Another Scammer [email][email protected][/email] 917-737-1271

Old 06-07-2012, 10:47 AM
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Default Another Scammer [email protected] 917-737-1271

I recently got a reply to one of my for sale ads from this guys.
New it was a scam right away but played along to see what he was trying to do.

I first got a reply to my add as a text message from the number above. Thought it was strange that he asked me to email him at his gmail address because he wouldnt receive my message through text.

I emailed him, and without asking any questions about my race car/parts for sale, he immediately said he wanted it and would pay via paypal. He even mentioned to me that paypal is a secure/safe way to pay (Red flag number 2)

I definitely knew it was a scam at this point but continued on. After I agreed to take payment through paypal, he gave me the story of how his shipper (in the UK) would only take payment by Western Union so he would pay me $2000 extra so I could wire the money over. So I guess the Scam is the same as those "Im a government official from country XYZ and will send you a check, please wire money back to me" scams.

Anyway, if anyone gets a response to any of their ads from this guy, best to ignore/alert people.

Hopefully nobody fell for this guys scam.
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Old 06-07-2012, 08:55 PM
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What did he say his name was :?:
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Old 06-11-2012, 12:02 PM
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He said his name was Henry Scott from Lewiston, NY
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Old 06-11-2012, 03:34 PM
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Trust me it is a scam :!: :!:


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Old 07-02-2012, 01:15 PM
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Default Scammer [email protected] 646-493-6538

I got this same guy who tried this same scam on me as well, his name was David John 2004 @gmail.com phone number which can only text 646-493-6538 I have emails and text to prove it as well.....
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Old 07-07-2012, 07:22 PM
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I played along with a guy similar to this, I actually got him to Fedex a BS check to Police Headquarters to the name "Mike Hunt". Epic..
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Old 07-07-2012, 08:55 PM
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Now that's funny :!: Did you cash it :lol: :lol: :lol:


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Old 07-08-2012, 07:53 AM
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Originally Posted by mopar1968
Now that's funny :!: Did you cash it :lol: :lol: :lol:


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No way, it was a fake check..
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Old 08-23-2012, 08:50 PM
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Thanks for the heads up, he started to use the same procedure on me, texted wanting more pics e-mailed to his gmail address.
Luckily I did a reverse lookup since I didn't recognize the area code then saw your posts when I searched.
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Old 08-23-2012, 11:51 PM
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Originally Posted by kudotaku
He said his name was Henry Scott from Lewiston, NY
lol... that 5 mins from me and where i grew up :wink:
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