reminder about scams

Brett Dikeman brett.dikeman at
Sun Jun 14 12:21:12 PDT 2009

Because apparently there are still people who think that it's
perfectly legit when some stranger is willing to give you a check for
more than what you're trying to sell an item for, and then ask for
some money back (which even if the "buyer" was intending on following
through, it's basically money laundering)...

THAT IS FRAUD.  The goal is to get you to send your (real) money or
your bank account information (yes, even a check is enough.)

In case you are completely lacking in common sense:

One of those is linked off the very first page on the marketplace.


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