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  1. General T4 Chat
    Hi there, Just to be aware there was a scammer on gumtree Ipswich this week who had posted a T4 camper on a 51 plate with full VW history and only 69000 miles, asking only £3500. Seller stated he was on holiday until tomorrow but a deposit could secure it for viewing at 12pm tomorrow. I was a...
  2. General Van Chat
    Another scam on eBay, listed as in Liverpool but when contacted its in Scotland due to 'work commitments' Seller 'Amy' stated ' My current location is Scotland due to my work commitments. If this is going to be a quick sale, I will let it go for £6,900 delivered at my costs. The deal will go...
  3. Coachbuilds
    Been trying to find a phat camper for the last couple of weeks on Internet but most bargains are scams, has anyone got one for sale? They are all in Scotland with a widow or 2 send the money and will deliver the camper!! Really bad these scams still exist!!
  4. Irish Regional Forums
    SAINSBURY'S CAR PARK SCAM - BEWARE! Mon September 16th, 2013 5:00 pm. Sainsbury car park scam. Please BE WARNED! Over the last month I have become a victim of a clever 'Eastern European' scam whilst out shopping. Simply dropping into Sainsbury's supermarket for a bit of shopping turned out to...
  5. General T4 Chat
    Hi Folks, I joined the forum a while ago, whilst still looking for a T4, I almost fell into a Scam, I am only posting so people are made aware, as other potential buyers have lost thousands of pounds, I would like for us to spread the word: The original advert I saw was as follows...
  6. Vans For Sale
    I have just spoken to the very nice people at Freewheel Leisure; the ebay listing shown below is not theirs and has been posted as a scam by caescarlysouth. They did have this van in stock in January but the ad has been ripped off in an attempt to defraud the unwary, which makes sense if you...
  7. eBay Listings
    I have just spoken to the very nice people at Freewheel Leisure; the ebay listing shown below is not theirs and has been posted as a scam by caescarlysouth. They did have this van in stock in January but the ad has been ripped off in an attempt to defraud the unwary, which makes sense if you...
  8. Safety
    Hi all, I'm new here and really only joined to ensure that no one gets ripped off by these hideous eBay scams. Guy selling T4 in Fort William, he's deaf so can't speak on the phone. The van is £6500 and is perfect in everyway as you'd expect. He can deliver it for free, all you've got to do is...
  9. Safety
    Be aware and DO NOT even think about buying a vehicle from this person, Christophe​r Khan. This is what he asked me to do Thank you for your interest. I am currently located in Ireland with business and I have a very busy schedule. I can tell you that the car is in perfect condition, very well...
  10. General T5 Chat
    So after email communication and an offer of me collecting them as they are quite far away, I got the offer of them being sent to me free of charge (perk of their job allegedly). I would then inspect and pay the driver if happy. No risk, so thought why not! The only thing I was worried about at...
  11. The Pub
    Hi all - just a quick heads up about an ad on gumtree I found, and I'm embarrassed to say, nearly fell for! here's the ad: http://www.gumtree.com/p/cars-vans-motorbikes/vw-t4-bench-seatbed-and-buddy-seat-multivan-caravell-transporter-camper-seat/102849457 the email I got contact from was...
  12. The Pub
    Hi Guys Wondering if any of you ever had dealings with a guy called Scott Barnett aka as Tricked-up-t4 on ebay? He claims to be from Yorkshire. I placed a bid on a T4 gearbox a short while ago and arranged to pay the cash into his account to pay for it. I then went to check my ebay email and...
  13. The Pub
    Just thought I'd post this for you guys. Just in case. <style><!-- .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { font-size: 10pt; font-family:Verdana } --></style>I received this from a friend so be warned: I received a call from a 'representative' of BT, informing me that he was...
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