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Anonymous
US
2013-08-24 21:42:39
Classified Ads Scam
Craigslist (craiglist.com)
Craigslist scammer
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Larm Kelvin
Email Address:
   larm.kelin003@gmail.com
Claims he wants to buy what your selling. Asks for your name, address, phone number, and final price of item. Claims he will over night you a check. You are to cash check and keep the amount for item plus $100 for your trouble and time then Walmart money gram the rest to a person who\'s info he provides and they will pick up item from you because he is out of town visiting his son. He also send you a tracking number to an actual package sent USPS and if you look it up its reall and when you get the package there is a check inside made out from some company in New York on Cititbank NA. It looks ligit till you google him.Here is the last email I received from him. Hello,

How are you doing ? I will like to let you know that you will receive
the payment today. Here is the USPS tracking number for the package
.... .... 9470101699320002662946

FOLLOW MY INSTRUCTIONS BELLOW:

Immediately you receive the check, just go straight to your bank and
have the check cashed instantly or you can deposit it into your bank
account. As soon as you have the funds, deduct the money for your item
and also take $100 for yourself for your running around and have the
rest of the money wired to my mover via Money Gram International
Transfer which can be done at any Wal-Mart store around you so that
they can have the money for the pickup.

Here is the name and address to send the money to:


Receiver name.... Angela Lee Beavers
Address.........1700 Conway Dr
City...............Pensacola
State............FL
zip code.......32503


He is due to be back in your location anytime from now and has
informed me that the only thing holding him up is the shipping funds.
Afterward i will require the following info from you............

1. The name and address of the sender.
2. The amount sent. (After deducting the transfer Charges).
3.REFERENCE #

Please deduct the transfer charges from the amount you want to send to
the shipper .Dont forget to send me the map quest to your location
for easy passage to the shipper.kindly get back to me asap.Go to MONEY
GRAM with cash to enable you make the transfer Thanks..

HERE IS THE TRACKING STATUS FOR THE PACKAGE...THE CHECK WILL DELIVER
TO YOU TODAY OR FIRST THING ON MONDAY MORNING......PLEASE DO NOT KEEP
SILENT.


Your Tracking Information
Status: IN-TRANSIT
Last Scan: August 23, 2013 7:09 pm Processed at USPS Origin Sort
Facility JAMAICA, NY 11430
Carrier: US Postal Service
US Postal Service Tracking Number: 9470101699320002662946
Scan History:
August 23, 2013 7:09 pm Processed at USPS Origin Sort Facility
JAMAICA, NY 11430
August 23, 2013 5:28 pm Dispatched to Sort Facility BROOKLYN, NY 11236
August 23, 2013 3:17 pm Processed at USPS Origin Sort Facility
BROOKLYN, NY 11256
August 23, 2013 12:40 pm Acceptance BROOKLYN, NY 11236
August 22, 2013 Electronic Shipping Info Received
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