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iPhone 5 blacklisted help?


iPhone 5 blacklisted help?



I bought an iPhone 5 from some one off Craigslist and the phone came with the original box and all accessories, it was working for 2 weeks and one fine day i didn't get the signal and when i contacted AT&T they said it is reported stolen and blacklisted. So my question is how does AT&T dertermine if the customer is really telling that he lost the phone

- He/She might be selling the phone to someone and claming it with insurance saying that it is stolen

I am in a big loss now, please help me

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Re: iPhone 5 blacklisted help?

Hopefully you have the name or contact info of the person that sold it to you. If they won't help you, contact the police and fill out a police report that the person sold you a stolen phone.
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Re: iPhone 5 blacklisted help?

The person who sold me is not responding to my texts or calls anymore

If I file a complaint, how does it help me unless they are able to find a person

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Re: iPhone 5 blacklisted help?

Not too sure unless the Police can determine the phone was reported stolen in error but your phone is going to be unusable since the original owner is claiming your iphone was stolen from them


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Re: iPhone 5 blacklisted help?

Chalk another one up to Craigslist! There are some things that are fine to buy off Craigslist, iPhones are not one of them!
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