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Little Neck, NY, United States
2013-12-11 13:44:49
Classified Ads Scam
Craigslist (
Craigslist Overpayment Scam 
Chris Anderson
Email Address:
Scammer Email #1 (Katlin Blain)
Still for sale?

Scammer Email #2. (CW)
Hello,your email address is anonymous please reply with your email so that we can start correspondence from there thanks.

Scammer Email #3 (CW; Chris Anderson; used from here out...)
My assistant told me your item is still for sale on list, I will add $50 to the purchase price for you so that you can hold it for me as i am on a business trip and wouldn\'t want to lose it to someone else. Please provide your full name, address and your phone number so that I can send your payment.I will be paying you by a Money Order ... It will take 6 -7 days for the payment to get to you and as for delivery I will make arrangements for the pick-up after you have received payment.kindly get back to me, as soon as possible, with your name,phone # and mailing address where payment will be sent. Note:As soon as you have your money in hand, we can talk about the picking up of the item. i would like you to take the posting off from craiglist today.
Best Regards

Scammer Email #4.
Yes am honest and trustworthy. My name is chris anderson and your payment will be sent ASAP please consider it sold. I will appreciate if the ad is taken off craigslist so i can be sure you are keeping it in my favor.

Scammer Email #5
Your payment has been sent but there is something i think i must bring to your notice immediately. I just discovered there is an error in the payment sent to you. My assistant sent the payment meant for another item that\'s more expensive than yours. I have called the post office to see if they could retrieve it but nothing positive. I really don\'t know what to do now. Please and Please, you can go ahead and cash out the Money Order at your Bank when you receive it, deduct your payment and send the balance via western union to the details i will provide you with. Can i trust you to do that for me?

Scammer Email 6
Thanks for putting my mind at rest,you are going to get your payment soon.Once you receive the money order go ahead and cash it at your Bank,deduct your money and send the remaining cash via western union money transfer in minutes to the details i will provide you with.

Scammer Email #7
Hello, have you gotten the payment now? please let me know

Scammer Email #8
Once you receive payment go ahead and get it cash at your bank deduct your payment and send my balance via western union money transfer in minutes to the details below:

Question: Xxxxx
Answer : Xxxxx

Send me the transfer details for both transaction after doing that. i.e

Note: I need it to take care of some pressing bills and to make arrangement for pick-up, I will wait to hear from you as soon as possible. Thanks

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