Grand Maximus Scam - BEWARE!

Discussion in 'Transformers On Ebay' started by Red leader, Jul 21, 2010.

  1. Red leader

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    Anyone who has purchased one of these auctions needs to place a dispute asap, the seller has resold the same item 4 times in the last 24 hours, auctions are below , all have completed so you would need to log into an ebay account to view them, I cant believe this still goes on :( 

    TRANSFORMERS G1 GRAND MAXIMUS C-311 100% PRIME MEGATRON on eBay (end time 21-Jul-10 10:09:44 BST)

    TRANSFORMERS G1 GRAND MAXIMUS C-311 100% PRIME MEGATRON on eBay (end time 21-Jul-10 01:53:23 BST)

    TRANSFORMERS G1 GRAND MAXIMUS C-311 100% PRIME MEGATRON on eBay (end time 20-Jul-10 21:19:32 BST)

    TRANSFORMERS G1 GRAND MAXIMUS C-311 100% PRIME MEGATRON on eBay (end time 20-Jul-10 20:06:40 BST)
     
  2. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 Optimus, serving up the primest of ribs since 1984

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    damn if this joker doesn't even have one to send out and id be surprised if he did he has ripped some some poor folks for $2,429.65 US!
     
  3. 03Mach1

    03Mach1 Logic has been replaced with blind ignorance.

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    Very strange. Over 1000 feedbacks and still plenty of items listed. Certainly strange timing to start scamming people.
     
  4. Red leader

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    yeah but look at how many items he sells for .50p
     
  5. Sideswipe1954

    Sideswipe1954 Well-Known Member

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    That does seem odd, especially since he has had only 2 negatives in the last 12 months and over 500 positive.

    Could he have had four of them in different states of condition and just got lazy and used the same pictures?
     
  6. Tirade

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    I'm wondering if his account was hacked. Things like this have occurred when an account has been compromised.
     
  7. Spiderus Prime

    Spiderus Prime TFW SpongeBob and TTV's MS 2.0

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  8. Automorpher

    Automorpher Autobot Slut!

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    What I thought too. :sly2: 

    Scammers don't usually take this long to "show their true colors."
     
  9. Red leader

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    check out his last negative - I bought his collection and low and behold his house burned down and he couldnt post, lot of money lost on that one.
     
  10. G1_Cindersaur

    G1_Cindersaur Banned

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    not to be a dick, but anyone that bid on his stuff after a feedback entry like that..should have known they are taking a risk trusting that ass of a seller.
     
  11. Tirade

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    Wow. No kidding. So were you able to get your money back for that transaction?
     
  12. Red leader

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    A portion but it was difficult, he seems to use ebay as some kind of free loan facility, keeping his feedback high with small transactions and than pulling stunts like this, I just hope the guys that bought the Grand Max auctions get things sorted and dont loose out.
     
  13. Tirade

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    So you weren't even able to recover the full amount you paid? Ouch. And I'm sure that was a time consuming matter on top of everything else.

    Interesting stunt to raise feedback, if it's true. I certainly have less sympathy for the seller now. More than likely, as you first stated, he is attempting to scam some buyers.