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Warning if your looking to buy this car....

03 JTD 156 Sportwagon - 42K

Auto Trader UK - ALFA ROMEO 156 1.9 JTD Turismo 5dr Diesel Sportwagon

Went to see it ( it was then on for £3700 - now dropped to £3100 )

Rung up - Polish lady answers....' chat chat chat, yes it's my car '

Arrange to see her, call her when I arrive. ' Er, I had to pop out, my brother will come round'

5 min later, big Merc pulls up, and a massive bruiser gets out, straight out of " Eastern Mafia " central casting.

Do a test drive, then look at paper work ( tatty log book with panels missing ) ' Is this your sisters car, and how long has she owned it?'

' Da ( heavy accent ), she had car for years two'

'And it's registered on the log book in her name? '


' So her name is "Tracey Sharon Smith"?'

Pause....'Da, she er...married english man'

' So can we do payment by bank transfer? '

' Niet - cash only my friend '

Run away, run away.....
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Re: Warning if your looking to buy this car....

Is it worth reporting this to the Police ... the car sounds stolen ...
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Re: Warning if your looking to buy this car....

Almost on a weekly basis I notice cars in Autotrader that are too cheap with mobile phone numbers that don't work and hotmail e contacts. I ring up Autotrader and they take them down, next week the same thing happens. Usually if you do get through to the seller they are "abroad", can't use the car cos it's r/h drive but they will ship it back........
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