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Old 08-16-10, 10:30 PM   #1
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What do you think about this fleabay entry? (plus its 2 sibling entries)

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI....=STRK:MEWAX:IT

Genuine, or scam?
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Old 08-16-10, 10:55 PM   #2
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Old 08-17-10, 12:32 AM   #3
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Total scam. I don't even think they speak English. They have obviously taken the description (and presumably the photos) from http://stores.ebay.com/AuctionBlockOnline and they didn't know enough English to edit to remove the name of the originally seller.
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Old 08-17-10, 01:16 AM   #4
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Smart enough to find items to list worth money but dumb on their language skills as already pointed out.

Original listing appears clumsy but genuine. What a shame. Your time will come Jur! ;-)
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I believe it's a scam & that this bike was in the USA. Pictures are only being re-used. The giveaway is the unlikely event of a US Postal Service bin in the pictures. I mean, there could be one of these bins in Asia, but what are the chances?
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I'm pretty sure I saw that same bike and same description on ebay last week.
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Sweet bike. Right size for me.

But engage brain folks.

Why should a Chinese seller offer a made-in-US bike with delivery to Australia?

Why is the price quite so low?

Why is the English wonky?

Shame.
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scam...... o zero feedback ..the bike listed 3 times .... the seller name with a big number behind it ( should make you think he has lots of points) ...it reeks

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eveybody go to that link and report him to ebay and lets see whats gonna happen
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Reported the item as fraudulent since it is listed three times.
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If you want to know for sure, send the money and see what happens.

It works also with Nigerian deals.
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If you want to know for sure, send the money and see what happens.

It works also with Nigerian deals.


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