Paypal scammer gonna help be borrow money from paypal. lol

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by foghorn, Jun 25, 2013.

  1. foghorn

    foghorn Registered Member

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    So typical craigslist paypal scammer wants to buy my car though paypal and send someone to pick it up. I'm sure you all know how this works. I get paid, give the car, then am forced to refund by PayPal and cry myself to sleep. Yea im not dumb enough to fall for it but what if I take payment tell the guy picking up the car to screw off and spend it before I can refund? I know this might sound pointless because at some point PayPal will take the money back even if that mean I now owe them and I'm sure they wont stop until they get it but I sure could use a little loan right now! It is not my intention to rob paypal just borrow a hundred or two till I actually do sell my car. (a few days tops) I'm so broke right now I have almost no food left, behind on all bills, and no cigs or beer to speak of!

    So my question is would I get in trouble by doing this? Would PalPal be pissed? This is my real PalPal account with my real name and I have a nice eBay account linked to it(that I owe 100 bucks to and would love to get active again cause I have lots of stuff to sell). Will the police be at my door if I do this? lol From what I see ppl doing with PayPal the police don't give a crap unless PayPal doesn't get paid. I think..

    Also this makes me wonder about scamming scammers with a fake Paypal just take the money and run sorta thing but that sounds like if it worked ppl would do it and I don't think ppl do it. Anyway regardless if I "borrow" some money or not I'm still gonna accept payment just to screw with this loser. I'm sure me holding his money even if he gets it all back will throw a wrench in his game! I wonder what you can do with 1200 bucks in Nigeria!

    Thank you in advanced for your replies!
     
  2. UptonGoodwin

    UptonGoodwin Power Member

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    It's not his money, it's someone else's money that he's hacked their user name and password...
     
  3. foghorn

    foghorn Registered Member

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    Turned out he was just trying to phish me with fake emails... Lame. Seems like their are less scammers on CL than their used to be. I did however get to wast this guys time all day and really make him mad by the end haha. Still I will be waited for these guys from now on and trying to scam them lol.
     
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    No cigs or beer?! That's when you know it's bad.
     
  5. Valefor

    Valefor BANNED BANNED

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    if you purchase insurance then paypal will cry in the end , if this happens remove your cc and bank account right after you successfully withdraw the money , or install GPS that can track the car and sue them together with police , you get money for paypal , you get money from insurance , you get your car LOL :d
     
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  6. foghorn

    foghorn Registered Member

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    Ya know I could get a cheap phone and install life 360 or some phone tracking stuff on it. I never hear of PayPal insurance for sellers lol. It looks like if I get shipping confirmation they cant chargeback. Have to look into how to do that with a car. I guess just get a receipt from the shipper. Also it says it must be shipped to the paypal address. Gears are turning...
     
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  7. Furious George

    Furious George Supreme Member Premium Member

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    =textbook fraud


    It goes both ways.