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Old 01-24-2012, 07:01 AM
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Default little craigslist scammerr humor for the day..

Hello! let's do like this, actually now I'm not in town for now, I
came to visit my son so i wont be able to meet with you but am ok with
the price as seen on the advert, I'll proceed in issuing a Check out
to you and when you received the check , I will make arrangement for
pick-up. So get back to me with below details asap.

Name:
Address:
City:
State:
Postal Code:
Phone Number:

And as soon as this is provided, the payment will be overnight to you
and i will let you know when its mailed out. I need you to be honest
with the sale as I am a God fearing person.


Thanks
Mrs Elizabeth Benson
God Bless.
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Old 01-24-2012, 07:03 AM
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Of course I responded appropriately with select four letter words like I always do to the scam emails I get on craigslist.

Get a real job.. your a piece of..I hope you get in a car accident today..things like that.


Do these people sit on their computers all day and email craigslist users looking for that one old 70 year old computer savvy guy that will actually believe in their scam?
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Old 01-24-2012, 07:07 AM
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let's ALL remember to NOT correct their language, spelling, or punctuation. When they start writing more like we do, it'll be harder to tell the scammers.

If you elect to respond, write like a fool and spell like a broken dictionary......
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let's ALL remember to NOT correct their language, spelling, or punctuation. When they start writing more like we do, it'll be harder to tell the scammers.

If you elect to respond, write like a fool and spell like a broken dictionary......
And give them a fake name and an address to the vacant house down the street.
Let them spend the bucks to "overnight" a check to a dead mailbox.
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Old 01-24-2012, 01:52 PM
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Tell them that you use your work email address:

935 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20535-0001
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Old 01-24-2012, 01:57 PM
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So how does the scam work - is there then a problem with the check and they get your bank account number?
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Grunt - the scam varies a bit, but generally they send you a check for MORE than what you're asking and say that's okay, send the additional amount back to them or pay the shipper when he arrives to get the item. You deposit the check (often a cashier's check), somebody picks up the item, and the check bounces like Pamela Anderson's boobies when she's jogging.

They use the same basic scam on all kinds of stuff. When I sold my 1st boat (not on Craig's List), I couldn't believe how many of this type of scam people tried to pull on me.
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http://www.ebolamonkeyman.com/
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Incurred a very similar situation with regards to furniture I was selling on CraigsList in 2008 Realizing this was a scam I reported and forwarded the information to the Federal Trade Commission who later notified me that the individual had been prosecuted and fined for similar occurances. Yep the world is full of people taking advantage of others.
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Do these people sit on their computers all day and email craigslist users looking for that one old 70 year old computer savvy guy that will actually believe in their scam?

Yeah, pretty much. I don't understand why there aren't stings to slam these douches ...
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I wish I was computer super savvy and could pin point location based on IP address and then knock on their door and kick them in the gut. maybe when I retire..
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Default Mrs. Benson...

I try to have fun with them...my exchange;

"Mrs Elizabeth Benson" <panyanioo@gmail.com>

From;
"Dennis Mohr" <den@denmohr.com>
That sounds just great.........why wait for the check, you just come and get them, I TRUST YOU.....the check will come, I have no reason to doubt you are an honest person!
Please send check and your info to;
1100 Atlantic St # 3 Milford, MI 48381-2075
When you come to pickup, please try to have some time available so we can get to know each other.......I have been very lonely, after having just murdered my wife.........perhaps you heard about that "thing" in Grosse Point".

So, I need friends and what better way to get to know someone over the sale of some tires.
Look forward to hearing from you real soon. I am sure you are a very attractive person!

Very much looking forward to our meeting.
Den


From;
"Mrs Elizabeth Benson" odiaah@gmail.com

Sorry for my late response... I appreciate your quick response and am
happy you are selling to me. I got your details and have forward it to
my secretary, payment has been issued out to your location via FedEx
courier service, I will email you with the tracking number for
confirmation as soon as am provided with it. I'm sorry to inform you
that the mover funds was accidentally added to the payment that was
sent to you so i hope i can trust you with the difference. I will
inform you on how the added mover funds will be getting back for
pick-up arrangement and I will also advise you to discard any other
buyer, delete the add from the web and be on a look out for the
payment.

Thank you!
Mrs Elizabeth Benson


From;
"Dennis Mohr" <den@denmohr.com>

Mrs Elizabeth Benson, may I call you Elizabeth, it seems like we have know eachother for such a long time and my dear late Great Dane was named Elizabeth, after my Mother's postman. I would so much like to call you "Elizabeth".

There were rumors that I may have been a product of the Postman as he spent so much time around the house when "Dad" was at work. He would park his truck behind the garage and I would play in it and open mail that I found attractive.

I, personally don't believe the rumors as he was from St. Croix, and when I visited the island with my second wife, I didn't see anyone who looked lust like me.

I'm looking forward to the check. I'm in deperate need of another handgun, as I found it necessary to dispose of my "primary piece" the day of "the incident".

Again, on the day of pickup, please allow a good amount of time for us to get acquainted, as I mentioned, I am very lonely. Perhaps we can go to a local cafe and have potato pancakes, they are my favorite, I like them with a lot of sour cream. Unhealthy on a regular basis, but I have not had them since my cat died. I know just the spot.

Looking forward to meeting you, and don't fret over the "mover funds" being included in my payment, I have just received a rather large inheritance and am "flush with cash". I do hope you don't mind the difference in cash, as I don't trust the banks since my brief incarceration, so I have the cash hidden in the little garden behind my apartment in a shoe box under dead hydrangia plant labeled; "pictures".

I can't wait to introduce you to my new cat, "Stinky", I found her at a neighbors house, she seemed to like me at the time, now all she wants is to get out. I had to put her in the freezer the other day just to get her attention.

Sincerely,
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My God, has this scam really worked on somebody?...
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Old 02-09-2012, 12:24 PM
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You could have filled in the info on your boss or guy across the street you hate...
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