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Auctions: Manual Instead Item

How the scam works:

There are scammers online who sell products (electronics, games, etc) making you feel like you are getting a great deal. The description of the item is very well presented, but you should always pay attention to the fine print. 

They will get your attention with great pictures, but once you pay they send you just the instruction manual of the item. When you go back on the site you’ll discover that you can’t claim your money back, as they mentioned in the fine print that what was for sale was only the manual.

How to avoid:

In this, as in everything else where you are spending money or signing your name, read the fine print.

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