1. thymaster's Avatar
    Some guy on Craigslist tried to sell me a fake Blackberry 9700 for like $250. LOL. I met him in person and notice that his berry had 10 mp camera and the trackpad lit up. I was like no thanks. Just for fun, I went as far as to load the OS up and tried the camera out and I wasn't surprised at all that the quality look like .3 mp from a phone 8 years ago.

    Lucky I'm pretty educated about my berry but for some of us trying to find deals what are some ways we can all avoid these fake berrys?
    05-12-10 12:33 AM
  2. amazinglygraceless's Avatar
    Good on you for dodging the scam brother.

    Obvious scams / fakes:

    Extremely high MP cameras
    Dual SIM card slots
    FM tuners
    No PIN
    Flash capable
    Other than Blackberry OS
    05-12-10 12:40 AM
  3. dictoresno's Avatar
    did you grille the guy as to why he was trying to be a scammer? or was he just so naive himself that he really thought he had a 9700.
    05-12-10 12:58 AM
  4. jabbs1's Avatar
    did you grille the guy as to why he was trying to be a scammer? or was he just so naive himself that he really thought he had a 9700.
    I really want to know this too. Did you call him out on it?
    05-12-10 08:33 AM
  5. pshift's Avatar
    Did you call the cops or report the guy?
    05-12-10 09:43 AM
  6. SConnick's Avatar
    Yeah... Follow up???
    05-12-10 10:09 AM
  7. Durbo20vT's Avatar
    FakeBerry? Similair story happened to a friend with a fake iphone.... luckily he was knwledgeable with the iphone.
    05-12-10 10:18 AM
  8. Slapnpop826's Avatar
    The way things have been going with craigslist lately, your lucky to be alive.
    05-12-10 11:38 AM
  9. Radius's Avatar
    The way things have been going with craigslist lately, your lucky to be alive.
    Exactly, it's a good thing you've never answered one of my ads.
    05-12-10 11:46 AM
  10. fedge's Avatar
    Did the fake 9700 by any chance look like this it has a tv built in to dual sims lol
    05-12-10 12:05 PM
  11. ericmichaels1978's Avatar
    Crazy- never heard of this though nothing surprises me anymore..
    05-12-10 01:50 PM
  12. coolbreezy's Avatar
    the only 2 things craigslist is for these days is getting prostitutes and getting arrested
    05-12-10 02:15 PM
  13. Slapnpop826's Avatar
    Did the fake 9700 by any chance look like this it has a tv built in to dual sims lol
    Wow. That's crazy!
    05-12-10 04:42 PM
  14. dierre's Avatar
    they sell those thing in the corner store if you pay attention to the box the letter "e" in the word blackberry connects so it appears as o with a line going staight across the middle and plus the graphics are pixelated
    05-12-10 07:44 PM
  15. X7TIGER's Avatar
    haha i think fake iphones are the most popular
    05-12-10 07:59 PM
  16. Deu2e's Avatar
    Definitely have to be careful with Craigslist!
    05-12-10 08:12 PM
  17. mrs.driscoll's Avatar
    i find this really funny because i have heard of fakes but i have never saw a fake bb... hopefully i never will
    05-12-10 08:48 PM
  18. fedge's Avatar
    I'd kinda like to give that 9700 replica a spin just for fun

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    05-16-10 05:34 PM
  19. denison1g's Avatar
    LoL I have 2 iClones

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    05-16-10 05:38 PM
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