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  1. Warning Insurance Scam?

    Insurance
    Yesterday I was making a claim for my wife (her car) with the RAC which turned out to be Zurich. After going round the planet a few times, judging by the accents I succeeded in filing the claim. I am a named driver on her policy and had my car insured with Zurich last year, but changed in...
  2. Scam numbers?

    Transalp
    Hi all You may know i'm selling my 650 and have it advertised on here and Gumtree. I've gotten text messages from people but there is no number to reply to! Are these scammers pretending to buy? One came at 0530 this morning with just a email address ([email protected]) to reply to but no...
  3. insect repellent patches

    Chatter
    Any one used them? Been out of the loop too long as I'd never heard of them. Saw a fb like me link and warning bells started to ring, thought it was a scam. On searching further found a few firms that sell them, ie Amazon. Any tried them? Found vie patch on Amazon which apply to the skin like...
  4. I'm buying a Crosstourer

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    A BMW 1200 GSA, A ferrari and possibly go on a world cruise with all the money I'm about to receive next week, £915,950.00 to be precise. :thumbup::thumbup: I've just won the Euromillion Lottery, yippeeeeeee, which is quite surprising cos I never entered it. Yup, you're right, another scam, but...
  5. Advice Please

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    My wife has advertised her mazda MX5 on ebay and recieved the following e-mails. We feel it is a scam but would welcome any advice if you have the time. Thanks in advance Rob. kindly forward your paypal email email account to me,so that i can proceed the payment asap i live in wales but am out...
  6. Is Partzilla.com a scam company?

    Africa Twin
    I made an order there a few weeks back, and they keep saying that the order didn't 'download' properly into their system, even though I got a order confirmation. The payment went through already. Their oddly unhelpful customer service is now totally ignoring me, even though I told them I need...
  7. Hein Gericke Problems

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    Is it just me? Following on from my post about waterproof boots, I ordered a pair of Hein Gericke Rallye boots in their 30% discount sale. I ordered on the 29th, paid using PayPal immediately, but have still not received them. I've used the HG contact form on their site and emailed them, but...
  8. Warning: DVLA email scan

    Chatter
    I was sent the following email from the DSA and thought that it would be useful to pass on: NEWS DVLA scam email warning Watch out for emails claiming to be from the DVLA asking you to verify your driving licence details via an online link – it's a scam. The DVLA has not sent...
  9. Paypal security Update scam

    Chatter
    Just a heads up about paypal security updates doing the rounds. I haven't received one of these in ages, and I can only guess it is somehow linked to the recent traffic we're getting to the paypal on the TLD website. The scam email I got looked the most convincing of any received so far. This...
  10. Bennetts insurance rip off scam

    Insurance
    Rip off, scam     Last year I brought insurance with bennetts for quite a reasonable price but when the time came to renew this year they had put my premium up to £694 (up nearly £200) on last year despite not having had an accident, anyway I decided to go with Caroline Nash who quoted me £220...
  11. Careful http://www.mindinbox.com appears to be a scam site

    Chatter
    I was surfing around as you do looking for the next shiny thing to buy. I was after a Samsung NC10 netbook. I came across the Store site as it had incredibly cheap prices. E.g. Samsung NC10 - £194.35 from them, closest to that from an on-line shop I recognised was MicroDirect at £293. One hell...
  12. Scam alert

    Chatter
    Not sure if this is a new one or not but be aware. Currently have 1 of my bikes on Biketrader, i recieved several emails from a guy in Ireland saying he was interested in the bike and was happy to pay the advertised price without looking at the bike!! He then explained how he would send a...
  13. Nigerian Email scam? or American?

    Chatter
    Dear Friend: I need to ask you to support an urgent secret business relationship with a transfer of funds of great magnitude. I am Ministry of the Treasury of the Republic of America. My country has had crisis that has caused the need for large transfer of funds of 700 billion dollars US. If...
  14. Sounds like a scam to me.

    Chatter
    Got this message this morning in response to an ad I have selling my @ My "quick response" was polite: I have nibbled on the bait... I'm waiting now for poor "John Lewis" to figure out what product he was "bidding" on, and offer me a deal that is too good to be true. I'm thinking its a...
  15. Looks like a scam to me!!!!

    Chatter
    Last week I sent an e-mail to this guy selling wait for it.... A mint 2001 RWB AT with 11.5k miles on the clock. Too good to be true???, he had put the wrong phone number in the ad in Bike Trader. Anyway this e-mail arrived last night, the wording is the same as loads of scams I have seen before...
  16. EBAY SCAM?

    Varadero
    Hi New to this site and dont own a Varadero but thought I might like to- saw this add on Ebay - HONDA XL 1000V - Varadero model, black, 2000£900.00Location: Worcester, Worcestershire, United Kingdom this is a classified add, so he is selling at £900 which sounded rather cheap.Interestingly he...
  17. Insurance Scam

    Chatter
    There is a scam that many of the less scrupulous companies are upto, so watch out... I pay my insurance, in one lump sum, at the start of the term by creditcard, when the renewal comes through, it goes in the bin if it's not competitive, and I get a policy from elsewhere. This year, I did...
  18. Realmatch.co.uk. It's a scam

    Transalp
    Warning to anybody selling or buying a bike. DO NOT USE REALMATCH SERVICES LIMITED (HERTFORDSHIRE) TO SELL YOUR BIKE. They are a buyer/seller matching company who get your details off websites or publications where your bike is for sale. They have just ripped me off to the tune of £79.99. They...
  19. Realmatch.co.uk. It's a scam

    Transalp
    Warning to anybody selling or buying a bike. DO NOT USE REALMATCH SERVICES LIMITED (HERTFORDSHIRE) TO SELL YOUR BIKE. They are a buyer/seller matching company who get your details off websites or publications where your bike is for sale. They have just ripped me off to the tune of £79.99. They...
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