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post #11 of 33
1st rule of scame: if it is too good to be true it probably is not true.

he sent a verification letter, the moment you accept the letter he can probably claim you already received the gpu... very shady. he got two strikes from me one more odd move and he is out.

you should asked him to send a picture with the 780 and a paper of the date and his screen name.
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post #12 of 33
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I also have personal email/
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you should asked him to send a picture with the 780 and a paper of the date and his screen name.

I considered this, but when he offered to take full PayPal I was reassured greatly
post #13 of 33
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I also have personal email/
I considered this, but when he offered to take full PayPal I was reassured greatly

Yeah but look what happened with the other "company" that sprung up here on OCN recently...asked for gpus paid with paypal, got sent computer mice
post #14 of 33
Verification letter sounds like he wants to send something to you so he has tracking to show you received an item in case you dispute. That or he is stalling to reduce the time you have to dispute it.
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Yeah but look what happened with the other "company" that sprung up here on OCN recently...asked for gpus paid with paypal, got sent computer mice

thankyou! thumb.gif Exactly what i meant earlier another thumb.gif

But hey! you can lead a horse to water but you cannot make it drink biggrin.gif
post #16 of 33
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I also have personal email/
I considered this, but when he offered to take full PayPal I was reassured greatly

i can make a mickey mouse email address all day long - bristol to swansea = 1 hr 25 mins. Tell him you live nearby and can i pick one up or 2 or 3 biggrin.gif
post #17 of 33
ive seen this ad a while back i asked about 770 he had it i asked him to send a verification pic he never did
post #18 of 33
SCAM! 250 for a 780, i know this makes me should not very nice but you sir have been played.
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do you have the message where he said he wants to send a verification letter if so then he can't say he sent the card
    
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post #20 of 33
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Payment sent, and the seller has said he'll send out a verification letter to my address to make sure that it is legit, before posting the card, just to cover his back..

Never heard of this practice before.. at least I have PayPal's buyer protection on my side

Unlucky, once that letter gets there thats his paypal proof he sent the "item" to you. They won't know if its the item or a letter.
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