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Postby kimbo » Fri Feb 26, 2010 4:49 pm

i have just been on a site called preloved over here in uk. i was looking at a bird breeder of quite a few birds. imagine my suprise when i saw the picture to advertise his lovebirds was natacha from this forum with i think are her mums birds, are they allowed to do this.
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Re: preloved uk

Postby Michael » Fri Feb 26, 2010 5:01 pm

You'd better PM her if someone is committing fraud with her pictures. She may not know and I haven't seen her around the forum in a little while. The PMs usually send an email reminder to the user though so she'd know to check.
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Re: preloved uk

Postby kimbo » Fri Feb 26, 2010 5:15 pm

have already done it and notified preloved that its possible she doesnt know.
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Re: preloved uk

Postby MandyG » Fri Feb 26, 2010 5:31 pm

It's amazing how many scams there are, and unless you know what people look like you don't know it's a scam. Somebody was claiming to be selling their military Macaw named Cash in Winnipeg, MB a while ago. The picture was of Dave Womach... pretty sure he's not selling Cash in Canada...

So a quick report and it was removed. All you can do is let the people running the website know and advise the person who owns the birds if you know them personally. People usually use pictures of people from other countries, of course somebody from Canada is going to be going on a UK site to check the classifieds so it's highly unlikely that they will get caught. :roll:
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Re: preloved uk

Postby kimbo » Fri Feb 26, 2010 5:40 pm

will have another look cause i think he might be using others, he has loads of adverts for different silly hand tame birds, though with that many birds it must be quite a big set up. will check his rep. :senegal:
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Re: preloved uk

Postby kimbo » Fri Mar 05, 2010 1:52 pm

have informed the site team about the advert and they have told the advertiser that he had t remove the pic and replace it with their own. they have done it.
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Re: preloved uk

Postby Michael » Fri Mar 05, 2010 2:09 pm

Good thing this got resolved but really quite appalling to think that someone would pretend to be selling someone else's birds....
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Re: preloved uk

Postby Natacha » Sun Mar 07, 2010 7:55 pm

Wow I missed all of this!

I wasn't really online in February. It wasn't a good month for me but things are coming around nicely so far in March.

Thanks for taking whatever steps were taken, much appreciated!
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