how to tell if its legit?

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  1. iphonee

    iphonee Member

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    Im buying 10 iphones from this guy my friend knows he gets it very cheap how can I tell if he is selling legit
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    ShizerMonkey Banned

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    Check each iPhones IMEI number, You could either find this on the box of the phone or in the phones settings.

    Then search on google for Apple IMEI checker, The first result should bring up their official site, there should be a box where you'll be able to insert the IMEI number and so on.
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    i.think.different Banned

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    When the federal agents cart you off to prison for receiving stolen or counterfeit goods.
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    So pretty much if it registers the imei?
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    samw40 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah.

    And dude. What are you going to do with 10 phones?! lol it's not like you have ten SIM cards.
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    Lol my friend gets it cheap NOT STOLEN. so I'll buy them I have a big family everyone can have one now and I'll sell my iPhone 4 pay put the contract and go on prepaid. But Is it possible the imei number on the box could be diffrent to the iPhone? Like because it's sealed. And like if there diffrent it's fake
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    _JKK_ Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I'd just tell him to let you open one up, and check. If its different, report his ass to the cops.

    If not, then say you'll take them all. Go the all or nothing approach--tell him that you want to check one, or he's not getting any money from you.
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    tinyman392 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    "Selling very cheap" is a red flag. I would ask how he got them them first. Then use _JKK_'s idea.
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    yes this could be so, If so then you'll find the IMEI number on the Sim Card tray. If it's different then don't buy them !
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    what iPhone generation is it?

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