[ubuntu-uk] non ubuntu related question! Buying a second hand phone, how can i avoid being scammed?

Kris Douglas krisdouglas at gmail.com
Thu Feb 9 11:56:49 UTC 2012

On 9 February 2012 11:15, javadayaz <javadayaz at gmail.com> wrote:
> i was thinking more along the lines of its a payasyougo phone...and then
> registering my self as the new owner?

It's even harder with PAYG because there is nothing to prove who the owner is.

If the mobile network are willing to enforce that you are the new
owner then that's fine, but I doubt they will. The reason for this is
they have no idea if whether or not you have stolen the handset

Regards, Kris Douglas.

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