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link2334  (C 36751)

Jun 24, 2009, 11:16 AM
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Re: [zuziel] Username: beejay - Classifieds Buyer Scam [In reply to] Can't Post

+1 for me as well. I tried to play with him too, but same bogus responses.


dsbbreck  (D 23512)

Jun 24, 2009, 12:57 PM
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I'm curious as to what he can accomplish with just that information as well. I decided to play along, and he's all the way as to saying payment is on it's way. I know it's a scam based on how many people he has contacted with the same spiel, but I've yet to see where he's going to profit from this.

Here are the emails back and forth.

Hello,
How are you today? just want to let you know that the payment has been made
out to you today on your name and address which you provided me and you will receive
it by Weekend or Next week so please get back to me as soon as you get it....So i
can email you my DHL label which carries the the DHL account for the shipping and i
will also call DHL to come for the pick up of the item in your location as soon as
the payment cleared.

So i would like you to remove the advert from the website & consider it SOLD.
Expecting your payment soonest.

Thank's

--- On Tue, 23/6/09, David Billings <david@milehiskydiving.com> wrote:

From: David Billings <david@milehiskydiving.com>
Subject: Re: Response to your Ad
To: "Alexander Bishopp" <alexxymark@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: Tuesday, 23 June, 2009, 7:13 PM

Ok, I can sell you the Container, Reserve and the
Samurai 135 for $2300.00.

If you want to send a Money Order, it needs to be drawn on a US bank. I
will need to hold the shipping until it clears our account. Make the
Money Order out to Mile Hi Skydiving. You can send it to:

Mile Hi Skydiving
Attn: David Billings
229 Airport Rd, Hanger 34G
Longmont, CO 80503

I prefer if you use paypal to make the payment though. It's instant and I
can ship it out immediately. You can go to www.paypal.com to set up an
account and make the payment. My payment address is
david@greenswooper.com.

I can be reached at this email adress or by phone at 303-702-9911 during
the day.

Let me know what you would like to do.

David Billings
Mile Hi Skydiving
303-702-9911

> Hello,
>
>
> Thanks for your swift response, I'm so glad to hear from you and
> would say that am really interested in buying the (Container), and i will
> be happy if you can sell it to me because my son has been troubling me
> because to buy it for him, he use it in Australian so i am getting it
> for him. i have a Dhl account for shipping pakages and with that i will
> use to ship it down to my Location.
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> Pls kindly get back with your final asking price and i will be glad
> to issue out the payment to you which will be in Money order/check for
> the payment. If you are okay with my arrangement,pls kindly get back to
> me with the folloowing detail's
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> NAME:
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> ADDRESS:
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> ZIPCODE:
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> FINAL PRICE:
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> MOBILE NUMBER:
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> I await your response soon, Thank's and GOD bless you and youir family.
>
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> Regards,
>
> --- On Tue, 23/6/09, David Billings <david@milehiskydiving.com> wrote:
>
> From: David Billings <david@milehiskydiving.com>
> Subject: Re: Dropzone.com Classifieds - Response to your Ad
> To: alexxymark@yahoo.co.uk
> Date: Tuesday, 23 June, 2009, 5:13 PM
>
> It is still available. It's in excellent condition. I'm asking $1000 +
> Shipping. If you are interested let me know. For overseas transaction I
> require payment by paypal. I will need your address to figure shipping.
>
> David Billings
> Mile Hi Skydiving
> 303-702-9911
>
>> Hi dsbbreck,
>>
>> On 23-Jun-2009 someone submitted their contact information in response
>> to
>> your ad in the Dropzone.com Classifieds. Please reply to this email to
>> contact the person directly.
>>
>> Username => beejay
>>
>> URL =>
>> http://www.dropzone.com/cgi-bin/classifieds/detail_page.cgi?ID=78701&d=1
>>
>> Name => Mark
>>
>> FromEmail => alexxymark@yahoo.co.uk
>>
>> City =>
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>> Country =>
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>> Comments => I can accross your Container and i just want to confirm if
>> you
>> still have it available, and if you do please kindly get back to me with
>> the price and the present condition
>>
>> Mark
>> +447732521892
>> alexxymark@yahoo.co.uk
>>
>> -----------------
>> If you suspect this is a scam:
>>
>> 1) Visit the Security Forum to see if it has already been reported:
>> http://www.dropzone.com/cgi-bin/forum/gforum.cgi?forum=44
>> 2) If not, forward the entire email to abuse@dropzone.com
>>
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jhendrix13  (B 32608)

Jun 24, 2009, 6:56 PM
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Re: [dsbbreck] Username: beejay - Classifieds Buyer Scam [In reply to] Can't Post

how it works is they send you a forged Money order (usally western union) so when you cash it with your bank it will initally clear, so you'll send the item. The bank will notice the fraud a few days later and guess who's responsable.....you. Not Cool.


pierre3636  (B 2466)

Jun 25, 2009, 2:21 AM
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Re: [zuziel] Username: beejay - Classifieds Buyer Scam [In reply to] Can't Post

this guy is still active - he tried buying a wingsuit off me ...


zuziel  (D License)

Jun 25, 2009, 7:20 AM
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Is there some way to get this guy? I am playing along with him at this point also. His profile shows he has never logged in.

I am trying (in a friendly way) to get him to give me more information, but like everyone else in here has stated, he stops with "the payment has been made out to you".

I am wondering if we do get these "fraudulent money orders" can we do anything to stop him from trying this in other forums? Possibly inform the authorities? (I actually just laughed at myself for typing that!)


mrbiceps  (D License)

Jun 26, 2009, 5:19 AM
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This guy has emailed me also. i thought that you could cash a western union money order though?


mrbiceps  (D License)

Jun 26, 2009, 5:29 AM
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Re: [mrbiceps] Username: beejay - Classifieds Buyer Scam [In reply to] Can't Post

if he really does send dhl to collect the rig that he is trying to buy i will load a box up with rocks and he will have to pay the shipping charges to get it to him.


link2334  (C 36751)

Jun 26, 2009, 12:46 PM
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In reply to:
if he really does send dhl to collect the rig that he is trying to buy i will load a box up with rocks and he will have to pay the shipping charges to get it to him.


Thats a great idea. I might have to email him back and try to do that myself. Honestly has anyone ever fallen for this crap. Someone must of some time or another....


Premier svnh

Jun 27, 2009, 10:08 AM
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Re: [dsbbreck] Username: beejay - Classifieds Buyer Scam [In reply to] Can't Post

 
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my DHL label which carries the the DHL account for the shipping and i
will also call DHL to come for the pick up of the item in your location as soon as
the payment cleared.

I also got an email from this guy on a reserve canopy that I have for sale.
Funny thing I thought DHL is out of business at least in the US so how will they pick up the package?.


jerolim  (F License)

Jun 29, 2009, 4:07 AM
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I've got same mail from this scamer. I responded with my name, address, price and mobile phone. Mad What is my best next move ? Should I tear the check when it arrives ?


mrbiceps  (D License)

Jun 29, 2009, 3:37 PM
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Re: [jerolim] Username: beejay - Classifieds Buyer Scam [In reply to] Can't Post

i am waiting for this fools cheque as well. i was thinking of playing along and asking him for his return address that i can send the refund cheque to him. then calling the bank or western union or whatever cheque he is faking and seeing if they want to try and catch him. problem is he may be reading this thread now. From what i have read he has no interest in what you are selling so no one will ever come to pick it up.


Premier likestojump  (D License)

Jun 29, 2009, 4:19 PM
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Re: [mrbiceps] Username: beejay - Classifieds Buyer Scam [In reply to] Can't Post

people(s)

this is an automated process with some conglomerate of assholes mass posting to any forums / sales venues they have in their web crawler.

they send you a "check". they ask for a "refund". The very few unfortunate ones that send the "refund" are fucked.

those usually originate in countries where law can be bought for the price of a Starbucks coffee, so it's safer and much easier to be smart about it.

Trust me, those "people" could care less what you email them, it's all copy and paste with them.

in other words save your strengths, you'll never catch them, the opportunity costs are just too high.


timmangan  (A License)

Jun 29, 2009, 6:59 PM
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Re: [likestojump] Username: beejay - Classifieds Buyer Scam [In reply to] Can't Post

Far out! What a dodgey dude, I just got emails from him aswell!!

youve got to give it to him though, he's persistent.

I think i would get sick of not getting anythin from people.

But a guy where I work a few weeks ago sent off $5000 through western union for a car, then the guy said his wife wanted more and to send him another $3000. he didnt, but obviously never saw the $5k again. We didnt know about it until after he sent the money through.


jerolim  (F License)

Jun 30, 2009, 2:11 AM
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I was thinking to send my dirty underwear instead a canopy and a fotocopy of US dollar bills,.. Is that an good idea ?Tongue


whoops  (D 2600)

Jul 2, 2009, 4:15 PM
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this fool think I'll send him 3000 really funny conversation by e-mail, i already sended all materials to Interpol. maybe they will stop him asap Smile
for info:
Permanent TSB - Bank Drafts Wink Wink Wink
be careful
blue sky
canopy is more than two days sold to serious buyer


(This post was edited by whoops on Jul 2, 2009, 4:20 PM)


mrbiceps  (D License)

Jul 5, 2009, 9:13 PM
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Got this fools fake cheque in the mail, please see attached pic. Am currently trying to contact the bank to see if they want all the info to try and catch this scammer.
Attachments: fakecheque1.JPG (465 KB)


rivetgeek

Jul 8, 2009, 1:52 PM
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http://www.zug.com/pranks/powerbook/

This scam is easy to recognize but just as easy to rescam.


Bolas  (D License)

Jul 9, 2009, 11:05 PM
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Best. Scambait. Ever.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-IQqd17p9_0


adamx  (A 55555)

Jul 16, 2009, 8:50 PM
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In reply to:
if he really does send dhl to collect the rig that he is trying to buy i will load a box up with rocks and he will have to pay the shipping charges to get it to him.

That's the first thing I thought when I read he was trying to setup a DHL pickup.

I've got lots of scrap 2x4's and plywood

i've got lots of scrap bricks from demo's

How much would it cost to ship a crate of bricks to australia Wink

I might try emailing that address even though he hasn't sent anything to me.


dks13827  (C 9293)

Jul 25, 2009, 3:19 PM
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In reply to:
Got this fools fake cheque in the mail, please see attached pic. Am currently trying to contact the bank to see if they want all the info to try and catch this scammer.
Be even more careful, gang,, my understanding is that if you deposit it, now they have your bank routing number and account number, very very bad, trust me.


Premier likestojump  (D License)

Jul 29, 2009, 5:40 AM
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In reply to:
In reply to:
Got this fools fake cheque in the mail, please see attached pic. Am currently trying to contact the bank to see if they want all the info to try and catch this scammer.
Be even more careful, gang,, my understanding is that if you deposit it, now they have your bank routing number and account number, very very bad, trust me.

that's incorrect. "they" have nothing, as they don't get to see the copy of the canceled draft, being that it does not belong to "them"


nouvelair  (D 279)

Aug 18, 2011, 3:56 PM
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Re: [link2334] Username: beejay - Classifieds Buyer Scam [In reply to] Can't Post

same here

Here are parts of the exchanges:

Hello,

Thanks for the your prompt response and the information has been forwarded to my associates, But he confirmed to me that payment has be mailed out to you via courier service and i will get back to you with tracking number soon.

Amount on check is $8,500, including freighter's funds and as soon as you get the check, All you need do, go ahead and deposit it and let me know when funds will be available in your account and please do get all the paper work's intact for and get it ready for shipment.

I hope this is okay by you? once again i will get back to you with the tracking number for the payment.

Thanks once again for your understanding act,

Regards.
David Mark



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From: info@nouvelair.ca
To: davidmark23@hotmail.com
Subject: RE: Dropzone.com Classifieds - Response to your Ad
Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2011 10:13:37 -0400


BONJOUR DAVID!



You'll be surprise how good this deal his. It's really a steal!



Certified check can be made to my name



Full Name:
Full Address: 7

PO BOX
City:
State: VT
Zip Code:
Phone Number:





Take care!





Daniel




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From: david mark [mailto:davidmark23@hotmail.com]
Sent: August-17-11 9:13 AM
To: info@nouvelair.ca
Subject: RE: Dropzone.com Classifieds - Response to your Ad



Hello,

I appreciate your response and will take it for your price. I hope the condition is great.

I will handle the shipping of the unit as my freighter will contact you after you must have received the funds in your care and clear.

I will need the Name and Address for the payment, as am willing to make it inform of Certified Check.

Get back to me with the following payment details:





The above details will be needed for payment.

Regards


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