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Topic # 185818 7-Dec-2015 01:45
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Hi everyone I'm here new to NZ and I'm going to buy a 15 inch Macbook pro retina one from someone but I need to see if it's legit or not ? I need it for my university and I can't afford a new one right now. I used it today only and there was a fresh install os OS i can see plus there was nothing in icloud or efi boot password. How can i check if it's stolen or not? I don't want to get in any mess buying a stolen laptop. Advice please !! also let me know if i bought it and it turns out to be stolen one what can i do there?

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  Reply # 1441745 7-Dec-2015 08:34
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Take note of the serial number and check with the Police.




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  Reply # 1441746 7-Dec-2015 08:35
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Why do you even think it could be stolen? Is there something about the seller that makes you wonder, or is it being offered for an unusually low price? Let common sense be your guide. If it seems too good to be true, there likely is something shady about it. 





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  Reply # 1441886 7-Dec-2015 11:14
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MikeB4: Take note of the serial number and check with the Police.
I have already tried this they tranfer your calls to 2-3 persons and then they say this service is not available over phone !



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  Reply # 1441889 7-Dec-2015 11:15
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Rikkitic: Why do you even think it could be stolen? Is there something about the seller that makes you wonder, or is it being offered for an unusually low price? Let common sense be your guide. If it seems too good to be true, there likely is something shady about it. 



It's just a guy who's selling someone said he sells stolen stuff that's why !!! 

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  Reply # 1441925 7-Dec-2015 11:54
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Take it into the police and just be honest with them, hopefully its legit but if not you have probably lost your money i'm sorry to say.



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  Reply # 1441929 7-Dec-2015 11:57
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BTR: Take it into the police and just be honest with them, hopefully its legit but if not you have probably lost your money i'm sorry to say.


Thanks for advice I haven't bought yet seeking pre buying advice!! Just to check if there is somethink like we haev a website to check blacklisted phones.

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  Reply # 1441931 7-Dec-2015 11:59
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Rikkitic: Why do you even think it could be stolen? Is there something about the seller that makes you wonder, or is it being offered for an unusually low price? Let common sense be your guide. If it seems too good to be true, there likely is something shady about it. 



It's just a guy who's selling someone said he sells stolen stuff that's why !!! 


That there is a red flag and I would walk away




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