A while back I had someone inquire about a Honda Accord I was auctioning on eBay Motors.  Told the guy I would take xxx for the car. Well don't you know, then came the scam! He wanted to have an associate in Africa send me a cashiers check for pmt plus shipping!  Ha.. Yea Right.. But I was bored that day and decided to play along, and sent him my mailing address!   A week passed and no check, so I forgot all about it. Then Today.. Wow 12K!!! 

This check has no watermark and a second signature is required for over 5K!

eBay Motors Is Infested With These Scammers!

Just for the hell of it I deposited it into my acct.. Of course it came bouncing back!!!

Doc Feels ALL Bidders Should Be ID VERIFIED! eBay Makes It Way To Easy For Scammers To Set Up An Account And Start Emailing eBay Sellers!! Don't Fall Victim To These Scams!!

Read more about this scam in this Article

 
Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2004 06:23:23 -0800 (PST)
From: Send an Instant Message "Azeez Khalid" <[email protected]>  
Subject: 1990 HONDA ACCORD LX COUPE
To: [email protected]
Hello.
A client of mine who is an expartriate based in Dubai UAE is moving to Africa for a long term project in about a month from now and has indicated his interest in this car you have for sale to be used in Africa,he wants to pay $3500 on this car,what method of payment do you prefer and could you be kind enough to also get me a shipping quote to the port of cotonu in the Republic of Benin in West Africa,your immediate reply will highly be appreciated.

Azeez
 

Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2004 01:31:48 -0700 (PDT)
From: Send an Instant Message "Azeez Khalid" <[email protected]>  
Subject: BIG MISTAKE
To: "Ed Koon" <[email protected]>
Hello,
My client just got back from Easter vacation  only for him to find out that there was an error in the funds sent to you.Please confirm this and if exactly the funds are in excess then a mistake have been made.My client is very worried and he is hypertensive.Please i need you to deduct what you are owed from the total funds and send back the excess funds,as soon as this has been cofirmed i'll provide you his account information where you'll transfer the funds to.Thank you for your anticipated cooperation.
 
Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2004 00:36:32 -0700 (PDT)
From: Send an Instant Message "Azeez Khalid" <[email protected]>  
Subject: Re: 1990 HONDA ACCORD LX COUPE
To: "Ed Koon" <[email protected]>
Hello,
    My client said that $12000 was mistakenly sent to you and till this moment you have refused to contact me on this,please get back to me asap,thanks.
Azeez.
 

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