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Need help with buying a car

muffinman_84 Avatar
6y, 10m agoPosted 6 years, 10 months ago
there is a car in the autotrader that is well below £rrp

my budget would allow me to buy a 2006/7 model but this is a 2009 8.000miles on clock and perfect condition.

details in first post

is it too good to be true or is it legit.

please advise
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6y, 10m agoPosted 6 years, 10 months ago
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#1
now the car is in spain but is a uk model the selling has said he is offering cheap because it is uk model and know wants to buy a right hand drive in spain.

then secomnd email said he is selling cheap because he needs the money for finacial problems.

i ask how payment would be made he said using Yahoo Finance has anyone used this before?

i pay yahoo they keep money til i receive the car and pay him after 15 inspection days at my say so.

i ask for contact number but as yet nothing.
#2
SCAM ALERT!

All the symptoms of a SCAM

Steer WELL clear.
#3
sounds a bit dodgy to me.....

The old addage of "if it seems to good to be true....." comes to mind, especially when buying a car!!!
#4
Found this on the RAC web site about scams.

http://www.rac.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=3476

What does it say (sound familiar):

The vehicle is offered for sale at a significantly reduced price, potentially 50% of value, possibly less. The vehicle is a UK car, but the owner is now living abroad, often Portugal or Spain, they need to sell the car to buy a LHD.
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Note also the Yahoo Finance offer is a well known scam.

No such thing.

http://www.scam.com/showthread.php?t=33563
banned#6
Oh my!

I am a Nigerian Prince and I have a better deal for a car I am will to almost give you.................
#7
many thanks rep added for help
banned#8
I cannot believe you are seriously considering this

The exact same scam was in the Sunday Mail Judge column yesterday

Plod on if you want to be out of pocket

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