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Old 07-01-2011, 12:00 PM   #1
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Just wanted to ask for some opinions on this before I reply to it. I'm selling a Trombone on Craigslist for my girlfriend. I've never had any problems on CL before, but this sounds fishy to me. What do you think?

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Thanks for the swift response to my mail,as the item is still available, I
will send a check to cover the cost of my purchase as am completely
satisfied with the advert.I will need the details of whom & where to mail
the draft.It will be delivered by the United Parcel Service within 2-3
days.Please note 'United Parcel Service' do not deliver to P.O.Box
addresses.

1.Name to be on the check
2.Home address
3.Mobile #

Kindly delete the advert on Craig'* List as am totally committed to buying
from you to save me cost, My mover will be coming over for the pick up right
only after the payment as been delivered and I want you to understand that,
I would have love to call but am a deaf , So please send me an email only.
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yeah scam
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Maybe, maybe not.

He'* not offering to over pay like a traditional scam, but since CL is local, why send a "draft" when his mom could just bring the cash?
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Deaf guy buying a Trombone?
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Deaf guy buying a Trombone?
Plenty of deaf people play instruments man.
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Deaf guy that has horrible indian grammar?

Not worth the risk IMO.
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Scam!!!!
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Definitely a scam as he does not mention the specific item. Advert is a general reference word and I can almost guarantee that email was sent out to thousands of listings.
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SCAM!!! Im a Craigslist *****.. i know all the scams. U can always tell because they dont mention the item u r selling... its a general scam response!

BUT.... LOL... I sold a surround sound to a deaf guy on craigslist last year. NO JOKE
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Scam!!!! He sends you the check, you send him the item. Before you know it, the bank calls and tells you the check is bad. Your screwed.
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