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post #11 of 29
^ All above is correct. Rule of thumb is: only do business if its face to face and if it involves cash ONLY. Anything else is sure to be a scam.

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The payment would be delivered via US postal service.
I've never even heard of that one before... Good one!
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post #12 of 29
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Originally Posted by Disenchanterx View Post
This somewhat reminds me of this funny story off ZUG

http://www.zug.com/pranks/powerbook/
Yeah that was great
post #13 of 29
The rule I follow as said above with Craigslist is unless you're meeting me face to face, and paying with cash... you're not getting my item. I also always meet the individual in a public place, usually the Dunkin Donuts 5 minutes away. I never give them my home details or anything of that nature.
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post #15 of 29
You can never say for sure whether it is a scam or not unless it's one of those "foreign prince in need of help for millions!" ads but I wouldn't trust it.
 
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post #16 of 29
i posted the same subject ,its a scam
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post #17 of 29
go to meet him, or have him send everything to a PO box and pick it up at the post office.
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post #18 of 29
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K thanks for everything guys, rep will be distributed shortly
It's good that you had the common sense to not fall for it and ask for opinions, too. Don't want a scumbag like that with your private info.
post #19 of 29
Unless it's in person, it's a scam
post #20 of 29
I just love how ALL scammers on craigslist always say they having some sort of shipping they will provide.
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