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Old 05-04-2006, 02:49 PM
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Cheap Diesel in Denver area

Looks like a great value

http://denver.craigslist.org/car/157413416.html
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Old 05-04-2006, 05:55 PM
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Looks like a scam. My brother and I independently located the exact same ad on NYC and DC craigslist. Also note no location, no phone number. Reeks of fraud.
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Old 05-04-2006, 07:22 PM
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Funny the ad is in Denver, That VIN number is registered to a lady in Tampa FL. When registered in Sept 1999 the car had 37,xxx miles. It's current leinholder is a San Antonio Bank (Military Lender)
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Old 05-04-2006, 07:37 PM
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Originally Posted by nuckingfuts
Surely a scam-someone should notify Craiglist of this:


Hello
I have been promoted at my work and they sent me to Toronto,Canada,the car is with me.
The car has a clean title it is in perfect mechanical and psihycal condition. And it's an american car.
I have tryed to register it here but the fees are to expensive and it isn't a very good deal for me.
So i have decided to sell it to US, I need a very fast and clean sale because I decided to buy another car here and I need to secure the downpaymnet for the other car, this is why the car's price is so low I want to be sure that I sell it fast.
Being a new employee here,I have to dedicate myself to work and i do not have a lot of time to meet every client, so i decided to use an escrow company,and they will take care of the transaction.

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Old 05-04-2006, 07:53 PM
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Craigslist is fine for little and cheap things

And it seems to be getting a reputation for bottom feeders
( heard that anyway )

Doubt I would buy a fancy Mercedes off it.
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Old 05-04-2006, 10:03 PM
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We'll find out. I sent an e-mail asking if I can come check it out for a test drive.
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Old 05-04-2006, 10:16 PM
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We'll find out. I sent an e-mail asking if I can come check it out for a test drive.
Are you willing to go to Toronto?
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Old 05-04-2006, 11:13 PM
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Bad smell...

This one sure smells like a scam to me too... I've inquired on a Golf TDI at denver.craigslist.com and got a very similar 'story' - that car was also located in Toronto... sounded suspicious right off the bet.
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Old 05-04-2006, 11:17 PM
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Anyone else notice the pic of the dash? The thing was idling at 1,050 rpm!!

Seems about....400 high?? Especially for an electronically controlled engine.
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