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Anonymous
St. Petersburg, FL, United States
2014-11-13 13:49:45
Nigerian/419 Scam
Craigslist (craiglist.com)
Craigslist, Western Union ScamEmail Attached
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Coney Farrier
Email Address:
   coneypos959@gmail.com
I was contacted through Craigslist for an article I had for sale. Email threads as follows;

FROM CONEY FARRIER
Thanks for the response, Can you get back to me with some close up
pictures of this item.My Mover will be coming for the pick up once the
payment clears, Payment will be through PayPal which i believe is safe
and secure for both of us, I will take care of the PayPal charges in
the payment. Kindly get back to Me with your PayPal email address and
the pick up location address so that I can send your payment ASAP.Get
back to me with the following Answers:

Are you the first owner of it?
Why are you selling it?
When have you been using it?
And the amount you are willing to sell it?

Another one of the follow-up emails from Coney;
Hi, I have sent Your payment and I expect You to have an email from
PayPal for confirmation, I will suggest you check your PayPal email
in-box or Spam email folder for their emails.I want you to know that i
added an extra fee of $900 to the total payment which I need you to
send to the agent coming for the pick up and it needs to be sent via
Western Union or Money Gram as that's the only way My pick up agent
can get it.I am sorry i should have informed You but I only got the
urgent message from the pick up agent that They will need the funds
before.They can come and pick up when I was about making the payment.I
have notified PayPal of the procedures so there will be no problem.I
also added $100 for the Western Union or Money Gram charges. Please
help Me to send the pickup agent fee to My pickup agent and get back
to me if there's anything You need to know more so I will need your
home address for the pickup of the item.Below is the pickup agent
information...

NAME : MARY SCOTT
CITY : WHEELING
STATE: WEST VIRGINIA
ZIP CODE 26003


Many Thanks.
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