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#1 David Pavlich

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Posted 13 January 2011 - 10:09 PM

There is a new scam showing up on Cloudy Nights. Please goto the following link to learn the details: Scam.

#2 astro_que

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Posted 14 January 2011 - 09:35 PM

The text is well written, much better than Nigerian 409. It could fool someone.

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Posted 29 November 2013 - 09:16 AM

Not sure where to post but found this scam happening
Think its a scam somehow

seen the ad in Victoria, BC V9A 7M8

http://bc.kijiji.ca/...tar-Telescop...

and

here Surrey, BC V3R 1N5

http://bc.kijiji.ca/...tar-Telescop...

and ottawa

http://ottawa.kijiji...Questar-Tele...

and winnepeg

http://winnipeg.kiji...x-Questar-Te...

HOPE THIS HELPS SOMEONE!!!

#4 ChristianG

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Posted 30 November 2013 - 06:38 PM

Yeah... Thought the guy was an *BLEEP* for not replying to my requests for info. Not sure either how the scam works--maybe 'seller' asks for some amount of money for shipping, trusting that buyer will pay actual telescope price upon delivery? Since there is no telescope, the 'buyer' is now out of a few hundred dollars...

--Christian

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Posted 30 November 2013 - 06:42 PM

As for the fake Cloudy Nights payment management, the requirement to use Wester Union gives it away. Somehow, scammers are very fond of Western Union....

--Christian

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Posted 06 February 2014 - 08:12 PM

Not sure where to post but found this scam happening
Think its a scam somehow

seen the ad in Victoria, BC V9A 7M8

http://bc.kijiji.ca/...tar-Telescop...

and

here Surrey, BC V3R 1N5

http://bc.kijiji.ca/...tar-Telescop...

and ottawa

http://ottawa.kijiji...Questar-Tele...

and winnepeg

http://winnipeg.kiji...x-Questar-Te...

HOPE THIS HELPS SOMEONE!!!


I notified Kijiji of this and they removed the ads. I wonder how they were supposed to scam you...

--Christian






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