Green Dot MoneyPak Scamming Internet Car Shoppers

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 member in Utah and getting nothing, borough police said.…

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Another Victim Snared In An Internet Car Scam

Don't Fall Victim To Internet Car Scams

KJRH TV 2 Tulsa Oklahoma broke this story recently where a 20 year old girl fell for one of the oldest Internet car scams on the books This was the old eBay Motors vehicle protection scam that’s been around seemingly forever. A late model Nissan Altima for $1800 should have been a warning right there. But it’s often the lure of getting a really good…

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10 Years Watching eBay Car Scams & Auction Fraud

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 eBay’s early days, they could have nipped their auction fraud…

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Cybercrime Ring Selling Non Existent Cars Busted

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 for the men through Interpol, the international police agency.…

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2012 Honda Ridgeline eBay Motors Scam

Always Have A Vehicle Inspected Before Sending Money!

Here is today’s suspected eBay Motors scam listing. It’s a 2012 Honda Ridgeline 4X4 that has the usual scammer red flags all over it. The sellers account was probably set up with someones stolen identity and credit card. Take a tour with Doc as he shows you what to look for to avoid internet car scams. And be sure to read his article “Used Car Buying…

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Suspected Internet Car Scams For 04/16/2013

Learn The Red Flags Of A Hijacked Sellers Account!

Take a ride with me as i cruise over to eBay Motors and let’s have a look at what I suspect is a hijacked seller’s account. Friends, It’s really important to do your homework and inspect a vehicle and its title documentation before sending payment. Update 04/16/2013: Apparently my suspicions were correct. Now all those car listings on valeasing13’s account are gone. So either eBay…

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eBay 2012 Range Rover Low Profile Scam

SCAM ALERT - Beware Of LOW PRICED Late Model Vehicles For Sale

Took less than 3 minutes to find this fine example of an eBay SUV Scam. 2012 Range Rover HSE Sport with only 12,000 miles advertised for sale for only $28,999! But look here at this listing where it brought $54,000 by what looks like its true owner. At least in this listing the vehicles eBay Auto Check history report shows both the Range Rover and…

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