Craigslist 2008 Suzuki GSXR 600 - Scamalot
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Stamford, CT, United States
Classified Ads Scam
| Craigslist 2008 Suzuki GSXR 600 i was looking for a good deal on a motorcycle to get back on the road and taking tours with my friends. the posting on craigslist was pretty much what i was looking for, and to boot it was going for a rather low price. so we started to send email back and forth with Q&A, usual type behaviour, not pushy, nothing suspicious. every question found a good answer, all details that were provided checked out and increased the level of confidence from \"suspicious\" to \"cautious\" to \"sounds genuine\".|
right until the moment of providing the payment via MoneyGram.
conversations continued a few days after the payment was done (i guess it takes a few days to process the payment). thereafter all communications halted - no responses on eMail, nothing from their phone and/or SMS.
clearly, as soon as i called to request a return of the funds, the money had been collected and there was no method of recourse.
possibly, even the Craigslist posting was highjacked by these guys.
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