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Old 06-03-2012, 09:26 AM   #15
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I helped some friends place photos and ads for 4 tractors and a Mini Cooper in Albuquerque Craigslist. Within 24 hours we received an email like you describe ("out of country, paypal, agent will pick up") for all 5 ads. Each worded a bit differently, but all the same.

We responded that when the agent comes to pick up the ---- he should bring cash.

We also received an email for all ads that read something like this, "Hey, is this your merchandise?" with a link in the email. Deleted them all--NEVER click on a link in an email.

I guess these scum bags are watching all these websites and sending these emails by the thousands.
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Old 06-28-2014, 07:23 AM   #16
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There is a 97. 34'. For Sale and is supposedly in Alexander City, Al for $13,000.00. Sellers reply started to bring a smell of scam/fraud etc. Death in family / price includes delivery / phone # not good / and Sarah Goldman ( seller ) will advise me of the terms. That will be interesting. Will update.


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Old 06-28-2014, 07:56 AM   #17
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We responded that when the agent comes to pick up the ---- he should bring cash.
AND a notarized document from the person granting the agent power of attorney. E-mail scammers aren't usually set up to forge paper documents with notary seals embossed on them.
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Old 06-28-2014, 08:25 AM   #18
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There is a 97. 34'. For Sale and is supposedly in Alexander City, Al for $13,000.00. Sellers reply started to bring a smell of scam/fraud etc. Death in family / price includes delivery / phone # not good / and Sarah Goldman ( seller ) will advise me of the terms. That will be interesting. Will update.


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You should report this. I have already reported another scam by Sarah Goodman. They deleted the ad right away.
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And of course the easiest way to spot a scam is that they will buy your Airstream without doing a physical inspection!

D'oh.
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I have heard of people buying them sight unseen. Don't know that I would do that, but there is a 25fb listed that is real tempting.
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There is a 97. 34'. For Sale and is supposedly in Alexander City, Al for $13,000.00. Sellers reply started to bring a smell of scam/fraud etc. Death in family / price includes delivery / phone # not good / and Sarah Goldman ( seller ) will advise me of the terms. That will be interesting. Will update.


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We are VERY interested in any classified activity that seems fishy. Please forward any suspect PMs to me, or suspect emails to classifieds@airforums.com if you feel like the seller or potential buyer is not above-board.
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We are VERY interested in any classified activity that seems fishy. Please forward any suspect PMs to me, or suspect emails to classifieds@airforums.com if you feel like the seller or potential buyer is not above-board.
I responded to this ad also, and got the same response you mention. Interesting point, I also responded to one from the Salt Lake City area about a month ago, and the response from that was nearly identical to this one.
I'm beginning a file and will save details on these from now on. The ones I've seen are all for 34' Airstreams...for whatever that's worth.

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