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Username: smith300 - Classifieds Buyer Scam

 


Premier sangiro
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Mar 5, 2008, 11:33 PM
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Username: smith300 - Classifieds Buyer Scam Can't Post

The following scam has been reported:

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---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: smith_mark2002@yahoo.com
To:
Date: 3/4/2008 5:32:58 PM
Subject: Dropzone.com Classifieds - Response to your Ad

Hi,

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.

Username =smith300

Name =smith

FromEmail =smith_mark2002@yahoo.com

City =fl

Country =usa

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

Thanks


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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kevinhaddon  (D 30599)

Mar 6, 2008, 4:32 AM
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Re: [sangiro] Username: smith300 - Classifieds Buyer Scam [In reply to] Can't Post

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....


wildfan75  (D 29536)

Mar 6, 2008, 11:16 AM
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Re: [sangiro] Username: smith300 - Classifieds Buyer Scam [In reply to] Can't Post

I also got one from him. I didn't bother to reply seeing as the guy registered 3/1/08, never logged on but could send me an email on a reply to a classified.
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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.

Username => smith300

URL => http://www.dropzone.com/cgi-bin/classifieds/detail_page.cgi?ID=59984&d=1

Name => smith

FromEmail => smith_mark2002@yahoo.com

City => fl

Country => usa

Comments => Hello,
am interested in the purchase of this item I need to know the final price of it and
would love to see more pics if available.

Thanks


udzcloud  (D 31620)

Mar 7, 2008, 4:18 PM
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Re: [sangiro] Username: smith300 - Classifieds Buyer Scam [In reply to] Can't Post

I was going to say.., the dude lives in miami, registered 3 days ago and wants to pick it up YET send a check ...

Hi Brent Watkajtys,

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.

Username => smith300

URL => http://www.dropzone.com/cgi-bin/classifieds/detail_page.cgi?ID=59909&d=1

Name => smith

FromEmail => smith_mark2002@yahoo.com

City => miami

Country => usa

Comments => Hello,
I have a client thats is interested in the purchase of this item I need to know the final price of it and would love to see more pics if available.

Thanks



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