I just listed my sofa for sale on Craigs List. When I received the first email from "Tasha" I wondered if this was a scammer due to the broken English. When I received the second email I knew for sure it was a scammer. Just for my own enjoyment, I replied to the second email with the name and address of the director of the FBI. Hahaha, I hope they send the fake check to him.
First email from Tasha <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Is it available, I will to see more picture if you have?
On 5/10/2012 2:09 AM, Tasha wrote:
> Thanks for the prompt response am quite satisfied with the condition .Am very much interested and i am really okay with the item and i will love to make an instant purchase,so please do withdraw the advert from Craigslist and considered it SOLD to me,I will add $30 to the purchase price, for you to hold it for me.I would have loved to come take a look myself but i am a very busy but i'm okay with the item. I will be paying you by certified check.It will take 2 -3 days for the payment to get to you, it will be sent via courier service due to the distance.You don't need to bother your self with the shipment okay,i will take care of that,so i will need you to provide me with the following information to facilitate the mailing of the certified check, so that I can have my assistant get the certified check, ready.
> 1. Full Name to write on the certified check
> 2. Address where payment will be sent to not P.O BOX (b'cos my courier service does not deliver to p.o box)
> 3. City
> 4. State
> 5. Zip Code
> 6. Home or cell Phone Number
> Once again ,I will like you to know that you will not be responsible for shipping i will have my mover come over for the pick up as soon as you have cashed the certified check.
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Date: Thu, 10 May 2012 07:09:04 +0100
Subject: Re: Sectional Sofa Couch Ethan Allen - $300 (Dade City)
From: Tasha <firstname.lastname@example.org>