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Old 04-18-2012, 05:18 AM
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So My boat is for sale, looks like its sold, that was easy

Originally Posted by keeney09kareem@gmail.com
Thank you for getting back to me. Can you assure me that it's in good
condition and that i will not be disappointed with it. i will love to
buy this item.i want to be the best offer by adding $100 to your money
then keep other offers off,where i am i don't have access to my bank
account and i have access to my paypal account.I insisted on paypal
because i don't have access to my bank account online as i don't have
internet banking, but i can pay from my paypal account, as i have my
bank account attached to it, i will need you to give me your paypal
email address so i can make the payment asap for the item and if you
don't have paypal account yet, it is very easy to set up, go to
http://www.paypal.com and get it set up , after you have set it up i
will only need the e-mail address you use for registration with paypal
so as to put the money through. I have a pick up agent that will come
and pick the item up after i have made the payment. Get back to me in
time.
Anyone got any good ideas to screw with these folks or should i just let it go?
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Old 04-18-2012, 05:20 AM
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Originally Posted by BDeer View Post
So My boat is for sale, looks like its sold, that was easy



Anyone got any good ideas to screw with these folks or should i just let it go?
Yep give them the local police or sheriff contact information.
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Old 04-18-2012, 05:22 AM
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Ask him for his phone number and home address and what is the name of his "Pick Up Agent"?
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Old 04-18-2012, 05:28 AM
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Originally Posted by FASTFJR View Post
Ask him for his phone number and home address and what is the name of his "Pick Up Agent"?
and a PHOTOof the pick up person... so you are sure you don't give it to the wrong person.
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Old 04-18-2012, 05:38 AM
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Tell him you also have 2 cars and a house to sell. Tell him you need a $4000 deposit by Western Union money order. Tell him you have a $12.5 Million inheritance waiting in Nigeria and he can have 25% by sending you an additional $10,000 by money order. Spread these over the next 3-5 emails.
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Old 04-18-2012, 06:09 AM
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Originally Posted by yarcraft91 View Post
Tell him you also have 2 cars and a house to sell. Tell him you need a $4000 deposit by Western Union money order. Tell him you have a $12.5 Million inheritance waiting in Nigeria and he can have 25% by sending you an additional $10,000 by money order. Spread these over the next 3-5 emails.
The sad part about all of this is that people actually fall for these types of things...

Just think about that for a minute.....
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Old 04-18-2012, 06:22 AM
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I get the same thing on every ad I run it sucks
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Old 04-18-2012, 06:26 AM
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This is the best.

He has them send them pictures of them holding up signs and then posts them.

Classic.

http://www.ebolamonkeyman.com/
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Old 04-18-2012, 06:31 AM
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Best way to get rid of this loser is to have him send you his Paypal email address. Notify Paypal and ask them if the guy has a VERIFIED bank account. If not, tell Paypal about his offer. They will shut him down forever.
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Old 04-18-2012, 06:31 AM
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I've always thought of messing with them, then I have two other thoughts:
1. They mass market so don't really care and will just move to the next potential victim
2. The less info they have of mine (phone numbers, full name on email address, etc.) the better.
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This site is dedicated to scambaiting, it's a riot. Check out the hall of shame. These guys go to great extremes to phuk with these scammers.

http://www.419eater.com/index.php
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Originally Posted by captbone View Post
This is the best.

He has them send them pictures of them holding up signs and then posts them.

Classic.

http://www.ebolamonkeyman.com/
That is just wrong.
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Originally Posted by Budget View Post
1. They mass market so don't really care and will just move to the next potential victim
2. The less info they have of mine (phone numbers, full name on email address, etc.) the better.
This is a very smart point!!
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Have you all noticed that almost every scammer out there uses a @gmail.com email ??? I will not even respond to a gmail account. In the rare instance that it is legit, I would prefer losing the sale by not responding.
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