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Old 11-16-15, 03:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Agent Cooper View Post
This is a scam, it's a very common internet scam. It's always a very high end item for sale for a ridiculously low price, and they always say they aren't handling anything, there's always a "local agent" or "Shipping company" handling the deal.

Telling you that you can try it out for free and return at no charge is also very common in these scam offers.

If you say yes, they will send you a spoof email that looks like an official Ebay email. It's not.

If you send any money to this guy you'll never see it again.

Don't respond and report it to Craigslist.
^This is correct imo, has all the earmarks of a scam. Anytime you see something very expensive being sold for a ridiculously low amount you can be sure be it isnt legitimate.

There a lot of different versions of this scam, and they tend to evolve as they're brought to light. The latest twist is the supposed middleman handling the transaction, to allay the buyer's concern he'll be ripped off. Just another twist in a common scam. The thing to remember is: unbelievably low price on a high end item = scam.

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