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Username: shawnny101 - Classifieds Buyer Scam


Jul 25, 2014, 6:49 AM
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The following scam has been reported:

On 23-Jul-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 => shawnny101

Name => shawn Pollack

FromEmail =>

City => bronx

Country => USA

Comments => How are you doing today,Hope good..I will like to know if you still have the main canopy for sale.I will like to know the present condition and also to know if the price is negotiable...

Kindly get back to me ASAP.Shawn

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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