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Offline nels

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finding a stolen bike for sale
« on: June 13, 2011, 09:44:10 PM »
has anyone ever found your friends stolen bike for sale on craigslist?
if so what did you do?

last year my friend's magic fruits complete bike was stolen
and today i found the frame on craiglist, i'm pretty sure it's my friend's frame.
how many magic fruits frames are out there, especially in vancouver bc!

i messaged my buddy, but i think moved back to japan yesterday

Offline paulbrown692000

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Re: finding a stolen bike for sale
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2011, 09:52:05 PM »
I had a friend leave my KGB in Austin Texas and the bike got stolen from a 2nd floor balcony. He's not my friend anymore.  It was bright green.  I miss that bike.  Sorry of your friends loss hope you get it back.
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Offline myke

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Re: finding a stolen bike for sale
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2011, 12:04:00 AM »
You could call the cops and tell them your stolen bike is on craigslist... They might pursue it...

And if not, contact the seller yourself, ask questions, sound interested... get a location...

Offline nels

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Re: finding a stolen bike for sale
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2011, 12:40:05 AM »
the inital incident was reported
and my friend did get a new bike through his insurance (his travel insurance, i think cause he's only here temporarily)

well, my friend did get my message and confirmed it is his bike
i told him to call the police ( i gave him the non-emergency number)

so we'll see happens now

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Re: finding a stolen bike for sale
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2011, 01:12:31 AM »
In that case he no longer owns the bike, the insurance company does.

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Re: finding a stolen bike for sale
« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2011, 04:11:23 AM »
In that case he no longer owns the bike, the insurance company does.



not necessarily true.

Offline Mario Saldana

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Re: finding a stolen bike for sale
« Reply #6 on: June 14, 2011, 05:46:35 AM »
cops wont do a thing, they have a handful of more important things to do than to waste hours to investigate a stolen bike, if you really wanted it, and it was really personal, i would honestly just buy it back and bite my lip but my baby is back, more aggressive options are available as well that cops wouldn't also waste their time with :>
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Re: finding a stolen bike for sale
« Reply #7 on: June 14, 2011, 11:31:28 AM »
In that case he no longer owns the bike, the insurance company does.



not necessarily true.


elaborate?
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Re: finding a stolen bike for sale
« Reply #8 on: June 14, 2011, 02:36:44 PM »
In that case he no longer owns the bike, the insurance company does.



not necessarily true.


elaborate?

well, it depends whether the insured has assigned rights to the stolen property, whether the insured was paid out in full for the loss, etc.