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As noted on the main page of the classified section, two notes on scams being conducted. I had someone respond to my ad, with an urgent request for a reply. I was suspicious from the start with the grammar of the individual as I indicated that I'd only ship to the US 48. Evidently the Africa money transfer scam is going strong.......don't be caught. I have edited some of the info to protect my privacy, but the rest of the communication with this individual is intact and I've not heard back from them when after my last communication.

Last Message by Me and I have not heard back
[email protected] wrote:
i'm still a little skeptical about something overseas. if you'd do a paypal transaction, i might be willing. i've seen people burned on overseas transactions and i'm not about to join the list.

http://www.mtbreview.com/market/warning.shtml

this sounds a lot like you and i'll probably be forwarding your message on.

HE CONTINUES TO TRY TO REEL ME IN
jerry whit <[email protected]>
02/18/2004 03:58 PM

To:
cc:
Subject: Re: willing to buy your COLNAGO VIP w/ Ouzo Pro Fork

i have a reliable shipping company that will be
handling the shipping.reply.lets discuss via
messenger.............................................

MY SECOND REPLY BACK
--- [email protected] wrote:
i will only ship in the continental U.S. for obvious
security issues
related to the financial transaction and cost of
shipping.

THE SECOND NOTE TO ME
jerry whit <[email protected]>
02/18/2004 03:43 PM

To: [email protected]
cc:
Subject: Re: willing to buy your
COLNAGO VIP w/ Ouzo Pro Fork

thanks for the mail,i am on a business trip to a
country in west africa.reply asap.

MY FIRST REPLY
[email protected] wrote:
first off, jerry, where are you located.

jerry whit <[email protected]>
02/18/2004 03:27 PM

ORIGINAL MESSAGE TO ME
To: [email protected]
cc:
Subject: willing to buy your
COLNAGO VIP w/ Ouzo Pro Fork


this is mr jerry_whit,the reason why i mailed you was that i
saw you advert placed on net that you want to sell the above mentioned
item please if is still available kindly tell me?
1.the current condition[tell if negotiable]
2.your asking price
3.the goods picture
4 payment through a cheque that can be drwan in any uS bank.

best regards
jerry
 
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