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Old 12-10-2012, 08:57 AM   #1
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Scam Ad Alert

I have just started this thread for all to post a KNOWN ad that is a scam. State why you feel it is a scam or your contact experience and a link to the ad.

I believe this would be a good place to help other members be aware of bad ads in case they are looking at upgrading. I have been looking and stumbled across this ad.

In particular the attached link shows photos of my previous coach that the original owner posted. I bought it in BC and sold it last year to a fellow in Alberta. This ad came up with an address out of VA. Price is realistic but not likely available.

Used 2000 Winnebago Adventurer 35U for Sale | RVRegistry.com

I sent an email to RV Registry and got this reply while typing this:

"I appreciate your email and will be in touch with the owner of the listing".

Thank you,
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Old 12-10-2012, 09:09 PM   #2
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I posted this thread early this AM. Maybe others will see it in the evening and be able to add to it.
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Sadly this is becoming common. I answered an add for a Monaco DP that sounded "too go to be true". It was. The "owner" did everything I asked, until I said DW and I were going to drive to the MH's location to personally inspect it and close the deal. The MH was supposed to be in Indiana at first, but he said it was in Santa Fe, NM when I said I was in Indiana. Never heard from him again.. About the only recourse we have is to complain to the webmaster of the advertising website.
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Old 12-10-2012, 09:58 PM   #4
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This was one reason that I bought new. I was spending a lot of mental energy following up on ads for used travel trailers that turned out to be like what you described.
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The more false ads we can expose as fraud and get shut down, the more possible victims we may be able to save.
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