Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > 6 Series > E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010)

E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010)
The E63/E64 BMW 6 Series builds on BMW's sporty heritage with aggressive lines and an incredible motor to back the design up. Available in coupe and convertible trims with a standard 4.8 liter engine producing 360 horsepower and 360 lb-ft of torque, the 6-series is a popular choice that exceeds expectations.

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-30-2005, 09:31 PM
Malibubimmer Malibubimmer is offline
Officially Welcomed to The 'Fest!
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 6,970
Mein Auto:
Scam?? Nanny Thinking of Buying "Reimported" 2002 325CiC for $5K


My daughter's Nanny has gotten the bug. She wants a Bimmer too. For some reason, the Durango hemi is no longer good enough for her.

But I think she's heading for a problem. She was on cars.com and found some guy in England with a 2002 325Cic, who claims it's a US model, which he imported there (because of a divorce), and now wants to reimport here because he can't get it registered there. He wants her to send him $5000 via Bidpay for the car (with $2000 down and the balance on delivery).

I feel very strongly that this is a scam. Does anyone on this Board have any experience? As is typical of a scammer, the seller is pressuring her to buy the car from him (which, alone, makes me suspicious).

Please help me advise her. (I think she would like a second opinion as she probably feels that I am an old fuddy duddy.)

Whoops. Sorry. I put this in the wrong place. Can admin move to the general thread, please?

Last edited by Malibubimmer; 11-30-2005 at 09:33 PM.
Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2005, 09:36 PM
chuck92103's Avatar
chuck92103 chuck92103 is offline
Location: Socal
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 8,650
Mein Auto: 2005 BMW 645Ci
I would be very skeptical and unwillingly to put any money down on a car I can't see in person first.
Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2005, 10:06 PM
LDV330i LDV330i is offline
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: Houston, TX
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 6,295
Mein Auto: 2014 335i M-Sport EB
Sounds very similar to the scam described in this thread.
Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2005, 10:11 PM
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: "Marc" from Juno Beach, FL
Join Date: Nov 2005
Posts: 185
Mein Auto: 2014 435i xDrive Coupe
Scam. She should find a car within driving distance.
Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2005, 10:32 PM
Malibubimmer Malibubimmer is offline
Officially Welcomed to The 'Fest!
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 6,970
Mein Auto:

Okay. I read the e-mails from this guy and of course it's a scam. I inputted a sentence with strange spelling on and I found the letter has been making the rounds for years, many different selling sites, many different third parties to "hold" the money (Bidpay, WU, etc.) and many different cars. All at a price too good to be true

Like this sentence: "I will not negociate the price." Or this one: "I want this transaction to go smoothly enough as I am caught in the middle of some very important events and have little time at my disposal."

Best of all, my daughter's nanny is now convinced, too. Thanks for all the help from the 6er forum.

(Anybody out there got a reliable, cheap Bimmer for my daughter's nanny?)
Reply With Quote
Old 12-02-2005, 05:10 PM
phunkfarm phunkfarm is offline
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: sf
Join Date: Nov 2005
Posts: 241
Mein Auto: 645
I have a 97 M3 for her

Boston green

BBS 18's

67K mi

Reply With Quote

See More Related BMW Stories

Forum Navigation
Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > 6 Series > E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010)
Today's Posts Search
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Thinking About Buying My Car fso_BamBam 3 Series & 4 Series 8 07-17-2004 09:00 PM
The Bmw Group Moves Into A New Dimension tim330i General BMW Questions 6 03-21-2004 11:11 AM
Thinking of buying an M3 - Need Some Advice Ack 3 Series & 4 Series 15 11-07-2003 07:14 PM
BMW Group continues growth course in 2002 Jon Shafer General BMW Questions 0 05-09-2002 04:00 PM

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:57 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2015 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms