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Old 04-20-2008, 08:38 AM   #1 (permalink)
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New to the whole world of cellular phone... I must join the new century! a friend from work wants to sell me her used Blackberry Pearl for what sounds like a good price... I don't know her so well, and not sure how this all works. For starters, how do I know she isn't selling me a stolen phone? What happens if it is, since I really have no way to know? I would not want to get into troubles to save a few bucks!
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one what carrier is the device for?

if Verizon/sprint/alltel

get the ESN and check with carrier they can see if the device is reported lost or stolen if so it is useless to you

what price?
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Good advice, thanks! She wants to sell it for 150$....
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also check this link out

http://www.blackberryforums.com/buy-...lackberry.html
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did she buy device or get it from somewhere else? why is she selling? these are questions to ask
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Thanks again, I'll ask to see the device and see the numbers, and call to check!
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I bought mine in the box slightly used on eBay for $250 shipped (Pearl 8130). $150 would be an amazing deal for the Pearl.
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