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I answered an advert advertised in England on Ebay but being

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I answered an advert advertised in England on Ebay but being sold in Scotland after the expense of flying up there I discovered it was not as described, condition wise and had no service history as was advertised with a full history and it had 4 owners not 2 I had the further expense of a hotel and a flight home ! Total £495.00 can I make a claim against the advertiser in an English small claims court or do I have to do that in a Scottish Equivalent
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: UK Law
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
4 days heard nothing very disappointed !
Expert:  JGM replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for your question.
Is the seller physically based in Scotland or England?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Scotland but bike was advertised in England on Ebay
Expert:  JGM replied 2 years ago.
You have to sue the seller for damages for misrepresentation in the sheriff court in Scotland under small claim procedure.
See www.scotcourts.gov.uk for the forms and rules.