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Watch out for this guy!

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Josh Ryan, Jul 29, 2003.


  1. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    I got that scam msg. that people are talking about. Here is the email and my response.

    Yeah, I know that scam. Screw off before I decide to find you.
    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "philip williams" <intership_12@mail.com>
    To: <luzzo@hotmail.com>
    Sent: Tuesday, July 29, 2003 7:37 PM
    Subject: Fender P-Bass elite2 1983 $700


    > I am interested in purchasing your ad Fender P-Bass elite2 and the price which is $700 is okay by me.I will like to know if you do ship to the republic of south african but if you can't I will contact a shipper of mine that will handle that for me as soon as the transaction is seal and my method of payment is with a cashier check drawn from a american bank.If this is okay by you do contact me back with your
    > name,contact address and phone number so that I can proceed with thepayment.
    > I will be expecting to hear from you as soon as you receive mymail.
    > Thanks and Best of regard. phillip.--



    the feds should make this a felony as well as downloading the latest mall rat pop punk.
     
  2. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
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    From: "philip williams" <intership_12@mail.com>
    To: luzzo@hotmail.com
    Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2003 18:37:58 -0500
    Subject: Fender P-Bass elite2 1983 $700
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  3. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    Wait, how does this scam works if he's sending you money for a bass? :confused:
     
  4. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    His man takes the bass before I figure out that it's a fake money order. They usually fake a money order over the amount of the sale so you send them change. It's ridiculous.
     
  5. BaroqueBass

    BaroqueBass

    Jul 8, 2000
    Salem, OR

    whoa whoa whoa! I know you're upset, but let's lay off the pop punk, k?
     
  6. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Jeez ... this one's simple. Your response:

    "Thank you for your interest. Please forward a money order for $700 US to my address. As soon as the money is in my account, I will ship you the bass. Thanks again!"
     
  7. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    booo pop punk.


    That's such a weird scam, because I'm the kinda guy who would cash his money order before letting his bass go. :meh: That's just me though.
     
  8. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    Well... Munji beat me to it...
     
  9. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    Now smash makes a good point... I'm just going to stop posting, and let everyone else make the good points.
     
  10. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    :cool:
     
  11. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    Sorry! :)
     

  12. God I hope that was a joke...
     
  13. SoyBase

    SoyBase

    Jul 1, 2001
    Atlanta, Ga
    I got the same email, but it was for a car I had for sale...Big scam..The guy wanted to have his company pick up the car, send me a money order + some and have me send back the differnce...RIIIIGHHHT...Lets take a 1500 dollar car and ship it to Africa...SUUURRREEE..
     
  14. XxBassmanxX

    XxBassmanxX

    Nov 21, 2001
    Rosman NC
    same thing happened with my 1500 dollar car. I pretended i was believing it for a while to get good evidence and had a friend trace the calls. It didnt produce much, but i do have a nifty $6000 dollar check on my dresser now that i show to my friends.

    Joe