Attention Dodgy advert Merc c55

bob6600

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I guess the ebay ad with the low price is to entice someone to leave a deposit without seeing it and never see it again?
 

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Never a good sign on eBay when the seller has no feedback
 

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Off subject the local car auction to me has an abused CLK55 going through each week for months. Will post the reg asap.
 

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Never seen one in gold before. Is the one one EBay at £6000 a fraudulent advert then?
 

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Horrendous colour for a car never mind an AMG....
 

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I'd have the £9,000 one on Piston Heads.
It might be more expensive than that dodge-pot car on ebay, but I instinctively know (call it a hump if you like) that the PH one is a better motor. :thumb:
 

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It's the same car, but if you offer to buy the eBay one, you'll either pay a deposit then be unable to contact the seller again, or be invited to go, with the cash on you, to a dodgy location of the seller's choice to do the deal. Either way, you will lose money and have no car to show for it.

Or do I just have a nasty suspicious mind? Well, yes, but in this case, it's justified...
 

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Never seen one in gold before. Is the one one EBay at £6000 a fraudulent advert then?

Item location in Bournemouth, The Piston Heads advert says Western Isles??

I smell a rat too. The eBay ad appears fake, with no feedback from a new seller. The car is also priced too cheaply for it to be a genuine ad.

I have seen these type of ad's before with a seller using photos from another car in different location. It has scam written all over it.

Very tempting to ask the eBay seller why he has photos of a car located 600 miles away from Bournemouth and £3k+ dearer.
 

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Is there no way of reporting dodgy ads to Ebay, like there is to Autotrader for example? Or maybe they simply don't care - caveat emptor and all that.
 

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