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Old 03-12-2004, 12:52 PM
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Got this e-mail as a responce to my Formula ad in the classifieds. Now they are actually going out and looking for people instead of just posting someone else's boat at a giveaway price.

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Thanks for the reply i have recieved the pics sorry i amout of town i can rech you for now let proceed forward my engineers will come to access the condition of the BOAT so please furnish me with the nearest airport to you so that when the engineers arrive you will come and pick the engineers.

i will like to know how much it will cost for lodging three days note that the hotel resevation will be at my own expense.

i will preffer the room for $100 per night the engineers are three in numbers that will come to you for the inspection for three days they will also come along with actual amount you want to sell the BOAT US$40,000.


for now i will instruct my creditor in THE STATE to issue a cashiers check worth of $7,000 and you will deduct the cost of the hotel reservation expenses and send the balance to the engineering company that will come to you for inpection it will be used for frieght charges and order charges

please send the below information so that i will forward it to
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1] FULL NAME THAT WILL BE WRITTEN ON THE CHECK
2] MAILING ADDRESS
3] PHONE NUMBER

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Is that English?!?!?
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Old 03-12-2004, 02:03 PM
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Problem is they now have a nice set of pics and description of the boat, so I'm sure it will show up for sale at a rediculous price somewhere ... and the scam will go on.

I did send a copy of their email to the FBI, doubt it will do much though.

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Better check Beav Boats!
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Ah How technology has improved the scam artist world. If I can't see it and touch it, I'm not buying it .
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what the hell were they talking about
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No, it's puder.
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No flippin' way. Sounds like he's related to the guy that burnt me for $3k....
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There must be a lot of suckers out there to fall for that.
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