By Michael Dorausch, D.C.
This scam topic must really be getting old for lots of people. Interesting thing though is I’ve received several e-mails from people across United States that were about to get scammed by 419 fraudsters and they fortunately did some research online and came across at least one of the fraud related articles we’ve posted during the past several months. That thanks goes to the community for sniffing out fraud activity.
Early this morning about a dozen people received the same e-mail from a person using a Yahoo.com e-mail account. The e-mail appeared very similar to those sent by the Tom Marley persona and others. Below is a copy of the e-mail…
BELOW IS A REPLY TO YOUR CLASSIFIED AD
I just place a look on your item and i am interested
in immediate purchase of this item,but before i proceed
on this transaction i will like to ask some question as follow.
1.What is the condition of the item?
2. Do you accept a ( cheque / money order) as a mode of
3. What is the final asking prize you can go at last?
4. Will you let our shipping company to come to your
house for the pick up of the item cos we don’t want you
to worry yourself about the shipping of the item.
5. Will you be able to send the remaining
fund back to the shipping company via western union
money transfer same day you receive and cash the
Cheque for the arrangement of the home pick up from your house.
6.if okay You are to send your
to mail out the payment.
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Whether you’re selling chiropractic adjusting tables, motorcycles (apparently these scammers have been targeting motorcycle owners in the U. S.), or any other item online, continue doing your research before you conduct any transactions.
All e-mails from this user were tracked back to IP address 188.8.131.52 and a DNS proxy service known as Dynaweb. Classified ad website administrators are encouraged to check log files for traces of DynaWeb activity.