Tag Archives: Buyer Beware

3 Charged in RV Trafficking Ring

In recent posts I’ve reported on a variety of Internet scams involving recreation vehicles sales. In today’s post a lengthy Edmonton (Alberta) Police Service investigation into a travel trailer theft ring has led to 95 charges against three men, including … Continue reading

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RV Dealer Sentenced in RV Lease-Ownership Scam

Another day and another RV scam to report. In a recent post, I reported on an Internet scam that targets would-be RV buyers. In today’s post the owner/operator of an RV dealership was sentenced to a jail term for defraud … Continue reading

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Internet Scam Targets RV Buyers

The old saying, “If it sounds too good to be true, you can be sure it is,” unfortunately, is apparently ringing true again in the case of the scam website www.rv-wheels.com. Police say the scam artists are thought to be … Continue reading

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Protect Yourself From PayPal Email Scams

In earlier posts I reported about an auto insurance scam on Kijiji and Craiglist and on an Air Force veteran was scammed when purchasing a motorhome off Craiglist. PayPal is considered one of the most trusted internet sites for buying or … Continue reading

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Beware of Buying insurance off Kijiji or Craigslist

In an earlier post I reported that an Air Force veteran was scammed when purchasing a motorhome off Craiglist. Aviva Canada, one of the country’s leading providers of home, auto, recreational vehicle, group, and business insurance, is warning Canadians about … Continue reading

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Where Should I Buy My Digital Camera?

In this post I’ll discuss where—and where not—to buy your new digital camera. But first, do your homework and check camera news and review sites. There are a number of good digital photography news and reviews sites on the Internet. … Continue reading

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Motorhome purchased on Craigslist explodes

In recent posts I reported that four small dogs died and an RV was destroyed in a fire caused by a propane space heater, space heaters destroyed pets and RVs in two separate fires, and six other RV fires resulted … Continue reading

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Avoid Being a Victim of Fraud

The RV Industry, unfortunately, is not immune from scam artists. When it comes to purchasing or selling an RV, there are a number of ways that people can get scammed. Each year, some individuals are left feeling the pinch of … Continue reading

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In the News for All the Wrong Reasons

The RV Industry is NOT immune from scam artists. In yesterday’s post we reported on three recent news items related to consignment sales of recreational vehicles. We conclude with several additional stories that have recently been “in the News for … Continue reading

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Some Days Are Diamonds, Some Days Are Stones

Some Days Are Diamonds, Some Days Are Stones, was made popular by John Denver in 1981. Yesterday’s post focused on one incredible “diamond day” for an Arkansas couple. The RVing lifestyle is like no other but occasionally a stone or … Continue reading

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