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No Name
Des Moines, IA, United States
2013-12-30 02:17:15
Overpayment Scam
Autotrader (autotrader.com)
Autotrader.com overpayment scam SMS were sent from this number 9722771162
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   John Jenkins
Telephone:
   9722771162
Am interested in your \"insert autotrader.com add subject title here\" you have for sale and will offer $\"price offered is usually a little bit below the asking price\" if its still in good working condition.

Thanks for your response.Please do confirm if the vehicle have ever being in an accident,Any needed repairs mechanically you are aware of as of today ?.I await your reply

We do have a deal.The check will get to you in the amount of $\"insert a ridiculously high dollar amount\".You are to deduct the cost of your vehicle once you have cashed the check and make avaliable the balance to the pick up agent that will come for the pick up and shipping of the vehicle.Do provide the name the check will be made out to and address to mail the check

\"Me\" asking a question to the \"scammer\": What is your name and address? Are you in Farmers Branch, TX?

Yes i am.My name John Jenkins on neuro surgical Inc

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