Re: [CR]An eBay scam case study

(Example: Framebuilders:Brian Baylis)

Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2005 09:24:42 -0700 (PDT)
From: Raymond Dobbins <>
Subject: Re: [CR]An eBay scam case study
In-Reply-To: <>

apart from the typical clues that this is a scam (selling for a friend, poor english, recent membership, no feedback, etc.), i really enjoyed the main photo, which shows an american flag hanging from the porch, and a gmc van/panel truck parked on the street. i wonder what part of london that is?

bad scammer - back to scam school!

ray dobbins
miami florida

--- wrote:

> If you don't want to hear about anything eBay, just delete now, or
> forever hold your peace. 'Nuff said....
> Here's one that looks pretty typical. Hasn't this one been well
> 'round the ring of scammers already? Some educational value here,
> IMO. Watch out for these kinds of crooks. Multiple alarm bells on
> this one. Spot them all, win the contest. The Grand Prize is keeping
> your money.
> Note the photo's location. Hmmm.... Red *flag.*
> New member since today, zero feedback, description makes no sense.
> Yeah, sounds like a great deal. Not. Maybe a scam-school dropout?
> I'll report it to eBay....
> Greg Parker
> Dexter, Michigan