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WTF? Pre-Buy with Bitcoin on eBay? Scam?

Discussion in 'Roadster 2020' started by TEG, Dec 5, 2017.

  1. TEG

    TEG TMC Moderator

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  2. Derek Kessler

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    Definitely a scam.

    No contract until after you handed over $185,000? Ha ha haaaaa.

    "Give me $185,000 today and I'll buy you a $200,000 car in three years. Honest!"
     
  3. ecarfan

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    I would say that someone should report that fraudulent listing but...anyone stupid enough to fall for that scam is going to fall for some other online scam so it’s really kind of pointless to try to protect them.
     
  4. HankLloydRight

    HankLloydRight Fluxing

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    Wha??? First of all, the RN is not sequential. And "highest"? What does that mean?
     
  5. David99

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    so he is trying to make money off his reservation and he is trying to make extra money by getting payed with bitcoins now hoping they will go up in value.
     
  6. Derek Kessler

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    Assuming he actually has a reservation, which is highly questionable.
     
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  7. brkaus

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    Scam. If your going to drop $200k now, might as well add $50k and send it to Tesla for a founders edition.
     
  8. ky_soldier

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    I read this as 185k to just take his RESERVATION not the actual car?
     
  9. brkaus

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    Yea, lots of different ways to read it.
     
  10. Derek Kessler

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    Tesla does not allow for the transfer of reservations, so any attempt to sell a reservation is actually selling a promise to the car.
     

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