below is from a Scammer! Some of the emails
may not look like scams, but they all lead to the same
thing. The scammer will pay by check (cashier's check/money
order) for more then the pet is worth, then they will
ask you to send them back the difference in money. A
couple weeks later you find out the check was fake and
the bank will take it out of your account. This scam
can be set up several ways.
key points for pointing out a scammer:
1. Doesn't care much about the pet, just the transaction.
2. Says they will use their own shipper.
3. 95% of the scammers are from overseas (Nigeria, Israel, South Africa)
4. Pays you more then the pet is worth, then asks for the difference in money back.
Date Caught: 11/16/2005
IP Address: 22.214.171.124
Host Information: 126.96.36.199
I am interested in your [American Pit Bull Terrier ] which you placed the advert at (www.tavista.com) I am located in London,will like to know more about it's present condition.You can forward it's picture to my mail box,you know i do need to see what am interested in buying.Also want you to tell me the actual price you want to sell it.
I will be glad to pay you by Certisfied Check issued from US Bank and will surely clear your bank immedeately without any delay. Do not worry about the shipment,i will arrange for the shipment with a shipping company i already know and they will takecare of the shipment fine.Most important,i need your full name and address in which the check for the payment will be made out and sent to,
Below are the details needed for payment:
Your Full Name: That will be on the
check for the payment
Phone Number: ( Cell,home and office phone #)
Those information are needed so that the payment can be made out and as well sent by one of the quickest courier services. so i want you to mail me back with the details requested above so that this transaction can be concluded as soon as possible. I shall look forward to read from you Quick Respond.
My Home address and phone are below....
19-20 Furnival Street,
London EC4A 1AB