Serial number to a buyer

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by magnaccio, Mar 28, 2012.

  1. magnaccio

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    Hi there. I'm currently trying to sell my iPad 2 locally, and have a request to give the potential buyer the serial number. Is this safe? Is it a scam? What are the potential dangers? Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
     
  2. AceCoolie

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    I'm not aware of any scams...but that doesn't mean there aren't any. They could look up the sn at Apple.com to see how much warranty is left.
     
  3. exile

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    If I did that, my intentions were to check warranty and see if it is a legit ipad. Other than that, I can't think of anything else they can do with the serial number.

    ... Unless if the person is a serious hacker.. knows how to look up your iTunes account with the serial number linked to it.. probably using some sort of exploit and fraudulently charge your iTunes account on a whole bunch of stuff.

    Is it possible? I can only presume so. Is that the persons intentions.. who knows.
     

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