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Seller beware

Post by Fester » Thu Dec 06, 2012 9:56 pm

I finally got a nibble on a pup I posted on here a couple days ago it reads like this

Dear Friend,
Explanation to make things easier for you is by spacing the email am typing
up anyways hope the new member of my family is fine there and you too ?

I will send you the payment and Once its arrives via ups or fedex courier
You will deduct the accrues fund that belongs to you

You will take the rest fund on the check in cash to the nearest Western union
money transfer around your home there either any store there or banks could
have a Western union money transfer

I will give you some information on the email here which says instruction to
follow and you will take the name and address of the shipper agent and
proceed to the western union money transfer place to send the money to the
shipper agent info.

You will also tell the western union agent that you want the money to be send
in money in a minutes version and once the fund is sent you will be giving
the receipt and on the receipt there some details on it which you will be
giving to me or to be more easier you can scan the receipt to me via email.

Afterward, the shipper agent will pick up the fund and they will have me get
the easiest date and time from you which they can come for the pick up and
the shipper agent also have some other things to pick up for me so i hope you
understand this all let me know asap you finish reading this to let me know
if you understood. I hope to read from you soon.


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Re: Seller beware

Post by Sharon » Thu Dec 06, 2012 10:04 pm

Wow. :o
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Re: Seller beware

Post by JIM K » Thu Dec 06, 2012 10:46 pm

any time you see WESTERN UNION,delete it and block sender. :evil:

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Re: Seller beware

Post by TAK » Thu Dec 06, 2012 11:55 pm

Sounds like a good deal! With the extra money I have some ocean front property to sale ya here in Utah! We can just deal in cash!!!!

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Re: Seller beware

Post by cjhills » Fri Dec 07, 2012 6:56 am

Seems like anyone smart enough to figure out a scam could do a little better with the english language. Cj

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Post by SpinoneIllinois » Fri Dec 07, 2012 7:57 am

I'm shocked. A scam involving the Internet? And wiring money? What has the world come to?

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Post by ACooper » Fri Dec 07, 2012 11:59 am

These types of scams have been going around forever. Just put an add on Craigslist and see!

They must still work though I cannot imagine how. Otherwise they wouldn't still be sending these stupid emails.

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Post by Moulders Farm » Fri Dec 07, 2012 9:53 pm

I keep getting telp. calls from the internet trying the same scam .So I just tell the operator if they are intersted they can call or e mail me direct & I do not deal with any one that does not speek english then I tell them I will cash the money order & when it is completly cleared my bank we will deal . They never call one did send the money order I took it up the the police guess what it was no good .

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Re: Seller beware

Post by Fester » Sat Dec 08, 2012 8:20 am

I told him to call me thinking that would smoke him out and here is how he replied

please kindly reserve one puppy for me for my child birthday,i want you to understand that its because am hearing impaired that why i use and relay call hope you will understand me . I am sending you this email to make final reconfirmation of the puppy which am willing to buy the puppy for my son as his Birthday present and I also want to let you know that payment will be by Cashier Check . However, I want to alert you on the fact that you will be receiving the Cashier Check this week or next week and payment will cover your cost and as well as the shipping cost to be paid to the shipping agent that will take care
of the pickup in your house. So please as soon as you receive the payment, get it cashed immediately, deduct your own fund that accrues to you and send the remaining balance to the Head Office of the company that handles the shipment via Western union. more so, I will pay you an extra $100 if you can reserve this for me. So in view of the above, Here are some of the details I will need for final issuance of the Cashier Check. (1) Full Name
(2) Mailing address, no please
(3) your direct telephone number both home and
{4} Acceptance of my offer
(5} Final asking price Once you get back to me with all the above information, the Cashier Check will be issued out immediately and it will be sent to you. You may need My address for the registration is: 26th street, City Ogden,State Utah,Post Code 84401,Country U.S.A

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Re: Seller beware

Post by Hattrick » Sun Dec 09, 2012 8:48 am

Scam i had the same kinda reply from a jeep for sale that was to cheap on craigslist . delete it! Its plenty of good breeders on this forum to pick from

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Re: Seller beware

Post by rgsiii » Sun Dec 09, 2012 8:57 pm

Fester wrote: My address for the registration is: 26th street, City Ogden,State Utah,Post Code 84401,Country U.S.A
Has Utah become the new Nigeria? :D

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Re: Seller beware

Post by romeo212000 » Tue Dec 11, 2012 1:20 pm

Seems legit.

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Re: Seller beware

Post by Izzy M » Tue Dec 11, 2012 3:40 pm


Thats the same thing sombody sent to me also.

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Re: Seller beware

Post by HDAU » Tue Dec 11, 2012 4:25 pm

Just make sure you don't sell on craigslist. You might run into this guy:


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