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Re: The Over-Pay by Cashier's Check Scam

Posted by alan salsbury [Email] (more from alan salsbury) on Tue, 29 Dec 2009 08:20:19 Share Post by Email
In Reply to: The Over-Pay by Cashier's Check Scam, Scott Paterson [Profile/Gallery] , Tue, 13 May 2003 16:18:14
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Hi. I am selling my daughters car for her and have had quite a few scammers. I look for clues as to identity and I noticed that in one of Scott's adventures he was actually given an address in London 15 Rogers Road, E 16 , which is an actual address in Canning town just East of London's City financial centre. I think i would have been tempted to get in touch with the London Metropolitan police to see of they felt like going round there and having a chat ???

Car scammers are easy to spot because they seem unable to string a coherent sentence together or spell anything correctly. Also they ask questions about the vehical, the answesr to which, are all available in the ad. two years ago I had a telephone scammer who promised me that his company had two buyers anxious to buy my car and if I paid them £79 they would give the purchasers my number. It was early in the morning so my brain was not yet in gear so I went along with it. Needless to say I heard nothing further and no amount of emails or telephone calls would generate a response. I had the last laugh, as they received the attention of the local trading standards office who prosecuted them. The two guys running the scam served 6 and 9 months in prison respectively and all their assets were seized, I heard 2 weeks ago that I was to get my money back.

Alan

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