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Alain Zanchetta
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Re:Novag Robot Scam?
« on: April 12, 2006, 01:02PM »
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Quote from: Endspielgott on April 12, 2006, 11:47AM   

Are you tempted?

well... finally no... not enough wood after all
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Re:Novag Robot Scam?
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2006, 11:47AM »
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Quote from: Alain Zanchetta on April 12, 2006, 11:33AM   

I got my answer : no local pickup in France... 


It's a shame...at least you do have his email adress now...

Are you tempted?

Christian
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I got my answer : no local pickup in France... 
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Re:Novag Robot Scam?
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2006, 08:21AM »
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Also of interest, is the note about an escrow service available 

BTW, I read something the other day how scammers are now trying to make use the phishing plage (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phising) inside eBay auctions so we have to be extra careful on what we click there!

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Re:Novag Robot Scam?
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2006, 12:48AM »
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very dubios! 
And the seller have no valuations! hmmmmm.....

If my website is ready (still 95% ready) - we can ever look for those scammer. I also have screenshots from any auctions :-)

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Re:Novag Robot Scam?
« Reply #5 on: April 11, 2006, 11:13PM »
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Hi Christian,


Quote from: Endspielgott on April 11, 2006, 01:07PM   

Strange that he only wants to send the device to France...

Alain GET IT

Christian

I asked the seller via ebay if this shipping option meant that the Robot was in France, and if we could arrange for a local pickup...
... no answer so far 

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Strange that he only wants to send the device to France...

Alain GET IT

Christian
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Novag Robot Scam?
« Reply #7 on: April 11, 2006, 12:59PM »
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As has been pointed out on CCC by Steve Blincoe this auction is extremely dubious for a number of reasons which a reading of the listing reveal.

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Chess-Computer-Novag-Robot-Adversary-SUPERSELTEN_W0QQitemZ6050817459QQcategoryZ92094QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

The picture and short description are actually from the auction that Christian Müller won in January.

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=2554&item=8755260183

This is the second such scam using this picture. See the thread entitled Robot For The Records? It makes a change from Tasc scams.

Mike



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