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, had Meg Whitman taken a stand against fraud and misrepresentation back […]

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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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