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Old 04-26-2014, 03:52 AM   #15
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It's a scam I was offered more then asking price in a similar e- mail ,tell them you deal in cash and in person and the e-mails will stop there,also report it as a suspect scam to were you were advertising and they will look into it ,and block e - mails from them to you and others.

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Old 04-27-2014, 12:31 PM   #16
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First, on the cashier's check thing: People confuse a cashier's check (well described above) with a certified check. A certified check supposedly certifies that the maker has funds available. Whether it can be forged ... don't know, but I don't see why not.

Second, though I normally agree with what everyone said about the "badges of fraud," as they say in the Biz (full price, grammatical errors, etc etc) ... I will say this. When we sold our popup, I didn't have time to do any research on pricing. The guy buying it demanded a price. I said, "X." He said, "I wouldn't be comfortable buying this for only X. What about 1 1/2 X?" No scam. He was serious. He'd done his homework, I hadn't. So sometimes ...

Other than that, I agree that this is scam all the way.

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Old 04-27-2014, 12:43 PM   #17
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If unable to meet and pay cash then I use only bank draft issued by my bank and counter signed by bank officer for large purchase, or some demand postal money order. I agree with others SCAM.
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Old 04-27-2014, 07:27 PM   #18
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They send a realistic looking message that funds have been sent to your account but when you check your account, they really haven't . Then try ask for personal info. Phishing for info.
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Old 04-27-2014, 08:32 PM   #19
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Old 05-10-2014, 04:17 PM   #20
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Scam alert!

I"ll weigh in on SCAM! although you have had a good many folks tell you already.

In addition to the "cash in person" response, bank wires work very well. It's strictly bank-to-bank. No funds; no wire.

PayPal works for a deposit of $500 or $1,000, but unless you are a business, don't rely on PayPal for banking transactions.

We recently sold our AS '95 34' Excella Classic and had more clowns than a circus contact us until we found a legitimate buyer whose deposit cleared PayPal in a couple of hours with the final bank transfer complete within 24 hours of purchase!!

Now, last week I was contacted about my AS for sale. Seems someone lifted the photos and had them posted on an Internet newsletter as though the unit was still for sale. Lastly, I found the pictures, contacted the newsletter stating the ad was a fraud; the scammer had the audacity to use my dated pictures! "Nothing is as it seems," - Shakespeare
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Old 05-12-2014, 07:00 PM   #21
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Looks like scam We ran across several of these when looking for a 1969 camaro.

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