scam alert!!!!

Discussion in 'Pistols' started by ke7zem, Sep 26, 2011.

  1. ke7zem

    ke7zem Well-Known Member

    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. ke7zem

    ke7zem Well-Known Member

    Here is the latest email from the scammer. Young Hernandazzz

    "I told you in the first place of these transaction that i have a shipper who ship my items and they have ship a raffle4 for me from germany before without problem like these.and now am having my truck and my child sound instrument with their agencies and i want them to ship everything together that why i multiply alk their fund with your check to avoid too much tax on my account.but if you are not comfortable with these transaction!let leave i will mail my financial bank"

    What do you guys think? I wrote back and said I am not comfortable with this, that if it turned out to be his money,and is proven to my safisfaction, from his bank and mine, I would send him a certified check to him for the amount, other wise the money isn't going anywhere and neither is the gun! (that he won't mention, I can found out from the bank I deposited it)

  3. Will_Carry

    Will_Carry Well-Known Member

    I don't doubt that their are scammers out there. This forum has had it's fair share of nuts.

    "I'm from Nigeria and need a S&W 500 50 caliber revolver." Nobody NEEDS a 50 caliber revolver.

    "I'm from Lithuania and I need some 50 caliber ammo for my sniper rifle." Yeah RIGHT. Nice try Boris.

    This wedsite has seen them all. Did you sell that Glock 22? I have some swamp land in Alabama that I would trade for it. I'll give you half and acre.
  4. ke7zem

    ke7zem Well-Known Member

    Hey, that's a good gun! I still have it. I also have a RIAM1911A1 with 3 mags, a Beretta model 84FS .380, and a Mossberg model 500 cruiser pistol grip pump shotguns. I was seeing if I could sell it or not. Not for what I paid for it, I'm keepin it. THe swamp land doesn't sound too good either. lol