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Need Advice about Sketch Paypal Transaction

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by xinoanet, Feb 8, 2010.

  1. xinoanet

    xinoanet Regular Member

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    So I put up an ad on kijiji to try to sell my phone in a local listing. I just got a reply from a person saying saying that he would like to buy this phone for his son, and would like me to ship it via Canada post to an address and he will pay shipping etc.

    I am selling my phone for $230, and he wants to pay $130 on top for shipping etc. Seeing how I thought I would make money off this deal, I agreed. This morning I have a pending transaction from paypal with a verified paypal account... EXCEPT... he wants me to ship the item to nigeria...

    Is this a scam?
     
  2. ClThis

    ClThis Regular Member

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    .scam.
     
  3. meathead1234

    meathead1234 Moderator Staff Member Moderator Premium Member

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    Did you win the lottery too?
     
  4. unknwn

    unknwn BANNED BANNED

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    His son is in college right? Check also the email from witch it really came ;)
     
  5. xinoanet

    xinoanet Regular Member

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    ohh yes nm obvious scam -_- almost was tempted to "take" the money, but can't even do that!
     
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  6. rudeprincess

    rudeprincess Junior Member

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    Definitely a scam. RUN!
     
  7. plainjane

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    scam!!!!!!!!!!!!!1