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BEWARE OF SCAMS! I recently posted a sled for sale on this classified board and 2 others. A man contacted me and wanted to pay for the snowmobile by cashiers check. He claimed he was from another country and wanted me to ship my sled. As soon as I got the check, I new it was fraudulant. The bank confirmed it. If anyone is paying by cashier or bank check, make sure it clears before you give up the sled! I was lucky not to lose any money and want to make sure others don't either! :cussing:
 

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that is very common to get those when posting on public sites, especially sites like craig*list, and kijiji. Its always a scam, never believe it.
 

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I sold a 1972 H2 750 Kawasaki motorcycle on eBay to a man in Italy. The only form of payment I would accept was a Western Union money order which had to be cashed before I would send the bike. I picked up the money orders (and there were 6 of them) and cashed them at a bank that Western Union uses for cash. The cash then went into my account and the bike was shipped. I was not about to deposit those money orders and have a chance of a stop payment being issued on them.
The things that happen when you don't have your gun!
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"Buyer and Seller" beware!
 

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guys its not always a scam, im from australia and im trying to buy a sled to take back with me from the states and its hard to get people wanting to sell and ive got money to spend!!
 

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guys its not always a scam, im from australia and im trying to buy a sled to take back with me from the states and its hard to get people wanting to sell and ive got money to spend!![/b]
Cash in hand = sale.

You could be a eskimo looking for a surf board, if you bring me cash, its yours! =)

These people via email are almost never legit.
 

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I tell people to bring cash. If you can write a check you can take it to your bank and cash it to yourself and then bring me the cash.
I love cash.
 

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im after a yamaha apex mtn 2006/7

niko.[/b]

there is a BIG sled auction in southern Michigan on the 20th of oct and the first sat of every month .last year there was a fleet of apexes going through for $3700 ea , pic your color lol . there are deals to be had there on any type sled ever made from the 60`s to present and anything in between new and used

www.whitestarauction.com
 

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I sold one of my motorcycles to a man in Italy a few years ago and demanded he pay with a Western Union Money order. When the money orders arrived I picked them up and cashed them for cash at the bank Western Union uses. I had cash in hand and deposited the cash into my account. No way to trace it back to my accounts. I shipped the bike and that was that.

I had a good buyer.

Richard
 

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Is there any real safe way to make a transaction these days.

The trick is to gather as much information on the seller or buyer. Ask for personal information, cross check and double check.

Cash is good but I would say not the best. Certified cheques, bank drafts, electonic money transfers. Verify at banks prior to accepting.

Titles , liens all have to be checked.

You have to feel comfortable with who you are dealing with. I have had people come and buy my sleds without doing any of this, they dont really ask any questions which really surprises me.

Most sledders are honest working class people but the world has changed, be careful.
 
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