I got robbed! Warning for Italian scammer!

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I got robbed! Warning for Italian scammer!

Kaktus_
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Joined: April 6th, 2006, 8:40 pm

July 29th, 2012, 8:46 pm #1

Hi guys.

Yesterday I got robbed of two of my precious Panerai's and I
just want to warn everyone for this nasty Italian scammer/robber.

Some of you know that I had my pam2b t-dial up for sale recently.
Both on paneristi and on a local buy/sell site here in Switzerland.
Via the local swiss site I got in contact with a potential buyer
in Italy. We spoke on the phone several times, and although
I had no references he seemed alright and I finally agreed to meet up in Milano for the
exchange. He was also interested in my 111 so we decided to make
a "package" deal for both watches.

I will spare you all the details, but basically it went down like this.
We decided to meet at a bar in central Milano early afternoon. I drove there from Geneva with my gf.
Of course I was on my guard since I did not know the guy, but when we
met he seemed alright,. Well dressed in shirt, pants, Armani glasses,
nice watch and jewellery. He is overweight, Well groomed with italian looks with dark hair/features.
He speaks with accent but not too heavy.
We had a quick drink in the bar and he showed me the cash. After we went outside, the area
quite busy with people and shops. We sat in his car to make the exchange.
Me and my gf in the back and he in the front. He quickly checked the watches which was in their
boxes.. after he verified them he was out of the car in a second, with both boxes in his arms
running away to another car with a driver who was waiting for him. we tried to get out
but both back doors were childlocked thus I had to jump out from the front,, but already too late.
they sped of in the other car.. and my watches were gone!
Called the police straight away and they arrived 4 of them..
Gave them all the details, and then we had to spend the evening at Milano police station
to file the report.

Luckily both me and my gf are safe and we did not get harmed, apart from the shock
and the disgust of being scammed in such a way. I am gutted!

Please be warned for similar scams,, and also please be on your guard in case you see any of my watches on the market. Especially the 2b tritium which is unique and not too many comes up for sale.

The watches were:

PAM111h - H1787/2000
PAM002b - B1281/1500

Both with box and papers.

Thanks for your time,
Tomas





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PanosI
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July 29th, 2012, 9:02 pm #2

So sorry for you loss in that way from that low life scumbag



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snoballz
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Joined: February 22nd, 2009, 1:02 am

July 29th, 2012, 9:30 pm #3

Hi guys.

Yesterday I got robbed of two of my precious Panerai's and I
just want to warn everyone for this nasty Italian scammer/robber.

Some of you know that I had my pam2b t-dial up for sale recently.
Both on paneristi and on a local buy/sell site here in Switzerland.
Via the local swiss site I got in contact with a potential buyer
in Italy. We spoke on the phone several times, and although
I had no references he seemed alright and I finally agreed to meet up in Milano for the
exchange. He was also interested in my 111 so we decided to make
a "package" deal for both watches.

I will spare you all the details, but basically it went down like this.
We decided to meet at a bar in central Milano early afternoon. I drove there from Geneva with my gf.
Of course I was on my guard since I did not know the guy, but when we
met he seemed alright,. Well dressed in shirt, pants, Armani glasses,
nice watch and jewellery. He is overweight, Well groomed with italian looks with dark hair/features.
He speaks with accent but not too heavy.
We had a quick drink in the bar and he showed me the cash. After we went outside, the area
quite busy with people and shops. We sat in his car to make the exchange.
Me and my gf in the back and he in the front. He quickly checked the watches which was in their
boxes.. after he verified them he was out of the car in a second, with both boxes in his arms
running away to another car with a driver who was waiting for him. we tried to get out
but both back doors were childlocked thus I had to jump out from the front,, but already too late.
they sped of in the other car.. and my watches were gone!
Called the police straight away and they arrived 4 of them..
Gave them all the details, and then we had to spend the evening at Milano police station
to file the report.

Luckily both me and my gf are safe and we did not get harmed, apart from the shock
and the disgust of being scammed in such a way. I am gutted!

Please be warned for similar scams,, and also please be on your guard in case you see any of my watches on the market. Especially the 2b tritium which is unique and not too many comes up for sale.

The watches were:

PAM111h - H1787/2000
PAM002b - B1281/1500

Both with box and papers.

Thanks for your time,
Tomas





Way too crazy! Glad to hear you and your GF weren't harmed. Did the police find out who owns the car that you all got into?

Hope the perps are caught and you are made whole.



-luke

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PSY76
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July 29th, 2012, 9:58 pm #4

Hi guys.

Yesterday I got robbed of two of my precious Panerai's and I
just want to warn everyone for this nasty Italian scammer/robber.

Some of you know that I had my pam2b t-dial up for sale recently.
Both on paneristi and on a local buy/sell site here in Switzerland.
Via the local swiss site I got in contact with a potential buyer
in Italy. We spoke on the phone several times, and although
I had no references he seemed alright and I finally agreed to meet up in Milano for the
exchange. He was also interested in my 111 so we decided to make
a "package" deal for both watches.

I will spare you all the details, but basically it went down like this.
We decided to meet at a bar in central Milano early afternoon. I drove there from Geneva with my gf.
Of course I was on my guard since I did not know the guy, but when we
met he seemed alright,. Well dressed in shirt, pants, Armani glasses,
nice watch and jewellery. He is overweight, Well groomed with italian looks with dark hair/features.
He speaks with accent but not too heavy.
We had a quick drink in the bar and he showed me the cash. After we went outside, the area
quite busy with people and shops. We sat in his car to make the exchange.
Me and my gf in the back and he in the front. He quickly checked the watches which was in their
boxes.. after he verified them he was out of the car in a second, with both boxes in his arms
running away to another car with a driver who was waiting for him. we tried to get out
but both back doors were childlocked thus I had to jump out from the front,, but already too late.
they sped of in the other car.. and my watches were gone!
Called the police straight away and they arrived 4 of them..
Gave them all the details, and then we had to spend the evening at Milano police station
to file the report.

Luckily both me and my gf are safe and we did not get harmed, apart from the shock
and the disgust of being scammed in such a way. I am gutted!

Please be warned for similar scams,, and also please be on your guard in case you see any of my watches on the market. Especially the 2b tritium which is unique and not too many comes up for sale.

The watches were:

PAM111h - H1787/2000
PAM002b - B1281/1500

Both with box and papers.

Thanks for your time,
Tomas





consider that is the most important thing in this terrible experience.

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vannjam
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July 29th, 2012, 10:04 pm #5

Hi guys.

Yesterday I got robbed of two of my precious Panerai's and I
just want to warn everyone for this nasty Italian scammer/robber.

Some of you know that I had my pam2b t-dial up for sale recently.
Both on paneristi and on a local buy/sell site here in Switzerland.
Via the local swiss site I got in contact with a potential buyer
in Italy. We spoke on the phone several times, and although
I had no references he seemed alright and I finally agreed to meet up in Milano for the
exchange. He was also interested in my 111 so we decided to make
a "package" deal for both watches.

I will spare you all the details, but basically it went down like this.
We decided to meet at a bar in central Milano early afternoon. I drove there from Geneva with my gf.
Of course I was on my guard since I did not know the guy, but when we
met he seemed alright,. Well dressed in shirt, pants, Armani glasses,
nice watch and jewellery. He is overweight, Well groomed with italian looks with dark hair/features.
He speaks with accent but not too heavy.
We had a quick drink in the bar and he showed me the cash. After we went outside, the area
quite busy with people and shops. We sat in his car to make the exchange.
Me and my gf in the back and he in the front. He quickly checked the watches which was in their
boxes.. after he verified them he was out of the car in a second, with both boxes in his arms
running away to another car with a driver who was waiting for him. we tried to get out
but both back doors were childlocked thus I had to jump out from the front,, but already too late.
they sped of in the other car.. and my watches were gone!
Called the police straight away and they arrived 4 of them..
Gave them all the details, and then we had to spend the evening at Milano police station
to file the report.

Luckily both me and my gf are safe and we did not get harmed, apart from the shock
and the disgust of being scammed in such a way. I am gutted!

Please be warned for similar scams,, and also please be on your guard in case you see any of my watches on the market. Especially the 2b tritium which is unique and not too many comes up for sale.

The watches were:

PAM111h - H1787/2000
PAM002b - B1281/1500

Both with box and papers.

Thanks for your time,
Tomas





Thank God you both were not hurt.


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wilmsenm
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Joined: January 6th, 2008, 6:16 pm

July 29th, 2012, 10:44 pm #6

Hi guys.

Yesterday I got robbed of two of my precious Panerai's and I
just want to warn everyone for this nasty Italian scammer/robber.

Some of you know that I had my pam2b t-dial up for sale recently.
Both on paneristi and on a local buy/sell site here in Switzerland.
Via the local swiss site I got in contact with a potential buyer
in Italy. We spoke on the phone several times, and although
I had no references he seemed alright and I finally agreed to meet up in Milano for the
exchange. He was also interested in my 111 so we decided to make
a "package" deal for both watches.

I will spare you all the details, but basically it went down like this.
We decided to meet at a bar in central Milano early afternoon. I drove there from Geneva with my gf.
Of course I was on my guard since I did not know the guy, but when we
met he seemed alright,. Well dressed in shirt, pants, Armani glasses,
nice watch and jewellery. He is overweight, Well groomed with italian looks with dark hair/features.
He speaks with accent but not too heavy.
We had a quick drink in the bar and he showed me the cash. After we went outside, the area
quite busy with people and shops. We sat in his car to make the exchange.
Me and my gf in the back and he in the front. He quickly checked the watches which was in their
boxes.. after he verified them he was out of the car in a second, with both boxes in his arms
running away to another car with a driver who was waiting for him. we tried to get out
but both back doors were childlocked thus I had to jump out from the front,, but already too late.
they sped of in the other car.. and my watches were gone!
Called the police straight away and they arrived 4 of them..
Gave them all the details, and then we had to spend the evening at Milano police station
to file the report.

Luckily both me and my gf are safe and we did not get harmed, apart from the shock
and the disgust of being scammed in such a way. I am gutted!

Please be warned for similar scams,, and also please be on your guard in case you see any of my watches on the market. Especially the 2b tritium which is unique and not too many comes up for sale.

The watches were:

PAM111h - H1787/2000
PAM002b - B1281/1500

Both with box and papers.

Thanks for your time,
Tomas





So sorry to hear this Tomas. You're one of the nicest Paneristi I've met and this happening to you makes me feel really really bad
I hope they catch that sob and that you'll get your watches back.
Glad you and your girlfriend are ok though.
Take care,
Martin

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July 30th, 2012, 12:10 am #7

Hi guys.

Yesterday I got robbed of two of my precious Panerai's and I
just want to warn everyone for this nasty Italian scammer/robber.

Some of you know that I had my pam2b t-dial up for sale recently.
Both on paneristi and on a local buy/sell site here in Switzerland.
Via the local swiss site I got in contact with a potential buyer
in Italy. We spoke on the phone several times, and although
I had no references he seemed alright and I finally agreed to meet up in Milano for the
exchange. He was also interested in my 111 so we decided to make
a "package" deal for both watches.

I will spare you all the details, but basically it went down like this.
We decided to meet at a bar in central Milano early afternoon. I drove there from Geneva with my gf.
Of course I was on my guard since I did not know the guy, but when we
met he seemed alright,. Well dressed in shirt, pants, Armani glasses,
nice watch and jewellery. He is overweight, Well groomed with italian looks with dark hair/features.
He speaks with accent but not too heavy.
We had a quick drink in the bar and he showed me the cash. After we went outside, the area
quite busy with people and shops. We sat in his car to make the exchange.
Me and my gf in the back and he in the front. He quickly checked the watches which was in their
boxes.. after he verified them he was out of the car in a second, with both boxes in his arms
running away to another car with a driver who was waiting for him. we tried to get out
but both back doors were childlocked thus I had to jump out from the front,, but already too late.
they sped of in the other car.. and my watches were gone!
Called the police straight away and they arrived 4 of them..
Gave them all the details, and then we had to spend the evening at Milano police station
to file the report.

Luckily both me and my gf are safe and we did not get harmed, apart from the shock
and the disgust of being scammed in such a way. I am gutted!

Please be warned for similar scams,, and also please be on your guard in case you see any of my watches on the market. Especially the 2b tritium which is unique and not too many comes up for sale.

The watches were:

PAM111h - H1787/2000
PAM002b - B1281/1500

Both with box and papers.

Thanks for your time,
Tomas







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rioet
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Joined: January 23rd, 2011, 9:34 am

July 30th, 2012, 12:11 am #8

Hi guys.

Yesterday I got robbed of two of my precious Panerai's and I
just want to warn everyone for this nasty Italian scammer/robber.

Some of you know that I had my pam2b t-dial up for sale recently.
Both on paneristi and on a local buy/sell site here in Switzerland.
Via the local swiss site I got in contact with a potential buyer
in Italy. We spoke on the phone several times, and although
I had no references he seemed alright and I finally agreed to meet up in Milano for the
exchange. He was also interested in my 111 so we decided to make
a "package" deal for both watches.

I will spare you all the details, but basically it went down like this.
We decided to meet at a bar in central Milano early afternoon. I drove there from Geneva with my gf.
Of course I was on my guard since I did not know the guy, but when we
met he seemed alright,. Well dressed in shirt, pants, Armani glasses,
nice watch and jewellery. He is overweight, Well groomed with italian looks with dark hair/features.
He speaks with accent but not too heavy.
We had a quick drink in the bar and he showed me the cash. After we went outside, the area
quite busy with people and shops. We sat in his car to make the exchange.
Me and my gf in the back and he in the front. He quickly checked the watches which was in their
boxes.. after he verified them he was out of the car in a second, with both boxes in his arms
running away to another car with a driver who was waiting for him. we tried to get out
but both back doors were childlocked thus I had to jump out from the front,, but already too late.
they sped of in the other car.. and my watches were gone!
Called the police straight away and they arrived 4 of them..
Gave them all the details, and then we had to spend the evening at Milano police station
to file the report.

Luckily both me and my gf are safe and we did not get harmed, apart from the shock
and the disgust of being scammed in such a way. I am gutted!

Please be warned for similar scams,, and also please be on your guard in case you see any of my watches on the market. Especially the 2b tritium which is unique and not too many comes up for sale.

The watches were:

PAM111h - H1787/2000
PAM002b - B1281/1500

Both with box and papers.

Thanks for your time,
Tomas





bt my friend went to italy last month had some bad experience as well. he bump into some black guy ask for some money but luckily not his watch

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July 30th, 2012, 12:16 am #9

Hi guys.

Yesterday I got robbed of two of my precious Panerai's and I
just want to warn everyone for this nasty Italian scammer/robber.

Some of you know that I had my pam2b t-dial up for sale recently.
Both on paneristi and on a local buy/sell site here in Switzerland.
Via the local swiss site I got in contact with a potential buyer
in Italy. We spoke on the phone several times, and although
I had no references he seemed alright and I finally agreed to meet up in Milano for the
exchange. He was also interested in my 111 so we decided to make
a "package" deal for both watches.

I will spare you all the details, but basically it went down like this.
We decided to meet at a bar in central Milano early afternoon. I drove there from Geneva with my gf.
Of course I was on my guard since I did not know the guy, but when we
met he seemed alright,. Well dressed in shirt, pants, Armani glasses,
nice watch and jewellery. He is overweight, Well groomed with italian looks with dark hair/features.
He speaks with accent but not too heavy.
We had a quick drink in the bar and he showed me the cash. After we went outside, the area
quite busy with people and shops. We sat in his car to make the exchange.
Me and my gf in the back and he in the front. He quickly checked the watches which was in their
boxes.. after he verified them he was out of the car in a second, with both boxes in his arms
running away to another car with a driver who was waiting for him. we tried to get out
but both back doors were childlocked thus I had to jump out from the front,, but already too late.
they sped of in the other car.. and my watches were gone!
Called the police straight away and they arrived 4 of them..
Gave them all the details, and then we had to spend the evening at Milano police station
to file the report.

Luckily both me and my gf are safe and we did not get harmed, apart from the shock
and the disgust of being scammed in such a way. I am gutted!

Please be warned for similar scams,, and also please be on your guard in case you see any of my watches on the market. Especially the 2b tritium which is unique and not too many comes up for sale.

The watches were:

PAM111h - H1787/2000
PAM002b - B1281/1500

Both with box and papers.

Thanks for your time,
Tomas





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July 30th, 2012, 12:31 am #10

Hi guys.

Yesterday I got robbed of two of my precious Panerai's and I
just want to warn everyone for this nasty Italian scammer/robber.

Some of you know that I had my pam2b t-dial up for sale recently.
Both on paneristi and on a local buy/sell site here in Switzerland.
Via the local swiss site I got in contact with a potential buyer
in Italy. We spoke on the phone several times, and although
I had no references he seemed alright and I finally agreed to meet up in Milano for the
exchange. He was also interested in my 111 so we decided to make
a "package" deal for both watches.

I will spare you all the details, but basically it went down like this.
We decided to meet at a bar in central Milano early afternoon. I drove there from Geneva with my gf.
Of course I was on my guard since I did not know the guy, but when we
met he seemed alright,. Well dressed in shirt, pants, Armani glasses,
nice watch and jewellery. He is overweight, Well groomed with italian looks with dark hair/features.
He speaks with accent but not too heavy.
We had a quick drink in the bar and he showed me the cash. After we went outside, the area
quite busy with people and shops. We sat in his car to make the exchange.
Me and my gf in the back and he in the front. He quickly checked the watches which was in their
boxes.. after he verified them he was out of the car in a second, with both boxes in his arms
running away to another car with a driver who was waiting for him. we tried to get out
but both back doors were childlocked thus I had to jump out from the front,, but already too late.
they sped of in the other car.. and my watches were gone!
Called the police straight away and they arrived 4 of them..
Gave them all the details, and then we had to spend the evening at Milano police station
to file the report.

Luckily both me and my gf are safe and we did not get harmed, apart from the shock
and the disgust of being scammed in such a way. I am gutted!

Please be warned for similar scams,, and also please be on your guard in case you see any of my watches on the market. Especially the 2b tritium which is unique and not too many comes up for sale.

The watches were:

PAM111h - H1787/2000
PAM002b - B1281/1500

Both with box and papers.

Thanks for your time,
Tomas





I will only do a face to face transaction at a bank after hearing this. I hope it works out and they catch this guy.
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Joined: January 9th, 2010, 7:49 pm

July 30th, 2012, 12:36 am #11

Hi guys.

Yesterday I got robbed of two of my precious Panerai's and I
just want to warn everyone for this nasty Italian scammer/robber.

Some of you know that I had my pam2b t-dial up for sale recently.
Both on paneristi and on a local buy/sell site here in Switzerland.
Via the local swiss site I got in contact with a potential buyer
in Italy. We spoke on the phone several times, and although
I had no references he seemed alright and I finally agreed to meet up in Milano for the
exchange. He was also interested in my 111 so we decided to make
a "package" deal for both watches.

I will spare you all the details, but basically it went down like this.
We decided to meet at a bar in central Milano early afternoon. I drove there from Geneva with my gf.
Of course I was on my guard since I did not know the guy, but when we
met he seemed alright,. Well dressed in shirt, pants, Armani glasses,
nice watch and jewellery. He is overweight, Well groomed with italian looks with dark hair/features.
He speaks with accent but not too heavy.
We had a quick drink in the bar and he showed me the cash. After we went outside, the area
quite busy with people and shops. We sat in his car to make the exchange.
Me and my gf in the back and he in the front. He quickly checked the watches which was in their
boxes.. after he verified them he was out of the car in a second, with both boxes in his arms
running away to another car with a driver who was waiting for him. we tried to get out
but both back doors were childlocked thus I had to jump out from the front,, but already too late.
they sped of in the other car.. and my watches were gone!
Called the police straight away and they arrived 4 of them..
Gave them all the details, and then we had to spend the evening at Milano police station
to file the report.

Luckily both me and my gf are safe and we did not get harmed, apart from the shock
and the disgust of being scammed in such a way. I am gutted!

Please be warned for similar scams,, and also please be on your guard in case you see any of my watches on the market. Especially the 2b tritium which is unique and not too many comes up for sale.

The watches were:

PAM111h - H1787/2000
PAM002b - B1281/1500

Both with box and papers.

Thanks for your time,
Tomas





glad you and your gf are safe.
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jcatral14
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Joined: November 9th, 2009, 1:55 am

July 30th, 2012, 12:37 am #12

Hi guys.

Yesterday I got robbed of two of my precious Panerai's and I
just want to warn everyone for this nasty Italian scammer/robber.

Some of you know that I had my pam2b t-dial up for sale recently.
Both on paneristi and on a local buy/sell site here in Switzerland.
Via the local swiss site I got in contact with a potential buyer
in Italy. We spoke on the phone several times, and although
I had no references he seemed alright and I finally agreed to meet up in Milano for the
exchange. He was also interested in my 111 so we decided to make
a "package" deal for both watches.

I will spare you all the details, but basically it went down like this.
We decided to meet at a bar in central Milano early afternoon. I drove there from Geneva with my gf.
Of course I was on my guard since I did not know the guy, but when we
met he seemed alright,. Well dressed in shirt, pants, Armani glasses,
nice watch and jewellery. He is overweight, Well groomed with italian looks with dark hair/features.
He speaks with accent but not too heavy.
We had a quick drink in the bar and he showed me the cash. After we went outside, the area
quite busy with people and shops. We sat in his car to make the exchange.
Me and my gf in the back and he in the front. He quickly checked the watches which was in their
boxes.. after he verified them he was out of the car in a second, with both boxes in his arms
running away to another car with a driver who was waiting for him. we tried to get out
but both back doors were childlocked thus I had to jump out from the front,, but already too late.
they sped of in the other car.. and my watches were gone!
Called the police straight away and they arrived 4 of them..
Gave them all the details, and then we had to spend the evening at Milano police station
to file the report.

Luckily both me and my gf are safe and we did not get harmed, apart from the shock
and the disgust of being scammed in such a way. I am gutted!

Please be warned for similar scams,, and also please be on your guard in case you see any of my watches on the market. Especially the 2b tritium which is unique and not too many comes up for sale.

The watches were:

PAM111h - H1787/2000
PAM002b - B1281/1500

Both with box and papers.

Thanks for your time,
Tomas





Damn, I hope they catch him and recover your watches. The best news though is you nor your GF were hurt. That's most important.

-Jay in Northern NJ



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rybst
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Joined: August 27th, 2011, 2:10 pm

July 30th, 2012, 12:47 am #13

Hi guys.

Yesterday I got robbed of two of my precious Panerai's and I
just want to warn everyone for this nasty Italian scammer/robber.

Some of you know that I had my pam2b t-dial up for sale recently.
Both on paneristi and on a local buy/sell site here in Switzerland.
Via the local swiss site I got in contact with a potential buyer
in Italy. We spoke on the phone several times, and although
I had no references he seemed alright and I finally agreed to meet up in Milano for the
exchange. He was also interested in my 111 so we decided to make
a "package" deal for both watches.

I will spare you all the details, but basically it went down like this.
We decided to meet at a bar in central Milano early afternoon. I drove there from Geneva with my gf.
Of course I was on my guard since I did not know the guy, but when we
met he seemed alright,. Well dressed in shirt, pants, Armani glasses,
nice watch and jewellery. He is overweight, Well groomed with italian looks with dark hair/features.
He speaks with accent but not too heavy.
We had a quick drink in the bar and he showed me the cash. After we went outside, the area
quite busy with people and shops. We sat in his car to make the exchange.
Me and my gf in the back and he in the front. He quickly checked the watches which was in their
boxes.. after he verified them he was out of the car in a second, with both boxes in his arms
running away to another car with a driver who was waiting for him. we tried to get out
but both back doors were childlocked thus I had to jump out from the front,, but already too late.
they sped of in the other car.. and my watches were gone!
Called the police straight away and they arrived 4 of them..
Gave them all the details, and then we had to spend the evening at Milano police station
to file the report.

Luckily both me and my gf are safe and we did not get harmed, apart from the shock
and the disgust of being scammed in such a way. I am gutted!

Please be warned for similar scams,, and also please be on your guard in case you see any of my watches on the market. Especially the 2b tritium which is unique and not too many comes up for sale.

The watches were:

PAM111h - H1787/2000
PAM002b - B1281/1500

Both with box and papers.

Thanks for your time,
Tomas





Sorry to hear what happened. And i echo what everyone else says - Thank God you are fine. Watches can be replaced (some of them) but your life...that's something else.
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papillonvic
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Joined: February 15th, 2005, 8:57 pm

July 30th, 2012, 2:12 am #14

Hi guys.

Yesterday I got robbed of two of my precious Panerai's and I
just want to warn everyone for this nasty Italian scammer/robber.

Some of you know that I had my pam2b t-dial up for sale recently.
Both on paneristi and on a local buy/sell site here in Switzerland.
Via the local swiss site I got in contact with a potential buyer
in Italy. We spoke on the phone several times, and although
I had no references he seemed alright and I finally agreed to meet up in Milano for the
exchange. He was also interested in my 111 so we decided to make
a "package" deal for both watches.

I will spare you all the details, but basically it went down like this.
We decided to meet at a bar in central Milano early afternoon. I drove there from Geneva with my gf.
Of course I was on my guard since I did not know the guy, but when we
met he seemed alright,. Well dressed in shirt, pants, Armani glasses,
nice watch and jewellery. He is overweight, Well groomed with italian looks with dark hair/features.
He speaks with accent but not too heavy.
We had a quick drink in the bar and he showed me the cash. After we went outside, the area
quite busy with people and shops. We sat in his car to make the exchange.
Me and my gf in the back and he in the front. He quickly checked the watches which was in their
boxes.. after he verified them he was out of the car in a second, with both boxes in his arms
running away to another car with a driver who was waiting for him. we tried to get out
but both back doors were childlocked thus I had to jump out from the front,, but already too late.
they sped of in the other car.. and my watches were gone!
Called the police straight away and they arrived 4 of them..
Gave them all the details, and then we had to spend the evening at Milano police station
to file the report.

Luckily both me and my gf are safe and we did not get harmed, apart from the shock
and the disgust of being scammed in such a way. I am gutted!

Please be warned for similar scams,, and also please be on your guard in case you see any of my watches on the market. Especially the 2b tritium which is unique and not too many comes up for sale.

The watches were:

PAM111h - H1787/2000
PAM002b - B1281/1500

Both with box and papers.

Thanks for your time,
Tomas





That is awful ...

Glad that you and your Girlfriend were unharmed and I hope this scumbag is caught and brought to justice .

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Joined: January 16th, 2007, 7:22 pm

July 30th, 2012, 2:16 am #15

Hi guys.

Yesterday I got robbed of two of my precious Panerai's and I
just want to warn everyone for this nasty Italian scammer/robber.

Some of you know that I had my pam2b t-dial up for sale recently.
Both on paneristi and on a local buy/sell site here in Switzerland.
Via the local swiss site I got in contact with a potential buyer
in Italy. We spoke on the phone several times, and although
I had no references he seemed alright and I finally agreed to meet up in Milano for the
exchange. He was also interested in my 111 so we decided to make
a "package" deal for both watches.

I will spare you all the details, but basically it went down like this.
We decided to meet at a bar in central Milano early afternoon. I drove there from Geneva with my gf.
Of course I was on my guard since I did not know the guy, but when we
met he seemed alright,. Well dressed in shirt, pants, Armani glasses,
nice watch and jewellery. He is overweight, Well groomed with italian looks with dark hair/features.
He speaks with accent but not too heavy.
We had a quick drink in the bar and he showed me the cash. After we went outside, the area
quite busy with people and shops. We sat in his car to make the exchange.
Me and my gf in the back and he in the front. He quickly checked the watches which was in their
boxes.. after he verified them he was out of the car in a second, with both boxes in his arms
running away to another car with a driver who was waiting for him. we tried to get out
but both back doors were childlocked thus I had to jump out from the front,, but already too late.
they sped of in the other car.. and my watches were gone!
Called the police straight away and they arrived 4 of them..
Gave them all the details, and then we had to spend the evening at Milano police station
to file the report.

Luckily both me and my gf are safe and we did not get harmed, apart from the shock
and the disgust of being scammed in such a way. I am gutted!

Please be warned for similar scams,, and also please be on your guard in case you see any of my watches on the market. Especially the 2b tritium which is unique and not too many comes up for sale.

The watches were:

PAM111h - H1787/2000
PAM002b - B1281/1500

Both with box and papers.

Thanks for your time,
Tomas





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k_rerkpooritat
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Joined: January 10th, 2007, 2:52 pm

July 30th, 2012, 2:26 am #16

Hi guys.

Yesterday I got robbed of two of my precious Panerai's and I
just want to warn everyone for this nasty Italian scammer/robber.

Some of you know that I had my pam2b t-dial up for sale recently.
Both on paneristi and on a local buy/sell site here in Switzerland.
Via the local swiss site I got in contact with a potential buyer
in Italy. We spoke on the phone several times, and although
I had no references he seemed alright and I finally agreed to meet up in Milano for the
exchange. He was also interested in my 111 so we decided to make
a "package" deal for both watches.

I will spare you all the details, but basically it went down like this.
We decided to meet at a bar in central Milano early afternoon. I drove there from Geneva with my gf.
Of course I was on my guard since I did not know the guy, but when we
met he seemed alright,. Well dressed in shirt, pants, Armani glasses,
nice watch and jewellery. He is overweight, Well groomed with italian looks with dark hair/features.
He speaks with accent but not too heavy.
We had a quick drink in the bar and he showed me the cash. After we went outside, the area
quite busy with people and shops. We sat in his car to make the exchange.
Me and my gf in the back and he in the front. He quickly checked the watches which was in their
boxes.. after he verified them he was out of the car in a second, with both boxes in his arms
running away to another car with a driver who was waiting for him. we tried to get out
but both back doors were childlocked thus I had to jump out from the front,, but already too late.
they sped of in the other car.. and my watches were gone!
Called the police straight away and they arrived 4 of them..
Gave them all the details, and then we had to spend the evening at Milano police station
to file the report.

Luckily both me and my gf are safe and we did not get harmed, apart from the shock
and the disgust of being scammed in such a way. I am gutted!

Please be warned for similar scams,, and also please be on your guard in case you see any of my watches on the market. Especially the 2b tritium which is unique and not too many comes up for sale.

The watches were:

PAM111h - H1787/2000
PAM002b - B1281/1500

Both with box and papers.

Thanks for your time,
Tomas





hope the police will be able to catch the guy very soon.

Btw, glad to know that both you and your girlfriend are safe.





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dronell19
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Joined: April 12th, 2008, 6:15 pm

July 30th, 2012, 2:35 am #17

Hi guys.

Yesterday I got robbed of two of my precious Panerai's and I
just want to warn everyone for this nasty Italian scammer/robber.

Some of you know that I had my pam2b t-dial up for sale recently.
Both on paneristi and on a local buy/sell site here in Switzerland.
Via the local swiss site I got in contact with a potential buyer
in Italy. We spoke on the phone several times, and although
I had no references he seemed alright and I finally agreed to meet up in Milano for the
exchange. He was also interested in my 111 so we decided to make
a "package" deal for both watches.

I will spare you all the details, but basically it went down like this.
We decided to meet at a bar in central Milano early afternoon. I drove there from Geneva with my gf.
Of course I was on my guard since I did not know the guy, but when we
met he seemed alright,. Well dressed in shirt, pants, Armani glasses,
nice watch and jewellery. He is overweight, Well groomed with italian looks with dark hair/features.
He speaks with accent but not too heavy.
We had a quick drink in the bar and he showed me the cash. After we went outside, the area
quite busy with people and shops. We sat in his car to make the exchange.
Me and my gf in the back and he in the front. He quickly checked the watches which was in their
boxes.. after he verified them he was out of the car in a second, with both boxes in his arms
running away to another car with a driver who was waiting for him. we tried to get out
but both back doors were childlocked thus I had to jump out from the front,, but already too late.
they sped of in the other car.. and my watches were gone!
Called the police straight away and they arrived 4 of them..
Gave them all the details, and then we had to spend the evening at Milano police station
to file the report.

Luckily both me and my gf are safe and we did not get harmed, apart from the shock
and the disgust of being scammed in such a way. I am gutted!

Please be warned for similar scams,, and also please be on your guard in case you see any of my watches on the market. Especially the 2b tritium which is unique and not too many comes up for sale.

The watches were:

PAM111h - H1787/2000
PAM002b - B1281/1500

Both with box and papers.

Thanks for your time,
Tomas





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CharlesLC
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Joined: October 18th, 2009, 2:45 pm

July 30th, 2012, 2:54 am #18

Hi guys.

Yesterday I got robbed of two of my precious Panerai's and I
just want to warn everyone for this nasty Italian scammer/robber.

Some of you know that I had my pam2b t-dial up for sale recently.
Both on paneristi and on a local buy/sell site here in Switzerland.
Via the local swiss site I got in contact with a potential buyer
in Italy. We spoke on the phone several times, and although
I had no references he seemed alright and I finally agreed to meet up in Milano for the
exchange. He was also interested in my 111 so we decided to make
a "package" deal for both watches.

I will spare you all the details, but basically it went down like this.
We decided to meet at a bar in central Milano early afternoon. I drove there from Geneva with my gf.
Of course I was on my guard since I did not know the guy, but when we
met he seemed alright,. Well dressed in shirt, pants, Armani glasses,
nice watch and jewellery. He is overweight, Well groomed with italian looks with dark hair/features.
He speaks with accent but not too heavy.
We had a quick drink in the bar and he showed me the cash. After we went outside, the area
quite busy with people and shops. We sat in his car to make the exchange.
Me and my gf in the back and he in the front. He quickly checked the watches which was in their
boxes.. after he verified them he was out of the car in a second, with both boxes in his arms
running away to another car with a driver who was waiting for him. we tried to get out
but both back doors were childlocked thus I had to jump out from the front,, but already too late.
they sped of in the other car.. and my watches were gone!
Called the police straight away and they arrived 4 of them..
Gave them all the details, and then we had to spend the evening at Milano police station
to file the report.

Luckily both me and my gf are safe and we did not get harmed, apart from the shock
and the disgust of being scammed in such a way. I am gutted!

Please be warned for similar scams,, and also please be on your guard in case you see any of my watches on the market. Especially the 2b tritium which is unique and not too many comes up for sale.

The watches were:

PAM111h - H1787/2000
PAM002b - B1281/1500

Both with box and papers.

Thanks for your time,
Tomas





Nearby shops and establishments - maybe the incident was caught on video.
But don't wait long as it may get recorded over.
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hongT
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Joined: June 8th, 2004, 1:04 pm

July 30th, 2012, 3:15 am #19

Hi guys.

Yesterday I got robbed of two of my precious Panerai's and I
just want to warn everyone for this nasty Italian scammer/robber.

Some of you know that I had my pam2b t-dial up for sale recently.
Both on paneristi and on a local buy/sell site here in Switzerland.
Via the local swiss site I got in contact with a potential buyer
in Italy. We spoke on the phone several times, and although
I had no references he seemed alright and I finally agreed to meet up in Milano for the
exchange. He was also interested in my 111 so we decided to make
a "package" deal for both watches.

I will spare you all the details, but basically it went down like this.
We decided to meet at a bar in central Milano early afternoon. I drove there from Geneva with my gf.
Of course I was on my guard since I did not know the guy, but when we
met he seemed alright,. Well dressed in shirt, pants, Armani glasses,
nice watch and jewellery. He is overweight, Well groomed with italian looks with dark hair/features.
He speaks with accent but not too heavy.
We had a quick drink in the bar and he showed me the cash. After we went outside, the area
quite busy with people and shops. We sat in his car to make the exchange.
Me and my gf in the back and he in the front. He quickly checked the watches which was in their
boxes.. after he verified them he was out of the car in a second, with both boxes in his arms
running away to another car with a driver who was waiting for him. we tried to get out
but both back doors were childlocked thus I had to jump out from the front,, but already too late.
they sped of in the other car.. and my watches were gone!
Called the police straight away and they arrived 4 of them..
Gave them all the details, and then we had to spend the evening at Milano police station
to file the report.

Luckily both me and my gf are safe and we did not get harmed, apart from the shock
and the disgust of being scammed in such a way. I am gutted!

Please be warned for similar scams,, and also please be on your guard in case you see any of my watches on the market. Especially the 2b tritium which is unique and not too many comes up for sale.

The watches were:

PAM111h - H1787/2000
PAM002b - B1281/1500

Both with box and papers.

Thanks for your time,
Tomas





Sorry to hear Tomas!! Should take a photo on the guy & his ID card before handle the watch to them!!!

Cheers
HongT

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dy78
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dy78
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Joined: June 1st, 2010, 2:56 am

July 30th, 2012, 3:38 am #20

Hi guys.

Yesterday I got robbed of two of my precious Panerai's and I
just want to warn everyone for this nasty Italian scammer/robber.

Some of you know that I had my pam2b t-dial up for sale recently.
Both on paneristi and on a local buy/sell site here in Switzerland.
Via the local swiss site I got in contact with a potential buyer
in Italy. We spoke on the phone several times, and although
I had no references he seemed alright and I finally agreed to meet up in Milano for the
exchange. He was also interested in my 111 so we decided to make
a "package" deal for both watches.

I will spare you all the details, but basically it went down like this.
We decided to meet at a bar in central Milano early afternoon. I drove there from Geneva with my gf.
Of course I was on my guard since I did not know the guy, but when we
met he seemed alright,. Well dressed in shirt, pants, Armani glasses,
nice watch and jewellery. He is overweight, Well groomed with italian looks with dark hair/features.
He speaks with accent but not too heavy.
We had a quick drink in the bar and he showed me the cash. After we went outside, the area
quite busy with people and shops. We sat in his car to make the exchange.
Me and my gf in the back and he in the front. He quickly checked the watches which was in their
boxes.. after he verified them he was out of the car in a second, with both boxes in his arms
running away to another car with a driver who was waiting for him. we tried to get out
but both back doors were childlocked thus I had to jump out from the front,, but already too late.
they sped of in the other car.. and my watches were gone!
Called the police straight away and they arrived 4 of them..
Gave them all the details, and then we had to spend the evening at Milano police station
to file the report.

Luckily both me and my gf are safe and we did not get harmed, apart from the shock
and the disgust of being scammed in such a way. I am gutted!

Please be warned for similar scams,, and also please be on your guard in case you see any of my watches on the market. Especially the 2b tritium which is unique and not too many comes up for sale.

The watches were:

PAM111h - H1787/2000
PAM002b - B1281/1500

Both with box and papers.

Thanks for your time,
Tomas





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