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Shawn
Darlington, SC, United States
2012-03-05 08:07:28
Overpayment Scam
Craigslist (craiglist.com)
+1 Reply to my item for sale listing on Craigslist
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   John Milner
Email Address:
   joshpey@gmail.com
I had posted a computer on Craigslist for sale. This is a reply I got from someone wanting to pay for it through PayPal and have me ship it...


Dear Seller,

I was very impressed with the item your posted on craigslist, I really have interested in buying it, I will not be able to come for inspection, all i need is your word of sincerity coupled with detailed photographs of the item to actually show that it is in good condition as described online... Can i offer you $1600 for this item? i want to buy it as a birthday gift for my daughter,. I will be expecting your response as soon as possible, if my offer is acceptable kindly reply with your PayPal email id of where you want the money to be credited to......Awaiting to hear from you soon.
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Mike   (Shawnee, KS, United States) Added the following extra information on :2012-03-07 19:13:52
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   John Milner
Email Address:
   joshpey@gmail.com
Received the following response from "John Milner" offering to pay above the listed price on CL for a mower I am selling:
"Thank for your mail. I'm satisfied with the condition of it as advertised in the listing,i will like to add $100 to your final price for you to keep off from all offer,and consider it sold to me alone as i am serious with this.I will like you to know that i am really interested in buying this for my cousin,payment will be through PayPal and the pick up will be arranged by me as i will have my agent come down to pick it up...i will be waiting to hear from you,and i will like you to send me the name and email address on the PayPal account to send the payment and send me more pics of this item if available since it will not be seen in person so i can pay it right away I am a busy at work and do not have much time around me.Make sure you get back to me so that we can arrange for pick up as i will like the item to be picked at your residence,so no shipping
Thanks and reply asap.
Regards"

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