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Old 20-02-08
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Default Fake Buyer! Please Read

A couple of months ago I listed my Viggen intercooler on this website. I got a couple replies and of course went with the one that gave me more. After waiting for this guy's check for a month and a half, it was fake. The agreement was for $150 and he sent me $3500. The check looked like he printed it off his computer, (no watermarks, crappy ink, perforated edges, etc.). So the bank confirmed my fears. Luckily I didn't deposit it or send him the intercooler. I am just giving everyone a head's up and to be very cautious of your buyer. His name was Claude Phillipe. I tried to get in touch with this crook and of course he can't every be reached. Claude Phillipe is a scam artist!
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Let me guess, he asked you to send back the difference in price. This is a VERY common sceme.

When I bought my Firebird, the poor old guy that sold it to me got taken for several grand from a similar sceme. I felt bad for him cause he couldn't afford it.
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The agreement was for $150 and he sent me $3500.
And you're surprised it turned out to be a scam?

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His name was Claude Phillipe.
I bet it wasn't really.
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Are you sure his name wasn't Ben Ofor? I got this letter in my email the other day. I really am curious to find out what's in the box..

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This is to inform you that arrangements have been concluded as regards to the shipment of your consignment of funds to your country. I choose to conclude it and make sure it is off already before contacting you.

I found out that this consignment has been lying here because of non-payment of shipment fees. This is why I decided to use my connections as the Shipment officer in charge of the National Security warehouse. (This is where all the abandoned consignments in Nigeria are kept at the orders of the Government of Nigeria.)

The consignment left Lagos Nigeria yesterday night en-route your country via Germany/London. It is a metal box, silver in color with a weight of about 150kg, the box is declared as containing diplomatic /inheritance documents only. The name of the Courier Company based in London is Air Courier International Ltd

Call me immediately so that I can give you the phone and fax numbers of the courier company in London so that you confirm when the consignment will arrive.

I choose to do this for you because I studied your file and discovered that you have paid a lot of money before abandoning this consignment and I believe you will compensated me well when you receive the consignment.

Note: I know the content of the Box because I could see the amount you are being owned by the Federal Government. This is why I decided to get involved. You must also know that this arrangement do not concern all the people you were dealing with in Nigeria before today as this consignment/Payment has been surrendered to the Government. Hence my involvement

Waiting for your call or mail

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What? None of you guys has ever won the South African Lottery?

I must have won a dozen times.
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Are you sure his name wasn't Ben Ofor? I got this letter in my email the other day. I really am curious to find out what's in the box..
Is he a cousin of Ben Dover ?
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www.thescambaiter.com

You can have fun doing this stuff!

http://thescambaiter.com/forum/showthread.php?t=8234

http://thescambaiter.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1132
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how come I can't get deals like that $150 for $3500.
It's just not fair. damm
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Is he a cousin of Ben Dover ?
Ever listen to the closing credits of Car Talk? Some you really have to think about.

Head of Security - Barb Dwyer
Head of Front Desk Security - Constance Noring
Bunji Jumping Instructor - Hugo First
Personal Makeup Artist - Bud Tuggli
Puzzler Tester - Otis S. Hard
Staff Advisor - Judy Cyde

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I've just wasted 2 hours of my life on the site. I'll be on it tommorrow night for 4. Read the Western Union Fraud Forms in the photo archive. You will be in pain!
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I've just wasted 2 hours of my life on the site. I'll be on it tommorrow night for 4. Read the Western Union Fraud Forms in the photo archive. You will be in pain!
I AM THE IOWA CONTACT!

http://media.thescambaiter.com/thefa...ony/mark43.mp3

(that is an ongoing bait. They got the scammer to actually call them... he is wasting hours of international long distance :P)
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Ever listen to the closing credits of Car Talk? Some you really have to think about.

Head of Security - Barb Dwyer
Head of Front Desk Security - Constance Noring
Bunji Jumping Instructor - Hugo First
Personal Makeup Artist - Bud Tuggli
Puzzler Tester - Otis S. Hard
Staff Advisor - Judy Cyde

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BOHHHHH-GUS !!!
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