F800 on Kijiji (nigerian type scam)

Discussion in 'Parallel Universe' started by Motoriley, Aug 4, 2009.

  1. Motoriley

    Motoriley Even my posing is virtual

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  2. Desert Dave

    Desert Dave Enjoying the moment

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    I think the windshield he put on there dropped the value a couple of grand....
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  3. dukedar

    dukedar 60 easy payments!

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    From the photos, at what we can see that has been added to the bike, it seems low.

    The seller must be very motivated to sell!
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  4. M N B

    M N B would rather be riding

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    Yeah, he's got sw motech crash bars. A decent bash plate (not sure of the brand), an akropovic exhaust and the world's ugliest windscreen.

    For so few miles, I'd expect that bike to go for over $10k USD easy.
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  5. GB

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    The price is either a mistake or the guy's an idiot... or if it seems too good to be true.. you know the rest..
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  6. Terrytori

    Terrytori Namaste

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    That's nearly half ( $13.8K ) of what i just paid for my '09 with abs and computer and center stand.

    Somebody's going to be either really happy... or really sorry.
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  7. Bushwhacker

    Bushwhacker Dirt, Sweat & Gears

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    The pipe is another $1000
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  8. LadyLisa

    LadyLisa Adventurer

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    So if I buy the plane ticket to Montreal, what am I looking for? So as not to be a sucker???


    <TABLE class=XEtbl_sub cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=1 width="100%" align=center border=0><TBODY><TR><TD class=XEenlarge align=right width="45%">7,500.00 CAD<!-- WARNING: Automated extraction of data is prohibited under the Terms of Use. -->

    </TD><TD class=XEenlarge vAlign=top align=middle>=

    </TD><TD class=XEenlarge align=left width="45%">6,996.33 USD<!-- WARNING: Automated extraction of data is prohibited under the Terms of Use. -->

    </TD></TR><TR><TD class=XEenlarge align=right>Canada Dollars </TD><TD class=XEenlarge vAlign=top align=middle> </TD><TD class=XEenlarge align=left>United States Dollars </TD></TR><TR><TD class=XEenlarge align=right>1 CAD = 0.932845 USD<!-- WARNING: Automated extraction of data is prohibited under the Terms of Use. --></TD><TD class=XEenlarge vAlign=top align=middle> </TD><TD class=XEenlarge align=left>1 USD = 1.07199 CAD</TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE>
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  9. Terrytori

    Terrytori Namaste

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    I'm going to make the assumption... given its' size... that Montreal has
    at least a couple of BMW dealers. I'd ask where he bought it and then pay to have a service check done at the other one with particular attention paid to both the motor and frame. Just about anything else is real fixable given
    the huge gobs of money you'd be saving.

    If he turns down your offer to pay for a service check, that might indicate
    potential problems.

    The scoot would have to be seriously screwed up to render this a bad deal.

    You could probably buy a new motor for it and still be ahead of the game.

    I would normally dump on this kind of ad however, a guy here in Halifax took a 1098 S pretty much around the block... scared the piss out of himself and then wanted to trade it in at a pals Harley Dealer for
    thousands below what he paid for it.

    There are nutbars out there.
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  10. billy_037

    billy_037 Been here awhile

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    Hi

    I am communicating with the seller and apparently it is a divorce. Husband bike assigned to wife; totally no interest in the bike and wants to get rid of it asap.
    She suggest to use the ebay vehicle purchase plan. It all sound good; very good or to good to be through.
    Will see where it will end, but it would be nice if somebody would want to check it out for me locally.

    Will keep you guys informed how it all end.
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  11. ADAMD

    ADAMD Been here awhile

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    The bike is probably gone.
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  12. billy_037

    billy_037 Been here awhile

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    Just talked to seller and the bike isn't gone yet. But I don't trust it so I backed out.

    I requested if I could the bike inspected but this isn't allowed. For me a reason, to neglect this add.

    Good luck to the buyer. I think he will need it.
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  13. ADAMD

    ADAMD Been here awhile

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    I may go look at it if they get back to me.
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  14. ADAMD

    ADAMD Been here awhile

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    This ad is bullshit.

    She replied, she said the bike has 1600 miles. We don't use miles here. We use Kilometers...

    the IP address of her message is 78.149.134.25 http://whatismyipaddress.com says that London UK. That's pretty far from montreal...

    Received: from [78.149.134.25] by web43404.mail.sp1.yahoo.com via HTTP; Wed, 05 Aug 2009 14:00:07 PDT
    X-Mailer: YahooMailClassic/6.1.2 YahooMailWebService/0.7.289.15
    Date: Wed, 5 Aug 2009 14:00:07 -0700 (PDT)
    From: Diane Forester <diane.forester84@yahoo.com>
    Subject: Re: Reply to your "2009 BMW F800GS" Ad on Kijiji
    To: adamavis@yahoo.com
    In-Reply-To: <1987606136.66911249492354999.JavaMail.root@kj-classy012>
    MIME-Version: 1.0
    Content-Type: multipart/alternative; boundary="0-1988109364-1249506007=:8310"
    Content-Length: 6820

    I'll bait her and post the reply:

    Full email :

    <TABLE cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 border=0><TBODY><TR><TD vAlign=top>Thanks for being interested in buying my bike..... It is in a good condition, no scratches, no damages, never been implicated in any accidents, no problems at the engine, runs very well. It has 1300 miles, all documents in hand, a perfect bike. The price is not negotiable, $7,500.00 firm. The only reason of selling it, is because of my divorce with my husband. After the divorce sentence I got the rights on this bike and as a woman I don`t need it(I don`t even have driver license)......we will use only eBay Vehicle Purchase Protection to complete the sale.. If you are interested and you have the funds available email me your full name and shipping address.

    Thanks</TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE>
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  15. ADAMD

    ADAMD Been here awhile

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    Here's the response...
    Thunder bay is about 700 miles from montreal... Gonna dig some more... this is fun

    I am from Thunder Bay, so we have 2 options. Drive down to Thunder Bay and test the bike and then if you are satisfied with it, I can arrange shipping. Or I can start the shipping and you will get the bike in front of you house in 3-4 days along with all the papers that you need to register it under your name. As I told you before, you will have 7 days trial period and if you are not satisfied with it, then I will find another buyer and you don't have to give me any money. This is my best offer. The bike comes with bill of sale and clean title made under your name. If you wish to purchase it please provide me Your Full Name and Your Complete Address so I can initiate the deal through eBay. Also, let me know if there's something else you need to know.

    Regards,
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  16. ADAMD

    ADAMD Been here awhile

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    I replied :

    Yes awesome!!! I WANT IT! It's probably not worth it to drive there if there's a money back warranty, that's with EBAY ya?

    Ok, So how do we proceed I want it!! What is your phone number?
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  17. billy_037

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    Let me guess. No phonenumber!!!!!!:deal
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  18. ADAMD

    ADAMD Been here awhile

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    dunno, they were quick to reply, just sent a fake address: fort worth texas

    This ad probably has to be the best Scam ad I've seen, although you can still pick out the bad english, but because it's from Montreal (french) you kinda let it slide...These nigerian scammers are getting good.

    I'll post the link to this fake ebay thing too...
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  19. ADAMD

    ADAMD Been here awhile

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    <TABLE cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 border=0><TBODY><TR><TD vAlign=top>" Look how this works:

    1. I will contact eBay and give all the info about this deal.
    2. They will email us the forms which are needed for our deal.
    3. I will send the bike to your location and you will send the money at eBay.
    4. After you will inspect the bike and decide to keep it, eBay will forward the funds to me.

    If the bike is not suitable for you from any reason, your money will be fully refundable and I will take the bike back on my cost. I'm sure it won't be the case, because it's a state of art looking and working machine. Anyway, you will have 7 days, from the time you receive the bike, to inspect it and decide if you want to keep it or not.

    If you wish to purchase it, please provide me Your Full Name and Your Complete Address so I can initiate the deal through eBay. I apologize but I had an accident in March 2008 and I lost my voice (the main factor in my divorce). I can't speak with you over phone but I can call you from an office for dumb persons, like me, and one person will speak for me with you. Please let me know what don you think. Also, let me know if there's something else you need to know.</TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE>"
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  20. billy_037

    billy_037 Been here awhile

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    You know she is even paying for the transportation of the bike to your place. Isn't she cool?????
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