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Old Sep 5, 2003, 9:58 AM   #1
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Default Used Digital Rebel on E-Bay

Is E-bay great or what? :?

Have a look at:


Item number: 2949769228

The item -- a digital Rebel -- is described as a "Magnificent camera. In an excellent condition. used 2 months." The photo is definately of the Rebel, judging from the various reviews.

Pretty amazing, considering they have not hit the stores yet!
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Old Sep 6, 2003, 4:58 AM   #2
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I emailed them:

From: "Teletraid Company" <[email protected]> | This is spam | Add to Address Book
Subject: Re: Question for seller -- Item #2949769228
To: [email protected]
Date: Sat, 06 Sep 2003 08:47:08 +0300

I have received this camera in July. 100 units were issued. Now it to
in shops since October 15. Our company cooperates with Canon. WE the
clients. It was sold to us in July for 1000 dollars. Now we want other


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Old Sep 6, 2003, 10:52 AM   #3
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I would really doubt that this is true. I would bet it's a scam. I would send notice of this to ebay.

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Old Sep 6, 2003, 3:26 PM   #4
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I notice it was removed earlier today. It didn't quite pass the "Smell Test".
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Old Sep 11, 2003, 1:04 AM   #5
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Sigh! Hate to say this, but yes, if it sounds too good to be true, it IS. I've learned my lesson the hard way. Go directly to the sellers, and even then, read the merchant reviews thoroughly before buying anything. Call them first, then call them again, and if you don't get the answers you want, hang up.

Hopefully have just saved my sister (in England), the equivalent of a $980 travel scam on the net. She fell for the Fun Pak deal and excitedly informed me we were going on a 2 week vacation around FL and the Bahamas for 300 GBP each. After three weeks of hassle, she THINKS she might get her money back. Visa over there isn't as customer service conscious as ours.
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