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Old 07-24-2007, 09:13 AM
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I put an item for sale yesterday on our local Craigslist for 360.00, I'm surprised how quickly these people find out even low priced items and what they go through to get it.

Here's one of the offers I got, my add says "no out of state, cash or local check only"

They should learn how to use a spell checker also.....

Thanks for your reply concerning my enquiry,am base here in North Dakota,(ND/US).Am quite comfortable with the cost of the item,i will like to offer you $400 .
I will like to go ahead with the payment by sending you a USPS Money Order (united States Postal Money Order) which will be sent to you directly from usps office in North Dakota .
I will handle the shipping through my FedEx account, b'cos i already have an account with FedEx
Kindly get back to me immediately you receive my E-mail with your full information below where to send the payment to:

Full Name, Mailling Address, City, States, AND Zip/Postal Code

I will go and send the payment immediately you send your information.
Regards.
Johnson
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Old 07-24-2007, 09:22 AM
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Here's my answer to him


Hi Johnson,

I’m currently in Palm Beach county jail and I cannot receive any mail or packages so the deal is cash only, I have to use it for my bail so I can skip the country to my beloved Mexico before they send me to federal prison, so unless you can figure out a way to send me cash, courier during meeting hours, the deal is a no go.

Thanks anyway.
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Old 07-24-2007, 10:01 AM
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I guess they don't even read the replies, but they sure are persistent little b#*%ds. Now he's already trying to stiff me with a lower price, he offered me 400 earlier.


Thanks for your reply concerning my enquiry. I am satisfied with the condition of the item and willing to offer you an amount of $380 for the item including packing materials without you paying for any shipping charges because I already have an account with Fed Ex. I would be glad to make payment with the following payment option: By sending you a postal money order through United State Postal Service (USPS) which is safe, the fastest and secure way of sending money and also funds are highly guaranteed. If you agree with the payment method, kindly get back to me with your full name, mailing address, private email address including your phone #. I need the above requirements ASAP so that I can explain the process on how to receive a postal money order via USPS and as well finalize payment immediately. Looking forward in doing business with you.


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Old 07-24-2007, 10:12 AM
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Good reply though.
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