---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: firstname.lastname@example.org To: Date: 3/4/2008 5:32:58 PM Subject: Dropzone.com Classifieds - Response to your Ad
On 4-Mar-2008 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.
Comments =Hello, Thanks for the email response,well your price is still in the range, you can send your postal address, fullname, with your contact phone number,so payment can be send to you as soon as possible
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.
I messed with this guy for a while. Insisting on all sorts of wazoo conditions on where to pick the gear up, what kind of money to bring. He wasnt too keen on making his "cashiers check" into mercury dimes....