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lost 10-24-2007 06:07 PM

what the heck? scam over dog?
 
I made a post on craigslist a couple weeks ago saying that I was looking to get a lab/boxer mix.

and then today I get this message.

Quote:

From: Jenny Grad (j_grad37@yahoo.com)
Medium risk You may not know this sender. Mark as safe | Mark as unsafe
Sent: Wed 10/24/07 4:10 PM
To: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx@craigslist.org

** CRAIGSLIST ADVISORY --- AVOID SCAMS BY DEALING LOCALLY
** Avoid: wiring money, cross-border deals, work-at-home
** Beware: cashier checks, money orders, escrow, shipping
** More Info: http://www.craigslist.org/about/scams.html



Thanks for your mail and the interest in my precious baby, she is still available for comfortable home and Christian Family,who will take good care of her and treat her like their own family. They are the love of my life and i will go extra miles to make her happy.

I will so much appreciate it if you can have her because i want her to feel comfortable to the end of her life. The pup is Current on all shots and wormings, Health exam before leaving the State, Home-raised with children & well socialized, full AKC registered puppy. The puppy will be delivered the same day of payment to any where in the USA,\world. Pups Loved By Us & Ready To Be Loved By You.I am Currently in West Africa on a Missionary Assignment.We got posted here by Our Church so we have the carry the lil baby along with us.

Breed:Yorkie,Maltese,English Bulldog,German Shepherd,Chihuahua,Alaskan Malamute,Siberian Husky
Colour:Brown
Sex:- Female/Male
Age: 10 Weeks
Size:- Pure Breed.
Puppy Fee:Free
Shipping Fee:$150

Get back with the following details for delivery.......
Receiver Name:-
Address:-
City:-
State:-
Zip Code:-
Phone Number:-
Nearest Airport:

Delivery arrangement and Pls if you are interested and willing to give this cute a great home pls do contact me back with your contact information to get the puppy register with the airline and forward you the delivery details to your destination immediately.
Thanks and God Bless
damn nigerian scammers

OdhinnsChick 10-24-2007 06:25 PM

Quote:

** CRAIGSLIST ADVISORY --- AVOID SCAMS BY DEALING LOCALLY
Now I know why it says that lol

Hackle 10-24-2007 07:46 PM

full AKC registered puppy

Breed:Yorkie,Maltese,English Bulldog,German Shepherd,Chihuahua,Alaskan Malamute,Siberian Husky
Colour:Brown
Sex:- Female/Male
Age: 10 Weeks
Size:- Pure Breed.
Puppy Fee:Free
Shipping Fee:$150

Maybe I am missing something but what part of this one dog they are carrying with them on the mission with a listed 8 different breeds in it, is AKC registered and pure breed????
Jim

4point 10-24-2007 07:51 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Hackle (Post 152167)
full AKC registered puppy

Breed:Yorkie,Maltese,English Bulldog,German Shepherd,Chihuahua,Alaskan Malamute,Siberian Husky
Colour:Brown
Sex:- Female/Male
Age: 10 Weeks
Size:- Pure Breed.
Puppy Fee:Free
Shipping Fee:$150

Maybe I am missing something but what part of this one dog they are carrying with them on the mission with a listed 8 different breeds in it, is AKC registered and pure breed????
Jim

Plus its a hermaphrodite. :rofl:

kg4kpg 10-24-2007 08:50 PM

I always reply to those that I forwarded their info to the FBI. Last one I got was for some bicycling shoes. The guy wanted to send me a 500.00 certified check for my 30.00 shoes, and I can keep a hundred and send 400 back with the shoes. Sent that one to the FBI too.

sgnellett 10-24-2007 10:04 PM

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Originally Posted by kg4kpg (Post 152198)
I always reply to those that I forwarded their info to the FBI. Last one I got was for some bicycling shoes. The guy wanted to send me a 500.00 certified check for my 30.00 shoes, and I can keep a hundred and send 400 back with the shoes. Sent that one to the FBI too.

Man, that's harsh, don't you know they are just trying to live the American Dream?

:rofl:

penguin_in_a_cj 10-25-2007 05:26 PM

or whats worse, I had a friend buy a dog from africa. When it did come it was dead, He tried to contact seller but e had closed the account and there was pretty much nothing he could do.


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