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Should i buy HTC Thunderbolt on craigslist? $400 for HTC Thunderbolt is a sweet deal; however, i am kinda worry if the phone is stole or lost - bad ESN. Any advices?
    
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I would say have the guy meet you at a Verizon store to get it checked out first.
 
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I will have a picture of his ID. He said that he has original receipts. Is it good enough?
    
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i would get a bill of sale and call verizon and give them the vin number on the back of the phone to check it out or just bring it in to Verizon.
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I will have a picture of his ID. He said that he has original receipts. Is it good enough?

I wouldnt chance it with $400, it would be better just to play it safe and at least call them. But I would throw out there meeting at a Verizon store to get it checked and if hes sketchy on it something is probably up.
 
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He is planning to meet me at Safeway and said that he cannot drive to meet at Verizon store. I think i am going to pass this deals. I am looking to get Verizon smartphone after losing my HTC Incredible.
    
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He is planning to meet me at Safeway and said that he cannot drive to meet at Verizon store. I think i am going to pass this deals. I am looking to get Verizon smartphone after losing my HTC Incredible.

Yeah if he wont meet you at a Verizon store I would just skip it.
 
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