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 Post subject: Re: Craiglist Scam
PostPosted: Thu Jan 28, 2010 10:45 am 
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Oh man....re-reading my post...I see that in her first email she said she was 28 and in the second she is 27. Definitely a scam.


Someone posted that the IP address on Angela is in Nigeria. How do you look up where an IP address is coming from?


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 Post subject: Re: Craiglist Scam
PostPosted: Thu Jan 28, 2010 12:55 pm 
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danaboze wrote:
Someone posted that the IP address on Angela is in Nigeria.

That was me. :D
Biggles wrote:
Definately not in the USA this one, the IP is 82.128.22.94, Nigeria. :wink:

danaboze wrote:
How do you look up where an IP address is coming from?

Finding the IP Address requires that you look at the email header itself. How you get at it is dependant on your webmail/desktop client.
Looking up an IP Address can be done through a WHOIS search, such as Domain Tools [link: lookup 82.128.22.94]

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 Post subject: Re: Craiglist Scam
PostPosted: Tue Jul 27, 2010 11:40 am 
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onemorevictim wrote:
we are the only ones to blame when some one pulls a scam on us, this lady contacted me, the only thing i have done was type her name and this came up, thanks to you people i pulled away on time, so i urge every one to investigate before falling to this kind of scams, i am not talking about money here, i am talking about people that the only way of leaving its making money no matter the consecuence, they have no feeling and have no problem finishing some ones live for a dollar so lets be smart, investigate before going ahead amd make a mistake, i have been scam by several ladys i will write their names heres and hoplefully prevent some one to make the same mistake,, Aliria Montagoth (barranquilla colombia), sandra mantell ( usa passport 100003106), jenny correa ( miami florida Colombian) , Kelly Jimeno ( barranquilla colombia), Nilibeth santana (venezolan with spain passport),



I am late in asking this question but hoping someone is still around to help.. I have a friend who is doing the online dating and had met a " wealthy man" who is currently working in Nigeria as a contractor ( had pictures of his elaborate work) and when she question if he was ligit he gave a passport number someone listed here as a female scammer....( see above)
He is going by the name " dale g richmond" using a usa passport # 1000003106... I dont trust anyone and I look up EVERYTHING so she asked me to research this guy , that is how I got a hit on the passport. Anyone know anything about this? He has yet to ask her for any money but states he is upset she doesnt believe him. Claims to live in Georgia... and will be flying out to see her soon... I dont buy it.

thanks for any help.. I hate scammers!!!


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 Post subject: Re: Craiglist Scam
PostPosted: Tue Jul 27, 2010 8:50 pm 
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CrazyColtFan - I am glad that you found our site.

I would say that they are a scammer just off of the information that you gave. If searching their passport brought you here, that is a clear sign of a scammer. They will tell your friend whatever they can to make them believe that they are for real.

They may not ask for money right away. They may also ask your friend to cash checks for them. I would tell your friend to trust what you have found so far and be glad that you found the information before they got involved with this person.

I would suggest that they block the email address and not contact the person again.

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 Post subject: Re: Craiglist Scam
PostPosted: Mon Nov 22, 2010 1:57 pm 
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This psycho is still at it. And another one to add which is similar, Christiana Flynn


From: Gloria Evans <gloria.4you7@blumail.org>
To: Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2010 12:45:31 EST
Subject: Payment delivered to your front door now-----------------$400 Room for Rent- Cable included (Charleston)
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Dear roomie,
Am very sorry for the delay and i will want you to help me with this
urgent matter.I just got an email from my boss that the check has been
sent and it is going to deliver to your place through UPS courier
service today,here is the tracking # for the payment.(J2107431127) go
to http://www.ups.com/us track it to know the status of the package,it was
sent by my boss secretary,and i just got to know that there was a
misinterpretation while sending the money..According to all I
explained to him,he was supposed to have sent you a payment for the
place out of the money he was supposed to send for the room,the car i
will need in school.But instead he sent all at once and it should be a
certified check of ($3500).He claimed that he thought i said he should
send you the whole money for car and the rent.But I know very well i
told him to send just the amount for the rent,but i guess he didn't
get it straight,Because he told me he thought you were the one renting
the place and selling the car at same time.I have tried to tell him to
void the check and send two separate check for you and for the car
dealer but he told me that he and his secretary are already out of the
state and that he cannot do anything at the moment unless when he gets
back by the end of next month.Please I do really need your help in
this to secure the car and the place at the same time.I am really so
so sorry about this mess he made.And the car seller is getting really
impatient at the moment.But please that should not disturb my renting
your place,the deal is on and we will get through it.Now that you have
the check with you,i want you to take it to the bank and have it
deposited into your bank then withdraw the sum of ($2750),which is
meant for the car dealer and the money should be sent to their head
office in KY so that they can secure the car for me till i get
there,i'll want you to keep the sum of $100 for your running around
and your time i might have taken,below is their information where you
will have the money sent to at the WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER...

Name------------------Frances Sodoma
Address---------------4305 Martha Avenue
City------------------Bowling Green
State-----------------KY
Zip Code--------------42103

As soon as you have the money wire to the CAR DEALER and done with
western union i want you to get back to me with the following
information after deducting Western union money fees for money in
minutes(QUICK PAY)

1.Sender's Name and Address------------------------------
2.Receiver's Name and Address------------------------------
3.Amount sent after the western union QUICK PAY fee--------
4.10 digits Money transfer Control Number(M T C N)---------------

I will be waiting for the information as soon as possible thanks so
much for your honest,sincerity and co-operation since the beginning i
can't wait to meet you in person anymore.


God is Love! 1 John 4:16
For God so Loved the World! John 3:16
I am the Way, the Truth and the Life...John 14:1-6

Thanks & God Bless You.
Gloria Evans


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 Post subject: Re: Craiglist Scam
PostPosted: Mon Sep 05, 2011 10:49 pm 
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Not sure if I got the same one from Craigslist or Roommates.com, but it's the same "person" still looking for a room to rent, with the same long history & sick uncle in France. Fortunately, I never gave out any real information & directed her to send the check to my attorneys' office. I then sent her an email that none of the info I gave her was real and that I found out about her scam. So, Jessicah Moore, now also goes by Gloria DeMore, nurse from France, sick uncle in France, shipping furniture & car. :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: Craiglist Scam
PostPosted: Mon Apr 23, 2012 10:03 pm 
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we posted an add on craigslist for a room we have for rent. I received this today and within just a few lines had a feeling it was a scam... any thoughts? ( yes I did google name, thats how I found this tread. )
email below
Hello,

Thanks very much for e-mailing me back,i really appreciate it..I would have been kind of happy if we can meet,before making any plans,but am very busy and i have a lot of things to do right now.. I will really appreciate it if you can tell me more about the place and tell me little about you,because my uncle is presently very sick,and i have to travel to Finland to see him,but i want to secure the place down before going..my full name is Tina Aadolfiina Jones
Am still kind of young,i just clock 22 years old... Am originally from Finland,i can speak Finnish,Swedish very well,and as well as English,i love to live in clean environment,to live with clean people,caring ,responsible,and neat type.... I don't smoke or drink alcoholic drink,but i can live with people that do smoke or drink,that is not a problem for me.... And as well,i don't have a pet,but i can live with a pet that is not a problem for me........If there is any form am going to fill,you can send it for me to view,if am ok with it i will let you know,so when i arrive i will fill it in person....it will be best for me to fill it in person ......let me also know if that is Okay with you.
I will be happy to read from you,i will want to move by the Early of May,depending on the availability of the room....... I will tell you more about me if the room is still available ...
Right now,am in South Dakota,am staying in the address below:::
10 Swanzey St
Keystone, SD 57751, USA
My rent is going to be due in 2 weeks time....
More about me,am a neat type of person,honest,humble and responsible. I like honest,responsible,and hardworking people while i hate the lazy,messy and uncaring people....well,am a quiet and gentle going person to live with....I am 5.7 in height,i like tourism,and i don't keep late at nights,neither i will have overnight guest around,but am ok if you do..
I am very respectful of others' space and opinions.
I strive for a drama free environment. If you want to hangout and go to
a coffee shop, bar, shopping,or just feel like doing something spontaneous
I was born and brought up in Finland,i studied there,i had my university education right there while staying with my uncle.. I lived all my life in Finland before coming down to South Dakota(SD),have been living with my uncle from age 13 ...Then i was member of the Red Cross Association,it really sounds interesting for me...
Why am moving and my work:
Am moving over to your Area because i understand that i'll be doing good over there,as have been told by my uncle's friend who have once live over there. And i will be working with any hospital around you as i am also making necessary inquiries on that now....
Am sure You 'll really like the person that i am ,because i will also do the dishing if you like,I work when i am to and relax when i am to,I also like sharing my thoughts also....paying rent on time will not be a problem as i will also be making the rent fee before the month ends....
Right now.I ve the support of my uncle about my well being,so you shouldn't be bothered about if i am competent of paying the rent ..
I must confess am comfortable with the price and I will want to secure the place down before my arrival so i will want you to tell me all about the place,as i can't see it before my arrival but the pictures...I also will want you to know that i have my car that i will be coming over with,and little of my furniture ,please let me know if there will be room for them..
With all that i ve said above,I have told you more about me and more picture of mine will be attach in the next email,Let me also know how i can go about securing the place down before my arrival as i will also be busy from next week preparing to come over and let me know if you can take off the ad off the site as i am going to secure the place with a deposit
Feel free to ask me any question and as i ve said,i am looking to move in by the availability of the place,but want to secured it now

Thanks..


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 Post subject: Re: Craiglist Scam
PostPosted: Mon Apr 23, 2012 11:37 pm 
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we posted an add on craigslist for a room we have for rent. I received this today and within just a few lines had a feeling it was a scam... any thoughts? ( yes I did google name, thats how I found this tread. )


Since you already know it is a scam and have posted it here the best thing to do is delete the email. Do not respond.

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