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|Scam Reporter||Scam Tips Received|
San Francisco, CA, United States
Classified Ads Scam
|+5 Untitled Classified Ads Scam on Paypal (paypal.com), ref:1769 |
assure me that it\'s in good condition and i will not be disappointed
with it ? I\'m ready to buy the item for the price if you can
consider me as your final buyer, but the issue is i am an
oceanographer and i do have a contract to go for which starts tomorrow
and am leaving the state any moment from now. also i want you to know
that i will like you to quickly get back to me with your location
address for a quick arrangement on the shipping quote cause i will
like to handle the shipping myself, additionally my quickest payment
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.
|No Name (Oak Grove, KY, United States) Added the following extra information on :2012-09-11 08:01:40|
got a text trying to buy my item. asked me to email the same email address. thanks to this site for warning me.
|Stephanie (Pueblo, CO, United States) Added the following extra information on :2012-09-02 10:23:53|
Got email from Brian McConnell regarding my bedroom furniture for sale on Craigslist: ** CRAIGSLIST ADVISORY --- AVOID SCAMS BY DEALING LOCALLY ** Avoid: wiring money, cross-border deals, work-at-home ** Beware: cashier checks, money orders, escrow, shipping ** More Info: http://www.craigslist.org/about/scams
I saw your ad post on cl,do you still have it available for sale ? is your price firm or open to offers ? what is it present condition ? Please email me at email@example.com,thanks and advise asap.
Responded the condition and price and here was the response- almost identical to others:
Thanks for your swift response,am okay with the price and the condition and i will be glad if you can consider me as your final buyer. I'm buying it for my relative as a gift and i might not be able to come for the viewing due to some reasons. I really want these present to be a surprise for him,and my mode of payment will be via PayPal. So kindly get back to me with the be picked up address,so i can figure out the shipping quote with the shipping company coming for the pick up after the payment on my behalf and also note to include your PayPal email id,so i can get proceed with the payment. Thanks and i will be looking forward to read from you.
The broken english made me a little leery which prompted a scam search on the internet and proved this was a scam to report.
|Garnet (East Lansing, MI, United States) Added the following extra information on :2012-08-30 09:53:36|
Says he is a marine biologist in Hawaii. These are emails he/she sent. Thanks for the details provided for the payment,am about to make the payment after which i have forward the pick up address to the shipping company immediately i got your response. But i just received the shipping quote right now,but the only problem am having now is there means of payment which is only by cash/western union money transfer. Which none of it is impossible for me to handle at the moment,so i just suggest to include the delivery fee in your payment which is $450 + $50 western union money transfer charges. So the total payment i will be transferring into your account will be $1550 + $500 = $2,050. And once i transferred the fund into your account you will have to deduct the shipping fee and help me to send it to there accounting department,so they can come for the pick up asap. Thanks and get back to me before i proceed with the payment. Hey ! Am glad to let you know that have sent the total payment into your account,and i knew PayPal will would have send you the confirmation of my payment by now. So kindly help me to get proceed in forwarding the moving fund to the shipping company on my behalf through Western Union service,and get back to me after that so they can come for the pick up as soon as all funds clear. Also don't forget to get the Western Union information across to PayPal customer care email for service verification,thanks and have a nice time. Below is the shipping company accountancy department information's:
Agent Name: Samuel Collins Address: 162 S Torrey Pines, City: Las Vegas,State: NV,Zipcode: 89118 Country: USA
It's really nice having a cool warming business with you,
|No Name (San Antonio, TX, United States) Added the following extra information on :2012-08-02 18:59:44|
uses the name Henry Cantona
|No Name (San Antonio, TX, United States) Added the following extra information on :2012-08-02 18:44:37|
USES this information to send money to:
Here is the shipping company accountancy department address
Name: Samuel Collins Address: 4320 torrey pines rd,(no such address) City: Las Vegas,Nevada. Zipcode: 89118. USA.
Uses this email address and name:
Sarah Cage firstname.lastname@example.org
CURRENTLY searching through bookoo ads for people to scam!!!!!