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post #11 of 21 Old 04-15-2010, 12:54 AM
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Also: pretty sure there's no such place as "Brownsville. Oregon". Maybe there is, but it would have to be so in the boonies that it would be totally ludicrous to even think for a second that there might be a Friesan there.

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post #12 of 21 Old 04-15-2010, 06:47 AM
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Oh if you say you'll come pick up the horse, they'll make up a story about how the horse is on the other side of the country, but don't worry, they'll have it hauled to you! They do this all the time.
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post #13 of 21 Old 04-15-2010, 07:12 AM
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SCAM, that's weird because I got the SAME exact response when I asked about a yorkie for "adoption". Every detail is the same, minus the horse.


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post #14 of 21 Old 04-16-2010, 05:15 AM
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That is almost identical to the scam I got sent.....check under Horses for sale....idiots

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post #15 of 21 Old 04-16-2010, 06:28 AM
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I got it removed, I emailed her and said that I was reporting her for scamming and she sent me the same email you got!


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post #16 of 21 Old 04-17-2010, 09:40 PM
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this is definitely a scam. They are obviously just changing the locations and their last add the friesians name was Mara and they forget to change em all!


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post #17 of 21 Old 04-23-2010, 03:46 PM
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Probably a scam or a really weird lady! She makes it sound like you already bought the horse! Since she accidently called him Mara once, it probably means she makes up different horses and tries to sell them, getting people's money and never selling the animal, or the animal being nothing like they described him as. Plus, no one sells any decent Freisian for $800...
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post #18 of 21 Old 04-23-2010, 03:50 PM
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Also: pretty sure there's no such place as "Brownsville. Oregon". Maybe there is, but it would have to be so in the boonies that it would be totally ludicrous to even think for a second that there might be a Friesan there.
Actually, there is (only know as I have family not far from there) - this is still a scam, but at the very least at least they chose a place that does exist, lol.
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post #19 of 21 Old 04-28-2010, 10:48 PM
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I was just about to say there is a place here in oregon called brownsville, think its south by Eugene area.... but still a scam...lol
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post #20 of 21 Old 04-29-2010, 12:29 PM
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That address is a house for sale... 220 E Washington Av, Brownsville, OR 97327

SCAM indeed!
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