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Username: 196 - Classifieds Buyer Scam

 


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Jan 14, 2013, 4:19 AM
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The following scam has been reported:

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On 13-Jan-2013 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 => 196

Name => mark

FromEmail => markjone41@yahoo.com

City =>

Country =>

Comments => Hello,
Am interesting in your Head Gear,kindly let me know the condition and the final asking price?

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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