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16 Oct 2016 @ 15:20:33 pm
Duncan
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I know it's difficult to police, especially at weekends when the scammers post their adverts.

Perhaps there should be a waiting before an ad goes live so admin can check if its kosher or not before allowing it.

Simply checking the ad for a motorhome for R63,000 will show up that that same ad has been running for months elswhere at R43,000 and the same lovely couple keep replying word for word be they in Kimberly, JHB or PTA. Now I see they are in the UK. Surprise surprise.....

Remember folks..............NEVER EVER PAY 1/2 A CENT DEPOSIT IN ADVANCE............EVER !!!!!!!!!!!

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16 Oct 2016 @ 15:33:45 pm
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Stem 100% saam...laat admin eers ads goedkeur...want sulke scammers maak groot skade aan jou website
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16 Oct 2016 @ 15:38:16 pm
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I see the Fiat Ducato is also for sale at 1/2 price due to a " medical emergency" ???

Maybe these scammers have both gone to hospital for brain ops...............

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16 Oct 2016 @ 16:05:27 pm
Anonymous

These idiots will never stop, because they do make money off the gulable people who continuously fall for these ads.

Agree with you Duncan, Admin should try an block all ads to be scrutinised before they are released.

Geert, die webtuiste asook die mense wat val vir die "bargains" as dit te goed is om waar te wees, dan is dit ook so.

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16 Oct 2016 @ 16:48:24 pm
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Die adds moet nie net  geblok word. Sekerlik moet jou eers op die forum registreer voordat jy kan adverteer. Die sel nommers en e pos adresse moet moet bloot gestel word aan al ons forum verbruikers reg op die voorblad van die forum sodat ons nie met n slap riem gevang word vorentoe.

Belangrik om ingedagte te hou is dat jy kan sien op die forum wat jy ry en kan dalk so in n hinderlaag gelei word om jou motor te kaap.  Eiende van die dag is dit niemand se plig om ons te beskerm dus moet ons onself beveilig soos byvoorbeeld te gesels op die forum soos nou en te ruik waar die hond stink.

 

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17 Oct 2016 @ 06:40:15 am
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Sal hulle net graag van my foon ook wil weg hou.
As jy wil he jou drome moet waar word, moet jy eers wakker word.

Die jonge Fransies. (Parys - Frankryk)
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17 Oct 2016 @ 08:37:48 am
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Seems such a nice chap.............

Hi again,
 
     Was register on my name and then on my wife's name. This is my number: +447404037471, you can call me anytime (Dawie).
I'm sorry you cannot see the motorhome because we are not in the country and for this reason we must use eBay in order to be safe (my wife is a Power Seller on eBay so we can use their services). We want to use eBay because we are in a country like South Africa and we both know that we can find very bad people here. Sorry to say it because we love this country, but yes, South Africa is not what it used to be. All we need from you is your full name and address so we can register you as potential buyer on eBay.
 
Complete name (will be on the title):
Complete address (street, city, where to be delivered):
Phone number:
 
     After we will have all this details we will forward them to eBay and we will proceed the order. eBay will contact you with all the details that you need to complete this deal and also to see that we are covered by them and that Amanda is a Power Seller. Good to know that the motorhome will be delivered to your home address only after the payment is completed. Delivery time will be 2 days. Of course comes with insurance covered by us until you take the ownership, RWC, keys, logbooks, clear title, service plan and all the papers signed so you can easy transfer the motorhome on your name. All the charges will be paid by us. We don't have a outstanding amount on the motorhome at a bank or financial agency as we paid cash for it. Also a 10 days refund policy will be included so if you will not like the motorhome you will receive your money back. We have two more persons interested in buying the motorhome and ready to pay for it so please send us your full name and address for delivery if you are ready to buy. 

 

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17 Oct 2016 @ 11:52:49 am
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It is the old adage "If it is too good to be true then it is not true". I saw the same ad and thought what a bargain!
The world is full of scamsters. Once sold a Hatrley motor bike on Gumtree. An ostensible "buyer" wanted me to post the package to him at an address. In the UK! Probably from Nigeria.
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19 Oct 2016 @ 07:54:35 am
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Stem die ouens pla baie en waar kom hulle aan n ou se nommer Chuck
Haak daai wa kamp bly koning
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27 Oct 2016 @ 08:29:50 am
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Daars weer n bladsy en half se scams in die classifieds, alles Privaat advertensies, vandag opgesit yell

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27 Oct 2016 @ 09:41:10 am
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Sien daai advertensies. Admin moet soos olx maak...eers advertensies review voor dit op website geplaas word
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27 Oct 2016 @ 10:57:11 am
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Die probleem is dat dit tyd en geld kos vir admin om al die advertensies eers na te gaan.
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27 Oct 2016 @ 11:58:07 am
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As ons so iets sien, moet ons maar vir admin kontak "My Dashboard" "adminContact" en vir hulle laat weet, Soos Frans hier bo noem, hulle is besig met hulle ander werk en sien nie altyd die scams nie.

Die Forum is een van omtrent 5 of 6 rekenaar based jopies wat hulle doen, so hulle sien dit nie altyd vinnig raak nie.

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27 Oct 2016 @ 12:23:58 pm
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As mens kyk na die advertensies, dan is die oormeerderheid vanaf handelaars. As n nuwe lid registreer en direk advertensie plaas...laat hulle na daai ads kyk...hulle is min. Eerlike ads van so n aard is 1-2 per week en kan nie so baie tyd vat om na te gaan nie....maksimum 5 minute per week.
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29 Oct 2016 @ 08:12:15 am
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Sien daar us weer Scam ads op classifieds. 2008 classique vir R59000. Rede vir verkoop is dat hy wil opgradeer na n off-road karavaan. Die volgende sin wat hy skryf is dat hy die wa verkoop vir mediese redes????
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15 Sep 2019 @ 19:57:06 pm
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Just thought I would let you know that this Chris Guy 9 years later still using the same script. So has not been caught and I can only imagine he is using the same script because it WORKS! 

Been playing along a bit, but sadly he already deleted his advert so I cant report it to admins either. 

And the sad thing is, even if admin deleted his post, he will post elsewhere, international fraud is very hard for police to deal with. We have so many local issues they can hardly keep up with. So I am hoping to just keep spreading the word to make people aware. 

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15 Sep 2019 @ 19:59:03 pm
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Seems such a nice chap.............

Hi again,
 
     Was register on my name and then on my wife's name. This is my number: +447404037471, you can call me anytime (Dawie).
I'm sorry you cannot see the motorhome because we are not in the country and for this reason we must use eBay in order to be safe (my wife is a Power Seller on eBay so we can use their services). We want to use eBay because we are in a country like South Africa and we both know that we can find very bad people here. Sorry to say it because we love this country, but yes, South Africa is not what it used to be. All we need from you is your full name and address so we can register you as potential buyer on eBay.
 
Complete name (will be on the title):
Complete address (street, city, where to be delivered):
Phone number:
 
     After we will have all this details we will forward them to eBay and we will proceed the order. eBay will contact you with all the details that you need to complete this deal and also to see that we are covered by them and that Amanda is a Power Seller. Good to know that the motorhome will be delivered to your home address only after the payment is completed. Delivery time will be 2 days. Of course comes with insurance covered by us until you take the ownership, RWC, keys, logbooks, clear title, service plan and all the papers signed so you can easy transfer the motorhome on your name. All the charges will be paid by us. We don't have a outstanding amount on the motorhome at a bank or financial agency as we paid cash for it. Also a 10 days refund policy will be included so if you will not like the motorhome you will receive your money back. We have two more persons interested in buying the motorhome and ready to pay for it so please send us your full name and address for delivery if you are ready to buy. 

 

Super nice isn't he 😆

 

100% same post as when you posted yours 3 years ago. And same as reported on news 24 9 years ago! 

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16 Sep 2019 @ 13:05:24 pm
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If you see something that looks suspect. Directly click on the Report button under the post.  Admin will be notified directly.

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16 Sep 2019 @ 15:59:50 pm
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Thanks Leon. I am aware.

 

The point is that they are clearly still succeeding using various platforms. I report to admin on Junkmaol, problem is all they will do is delete the post and no action is taken thereafter. 

 

I hope to spread more awareness that this is still going on, 

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07 Jan 2020 @ 21:50:32 pm
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Even the English from this advertiser is not by an Englishman??????

Sorry don't trust Him.

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08 Jan 2020 @ 08:13:05 am
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When admin is notified they delete the topic and they will block the domain from where the info came.  They will even put up a flag if a similar domain is used again to gain access to the forum.

There are lots of slim people out there.  So they have their ways of changing domains or get past this type of walls.  Just by going to another internet cafe the domain is changed although its the same person doing what ever they do.

We on the forum can help by reporting such things quickly.  Then it sorted by admin much quicker.

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