Fraud offer from GB, How to deal with it?

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Mon Sep 6 01:09:46 2004

On Sun, 5 Sep 2004, Dave Mabry wrote:

> Certainly don't try to put his check through a bank because you will
> incur costs when it bounces. But then you can have fun when the scammer
> wants to know where his merchandise and his "change" are. At that point
> mention that you are having the authorities looking into the check and
> you need his phone number to talk to him. You will never hear from him
> again. It sounds like fun to me!

Better yet, say the check never arrived and request he send another. Then
keep making up successive excuses ("the dog ate it") until he throws his
hands up in frustration.

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