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Mobile phone scam on ebay?

Discussion in 'Mobile Phones Forum' started by PhilipVass, Apr 28, 2004.

  1. PhilipVass

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    So is this a scam or can you really get these phones from a "factory" so they say? :rolleyes:
     
  2. kelvin

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    You can get some members opinion's on these types of "scheme's" from this thread.

    As you will see, they're not too well received - I suspect the "month's" delay is a bit optimistic :rolleyes: :suicide:

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  3. SanPedro

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    It's the same principle as a pyramid scam mate.

    basically only the people in at the top get the chance of a new phone. You pay your £20 and go in at the bottom. You are then relying on others to bump you up the list. Problem is that when you are 6 levels down in the list you need huge numbers of people to join so that evryone on level 4 (for example) can move up a layer.

    Eg. Layer 1 is 1 person. He gets 8 people to pay £20 to get him anew phone.

    Layer 2 is 8 people. They need 64 people to get them all a phone.

    Layer 3 is 64 people who need 64 x 8 people to get them a phone (and so on).

    So unless you're at the top you're knacked.

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