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  # 660061 22-Jul-2012 21:09
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awesome id pay someone if they have the magic fix fir it

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  # 660062 22-Jul-2012 21:11
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aidansmith96: awesome id pay someone if they have the magic fix fir it


If it's barred, then it's probably stolen... And that should then involve the police as I am reasonably sure handling stolen goods is illegal.

 
 
 
 




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  # 660076 22-Jul-2012 21:28
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iv checked telecom and its not blacklisted

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  # 660078 22-Jul-2012 21:29
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aidansmith96: I Just bought a samsung off trademe and it doesnt work on any networks in New Zealand.


Red flag...

aidansmith96: -It sees the network fine and all but somethings dogdy about this phone.

-Its not blacklisted or anything so I dont know what to try next.

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Please help.


I put my money on being a stolen phone and blacklisted. Good luck with this.






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  # 660109 22-Jul-2012 22:09
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so telecom have told me its not black listed but it still could be ?? Has the phone been locked by a 3rd party source ?



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  # 660113 22-Jul-2012 22:23
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Quick update. 

When i insert my sim into my old phone and then insert it into Galaxy S3 for 1 second it has

GSM Service: In service

And shows up as me being on telecom.

But after that one second of joy it show emergency calls only in network and

GSM Service: Emergency Calls only.

 

Telecom are lead to believe its due to my micro sim being version 2. Not version 3. I tried a brand new telecom micro sim at the telecom shop but had no luck. Also telecom see the Galaxy S3 as my old phones model when my sim is inside it. 

 

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  # 660165 23-Jul-2012 00:05
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Update : It is blacklisted as suspected.  I'll leave it to the OP to fill in details if they want to..

The reason why you may have got the not blocked reply from the CSr's, is because we employ 2 types of blocks, SIM blocks and device block or both.  Your SIM is not blocked.


 
 
 
 




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  # 660167 23-Jul-2012 00:13
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Awesome will follow up with telecom giving me false information over there 0800 service 

 

Where do I go from here can the police get it unblocked ? or what?

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  # 660168 23-Jul-2012 00:22
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http://www.trademe.co.nz/Help/CrmTopic.aspx?help_id=666&crm_subject_id=175&crm_subject_path=0172-0181-0175-

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f it's blacklisted, then it's almost certainly stolen - you will need to contact the Police and/or Trademe.



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  # 660169 23-Jul-2012 00:25
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Wait is it me but usually if you have the box means that you brought it ? Maybe stolen from a store ??

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  # 660171 23-Jul-2012 00:37
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aidansmith96: Wait is it me but usually if you have the box means that you brought it ? Maybe stolen from a store ??


That's one of many possible scenarios.  Does the IMEI match the sticker on the box?

In any case, it will bear further investigations - it's not as easy as getting your phone unlocked, it is potentially stolen property so rightfully belongs to the original owner.



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  # 660172 23-Jul-2012 00:37
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I think that the original person has claimed insurence on his phone after he sold it (because its in the original box) for being lost/stolen and I have ended up with the "lost" phone.



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  # 660173 23-Jul-2012 00:38
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And box imei number match :(

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  # 660184 23-Jul-2012 06:36
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In your original post you said it doesnt work on any networks in NZ, have you tried 2Degrees? Strange as I didn't think they were part of the stolen phone database but hopefully that has changed.



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  # 660189 23-Jul-2012 07:17
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Have a 2 degrees micro sim. No luck. could be out of date though. That exactly what I thought aswell. Im thinking to ring telecom and get them to add me to the block list and then unadd me. maybe this will wil remove any block on it.

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