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Username: cooks800 - Classifieds Buyer Scam

 


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The following scam has been reported. This user is confirmed as a scammer and one should cut all contact with any e-mails they may have received from them.

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On 10-Aug-2012 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 => cooks800

Name => cooks

FromEmail => janecooks92@yahoo.com

City => madrid

Country => spain

Comments => Hello,

Am interested the purchase of the Sabre 2 150 need to know the final price of it or if you can let go $800 and would love to see more pics if available . Thanks

Cooks


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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