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Username: nzeribe45 - Classifieds Buyer Scam


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Sep 14, 2005, 5:44 AM
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Username: nzeribe45 - Classifieds Buyer Scam Can't Post

The following scam has been reported and this username has been disabled:


Subject: Classifieds - Response to your Ad
Date: 13 Sep 2005 08:34:05 -0000
Hi JayhawkJumper,

On 13-Sep-2005 someone submitted their contact information in response to your ad in the Classifieds. Please reply to this email to contact the person directly.

Username = nzeribe45

Name = Idowu

FromEmail =

City = Atlanta

Country = GA

Comments = Dear seller,your item has got good pecifications and I want it for my
nephew's birthday gift in africa.I like to know the current condition of the item. I am ready to pay for 2 pcs of this item .I will be making
payment via BIDPAY MONEY ORDER CASH PAYMENT or Money Gram payment. Do provide your info
for immediate payment:
Zip Code
Tel Number
I want you to get back to me with the amount for the 2 pcs ,also provide me the cost of the shipment through REGISTERED POST OFFICE MAIL EXPRESS
3-5 DAYS EXPRESS delivery.


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  • 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.


Sep 14, 2005, 10:16 AM
Post #2 of 2 (1344 views)
Re: [sangiro] Username: nzeribe45 - Classifieds Buyer Scam [In reply to] Can't Post

Thanks for the heads up I greatly appreciate it.

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