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No Name
US
2013-01-02 20:54:03
Classified Ads Scam
Craigslist (craiglist.com)
+1 Furniture add targeted on Craigslist
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Lara Johnson
Email Address:
   Lara Johnson ;
I was selling a Woodley\'s office set on Craigslist: This is what she writes you:

Thanks for your response, I am sorry I am not around to view and inspect due to the nature of my job, I am in the United States Army and serve as a CBRN Specialist (74D). I am buying this as a gift even though I cant present it myself as I have just been redeployed and this is the spare time I have for shopping. We are not allowed to make
Follow Ups/Extra Information. Most recent is listed first.
No Name   (McHenry, IL, United States) Added the following extra information on :2013-01-10 12:00:27
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Lara Johnson
Email Address:
   signwalking@gmail.com
Thanks for your response, its a pity I am not around to view and inspect due to the nature of my job, I am in the United States Army and serve as a CBRN Specialist (74D). I am buying this as a gift although I cant present it myself as I have just been redeployed. We are not allowed to make or receive calls frequently for security reasons but we have access to the internet and that is our major means of communication to the outside world. I am OK with your asking price and if you dont mind, I can only pay through PayPal at the moment be cause its the most secure way to make or receive payment online this is why I'll prefer using PayPal to pay you, all I need is your PayPal email to make the payment and if you don't have a PayPal account, its pretty easy and secure to set up at www.paypal.com. I have a few questions for you.
Whats its condition, any damages? Can I see a few closely taken pictures? Are you the original owner and what is your reason for selling?
I hope you consider my offer because I am ready to buy, so you can take the add off craigslist. I'll have a hauler come for pick up after I make payment and money is in your hand. Thanks for understanding, hope to read from you soon.
Lara

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