scam alert on this site!!!

Discussion in 'Legal & Political' started by ke7zem, Sep 26, 2011.

  1. ke7zem

    ke7zem Well-Known Member

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    Possible Scam going on this sight!!!!!



    I had a Glock 22 for sale in the classified on this site. I



    had it listed for $490.00, which no one in there right mind



    would pay for it but that was the least I could take for as



    much as I had In. well the add was up for so long I



    forgot about it, until member"younghernandeazz" replied



    saying he would pay full price and then some. Long story



    short and 2 months later, He sends me a check for



    $3000.00. If that is not enough, He said His "Shipper"



    needed the rest of the money, close to $2400.00 sent via



    western union immediately after the check clears my



    bank, then they said someone would be buy tomorow, to



    pick it up. I went to my band and the instantly said I was



    being scammed and not to touch the 3000.00 I deposited



    on friday. what they do is get you to draw cash and give



    it to them, then the check goes bad. I thought the



    community here would like to know that. I have all the



    email corispondance and message from this website



    between Mr. Young Hernandez, I will keep them for



    records. I will not be sending anyone any money buy



    western union. Oh, the supposed shippiing company



    called me today and said they would be buy tomorow, I



    said no such thing will happen, I am being scammed, she



    said oh, ok, I will look into it. let me know what you think?
     
  2. ulgydog56

    ulgydog56 Well-Known Member

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    if its to good to be true...........................hey with the possible exception off good old mom and dad ---no one gives you money for free............
     

  3. ke7zem

    ke7zem Well-Known Member

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    you got it, in fact, in one of my e-mails with this character I said just that. if it sounds to good to be true, it probably is. He's still emailing me, His last one was he's going to contact his financial institution and have the check cancelled. I said, that's fine with me, I'm not touching that money!
     
  4. ulgydog56

    ulgydog56 Well-Known Member

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    I would call your states attorney generals office and report it ,hey what ever you think...............
     
  5. ke7zem

    ke7zem Well-Known Member

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    I have reported the scam to the FBI. I have a coppy of all the emails, the fake shippers name and number, and my bank has the fake check. I hope we get'em..

    thank you all for your advice.
     
  6. Gloc9mm

    Gloc9mm Well-Known Member

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    KE7, Great! Good Luck, I hope all turns out well. Just in case though, keep your weapon handy at all times! I'm not trying to frighten you, I just feel being prepared for anything is better than not. You never know what these people are capable of and I'd hate to see anything happen to you.
     
  7. ke7zem

    ke7zem Well-Known Member

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    gloc9 for sure, I allways have one or two at my imediate disposal at the house and I carry everywhere I go. thank you
     
  8. GOANRA

    GOANRA Well-Known Member

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    That's an old scam, still going on though.

    Many sellers require a CC, USPS M.O., or a Well know Bank's Cashiers' Check.

    Defrauding the USPS or a Federally Insured Bank will be investigated and felony charges will be persued.
    Good info to know if you are selling something online.

    other MOs can be copied and a seller can end up with a worthless duplicate with no one willing to enforce collection.