Craigs List Scams (Revisited)

First email (and I received this exact email on FOUR different items)

i will be leaving out of the state to see my father who is sick and i need you to replied my email before thursday afternoon, but I didn’t hear back from you, i will check the next seller. What is your phone number to call / text you to arrange on how and when to meet with you for viwing of it before payment, my email to contact me to is leighayrpariseauyrk5354@yahoo.com sorry late responding been working doubles at work.

Sent from my iPhone 6 plus

I figured it was a steaming large load of what the bull left behind but decided to play along for sh-ts and giggles.

We can set up a time for you to look at the book. Be aware, I am requiring cash for all purchases, no checks. And the price on this one is non-negotiable since it is a very rare item.

Immediate reply (note different email for reply, and ignoring totally the “Be aware, I am requiring cash for all purchases, no checks.”

Yvonne Norman
12:59 PM (2 minutes ago)

to me
Thanks for the response, actually now I’m not in town for now, I have
to rush down and visit my father who was rushed to the hospital, and i
wont be able to meet with you but i am okay with the price as seen on
the advert, I’ll proceed in issuing out a Certified Bank Check across
to you IMMEDIATELY which you can Easily cash without any problem at
your Bank and when you received the check, I will make arrangement for
pick-up. So get back to me with below details Now.

Name:
Address:
City:
State:
Postal Code:
Cell Phone Number:
Agreed price to sell :
once this is provided the payment will be overnight to you and i will
let you know when its mailed out. I need you to be honest with the
sale as I am a God fearing person and i need you to be real. Thanks
God Bless You

“The Will of God will never take you where the Grace of God will not
protect you.

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  • Kyle says:

    Got same response. Very interesting that it was sent from an iphone 6. I was selling an iphone 4s. Didn’t make sense at all. I offered to meet them at the police station to have a look at the phone.

 

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