Seen a scammer? Been caught out? Let the world know so they don't get burned. Add information if you see one that's already been logged - scammers move quickly and change details often to avoid detection. Details you log here will be in major search engines within an hour or two.Please Like, Share, Tweet etc. to spread the word.
|Scam Reporter||Scam Tips Received|
Potomac, MD, United States
|+6 Renate Stafford|
I have just made the payments now and i expect paypal to have
emailed by now, i sent $1,800.00 in all, I added $600 meant for pick
up and delivery and the western union fee also, they said they have
emailed you to this effect, you will need to send the $550 to my pick
up agent Headquarters via western union money transfer,so that paypal
can credit the $1,800.00 into your account as soon as you have emailed
the western union details to them, i added extra 50 to cover the
western union charges which shouldn\'t be more that 50 Here is the pick
up agent info needed to get the money sent through western union money
Name: Elizabeth Tellez
I will need the details of the transfer once you have sent fund . . .
1.The MTCN number that is the 10 digits number on the Western Union receipt
2.Sender\'s name and address used in sending the money
3.Actual amount sent.
|TDog (Petaluma, CA, United States) Added the following extra information on :2012-03-02 19:50:55|
Still at it with a different name but same email address (email@example.com).
Responded to Craigslist ad with this:
STILL AVAILABLE FOR SALE.
That was it. Made me suspicious so Googled the address and here I am.
|ebnony (London, England, United Kingdom) Added the following extra information on :2012-02-14 15:16:35|
this person has tried to buy from, i advertised 4 different types of cameras that i had for sale they were all new and i had 50 in stock. the buyer said he wanted to buy all four video cameras i questioned him to ask why he needed all four, his response was they are gifts for his family i taught ok that is a good reason to buy four. he offered to pay the price i asked for the total of Â£805.63 including shipping with DHL, he then provided his address it was a Nigerian address " not that i have anything against Nigerians buying however i have had several problems with Nigerian buyers so i take extra care" i searched the email address and many scams came up i also found the email on alibaba.com where 80% of Nigerians are scamers!
a few hours after he got my email i revived more emails saying the king of Nigeria was in trouble and had to hide his money away so he would not be killed" PFFT
i then sent him a link to this page about him he replied saying i have made the funds wtf!
|No Name (Peoria, AZ, United States) Added the following extra information on :2011-12-19 15:51:27|
1st email: Is this Ad still available.
2nd email: Ok just wanted to make sure nothing is been left out. I will be purchasing this for $900. Payment will be sent using PayPal and i will handle the PayPal surcharge as well. I will arrange with someone to have this picked up for your location once i have paid as i am out of town at the moment.In the meantime, can you send me more pictures (if available)? Regards
|Anonymous () Added the following extra information on :2011-12-02 19:14:52|
Sounds eerily familiar to Henry Edward's scam ... email from Kristen Cook: Thanks for your response, I am quite okay with your price, I need you to understand that I am willing and ready to purchase it right away, put it off the AD site, consider me as your favorite buyer, and Please note that I have a shipper/mover who handles my shipping arrangement anywhere in the world,he would be coming for the pickup, after you have received payment, which would be through paypal, If this is acceptable, advice soon as I am an hydrographer and I am buying this for my son,I am at work right now .I can only pay through pay pal at the moment as I do not have access to my bank account online,but I have it attached to my pay pal account, and this is why I insisted on using pay pal to pay,all I will need is your paypal email address to make the payments,and if you do not have a pay pal account yet,its pretty easy to set one up at www.paypal.com,i will be expecting your email.I have a pick up agent that will come for the pick up after payments has been sorted. I want you to provide me with the following information for me to proceed with the Payment...
Your PayPal e-Mail Address : Full name: Your Full Contact address:
Note: i'll also include the Shipping company's fee so kindly Get back to me with your PayPal email account so i can proceed with the payment asap.. Thanks
Looking forward to read from you.
|Anonymous () Added the following extra information on :2011-12-02 17:08:32|
Simialar situation as Renate and almost the exact same wording. Responded right away and offered over the amount asked for on Craigslist. Here are his emails. FIRST EMAIL: Ok just wanted to make sure nothing is been left out. I will be purchasing this for $2,500. Payment will be sent using PayPal and i will handle SECOND EMAIL: Thanks for your response. So i will be paying directly into your PayPal account without any delay, and i hope you have a paypal account. If you have one already, just send me the address to send it to, which is the email address you use for it or you can send me a paypal money request, so once i receive the details i will go ahead with the payment through PayPal and then i will contact my shipping company after you get the payment.
I will need your home address for the merchandise to be Picked Up by the Shipping Company..
Thanks for your posting!
|No Name (US) Added the following extra information on :2011-12-02 16:11:49|
Offered amount over item being sold on craigslist. Sent 2 emails. Here is copy of his email: Ok just wanted to make sure nothing is been left out. I will be purchasing this for $3,200. Payment will be sent using PayPal and i will handle the PayPal surcharge as well. I will arrange with someone to have this picked up for your location once i have paid as i am out of town at the moment.In the meantime, can you send me more pictures (if available)? Regards