Caution on anyone responding fto classified ads requesting money
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September 8, 2010 at 8:27 pm #1288
Caution on anyone responding fto classified ads requesting money (especially from England)
There have been a lot of scam artists(see example below from mark peter <email@example.com>
Dear valued client,i am Mrs Donna mark from spain.i saw your advert
for wanting to purchase the product in the above subject.i kindly want
to inform you that i have that product for sale, even with all its
spares and parts.i will love you to reply this
email as soon as possible so i verify your seriousness as to purchasing
the product,as i have other buyers whom are bidding for the same
product,you will be required to send your complete home or residential
address because i will be needing such details so i calculate the
shipping cost to your door steep,i receive payment through
paypal,liberty reserve account or western union money transfer, any of
this option which is best convenient for you will be appreciated.
Dave Blake <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Do you still need parts/ items? Please let me
know what you need. What’s your cell?
Jimmy Cole <email@example.com>
<div>I have the item/parts you need according to
your ad. Mine is excellent… I can also ship. Let me know what you
need. What’s your cell?</div>
I am James McDull.I have the above items(parts) for sale in tip-top condition shape.If you are
still interested in purchase do contact via email:firstname.lastname@example.org
James McDull <email@example.com>
50 Queens Road, Victoria Park, Leicester,
<h1 class=”ha”>I need 2 x S55
rear fender flags (emblems) from a 1967 (1966 ? alternative) full
<div>My name is Gerald Everest I saw your
Wanted Ad, so I decided to e-mail you to see if you still wanted it as I
have it to offer. Just list out the parts you
will be needing.
SE1 5AA London, UK.
+447024055397</div>September 9, 2010 at 12:07 am #2572
I advertised on here for bumper bolts and brake cable for my 49 Merc. It is the only place I’ve advertised. I have received similar emails from England and Sweden for the parts. Since no one I’ve contacted had the bumper bolts and I’m told only one company makes them and they are back ordered over a month now, I couldn’t believe they would have them.September 9, 2010 at 12:38 pm #2573
Have you tried Dennis Carpenter for the bolts?September 9, 2010 at 11:01 pm #2575
I have tried them and they no longer make the bumper bolts and my understanding is they are no longer making the tail light lens. The only place that has the bumper bolts is: <cite>http://www.ccrod.com/pdffiles/ccrcatalog.pdf </cite>
<cite>but they have a two month or more waiting time.</cite>
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