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B

7/11/2018 5:55:43 PM
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Sep 2008
Total posts:138
Tvs sold out of back of van

Anyone see the guy selling TVs out of the back of his van at Princess Auto today. Friend was telling me about it. Wondered if the TVs were stolen.

ifish

7/11/2018 6:01:03 PM
Member since:
Sep 2016
Total posts:15
...

They will likely be a weird brand name with a huge price on the box and he will be selling them cheap. Giving some story how he got them. They will be some really cheap t.vs.

Getty

7/11/2018 6:36:52 PM
Member since:
Aug 2008
Total posts:1462
same guys?

I believe they may the same guys that sold speakers and stereo's a few years back.

nicemoustache

7/11/2018 7:26:17 PM
Member since:
Apr 2012
Total posts:59
Yes

He tried selling me one... said that some TV retail outlet had been shipped a double order by mistake so he had gotten a good deal and now was passing that good deal on to??? Seems to like Princess Auto, I’m guessing because he knows the type of people that go there are generally ones that are looking for low prices on items (vs top quality) and it is also set back from the street with no other business/people that might notice. I declined and left but stopped at the street to watch for a bit and he just kept circling the parking lot and stopping to talk to people coming out of the store.

sparkycivic

7/12/2018 8:13:36 AM
Member since:
Aug 2011
Total posts:199
Beware!

This is classic "white van scam". Google it, and you'll likely see all the hallmarks of it being a scam.  
 
Notify PA staff of the activity, and any other business owner whose patrons are being targeted.  
 
The TV's might work, but will be of the lowest possible quality. Or they might not work at all...  
 
You wanna make them nervous? Offer to take a selfie with them, or attempt to take a picture of their vehicle and license plate. a scammer will definitely lot allow any of that!

uncle bo

7/12/2018 11:14:59 PM
Member since:
Feb 2011
Total posts:16
Too funny

That dude stopped me too at guess where,lol.It was tuesday in Winnipeg.Some great deal he had and was going to pass the deal on to me also.Got offended when I offered him $10,lol.

 
 
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