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Beware Of Scam

 

Last updated 11/13/2013 at 12:38pm



Here’s my story about a current scam. I advertised on Craigslist Asheville. I got an offer. The next email said “extra” money should be sent to their “shipper” who’d collect the item. The urgent message attached said “Cash Immediately, send to shipper today!” Of course, their “check” would bounce and I’d have been out the difference. Since I didn’t send money, threatening emails started.

Transylvania sheriff’s deputies say they hear of this scam each day; regretfully there’s nothing they can do. The FBI says the same, even though it’s interstate communicat...



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