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    Why you shouldnt include email on adverts.

    Just placed an advert in Autotrader along with my email address - and got the following email......

    Hello,
    I am Mr John, am interested in your cars. Payment will be made in Certified UK Cheque and it will include EXCESS for the Clearing and Shipment.
    Your seeking price was ok £3,250 Payment will be issued and sent as soon
    as you forward the details stated below. The fact is that i have a very busy schedule and wont be able to come and view the car, but i'd appreciate it if you'll send more pics especially of the interior, including the dash board and chairs, as my client would appreciate this, although he already loves the car in the pic he saw on the
    advert and he says its a beautiful machine and wants to go for it. I will contact my lawyer to prepare a document in backup of the sale as soon as you provide the informations to arrange payment, just send me an email.
    Please get back to me with this information to enhance payment.
    1. The condition of the car
    2. The last price for the car,
    3. Name on the payment slip(Certified Cheques/bankers draft ) ..............
    4. Full contact Address including postal code...........
    5. Tel/Personal mobile number ........................
    I will be looking forward to hear from you.
    Thank you for your time.
    Yours faithfully,



    And have just sent him a reply....

    Many thanks Mr John in this offer. I have sent you some additional pictures which may assist your client in reaching a decision.

    Dash board - http://www.neiu.edu/~ncaftori/milt/dash-board.JPG

    As you can see the controls are slightly different from a normal example of this type of machine but it doesnt take long to get used to it.

    Chairs - http://www.aircraftbrowser.com/1975%...ar%20Seats.jpg
    All completely standard and the belts work well

    1, The condition - Exceptional for its age
    2, The last price for it - £3250
    3, Name on Payment Slip - Michael M. Ouse
    4, Contact Details - 9 The Piazza, London, WC2E 8HD
    5, Contact Number - 020 7836 5037

    To have further communications with you soon I hope.

    Mr M. Ouse


    The address by the way is the Disney Store!

    Please feel free to send anything to the following scammer -
    john_cole8888@yahoo.com
    why do today what you can...... I'll finish this later

    2958cc was 175BHP @ 4000rpm, 370Nm (273lb.ft.) @ 1900rpm NOW 230BHP/469Nm (344.9lb/ft)!! www.IUsedToOwnTwoAstras.com

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    FPMSL nice, i got so many of them emails when i last tried to sell my coupe.

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    Quality, love the dash pic.

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    seen the dash pic and near pissed myself laughing, brilliant

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    LMFAO!!!! Nice one mate
    Gaz

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    Lovey the dash and the mickey mouse! haha!

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    LMFAO!!! Quality reply kitch!!!
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    Now I have another dilemma....

    After the first email above - I had another spammer contact me - and he has the same reply.

    AND BOTH HAVE REPLIED!!

    Reply 1.
    Goodday
    I write in respect of the information you forwarded for the certified payment to be delivered to you ASAP.At this point I want to believe it is a deal sealed between us,that once payment get's to you you will comply to the terms we agreed on to avert delays that might be detrimental to this transaction.I have spoken to the client as regards your certified payment.He explained to me that the payment will get to you ASAP. I advice that you remove your advert from the internet to avoid any further
    complications, since your payment has already been confirmed.I expect you to keep me informed when you receive the payment,so that I will
    forward the name and address of my shipper who you will send the difference on the payment to.Please get back to me via email once you receive this mail to confirm that you got the email and also agree on sending the difference on the payment once you have received the payment.Please Re-confirm your interest in this transaction.Waiting for
    your reconfirmation mail for onward transaction.I await your Response to
    Regards


    Reply 2.
    Thanks for the mail,i will like to tell you that
    i am okay with the price and the pic is lovely and i
    will like you to understand that i have my own shipper who will come
    for the pick up of the car,So, My mode of payment is
    by banker's draft which is going to issue out behalf of my client
    who is owning me and he as agreed to pay me back, so i
    will offer the car £3250 and My client is owning me £7,500
    I will inform them to issue out the check to you as
    soon as you get the cash it deduct your's which is £3250 and get
    the remaining fund wired to my shipping agent company
    which they will make the arrangement for the pickup cos
    immediately they get the funds they will make some
    paper's with document and come for the pickup the next day hope you
    understand the situatuion so i will be looking for
    this information so that the check can be issue out to you.


    YOUR FULL NAME...........
    YOUR ADDRESS ....
    PHONE NUMBER{MOBILE,OFFICE,HOME**........
    COUNTRY...........
    STATE...........
    CITY......
    ZIPCODE...................


    So i will be looking to your quick response so that
    we can make the transaction to be fast... Do let me
    know if there is
    anything that is to be replaced before the pick up and
    also make sure the paper work are ready to avoid any
    shipping
    delays.Hope to hear from you soon and have yourself a
    nice day.
    Regards

    nb..your lovely car is going to be shipped to netherland after funds has cleared in your account and payment will clear in your account before you release me the car and before you have have the remainder funds sent to the shippers okay


    So - what shall I reply to them this time? They both seem to think a Punto with an aeroplane dash and seats is agreeable!
    why do today what you can...... I'll finish this later

    2958cc was 175BHP @ 4000rpm, 370Nm (273lb.ft.) @ 1900rpm NOW 230BHP/469Nm (344.9lb/ft)!! www.IUsedToOwnTwoAstras.com

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    done one reply.....

    Thanks Mr Ali for your rapid reply.

    This all seems acceptable and generous.

    I am glad the pictures met with your approval, as you can tell this is quite an exceptional and unique find - you wont be disappointed - it will probably be the only one like it you will ever see! And it drives really well - as if it is on cushion of air.

    Here are the details you wanted......

    YOUR FULL NAME.........Mr Michael M. Ouse
    YOUR ADDRESS ....9 The Piazza, London, WC2E 8HD
    PHONE NUMBER{MOBILE,OFFICE,HOME**........Home & Work Number - 020 7836 5037
    COUNTRY...........United Kingdom
    STATE...........Not applicable
    CITY......London
    ZIPCODE.............WC2E 8HD

    I hope to have further correspondance shortly.


    Mickey.
    why do today what you can...... I'll finish this later

    2958cc was 175BHP @ 4000rpm, 370Nm (273lb.ft.) @ 1900rpm NOW 230BHP/469Nm (344.9lb/ft)!! www.IUsedToOwnTwoAstras.com

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