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Username: hill - Classifieds Buyer Scam

 


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Jul 19, 2005, 8:55 AM
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The following scam have been reported:

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Subject: Dropzone.com Classifieds - Response to your Ad
Date: 19 Jul 2005 13:33:49 -0000
From: rita_4sweet@yahoo.com
To:

Hi BadDog,

On 19-Jul-2005 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. Report any suspected scams or abuse to abuse@dropzone.com. The information submitted is as follows:

Username => hill

Name => rita hill sweet

FromEmail => rita_4sweet@yahoo.com

City => michiga

Country => usa

Comments => my name is Rita Hill Sweet,I saw your advert on web and am interested in buying your product,and i will like to pay through cashier check, so if my offer is ok by you, send the following information urgently so that we can proceed.
FULL NAME:
ADDRESS:
CITY:
ZIP CODE:
TELEPHONE
Please get back to me,thanks Regards Mrs Rita Hill Sweet.


Click here to read more about these kind of scams.

Remember:

  • DO NOT do business with anyone who offers to send you payment for a higher amount than your selling price with the understanding that you'll send back the balance.

  • Be suspicious of anyone claiming to be acting on behalf of a "client" or another "customer".

  • Be suspicious of anyone claiming to be from Nigeria or West Africa

  • If you agree to accept a check payment, then do not send anything, gear or "change" before the check cleared. And be careful, if you manage to clear a fraudulent check then you may be liable for the damages if the bank finds out later. Make sure your bank authenticates the check.

  • If it sounds to good to be true, then it probably is.
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