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

javadayaz javadayaz at gmail.com
Thu Feb 9 11:59:56 UTC 2012

ok thanks for your informed answers.
I think its probably better i dont buy a phone second hand then!
Ive just spoken to Tmobile who have also said that if i bought the phone
second hand there was no need to register it with my current sim.

On Thu, Feb 9, 2012 at 11:56 AM, Kris Douglas <krisdouglas at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
> yourself.
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