Tag: Internet Car Scams

Research The “What If’s” Before Losing Money Or Merchandise Online

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fbi ic3

Have you lost money or merchandise online? Sadly you’re pretty much on your own. Most local police send failed internet transactions to the FBI’s IC3 website to file a complaint. Chances are you’ve went this route and never were followed up by the feds! 😥 The internet today is like the old wild-wild-west of yesteryear. […]

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Green Dot MoneyPak Scamming Internet Car Shoppers

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Green Dot Moneypak used to scam internet buyers

Fraudsters are now using Green Dot Moneypak for payment on non-existent vehicles Recently a Millersville man thinking he was buying a 2002 Ford Explorer for $2000 fell victim to this scam. From Lancaster Online: “A Millersville Borough resident fell for an online scam, paying $2,000 for a used SUV owned by an Army National Guard […]

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Woman Loses $28K To Craigslist Car SELLING Scam

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Doc's Internet Car Buying Tips

The Daily Journal Online reports on this Craigslist car selling scam that cost a woman her car. A Park Hills resident thought she found a buyer for her Dodge Challenger. Instead she became a victim of a scam. “According to Park Hills police, the local woman posted an ad on Craigslist asking $28,000 for a […]

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10 Years Watching eBay Car Scams & Auction Fraud

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Medved eBay Auction Chart 03/05/2007

Summary of 10 years watching eBay Auction Fraud and Used Car Scams. Buyers and Sellers were conned out of their money by slick-talking fraudsters and bad sellers. These observations destroyed buyer and seller trust and well-established community values. It is Doc’s belief, that had Meg Whitman taken a stand against fraud and misrepresentation back in […]

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Cybercrime Ring Selling Non Existent Cars Busted

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Cyber Crime Ring Busted Selling Non Existent Cars

A group of Eastern European men have been charged with running a multimillion-dollar scam through sites including eBay and Cars.com, prosecutors announced Thursday. Charges were unsealed against Romanian national Nicolae Popescu, currently a fugitive, along with five of his compatriots and one Albanian who also remain at large. U.S. law enforcement officials have issued alerts […]

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eBay Motors Internet Car Scams For 04/23/2013

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2011 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 171028830170

Here are today’s suspected internet car scams on eBay Motors. We start out with this 2011 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, but the photos are of a Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited. Do they have Palm Trees in Massachusetts?? I don’t think so! Next is this 2012 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class that is a SALVAGE Vehicle from Hurricane Sandy. Funny Experian […]

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