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Anonymous
US
2013-11-17 18:35:50
Classified Ads Scam
Craigslist (craiglist.com)
+1 Craigslist Scam
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Samantha Smith
Email Address:
   samanthasgm@gmail.com
I am selling a piano on craigslist, and was sent this email... I searched a few words in the email and an identical \"story\" came up. Here is the email:

Thanks so much for your swift response, am highly interested in
purchasing your item and i will like to offer you $500 for the Item,
only if you consider my offer as your concluding buyer and also i may
not be able to come down to you to check the Item due to some vita
reasons and for the nature of my work, additionally you will not be
responsible for the shipping arrangement and the shipping fee only if
you are ready to dispense the Item. Am gonna contact a shipping
company and make an arrangement on that, kindly get back to me with
the Item location so i can make the pick up arrangement besides the
shipping charges. To give out your money will be through PayPal
because they are easier and the fastest means of sending and receiving
money so kindly get back to me with your PayPal email address for
quick payment and if you are new to this i will ask you to visit
www.PayPal.com and get registered with them, once you are through on
the site just get back to me with your paypal email address for a
quick transaction thanks and please i will like you to get back to me
with more pics of the item

Thanks.


Stay Blessed....
Follow Ups/Extra Information. Most recent is listed first.
No Name   (Mountain View, CA, United States) Added the following extra information on :2014-02-19 00:23:14
 Scammer
  Information

Scam Email
Thanks so much for your swift response, Am ok with the price and condition of the Piano, it\'s very motivated to buy and am highly interested in purchasing your Piano so i will like to offer you $1,300 for the Piano, only if you consider my offer as your concluding buyer and also i may not be able to come down to you to check the Piano due to some vital reasons and due to the nature of my work, additionally you will not be responsible for the shipping arrangement and the shipping fee only if you are ready to dispense the Piano to me. Am gonna contact a shipping company and make an arrangement on the shipment so i will like you to kindly get back to me with the Item location so i can make the pick up arrangement besides the shipping charges. To give out your money will be through PayPal because they are easier and the fastest means of sending and receiving money so kindly get back to me with your PayPal (Holder name and email address) for quick payment and if you are new to this i will ask you to quicly visit www.PayPal.com and get registered with them and once you are through on the site just get back to me with your paypal email address for a quick transaction thanks and please i will like you to get back to me with more pics of the item Thanks. Stay Blessed....

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