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Freecycle Scam!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by babymakes6, Sep 17, 2009.

  1. babymakes6

    babymakes6 Gifted

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    I finally got a reply!!!


    "Hello,
    I will be visiting my mother in-law tommorrow out of town and I
    won't be back until early next month but I plan to take Marleen to the
    airport from there."



    How is that for an excuse!???
     
  2. jbowyer01

    jbowyer01 Just Me!

    Aug 29, 2008
    Hogansville, Georgia
    I swear I saw this same ad in my freecycle group. I'm gonna go look!
     
  3. ksacres

    ksacres At Your Service

    Nov 16, 2007
    San Antonio TX
    Quote:Lame. Proves that scammers really ARE idiots...
     
  4. wombat

    wombat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 23, 2009
    My mother in law has come in to a very much substantial amout of money. But because of legal complications, needs help with transfering it. Since you are my friend and I trust you very much, I would like to give you some of these substantial Monies in exchange for your blessed Assistance.

    So ... how's the weather in Nigeria these days?
     
    Last edited: Sep 17, 2009
  5. jbowyer01

    jbowyer01 Just Me!

    Aug 29, 2008
    Hogansville, Georgia
    I can find it listed now BUT I know I saw that ad. Its definitley a scam!
     
  6. babymakes6

    babymakes6 Gifted

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  7. phoenixmama

    phoenixmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the info on this scam! I'll let my freecycle group know.
     
  8. backdoorchicken

    backdoorchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i wonder how many people are being scammed by them as we speak? they could be playing along with 10-20 people for all we know. someone deff needs to stop them.
     
  9. usschicago1

    usschicago1 Suburban Cochins

    Aug 11, 2009
    Taunton, MA
    I am so gullable, and would be the person to get scamed. Your very VERY smart for psoting and Knowing how it was a scam! ;D
     
  10. kagedgoddess

    kagedgoddess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    post their email address, we can all spam them with phoney replies, we ALL want the dog, then we ALL string THEM along, and they wont have anytime to scam real people... ? i ve obviously got time, as much as i spend on here, lol.
     

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