Navigating the Maze of Online Vehicle Scams: A Personal Odyssey

Athena
3 min readFeb 18, 2024

In the digital bazaar where I hoped to find a deal, my quest for a new vehicle led me down a curious path. The online marketplace, vast and varied, promised convenience but delivered a cautionary tale instead. It was during this virtual expedition that I stumbled upon listings that seemed too good to be true.

Each listing was a clone of the other, the same vehicle portrayed in different locales. My intrigue piqued when I reached out to a seller, only to be greeted with a narrative steeped in urgency. The tale was one of…

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Athena

Mom of three boys. Computer programmer living in the country with my husband focusing on my hobbies and youngest son. https://ko-fi.com/athenaandrew