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Username: Ben001 - Classifieds Buyer Scam

 


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May 17, 2013, 4:37 AM
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The following scam has been reported:

Quote:
>> On 16-May-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 => Ben001
>>
>> Name => Nelson
>>
>> FromEmail => bennelson362@gmail.com
>>
>> City => New Mexico
>>
>> Country => USA
>>
>> Comments => I am interested in your ads Tunnel camp in Singapore for Sale
>> and im also ok with your price $1320.00 kindly get back to me asap if
>> still available thanks the funds will hit your Bank acct automatically


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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