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Anonymous
US
2014-03-15 14:52:28
Classified Ads Scam
Craigslist (craiglist.com)
craigslist buyerEmail Attached
 Scammer
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Person contacts you as a buyer wanting to buy some items u posted for sale on craigslist. For example, you have item #1 posted for $60, but they want to mail you a check for $1,000.00 have you deposit it-withdraw the $1,000 immediately and complete a couple \'tasks\' for them with the remainder- in this case, $940. The check will end up being stolen or fabricated or forged and your bank will drop you as their customer and depending upon the circumstance, bank, amount, or ur relationship with the bank they may even file check fraud charges against you. So please be careful!
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