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From: Janette Milson
My name is Janette Milson and I'm emailing you about my perfect shape 1995 Fleetwood Pace Arrow 37 ft motorhome, Ford chassis, 1 owner, all original no modifications with 42,932 original miles. It is in excellent condition and clean with no issues. The V-8 230HP Gas engine runs and drives like new. RV is in excellent condition, the interior is all original and in excellent shape with no rips or stains even has original plastic on carpet. All cabinets and wood are in great condition, is free of any accidents, no liens or loans. Very well taken care of, No smoking or pets. The title is legally under my name, clear and free of any liens or loans.
The price was reduced at $2,000 because I'm in a hurry to find a buyer. Check the imgur link for pictures: imgur.com...
Thank you very much for getting back to me but I would like to clarify some things first. I am selling the rv at this price because my husband passed away not long ago (he was very sick) and this rv brings me bad memories and that's the reason why I want to sell it asap. Another reason for selling it is because I work in military and right now I'm in a military base. We are training, getting ready for leaving the country. The rv is already at the shipping company ready for delivery because someone agreed to buy it, but in the end he never got the loan. For this reason, the shipping is already paid.I will use e Bay in this transaction for our protection. If you are not aware of this program, you should know that it will allow you to test and inspect the rv before paying me. The inspection period will be set to 7 days and I think is enough for you to make a decision about the rv. If you won`t like my rv, you notify e Bay and you send it back on my expense. But I assure you it won't be the case.
If you want to continue the purchase, please reply with your full name, delivery address and phone number so I can start the transaction with e Bay and ask them to send you the terms of this transaction. ( with no further obligation or fees).
originally posted by: TarzanBeta
That's really common place. I almost took it for granted that others might not know.
Low-tech Internet scams harvest billions of dollars
These sites look completely legitimate -- and, adding to the scheme's plausibility, many of the spoofed websites even have working customer service phone numbers with "operators" on the other end of the line who will gladly take your money.
Another stealthily and fast-growing attack is called "spear phishing": sending e-mails to specific recipients from spoofed addresses that look completely legitimate. The attacks often appear to be from loved ones, claiming to be in an emergency situation and asking for money.
These schemes show that Internet scam artists, who had long been thought of as too unsophisticated to be considered real "hackers," are venturing into the realm of some of the more expert cybercriminals.
"Now, there isn't a very big gap in their capabilities," said Dave Aitel, president of security firm Immunity Inc. and a former computer scientist at the National Security Agency. "Re-shippers and check fraudsters are now just an arm of organized cybercrime."
Online fraud: When scams cost billions
Posted on:August 2, 2016
Posted by:Christopher Budd (Global Threat Communications)
Online fraud affects a startling amount of people.
In today's internet-connected society, communication has become easier and knowledge of nearly everything is at our fingertips. But this new collaborative internet age comes with a price: Cyber criminals are always trying to scam people out of their hard-earned money. Online fraud has impacted a staggering number of people, and it seems like each time a new piece of ransomware or new scheme comes to light, twenty more replace them.
How this Scam Works The con man pulls legitimate listings of homes off an online real estate site, and re-posts them on eBay or Craigslist as if he owns these properties. When he has an interested buyer, he requests a down payment or deposit to hold the property until the potential buyer can inspect it. He will sell this property as many times as he can before he disappears with the deposits he has collected. This kind of scam also works as a rental property as well. For example the scam artist will find properties for sale and simultaneously advertise it somewhere for rent. The rental rate is typically to good to be true and will attract a number of interested parties. The scammers goal is to get the potential tenant to send them their first month rent. Often times the scammer is able to get money out of multiple people. They try to pull of this scam by asking legitimate questions of the potential tenant. When the tenant asks similar questions a tenant may normally ask, the scammer is all to helpful in being ultra cooperative. They will go along with almost any request the tenant has including allowing things such as smoking, pets and other things that not all landlords would allow. The goal is to get your money at all costs.
Hello, my name is Jessica.
Thanks for your interest regarding my 2002 Nissan Maxima.
The price I'm looking for is $1000 with shipping included. Let me give you a few details about it: very good shape, no mechanical issues, no loan or lien, no scratches or dents, with a clean title and it has never been involved in any kind of accidents! Has only 118k miles, its automatic, with a 3.5L V6 engine. I am selling it at this price because this was my daughter's car and she passed away three months ago due to cancer. The car brings me a lot of memories that make me suffer and this is the reason for what I want to sell it as soon as possible. I know she would never have sold her stuff but for the past months the car has been packed and no one to use it.
Due to my job I'm away and I've decided to make this deal through Amazon Auto Sales, so if you want to move forward please let me know so I can explain you how amazon works.
originally posted by: mysterioustranger
a reply to: TarzanBeta
You know how many people order things and find them online now-a-days? Millions. Its always good to get out the info in the O.P.
Zillions of folks dont think twice...they just click and fall for things like this topic.
Getting info out is always a good thing! Thanks for the reply......