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Old November 7th, 2012, 07:44 PM   #1
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I have my tj for sale on craigslist. I get a voice mail, and text from the possible buyer from a local #. A few texts back and forth, he asks for the vin to do a car fax. Is there anything that he could do with my vin# to somehow scam me?
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Old November 7th, 2012, 07:45 PM   #2
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Not that I know of.

If so... Dealerships must be getting raped for posting them on their websites in their ads.
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Old November 7th, 2012, 07:46 PM   #3
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I don't think it is uncommon to ask for a vin to run a carfax.
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He's going to photoshop it onto a title and stealz ur carz!!!!!!
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Also need a VIN for a insurance quote.
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If someone could scam you with a vin, don't you think they would just go to a parking lot and pick one out. They aren't exactly hidden.
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Old November 7th, 2012, 08:15 PM   #7
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This a new level of dumb...
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Ok thanks. I hear about the scams on craigslist, I just wanted to know if I was not setting myself up.
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don't do it! If you give away the vin, somebody might buy it!!!
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you also need it to get a loan.
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He's going to report the VIN stolen and have the cops take the TJ from you and give it to him.
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