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sabra Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-15-06 09:38 AM
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30. I got a similar one, when I sold my car here in Chicago
almost certain it's a scam...
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  -I think someone is trying to scam me. Dr.Phool  Mar-15-06 08:39 AM   #0 
  - Find out if he is out of the country.  RebelOne   Mar-15-06 08:41 AM   #1 
  - I would shy away from this one  BOSSHOG   Mar-15-06 08:44 AM   #2 
  - CASH only.. or meet them at their bank..  SoCalDem   Mar-15-06 08:44 AM   #3 
  - OMG.... what is that PICTURE!  BlueEyedSon   Mar-15-06 09:06 AM   #25 
     - It's a newborn embrytoe..just sayin' ...."Hi, world"..  SoCalDem   Mar-15-06 03:59 PM   #31 
  - Tell him all you'll accept are US Postal Money Orders.  mcscajun   Mar-15-06 08:44 AM   #4 
  - But they have been counterfeited also.  RebelOne   Mar-15-06 08:47 AM   #6 
  - I'd be wary  M155Y_A1CH   Mar-15-06 08:46 AM   #5 
  - YOu can call the bank that issued it (look up the number, don't use  soothsayer   Mar-15-06 08:48 AM   #7 
  - doesn't mention the item and the english is atrocious  Viva_La_Revolution   Mar-15-06 08:48 AM   #8 
  - I just talked to the Sherriff's office  Dr.Phool   Mar-15-06 08:55 AM   #14 
     - Surprise! Surprise!  Viva_La_Revolution   Mar-15-06 09:02 AM   #20 
     - It's not really in the sheriff's domain. Prolly an Int'l scam.  soothsayer   Mar-15-06 09:02 AM   #21 
  - Sounds like a scam  Atman   Mar-15-06 08:49 AM   #9 
  - Yeah, I got one of these on an ebay auction once.  BlueEyedSon   Mar-15-06 08:49 AM   #10 
  - They will send a check in excess of the price.  RebelOne   Mar-15-06 08:55 AM   #13 
  - Yeah, I've read about that one.  Dr.Phool   Mar-15-06 08:56 AM   #15 
  - Can a bank really clear a check to your account and then take the money  BlueEyedSon   Mar-15-06 09:01 AM   #19 
  - Yup, it happens all the time.  RebelOne   Mar-15-06 09:05 AM   #24 
  - Anyway, it smelled funny so I googled and made a phone call  BlueEyedSon   Mar-15-06 09:05 AM   #23 
  - Obviously the legendary "Tradecraft" course at the famous "Farm"  acmejack   Mar-15-06 09:36 AM   #29 
  - Believe me, the FBI doesn't give a shit  buddyhollysghost   Mar-15-06 08:49 AM   #11 
  - Never give out personal info....  sutz12   Mar-15-06 08:52 AM   #12 
  - It's a scam  DonP   Mar-15-06 08:58 AM   #16 
  - This is a known scam  LostinVA   Mar-15-06 08:59 AM   #17 
  - Yes, sounds like a scam  Tommy_J   Mar-15-06 09:00 AM   #18 
  - If it doesn't feel right - don't do it.  Old Broad   Mar-15-06 09:03 AM   #22 
  - I have a saying that will fit for this situation and most others  stop the bleeding   Mar-15-06 09:08 AM   #26 
  - Tell the guy you want his ss# so you can do a credit check on him.  The Sleeper   Mar-15-06 09:13 AM   #27 
  - why not cash the cashiers check?  mdmc   Mar-15-06 09:15 AM   #28 
  - I got a similar one, when I sold my car here in Chicago  sabra   Mar-15-06 09:38 AM   #30 

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