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Old 01-11-2020, 05:50 PM   #1
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Recognized scams thanks to Airforums

My sister-in-law just advertised her trailer (and, no, Mr. Moderator, I wonít provide any details and violate the rules). Within an hour she got two of the classic scam responses:

1} I am Sergeant so and so and I will pay your asking price via PayPal and a third party will pick up the trailer.

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2) I will buy your trailer sight unseen for the asking price. What is your address so I may have my bank send you a cashierís check. A third party will pick up the trailer.

Thanks to this Forum, when she asked me about these offers, I was able to explain the scams.
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Yay! Somebody didn't get scammed!

I don't know how many times I've posted, warning people about possible scams.

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I received the same responses to my ad here, from Sergeant and one other who wanted to send by Paypal. Thanks for the heads up.
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