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Ads posted for 2 days and 2 fraud emails already!!! beware!!(4 posts)

Ads posted for 2 days and 2 fraud emails already!!! beware!!ianlee
Jan 6, 2004 5:19 PM
2 scams from two different people in 2 days!!! I'm beginning to think everyone is trying to scam me... People suck, paranoia.

the emails of the two scammers are slimgee_cole@outgun.com, & obietrice@doramail.com

I've attached the text of their scam emails:

From slimgee_cole@outgun.com:

Hello,
Thanks for your mail,well i am okay by yout last price but i am willing to pay you $1200 so i want us to seal this transaction before next week so you to know that i will handle the shippment by my self cos i have a shipping agent who will come for the pick up at your location. so this is how i want payment to be asap by instructing my client in the states who is oweing my money for the goods i sold to him to issue you a certified bank check of $5,500 and this should take care of all expences in this transaction,i know its more then the money, all i want you to do is once
you have recieved it is to deduct your own
money($1200) and the wiring charges and wire the
balance to my international shipping agent
through WESTERN UNION transfer, once he recieves the
balance will come over to your location the very
next day for pick up, now the money wired to the shipper
is his fees for his services, transpor tation to your
location and back to me, also for all charges that
may arise along this transaction cos i will want it to be delivered
to me safe and sound with out problems,i shall send you my shipper
address as soon as i contact him, all i need of you now is to mail me your full name and contact address as w ell as phone number so that i can forward it to my client who will issue you the check, let me know asap if you are still intrested so that we could seal this on time.
Regards
Mr slim....

From obietrice@doramail.com:

Dear Ian,

Now I offer you $1200 to secure the purchase.
Have got a client in the u.s who's owning me $7800,Now I will instruct my to help send you the check on my behalf.
Also do provide me with your Full Names,Home Address and Phone #.

My shipper Mr Adedji is presently in Lagos,Nigeria pickin-up some Consignments for me.

Hope to read from you.

Regards
Yeah, they're still out there..davet
Jan 7, 2004 7:48 AM
There must not be a whole lot to do in those Nigerian internet cafes. I hope no one is stupid enough to fall for one of these scams.

I, on the other hand, encourage them along when I get these e-mails. Oh yessiree, I'm a stupid seller and I'll send you the excess money right away by WesternUnion or MoneyGram, Mr. Overseas Businessman.

So far I've collected over $30,000.00 of their worthless paper, with more on the way. Want to F*** with me? Right back to 'ya!
Yeah, they're still out there..ianlee
Jan 7, 2004 3:58 PM
now i write back saying that I'm sorry but a man in Nigeria already sent me a check and I have already wire transfered money to him so the bike is sold!

its really incredible how many people are trying to do this scam... i can only guess it must be working on some people because otherwise no one would do it??
All they need is...Dave_Stohler
Jan 8, 2004 1:46 AM
..1 sucker every 4-5 months. You can probably live pretty well in Nigeria on $10k/year.