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homercles337

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I just posted on craigslist to sell some tires and got this:

** CRAIGSLIST ADVISORY --- AVOID SCAMS BY DEALING LOCALLY
** Avoid: wiring money, cross-border deals, work-at-home
** Beware: cashier checks, money orders, escrow, shipping
** More Info: http://www.craigslist.org/about/scams.html

Hello,
How are you am coollymore from Los Angelis (la) I was browsing and i saw ur advertisement Well am highly nterested in buying the item but presently am out of town for a business tour.i will be paying with a CHECK in us dollars $ and as for the shippment my shipper will come for the pick up at your location upon your confirmation of receiving the payment and i dont want you to look for any other buyer.i would have love to come down for the pickup.but am not chance to do that now but am satisfy with your discription of the item i will like you to give me the following so that your payment can be send.................
1....your full name to be on the check
2..your full contact address to send the payment to
3..your zip code
4.your mobile and land nunmber to reach you.i will
expect your mail.asap
Thanks in advance.
This dope cant seroiusly have any luck with this.
 

homercles337

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So how does this work? Some guy comes by to pick up the tires and the check bounces, never arrives, or something? I just laughed out loud at his mastery of the english language. :)
 

Cdubneeddeal

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Originally posted by: homercles337
So how does this work? Some guy comes by to pick up the tires and the check bounces, never arrives, or something? I just laughed out loud at his mastery of the english language. :)
No. they send Fedex or UPS or a another common carrier to pickup the package(s)
 

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