages or direct email...

The irritating ting, me beeing patient, believing the sellers the first 2-3 months, then it is suddenly too late to complain...
(has to be done within 60 days)

Arne K

KP11520 3rd April 2008 01:07 AM

Batter up!

Cobra2 14th June 2008 05:55 PM

So, I'm not alone... http://www.audioasylum.com/cgi/vt.mpl?f=tubes&m=206564

Somebody should "bump into" him soon...he can't hide forever...

Arne K

dietcoke 14th June 2008 07:05 PM

Hi Arne,

Do you have his information? You should try contacting the postal service or the police in his area since he is engaging in international fraud. As long as he took the money there should be a link to him.

Cobra2 9th September 2008 05:52 AM

Help wanted crushing knee-caps in Henan Prov. China...
(I must be the biggest fool?).

Arne K

poynton 9th September 2008 06:35 AM

Who is the latest scammer ?

Name names..


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It is not only traders who try to scam. Some buyers also try.
I sent 2 fully working pairs of B&O speakers to Turkey (with tracking). The guy said both pairs were not working and he wanted a refund. He started the Ebay/Paypal dispute process which froze funds in my account. I offered, through the dispute channels, a full refund IF he returned the speakers. He refused saying he was so disgusted he had "thrown them away".
Needless to say, he did not get a refund but did leave negative feedback and I had funds frozen for several weeks.

Andy


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