Fraud offer from GB, How to deal with it?

From: Dave Mabry <>
Date: Sun Sep 5 20:35:01 2004

David V. Corbin wrote:
>>>>I know of people who "collect" those fraudulent checks and
>>>>hang them on their wall. Let the scammer think you've
>>>>accepted the deal. At least cost him the money of sending
>>>>you a check. Often they send it overnight to get it to you
>>>>quickly so you will send him the difference via Western
>>>>Union or other wire transfer that can't be reversed.
> I definitely do NOT recomment this approach. You will have given your
> identity in a very physical sense to the spammer. In the case of the person
> I referred to in an earlier post (who I just found out is on holiday),
> threats were made when he refused to cache the check [even though he offered
> to return it].

I've never heard of those kind of threats, but I know many people who
have had fun jerking the scammers around. Recommend whatever you want.
  If it were me I'd have fun.

Dave Mabry   
Dossin Museum Underwater Research Team
Received on Sun Sep 05 2004 - 20:35:01 BST

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