Username: joelineskie - Classifieds Buyer Scam

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The following scam has been reported:


-----Original Message-----
From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]]
Sent: Thursday, December 01, 2005 1:31 AM
Subject: Dropzone.com Classifieds - Response to your Ad

Hi Karin,

On 30-Nov-2005 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 => joelineskie

Name => Joeline

FromEmail => [email protected]

City => Berkshire

Country => U K

Comments => hello
i just saw ur advert on the web
and i will like to buy ur ( Racer/Diablo 190 like new/PD 193 Reserve -
i am based in U K but presently in Western Africa on a skydiving vacation and Business vacation i am willing to pay ... $1200 and i will be responsible for the shipment and pick up to my destination get back to me at [email protected] if my offer is acceptable by you . Joeline.

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  • 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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