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    I attempted to purchase a motorcycle after viewing an ad in a weekly circular magazine. The magazine company advertised this ad for over two weeks, the motorcycle ad turned out to be a fraud. I called the magazine company and asked about the ad after sending my money ($3000) to this false third party company set up by this criminal, to learn that they finally pulled the ad because it was not legit. Do I have a possible case against this company for small claims court? Nowhere in the magazine is there a disclaimer stating that the ads could be fraudulent, therefore, I presumed that this company would take the time and assure that each ad is legitimate. What do you think?

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    Normally you cannot sue them unless you can show they were involved in the scam. But you can subpoena them for information on the culprit.

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