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C50_img_2348_1461571554 mxBryan Quote
9/26/2016 10:37 PM

Hi,

Probably alot of people who are looking for special parts in the bazaar section will also look on Vintage Bike Ads ?
To make a story short there is on VBA a guy named Marc Bowman, trying to sell me a HRC silencer for only 170$ that's right.. 170$ ! Sounds suspicious.
When i ask for some photos, just like i expected he gives me the photos of www.vintagehonda.nl
So when i tell him he's probably a scammer because he is using pictures from someone else their parts, he became silent ! No email or replies anymore.

Like some other VitalMX members did the past few days i want to tell you guys to be aware ! Not only here, but also on other pages.
If someone is trying to sell you factory parts, but using photo's from other people their parts. You might be dealing with a scammer !

C50_mc_replica_1512453300 Bman_145 Quote
9/26/2016 10:51 PM

Thanks for the heads up!

Quick search found this site: link where his email is listed as a scammer.

C50_mc_replica_1512453300 Bman_145 Quote
9/26/2016 10:57 PM

Also found this on a cached page: another warning about the same guy

C50_img_2348_1461571554 mxBryan Quote
9/26/2016 11:24 PM

So sad to see people getting scammed with their hard worked money ! Makes me so angry !
His email address is also marc4bowman@gmail.com

C50_cobra_1487824709 barkhard696 Quote
9/26/2016 11:33 PM

VBA has some really high-end stuff but because of the $$$ to be made, lots of scammers there, too. I only send money as merchandise there. I've also sold a fair amount there with no problems.

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C50 ranbush Quote
11/7/2016 9:36 AM

Thanks very much to all you folks that posted about the scammer "marc4bowman@gmail.com".

I joined this list today just to let you know that I also was contacted after posting an ad on the Internet BMW Forum. I wanted to buy a single touring pannier, because I crashed and bent one pretty badly.

So this guy emailed me that he had one he would sell, then he sends me photos off of the "Globe Scout" website, and he says he would sell it for $170 USD. That must be his favorite price! I got suspicious when he couldn't provide the correct dimensions, and his emails had a lot of bad spelling. When I googled his email, it led me to this thread.

Thanks again!

C50_mc_replica_1512453300 Bman_145 Quote
11/7/2016 2:28 PM

Happy to hear it helped someone!

C50 gunjalubba Quote
1/2/2017 10:52 AM

I am new to the site but this site is where I identified the scammer marc4bowman@yahoo.com. So I guess I'm paying back of a sort.

I fooled around with this idiot gathering information and tracing his possible whereabouts. Apparently in the state of South Carolina. The city is Beaufort S.C. and I just happen to have a friend that is a trooper in that area. He was going to meet with this scum but his job had him on another issue. Now he has a new email autoparts282@yahoo.com trying to make another attempt and he loves the amount of $230 for some reason. Best thing about crooks is they are stupid and desperate not in that order. Beware and hope this helps.

C50_mc_replica_1512453300 Bman_145 Quote
1/2/2017 5:13 PM

Nice work, I like the attempt at getting him. Thanks for the updated email on this guy.

C50_img_2348_1461571554 mxBryan Quote
1/3/2017 1:24 AM

Sounds great, i hope your friend pays him a visit !
Thanks from my side to for the update !

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