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Old 09-06-2005, 06:54 AM
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yeah, have him fax you a copy of the front and back of the check 3-days in advance ... cashiers checks can be as bouncy as a bounced check.
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Old 09-06-2005, 06:56 AM
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I wouldn't put it in my account regardless, if there is no bank to cash it at, why bother? But fot that matter, why even give out my name or address? I'm not into playing games, I just want to sell a boat, to someone who can appreciate a nice Donzi.

It's not like he's going to send a check for $12K drawn on a good account at Wells Fargo to a PO Box.

I don't think that's how the scam works

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Old 09-06-2005, 10:05 AM
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like my father said I got scammed selling something on ebay C.O.D. I sent the item...they guy made a false cashier check for 2700 dollars and the ups guy just handed over the package for a fake check....even with the package insured for the entire amount...I got nothing out of the deal so be careful...ask him for his address and his phone number and arrange to meet him
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The forged cashiers check I got said Wells Fargo Bank. I called them and they said they did not issue it therefore it was no good. I had a bad feeling that turned out right. Good thing I still had my motorcycle.

I have since taken one from out of state for $32000.00 for my boat but I had the buyer fax me a copy of the check and I verified with the bank that it was good before I met him with the boat. We was very understanding of my concern that the check was valid. If the guy questions you in any way about verifing the check he is probably trying to scam you.
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three hours away offer to deliver and get cash
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A cashiers check is no better than a regular check except that it may prove that the money was there when it was written. Nothing to stop them closing account after it is printed. Also you can put a stop pay on a cashiers check.

Cash or wire transfer is safest providing you wire to new account, not you regular account.

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It's a scam. Next thing he will want to get the check for more than you're asking for it and ask for money back.

Very broken English, I'll guarantee they are not even in the US.
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Only use CIA man,,,,Cash In Advance.
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Old 09-08-2005, 04:02 PM
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It's a scam. Next thing he will want to get the check for more than you're asking for it and ask for money back.

Very broken English, I'll guarantee they are not even in the US.
"No Boat" is correct on this one, I had my car forsale online, and got the same thing, I have seen it both ways, if you seem very laid back about the check, they will most definently try to tell you how their customer or who ever sent a check that includes shipping, or some other extra fee and ask that you send them a check for the remainder, I get these emails all the time, some times I play it all the way out to see if they actually ever send a check,, and they never do??? even if I agree,,?! Something is not right, maybe the bad cashiers check scam is not the only trick they are trying to pull, but its definently foreign,, Keep your guard up, I sent each and every one as detailed as I could get to the FBI, They all seem to come from different email addresses as well, with the exact same deal. I just tell them to show up with cash if they are serious and the deal must be done face to face. Everytime they dissappear after I make that comment.
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I never heard back from the guy after my last reply
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