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Anonymous
US
2014-02-13 23:54:21
Classified Ads Scam
Craigslist (craiglist.com)
+2 Craigslist Car ad scamEmail Attached  
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Barbara Melton
Email Address:
   barbarawmelton@gmail.com
Telephone:
   1-651-560-8641
Posted a car for a cheap price. I txted the number and the response was that they were at work, could not talk, and to email them. I sent an email and they responded
Hi,

My name is Barbara Melton, I\'m emailing you regarding the 2003 Honda CR-V that I have for sale. It is in perfect condition, with no need for any additional repairs. Flawless exterior condition, no scratches and no dents. It has never been involved in an accident. The interior is in very good condition, also the exterior. No accidents, clear title, mileage: 128,600 and automatic transmission. I\'m selling the car because my 22\'s years old son died 3 months ago in a car accident. A drunk driver hit him and his fiancé. They were with her suv on their way to his little brother\'s birthday. It was his suv and it brings me bad memories and that\'s the reason I want to sell it as soon as possible. The price that I\'m asking is $2.000
Just let me know if you are interested and where are you located.

Thank you,
Barbara
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Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2014-05-14 23:12:15
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Elizabeth Schiefelbein
Email Address:
   ElizabethSchiefelbein@gmail.com
Hi,
My name is Elizabeth Schiefelbein and I'm emailing you regarding the 2003 Nissan Maxima Gle that I have for sale. Let me give you a few details about it: very good shape, no mechanical issues, no scratches nor dents, and it has never been involved in any kind of accidents. Has only 86,000 miles, its automatic, with an 6 cylinders 3.5L V6 engine, white exterior and tan leather interior. I have a clear title, free of any liens or loans on it, under my name. I'm selling the car because my 22's years old son died 3 months ago in a car accident. A drunk driver hit him and his fiancé. They were with her car on their way to his little brother's birthday. It was his car and it brings me bad memories and that's the reason I want to sell it as soon as possible. The price that I'm asking is $1,700. Just let me know if you are interested and where are you located. (p.s please reply only if you have the money available)
Thank you, Elizabeth

Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2014-02-14 10:49:08
 Scammer
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I had the exact same response

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