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| 2006 Volkswagon Jetta TDI Diesel My Grandmother was almost scammed by a Craigslist posting for a beautiful white 2006 Jetta that was listed for $2600. She assumed it was an error in typing and emailed the person that responded willing to sell the car for $2000 including shipping from Florida. Said she had lost her son in a bad car accident and this was his car and her and her husband could no longer bare looking at it. |
Wanted to set up the transaction through Ebay vehicle buyer protection (which makes it seem more realistic) upon getting everything set up and processed the payment was requested through a Money Gram vs. paypal. Over dinner she was sharing the details of the great deal she was getting and upon looking into it we knew immediately it was a scam. We emailed seller again and said we had family in Florida that would pick car up and pay in a cashier check vs. shipping it and never heard back.
She was hours away from processing a transfer.
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