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He often posts from Tottenham that he has the strong weed killer. He confirmed his address and information. He send he would ship the item. He made excuses and did not ship. His first alias was Todd - but now he has posted again under the alias Pete. Stay away. will not ship the item and steal your ...

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Apparently someone hacked my account and was offering to sell Amazon Gift Cards If you sent any money through PayPal, please file a complaint and have the charges reversed, because you were scammed. I am currently trying to get in touch with forum mods to see if they can track the person down

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someone got scammed http://www.torontopolice.on.ca/newsreleases/47493

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He often posts from Tottenham that he has the strong weed killer. He confirmed his address and information. He send he would ship the item. He made excuses and did not ship. His first alias was Todd - but now he has posted again under the alias Pete. Stay away. will not ship the item and steal your ...

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He often posts from Tottenham that he has the strong weed killer. He confirmed his address and information. He send he would ship the item. He made excuses and did not ship. His first alias was Todd - but now he has posted again under the alias Pete. Stay away. will not ship the item and steal your ...

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I don't know where to post this, so I'll do it here. If it in the wrong forum, please move Moderator. Thanks. I received the following email and called Rogers to verify. It turns out to be a phishing scam. The urgent nature and short time line made me suspicious. From this email battagin@rogers.com>...

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My friend sent a large amount of money to the fraudster via e-Transfer, and ever since receiving the transfer, the fraudster had stopped communication with my friend. I understand cops are legally unobligated to be involved with civil matters, but this time, the assigned TPS officer had acknowledged...

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Hi everyone, I recently purchased an S20 Ultra 5G for $1100 off Facebook Marketplace but it appears they sold me a clone. It was shrink wrapped, the box had a secondary seal, but it is definitely not an S20 Ultra 5G - the display only goes up to 720p60. Furthermore, CPU-Z reports the CPU as a MediaT...

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I purchased this user's Note 9 on the 15th that he had listed for sale in BST. I sent him the funds that morning and he said he would ship the phone by purolator since a truck was supposedly coming @ 11 AM. After he received the funds he did not get back to me to let me know if the phone was shipped...

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My friend sent a large amount of money to the fraudster via e-Transfer, and ever since receiving the transfer, the fraudster had stopped communication with my friend. I understand cops are legally unobligated to be involved with civil matters, but this time, the assigned TPS officer had acknowledged...

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My friend sent a large amount of money to the fraudster via e-Transfer, and ever since receiving the transfer, the fraudster had stopped communication with my friend. I understand cops are legally unobligated to be involved with civil matters, but this time, the assigned TPS officer had acknowledged...

buyer

So I sold a mouse that I got from bestbuy to some guy. The box was sealed. A day later he contacts me and claims that the box is empty, all that was inside was a cable and a battery. He picked it up from my house so it was pretty obvious that I wasn't trying to scam the guy. Anyways he threatens to ...

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... I have a buyer interested in several thousands of dollars worth of equipment. Given the risk with such a transaction, I have done the following: 1. Arranged to meet at the local police station to conduct the exchange of goods (police station has okayed this). 2. Taken photos of the items before ...

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Hello, I've been a 'victim' of a very unusual scam where the seller agrees to meet the buyer (myself in all instances), and upon arriving at the agreed upon location the seller simply blocks buyer's number and does not show up. I spend a fair amount of time looking for good deals on Facebook Marketp...

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So i purchased a Noctua Cooler from a member on RFD. Missing some hardware that made mounting not possible. He keeps saying to email noctua for the hardware. I dont think this is possible as a seconday buyer right? Italic message is me, Regular is him. Bolded are key points. He knew my intentions we...

scammer alert

I don't know where to post this, so I'll do it here. If it in the wrong forum, please move Moderator. Thanks. I received the following email and called Rogers to verify. It turns out to be a phishing scam. The urgent nature and short time line made me suspicious. From this email battagin@rogers.com>...

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http://www.torontopolice.on.ca/newsreleases/43438

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I'm in pursuit of a used car. I came across this 2010 Camry for 4200 CAD. The car is good, I test drove it in the city and on the highway and there are no problems with it as far as I can tell. However, the seller is selling cash only. He doesn't ...

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I'm in pursuit of a used car. I came across this 2010 Camry for 4200 CAD. The car is good, I test drove it in the city and on the highway and there are no problems with it as far as I can tell. However, the seller is selling cash only. He doesn't ...

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Hello everyone, I just wanted to post this to inform other buyers of an individual named Rida Al Akel selling stolen Amazon Fire Sticks through Facebook Marketplace and most likely other online selling websites. My parents purchased a 4K Amazon Fire Stick which they thought was brand new, no issue a...

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... I have a buyer interested in several thousands of dollars worth of equipment. Given the risk with such a transaction, I have done the following: 1. Arranged to meet at the local police station to conduct the exchange of goods (police station has okayed this). 2. Taken photos of the items before ...

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Dude texts me off a selling platform. Uses the goofy lingo & sends me a post.cz deceptive etransfer with laughable coding, With the intention of shipping to a Surrey address. My intent is to raise awareness, but also to send the cops to that address to shut them down. Don't get suckered. Screenshot_...

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obviously i would buy it directly from the manufacturer/or the retailer if i had the money. but i really like this bag and person is selling it fro ⅓ less than retail price. i've done enough searches on google about what to look for but what's going to prevent counterfeit makers from following those...

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I got a whole bunch of notifications that my account is being used to sell. I have messaged those who have messages in my outbox and inbox to inform them. I have now changed passwords. He has also posted under gift cards but deleted it so it doesnt show up in history. as I am getting PMs about it. R...

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Hello I was scammed for just over $700 by jessmanz1994@gmail.com He was selling a lilac s9+ on RFD and has since been banned here. I have the email threads and pictures to prove it all. He claimed to be in Calgary or Regina and had to ship the phone to me but I had to pay upfront. Sadly, I learned m...

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I have noticed a number of apparent scams with sellers offering high end cell phones with buy it now prices at a fraction of the actual value. It seems that they have somehow hacked into an existing account that has been inactive for some time and start selling multiple items at unbelievable discoun...

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Was contacted by an individual with a male Italian name on Kijiji who wanted to pay for my item with a certified check and add an extra $50 to have it shipped despite being in Brampton. Sent a picture of an Ontario G2 driver’s license claiming it was him and requested my DL and cell phone # in retur...

scammers

Just got a text his from some scammer on kijiji. Ok he wanted something I was selling. Send PayPal via friends method but got this scam mail.