" Of course, the check they have sent you is fake, but the bank will often cash it and then discover the fraud later.
By that time, you're out of pocket, and the scammer's pockets are full of your money.
Another common scam is that your prospective buyer will send you a check (regular check, money order, or a cashier's check) that is for much more than the agreed price.
There will usually be an excuse, like "oh, I sent a down payment for two months rent instead of one, can you wire me the difference?
Being a grown-up doesn’t mean that rules, laws, and vows suddenly don’t apply.
Being a grown-up doesn’t mean there aren’t consequences to your actions.
But for the 99% of ads that are completely legit, you'll find postings designed to con you.Some people have even been killed in the robbery attempt.This "lure" scenario has happened many times over the years, and as always Craigslist advises you to meet in a safe, secure location, go with a friend (or two), and if in doubt, back out.Never wire funds, always deal with people locally, and beware of anything other than cash. It doesn't hurt to have a counterfeit detector pen on hand (they're less than ) for larger transactions.And be wary of bills bigger than ; you can easily be handed a fake 0 bill, give the buyer the item and change, and be out of pocket twice.
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He’s so serious in his search that he created a private email address and pursues women when he’s out of town.