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Speaking of scammers.... everyone is fair game.

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So I'm watching the new show on speed "Unique Whips" last night and some guy posing as an marketing exec for JP Morgan convices the shop to turn out a car quick for them. They did an expensive sound system for a Dodge Magnum, wheels, etc (probably about $30k worth) in a half day in hopes that JP Morgan would give them another 9 cars to do.

Turns out the guy had no affiliation with JP Morgan and was a complete scammer. The guy got away with it (so far)! They said the reason that the car was late for the scheduled delivery time is that it took the guy a couple hours to steal the car first. :eek:
 

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I watched that episode last night as well.

The Unique owner (Will) didn't even take a credit card number? The show is edited so we don't get to see the whole conversation between him and the scammer. I wonder how Will thought he was going to get paid?

He lost rims, tires, audio components and all the hours of his staff's labor. An expen$ive lesson for Will.

Perhaps he can ask the phone company who had that number(s) registered to before it was disconnected..
 
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