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Old 28-11-2011, 02:43 AM   #1
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Warning "optimax 200xs Con,freud"!!!!

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2006-Mercu...item3a6d2d8f6c

The motor in this thred is not for sale, if you see this engine for sale keep well away. I have been in contact with the person posting these adds, claims he livs in london but the XS is in Scotland riiggght on the tip, his uncle has just died and is trying to sell his stuff for his aunt.

"send the money and i will send the merc, if its not to your tast, send it back and I'll pay postage both ways with a full refund" yeh right, nice guy hay? Will pay postage both ways with full refund!!

theren is a bit off this around spoke to one person in sussex who had lost £3000 like this. lots of crappy ppl about.

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Old 28-11-2011, 01:27 PM   #2
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Its alrdy removed
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Old 14-01-2012, 11:26 PM   #3
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Wonder is this the same one:
Item number: 260933409957
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Old 15-01-2012, 12:19 AM   #4
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Boatsandoutboards are full of these cons for outboards. Particularly the Indonesian ones. The tel numbers will either not work or be a wrong number which forces you into emailing and that's when you'll get similar stories. I've spoken to b&a about this and they can't get rid of the ads quickly enough.
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Old 15-01-2012, 01:52 AM   #5
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Yeah they do look dodgy...at least this ebay add is legit 250970383772

There's more and more of this sort of con on ebay now
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Old 15-01-2012, 10:25 AM   #6
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Yeah they do look dodgy...at least this ebay add is legit 250970383772

There's more and more of this sort of con on ebay now
Ebay link doesn't work.
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Old 15-01-2012, 12:05 PM   #7
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Ebay link doesn't work.
Ebay has taken it down...it was for an almost new 496HO with a starting bid of 99p from a (0) feedback seller
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