Who has the forked tongue?

Who has the forked tongue?

Chris Dairopolous claims that Mark Kleynhans talked him into attending the Savile Row auction as a "phantom bidder" to push the price up.Estate agent Lew Geffen describes it as a fantastic auction and adds Kleynhans:  "We shot the lights out and blew the market away".

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Submitted by : Jacqueline Fourie on 2010-01-11 11:22:18
This is exactly what these auctioneers do. Almost fell victim of this scam last year. The auctioneer was hugely upset when I decided not to attend the auction.
Submitted by : Sue Bartman of george on 2009-12-30 10:10:13
Think about it guys. He didn't have the money to buy it so what was his motivation?
Submitted by : Mike Jewitt of Pietermaritzburg on 2009-12-29 22:27:20
Another case of everyone screwing everyone else for the quick South African buck.
Submitted by : Scott Cundill of Johannesburg on 2009-12-27 20:38:36
Ignorantia juris non excusat.
Submitted by : Reon De Reuck of Little Falls on 2009-12-25 05:50:39
Pay up my buddy and a Merry Christmas.


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