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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...

rfd

Guys, I have been an active purchase of GC on RFD for a year or so now. I've just been scammed via paypal for $170 (full transparency). Luckily I didn't give them all upfront. Seems that more and more accounts with great feedback history are being compromised. The account that scammed me was an extr...

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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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... a faq for these types of transfers? Here's how the conversation went: Him: How long have you owned it and What is your best price ? Samsung S20 128GB Cosmic Grey (Telus) BNIB Me: My best price? It's brand new. Him: That's great, I will offer you the sum of $1,160 for the item and shipment via ...

tps

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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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...

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Hey RFD members. Please be advised to deal with extreme caution when selling gift cards online. Do NOT provide the gift card code to anyone who asks to "verify" the balance before hand, even if it has a PIN . Gift cards can still be spent without the PIN . Usually, the conversation will go something...

imei

Buyers, please be aware I was robbed today and I'm posting the SERIAL NUMBERS and IMEIs of the stolen devices so that you do not purchase blacked out and stolen iPhone 7 Plus devices. Toronto Police has been notified and the IMEIs have been put on the national blackout list and they have been report...

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Long time user, 1st post. A warning to other trusting citizens: Posted a Wanted Ad on Kijiji for tickets to a local event here in Kitchener Waterloo, Oktoberfest Recieved a text response from someone claiming to be Jennifer Douglas ...

license

... and made up a story of how they're going back to Italy have all this fancy perfume that they have to leave behind and then try to get you to buy 1 and they give you 6 free or something like that. I tried entertaining them to see how far they'd go but it didn't reveal much. Watch out for their ...

spot

I was scammed several times. So I searched a lot and found some simple tricks to identify a scam site. The percentage of girls between the age of 18 and 25 must not exceed 15% of the total number of profiles presented on the dating site or the matchmaking service. Why? Because the truth is that ...

issue

So I bought an iPhone 6 Plus off someone off RFD in November. They had good feedback, so we meet at a gas station close to me. They had really good feedback so we meet up, he seems very nice, and I was in a rush so I didn’t test the phone since I don’t usually when it’s off RFD since people on here ...

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Just warning ppl in case this is a scam in the works to multiple RFD users. https://forums.redflagdeals.com/wts-amazon-best-buy-gift-card-1-000-10-2163170/#p28803709 Earlier today I sent user “maritrunks” payment for $200 worth of Amazon giftcards to maditrunki@gmail.com and then he replies ...

scammer warning

I am afraid I got scammed by a rfd user. User name is thewhopper Bought some desktop rams from this user. Price was good. 16GB DDR3 rams for $60 bucks, and he had three sets. Ended up agreeing to buy all three set with shipping cost of $12 to total $192 Paid by EMT on the 4th During ...

ottawa

Just a heads up. He was selling/trading an LG G6 and a Galaxy Note 4. Both in MINT condition. But I guess not in working condition...lol. Not one warning of the phone defects. I can understand downplaying them to sell but not even a hint! He wanted a iPad Mini 2 for the Note 4 and I happened to have...

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avoid

Avoid this tint shop They lure you in with 149 tinting then you get there and say that’s for cheap film do there quality high performance film for 271. Because lifetime warranty. They did my car It bubbled and they refused to fix it. Went to the dealership and had it removed and put with 3m film the...

enbridge

I got a call from 13438878792 claiming to be from Enbridge on behalf of whole home savings, his name is Peter, he said he want to come to the house to check the gas and equipment. I asked him if he is selling anything he said no. I told him I am busy and hanged up the call and blocked the number. I ...

cell phones

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...

receipt

Listed a new PS4 yesterday on kijiji and found a buyer the same day. I had it listed for $300, but I kept the bundled game that came with it. I spoke to the buyer on the phone and she was asking for the receipt which I said I can include, but I also mentioned that they wont be able to return it beca...

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Nov 14th - Order placed Hi All, I recently required some work done, to install a garage heater. I emailed some HVAC guys on Kijiji and a guy called and came home to give me a quote. He requested a $1000 deposit to order the ...

defective

Hi fellow RFDers, yesterday I bought a RTX2080 that was taken from this T730 from a seller in downtown Vancouver for less than $800. Base on the trust from the text conversation and knowing the card is less than a month, we met at a Tim Horton at pacific centre without any testing. THE CARD TURNS OU...

lottery

Like many, I have won Nigerian lotteries, been awarded financial prizes, been left monies by long lost relatives etc. Sometimes a few million dollars, sometimes a bit less. But I have just been notified of my biggest win ever by RBC: “Dear Beneficiary, Total sum $7,000,000,000.00 USD Payment notific...

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I would like to warn all business owners and entrepreneurs that don’t fall in franchise trap by small telecom companies They promise you so much and try to sell their franchise

tickets

Hi, I would like to share my experience and validate with you what you think about this situation. I contacted a seller on Kijiji to buy CN Tower Tickets. The guy was responsive, he sent my electronic tickets to print and requested to be paid by E-Transfer. He suggested to provide Interact password ...

inquiry

Got scammed purchasing a prepaid visa off Facebook. I heard there is someone on RFD that helped others. Could anyone advise who that individual was that helped others?

sold

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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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 ...

iptv

Scammer uses this email (asoliman20@hotmail.com) for etransfers. There is next to no service that is actually provided....BEWARE!!