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I got scammed for $200, don't buy Kenetic Audio systems off a van in a Parking lot. .  

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Seems this is a scam I haven't heard of, but now that I'm home and Googled the speakers... well, now I know.

http://www.scamshield.com/Sighting.a...exas&article=1

http://www.hometheaterforum.com/foru...heater-systems

I was figuring it wasn't on the up and up, but I wasn't figuring on fakes.

You live by the scam, I guess sometimes you got to die by the scam. Maybe if I am lucky enough for them to work, they still might be better than the Visio soundbar I'm using on my desktop.


Oh well.
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At what point during/leading up to that transaction did you think that it was ok to buy stuff from a random guy in a van?
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Originally Posted by thegreatsquare View Post
Seems this is a scam I haven't heard of, but now that I'm home and Googled the speakers... well, now I know.

http://www.scamshield.com/Sighting.a...exas&article=1

http://www.hometheaterforum.com/foru...heater-systems

I was figuring it wasn't on the up and up, but I wasn't figuring on fakes.

You live by the scam, I guess sometimes you got to die by the scam. Maybe if I am lucky enough for them to work, they still might be better than the Visio soundbar I'm using on my desktop.


Oh well.
Can't believe you actually bought a stereo system from a van in the middle of a parking lot. That's raising a ton of red flags if I ever saw them, a stereo selling van.

Too lazy to go to an audio store?
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Random guy in a van in the middle of a parking lot and you didn't think it would of been fake?

I have some land in the everglades you might be interested in
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at what point during/leading up to that transaction did you think that it was ok to buy stuff from a random guy in a van?
Same thing im wondering
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are u kidding me,why you buy from a person in a van in a parking lot.have never done that.
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Common sense ain't so common. Darwinism at work.
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Happened to me too... did he show you the crutchfield catalog with it in there?

Great learning experience, I've since become extremely cynical.
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post #9 of 144
sorry, I'm really sorry for what I'm about to do, but...


HAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAH
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You should have taken the guys plate number and model vehicle.
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