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Anonymous
Anchorage, AK, United States
2013-03-14 17:18:57
Classified Ads Scam
Craigslist (craiglist.com)
+2 Craigslist Scam - Paypal Only
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Mike Cordova
Email Address:
   dcalmd5@gmail.com
Like the others, he responded to my ad selling a table and chairs. He is out of town, can only use paypal and will send a \"specialized\" moving company to pick the item up. He wanted more pictures, and then finally sent an email notifying me that I should be receiving a paypal confirmation of his payment shortly, he included extra money so that I could pay his agent, and gave me this address:
Kelly Williams 770 Ferrells Bridge Rd Louisburg, NC 27549

He also stated that he has notified paypal of the procedures so that there is no problem.
Follow Ups/Extra Information. Most recent is listed first.
Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2013-05-01 18:32:42
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Mike Cordova
Email Address:
   dcalmd5@gmail.com
Same here...he was out of town, buying sight unseen and had "specialized" movers to come get out furniture. Didn't trust the poor English so I googled his email address and found this! He won't be buying from me!!!

Scam Email
Hello, Thanks for your time. I don\'t have the chance to come and view it because am currently out of town at the moment due to the nature of my job.I\'m buying this for someone as a replacement,and can you by any chance send close up photos? as it will help in my decision since i will be buying sight unseen.Payment will be made via PayPal only as PayPal is my only payment option i can access here(if you don\'t have a PayPal account yet, it pretty easy to set up and it very secured. All you have to do is to log on to (paypal.com) it can\"t take you less than 3 mins to do that. Since I\'m requesting this transaction to be done via PayPal, all the charges is on me and i have a specialized mover that will come pick it up once payment clears. I hope we can make the purchase as fast as possible? Thank you, Mike.

Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2013-04-18 17:39:59
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Mike Cordova
Email Address:
   dcalmd5@gmail.com
This individual contacted me with the same story responding to my ad on CL (out of town, paypal only, will be buying sight unseen and has a specialized mover). Checked his email out and found this page...will not be doing business with him

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