Username: partridgebrian - Classifieds Buyer Scam

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The following scam has been reported:


On 3-Mar-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 => partridgebrian

Name => Partridge Brian

FromEmail => [email protected]

City =>

Country => United State

Comments => I want to know if your Rig still available for sale,What is the asking price,I will like to pay using PayPal,After payments has been made,I will arrange for the pick-up and will you let my pick-up agent to come to you house for the pick up? Because i don't want you to worry yourself about the shipment.


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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Had the same first e-mail, after an answer from me, he insisted about the fact that he don't want to let me care about the shipping. He told me it was a gift for his father and wanted to surprise him.

''I'll send you 850$ and I want you to help me send this money to my pick-up agent by Western Union........bla bla bla bla''!!!!

Too perfect to be real! He wanted the rig anyways, quick, no inspection, he was only caring about the money transfer!

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So stupid......he told my container was for his dad as a gift.............ha ha ha ha, a rig as a gift, can be true, but suspicious, so I asked him his father name, dropzone, number of jumps and some others infos!

No infos from him about any dropzone or other questions I sended, but he told me.........''my father name is Brian Lewis''........ha ha ha ha ha! The buyer (scam) is Brian Patridge and his father is Brian Lewis!!! So fucking original!


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