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Anonymous
St. Petersburg, FL, United States
2012-12-03 09:53:14
Overpayment Scam
Craigslist (craiglist.com)
+2 overpay check or MO craigslist used desktop computer
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   SP
Email Address:
   drake44drake@gmail.com
Email from above

Hi,
Am glad it\'s available. I\'m going on a vacation to London but I will instruct my assistant to prepare and mail your payment which I\'m sure you will get in about 4 - 6 business days. I\'ll add $20 extra for the delay. I\'ll pay by M O or cashier check so send me your info (i.e full name, mailing address and your phone number) so payment can be mailed out immediately. I will also make arrangement for pick-up which will be after you must have received and cashed the payment. Awaiting your
info.
Thanks

Follow Ups/Extra Information. Most recent is listed first.
Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2012-12-13 20:21:30
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Matt Leow (first email, then it changed to drake44drake@gmail.com)
Email Address:
   Matt Leow [mattleow625@gmail.com]
Telephone:
   7606954084
He responded to a craigslist I posted. With the same response as above.
Am glad it's available. I'm going on a vacation to London but I will instruct my assistant to prepare and mail your payment which I'm sure you will get in about 4 - 6 business days. I'll add $20 extra for the delay. I'll pay by M O or cashier check so send me your info (i.e full name, mailing address and your phone number) so payment can be mailed out immediately. I will also make arrangement for pick-up which will be after you must have received and cashed the payment. Awaiting your info. Thanks
Then the next day, I received notification that his assistant sent too much money and that if I can western union it back.
a few days later, I sent a text message advising that since payment had not been received I would need personal information to continue transaction, received this email in response:
Please let me know if you have received payment. After cashing at your bank just walk into any western union outlet and send to the following details. I have pledged the balance to and Orphanage and i want this taken care of ASAP.
NAME OF RECEIVER: DAVE ERWIN CITY: PORTO NOVO COUNTRY: BENIN.REPUBLIC
Please make sure you take care of everything today and send me the transfer details i.e Money Transfer Cotrol Number (MTCN) The Transfer Test Question and Answer and the total amount sent after charges. Please let me know the best time for pick-up. Waiting to read from you

Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2012-12-03 09:54:13
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