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« on: November 23, 2012, 06:06:45 AM »
im looking to buy a bunch of phones and i found this guy that said hed ship me the phones for a good deal. Now obviously i wouldnt pay him until i got the items. but how do i do that? so he offered to do it thru Rapid Parcel. (i pay RP and they only pay the guy once im satisfied) Here are more instructions on how it works

Is this Legit?

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Re: Craigslist
« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2012, 10:15:53 AM »
u should probably read this first http://www.jurinnov.com/craigslist-scams  (even if the service is legit it can still be used for a scam, like the western union emails my spam box gets daily)
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Re: Craigslist
« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2012, 10:16:34 AM »
im looking to buy a bunch of phones and i found this guy that said hed ship me the phones for a good deal. Now obviously i wouldnt pay him until i got the items. but how do i do that? so he offered to do it thru Rapid Parcel. (i pay RP and they only pay the guy once im satisfied) Here are more instructions on how it works

Is this Legit?
He won't allow you to just use your amex? If you never receive the item or they are defective just cancel the charge...
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Re: Craigslist
« Reply #3 on: November 23, 2012, 03:33:13 PM »
He won't allow you to just use your amex? If you never receive the item or they are defective just cancel the charge...
good idea

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Re: Craigslist
« Reply #4 on: November 23, 2012, 03:37:03 PM »
may want to check if they have a dif policy for used items.

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Re: Craigslist
« Reply #5 on: November 23, 2012, 03:38:09 PM »
may want to check if they have a dif policy for used items.
he claims theyre new

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Re: Craigslist
« Reply #6 on: November 25, 2012, 12:39:07 AM »
Don't do it unless Amex
Been there done that

Offer him PayPal and do it thru your Amex if he does not take that he is not legit tell him you will pay the extra 3%

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Re: Craigslist
« Reply #7 on: November 25, 2012, 12:43:31 AM »
paypal is the best way to go

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Re: Craigslist
« Reply #8 on: November 25, 2012, 12:45:11 AM »
i would not touch it with a ten foot pole unless you can verify that it someone used it successfully. Craigslist is full of scams.

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Re: Craigslist
« Reply #9 on: November 25, 2012, 01:07:39 AM »
he claims theyre new
It can look as new as it gets, meanwhile you don't know that he used it for a month and just had a case over it.

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Re: Craigslist
« Reply #10 on: November 25, 2012, 01:43:32 AM »
I have been down the Craigslist road, i'm telling you now, ALL SALES ON CRAIGSLIST NOT DONE FACE-TO-FACE ARE SCAMS, THERE'S NO EXCEPTIONS TO THE RULE. It may seem fair and a  good deal, IT"S A SCAM.

Shipping transactions are done through eBay or Amazon... NEVER CL


Disclaimer: I really shouldnt say ALWAYS a scam, but rather 99.99999999999999999, that leaves a .0000000000000000001 chance of this guy being legitimate.

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Re: Craigslist
« Reply #11 on: November 25, 2012, 01:47:10 AM »
paypal is the best way to go
They can decline it afterwards

It can look as new as it gets, meanwhile you don't know that he used it for a month and just had a case over it.
New in a box sealed I mean

I have been down the Craigslist road, i'm telling you now, ALL SALES ON CRAIGSLIST NOT DONE FACE-TO-FACE ARE SCAMS, THERE'S NO EXCEPTIONS TO THE RULE. It may seem fair and a  good deal, IT"S A SCAM.

Shipping transactions are done through eBay or Amazon... NEVER CL


Disclaimer: I really shouldnt say ALWAYS a scam, but rather 99.99999999999999999, that leaves a .0000000000000000001 chance of this guy being legitimate.
I agree but with Amex its safe. No?

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Re: Craigslist
« Reply #12 on: November 25, 2012, 01:56:02 AM »
paypal isnt safe in this case, he would need to fight day and night to get back his money, and i have lost paypal cases with scammers, they know their 'Business'


AMEX i really dont know about,

but its not kedai to even go down this road, HE WILL GET SCAMMED, i cant be any more warning of it!

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Re: Craigslist
« Reply #13 on: November 25, 2012, 01:56:25 AM »
i wouldnt worry if using an amex

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Re: Craigslist
« Reply #14 on: November 25, 2012, 02:07:09 AM »
i wouldnt worry if using an amex

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