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Offline Sgt. Quincannon

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New scammer
« on: Yesterday at 01:47:59 PM »
Hello to All,
I believe I am a target for a scammer. I just was contacted by someone giving me a heads up on an item I want to buy.  Someone apparently has one for sale here in the classified, and it is still available. I Checked and found no such ad. Contacted the seller offering to pay via bank check, but seller prefers Venmo or PayPal. I am not going to accept the offer,- looks like a scam. If I am wrong, I invite the seller to contact me and I will apologize here. Thanks for your time, everyone.

Offline Coal Creek Griff

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Re: New scammer
« Reply #1 on: Yesterday at 05:33:19 PM »
Well this may or may not be a scam, that is a classic pattern for scammers. Thanks for the heads up!

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Re: New scammer
« Reply #2 on: Yesterday at 08:27:18 PM »
I got one too.  FWIW, every time I've gotten a PM from a "registered visitor", it has been a scammer. 
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Re: New scammer
« Reply #3 on: Yesterday at 08:47:39 PM »
Gee, I'm almost thinking I want to post a "Want" ad for something outrageous, just to see if any scammers crawl out of the woodwork!

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Re: New scammer
« Reply #4 on: Today at 05:48:53 AM »
Gee, I'm almost thinking I want to post a "Want" ad for something outrageous, just to see if any scammers crawl out of the woodwork!
Hey Abilene I got a couple of those "outrageous" for sale, ya buy them both and free shippin.
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