Same BS happened to me when I was interested in a car on OldRide.com.
It was an orange '68 Dodge Charger RT with a 478 Hemi, pistol grip 4 speed, and black leather interior (SO FINE!).
Here's the best part... $11,550.
Yep... Not a typo.
Got a return email with more photo's.
To sum it up:
-Someones Ex-Wife was selling it, because she gained it in a divorce.
"As a woman, I have no use for it", she said.
-Handling transaction through Google wallet.
-(Also) Marine Engineer, at sea presently.
-Cannot meet in person.
-Everything is handled through Google and Insured, ships free, with option to return it within 10 days at no cost for a full refund.
-Must WIRE $ to her bank account.
Got a (really well made) faked Google transaction reciept emailed and everything. I asked for a Vin#, got one, and when I ran it, it was undocumented.
Called the real Google Wallet and reported it.
The BIG red flags, among many, many others, is the necessity of wiring of the $, instead of the Paypal "type" of transaction that Google does, and ofcourse the inability to meet you in person.
I think alot of these come from over seas too. I was picking up on alot of grammatical errors, also had a phone call about it from a dude sounding Russian, with an international phone #.
They're some ballsy fuckers.
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