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Username: crown111 - Classifieds Buyer Scam


Mar 24, 2014, 2:13 AM
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The following scam has been reported:

> On 22-Mar-2014 someone submitted their contact information in response to your ad in the Classifieds. Please reply to this email to contact the person directly.
> Username => crown111
> Name => Crown fliex
> FromEmail =>
> City =>
> Country =>
> Comments => Hi
> Q#1. How long have you owned it?
> Q#2. a) Have you owned it from new? If not how many previous owner?
> Q#3.Why are you selling it?
> Q#4. In your opinion, what sort of conditions it?
> Q#5. Any more available photo?
> Q#6. How much are you asking for it?
> Q#7. Do you accept a (PayPal)as a mode of payment.
> Regards

Click here to read more about these kind of scams.


  • 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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