This may not be the case but i was recently nearly conned by a guy selling a mini cooper for 3grand! He advertised on eBay just like this guy with the Alfa, Quite a bit of to and from messaging happened,mostly about general details of the car,owners history etc,even pics outside his house!! Then when i got a reply about finalising the deal he asked me if i wanted it delivered. I said yes and how much upon which he said it was included in the price! Then he said he wanted it paid for in advance via Paypal (this is when i started doubting it), he said it would safe guard the deal etc and it was safer. I didn't pay him anything or give any details as this was enough for me but i did google it and apparently they send out fake Paypal and ebay links so when you pay for it that is the last you see or hear of your cash. I have always seen Ebay scams and they are easy to spot,stupid spelling mistakes,too pushy etc but this one was the most believable and i think would catch the most aware out. It could be what is going on with this guy.... Never know!!!