Scam like responses from quickr

Scam like responses from quickr

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Half life 2   gordon freeman
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Posting this here since if any of you guys get a similar response, it should raise an alert in your thinking. I’m attempting to sell my ipad on quickr/olx and I received the following responses-

You have received a reply to your Ad “Ipad 16gb wifi 1st gen” on Quikr

Reply Details:

Message: I am interested in your item…kindly get back to me and let me know if they are still available and the final price for it and note that i will be resposnsible for the shipping and handling ….kindly get back to me and let me know what you think….waiting for your reply Thanks
Mobile:
Email: [email protected]…om

Oliver Fernandes
Aug 29 (2 days ago)

to joneszaldi
Hi, I’ve tried to reduce it to the max and quote a final price. A bit of a loss for me since I bought it at double the price hardly a year ago.

jones zaldi
Aug 29 (2 days ago)

to me
Thanks for the prompt mail,that is a very fair price and I will be happy to buy it but i will not be able to come and view it in your place because i I live in Tom Berl, 50 Collingwood Dr., Rochester, NY 14621…and i would have loved to call but at the moment i am on the sea..i work on the rig and we are not allowed to make calls from herebut you can send me a text on +1862 290-3372 and i will reply when i get your text because i am not in the United State right now. I will be paying you through Online Banking Transfer.I want this to be sent to my daughter as a surprised gift for on her graduation day and she schools in West Africa…Nigeria to be precise…..kindly get back to me with your payment details and i will be adding an extra Rs6,000 to the money i will be sending you to serve as the shipping charges for the item…. Get back to me ASAP with your bank details so that i can go ahead with the payment and i will like you to use DHL courier service for the shipping…waiting for your reply
Best Regard

Oliver Fernandes
Aug 30 (1 day ago)

to jones
oh, I would have preferred to have done it locally….you know…..so if you know someone in Pune, please ask them to get in touch with me. I would rather deal with someone you know in person and you can communicate with that person and get the job done if you know what I mean….I just want to sell the tablet and be done with it.

jones zaldi [email protected]…om
5:42 PM (13 hours ago)

to me
Am sorry….am not in India now and all my families resides in ,New York,but if you can provide me your bank details I guaranty you I will transfer the money into your account and once you have seen the bank notification you can then go ahead with the shipping of the item….I will be waiting to hear back from you…Best Regards

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Yes, they do have these funny kind of scam responses. I used to get quite a few of those.

They normally start with , " …I’m interested in buying this item. Could you please get back to me etc.etc."

Quite amusing, sometimes.

If you’ve a bit of time, you can play with them. You can start by conveying your suspicions, and you allege he’s not a genuine buyer, and you’d like to have a different mode of payment etc. Loads of fodder. You’ll always get a response.

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Jahan ‘NIGERIA’ ka naam aa gya…wahan be 4 times more careful! toungueout

Half life 2   gordon freeman
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a few things I tried to do-
I tried to track his ip address by checking the email IP but it did not resolve to anything

Googled some stuff and found similar webpages here with literally the same address-
http://www.photoincome.com/equipment/craigslist…

-Also, why would a person buy a second hand ipad from me and then spend another 6k bucks to send it to Nigeria (I’m selling my ipad for 15k….so 15+6=21k….put another 7k and get a brand new ipad 3 smile

-On researching that blog, I found that the scam is to send a phishing email back that spoofs paypal (or maybe any banking account) saying that you have received payment so you go ahead and send the item.

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cm4444 wrote:

Jahan ‘NIGERIA’ ka naam aa gya…wahan be 4 times more careful! toungueout


seriously, thats what triggered me to think twice!

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oli.ferns759 wrote:

a few things I tried to do-
I tried to track his ip address by checking the email IP but it did not resolve to anything

Googled some stuff and found similar webpages here with literally the same address-
http://www.photoincome.com/equipment/craigslist…


I think if you have received a message from a gmail ID you won’t be able to resolve the IP and track the location (because it will always show you an IP of USA).

Of course he is a fraud but anyways tell him you want the money to be sent via western union and see what he says toungueout

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cm4444 wrote:

oli.ferns759 wrote:

a few things I tried to do-
I tried to track his ip address by checking the email IP but it did not resolve to anything

Googled some stuff and found similar webpages here with literally the same address-
http://www.photoincome.com/equipment/craigslist…


I think if you have received a message from a gmail ID you won’t be able to resolve the IP and track the location (because it will always show you an IP of USA).

Of course he is a fraud but anyways tell him you want the money to be sent via western union and see what he says toungueout


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Anna Taiyab <[email protected]>
10:50 PM (12 hours ago)

to me, Anna
I am interested in buying your item on placed on quikr and i want you to ship the item for my daughter in USA she is in need of the item very urgent and as a gift for her, I will pay you the total sum of RS 35000 including the shipping cost and you ship the item via DHL COURIER. I would pay through Paypal. Kindly send your paypal email address so that i can proceed with the payment .
Thanks

james willy
6600 NE 78th Ct. B4
Suite 74807
Portland
Oregon
97218
USA

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Ranjeet Surabhi \ [email protected]…om
10:09 AM (1 hour ago)

to me
Hello

Thanks for the prompt reply,my name is Ranjeet from Canada,I am interested in buying your item to my store in Nigeria and i am buying it because i need it as soon as possible,I am ok with the price and i am going to pay for the shipping cost,i will be paying you via Bank to bank Transfer or PayPal direct to your account ,so kindly find out the shipping cost to Nigeria via DHL and get back to me here with the total cost or kindly get back to me with your city,zip code and the weight of the item in KG so that i can calculate the shipping cost also and we proceed with the payment as soon as possible without any delay..

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY

Thanks

STAY AWAY FROM THESE SCAMMERS

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This was a response when I enquired about Z Ultra at Quickr…

Hi

I saw your ad in Quickr and want to buy Ultra Z. Can you please confirm if you have white color and the best price.

Also, Pls give shop address, so that I can Check before purchase.

Regards
Cashif

Ali Abdul
Jan 3 (2 days ago)

to me
Thanks for the mail and interest in my company products ok..

Price:
Sony xperia zultra …Cost 22,000inr with tax to your door step.

Note that the mobile phone is 100% original brand new factory
unlocked, comes with all its accessories and bill, packaged in its original
manufacturer sealed box and comes,

Products Content:
Packages: Full Accessories
Warranty: 1 year international warranty from the manufacturer worldwide version.
Policy: 90 days return policy from the manufacturer

PLS NOTE:
Other info includes:
Standard MOQ: 5 units and get 3 free
Trial MOQ: 2 units and 1 free
Shipper: DHL or UPS
Payment: Cash deposit via our Indian correspondent bank details,Money transfer.
Delivery: 2days
Guarantee: 5days Money Refund Policy/ letter of guarantee.
Warranty: 12 Months International Warranty on all items
NO CASH ON DELIVERY

OFFER: Buy 2 Get 1 FREE.

All you have to do is send us the following shipping details below so
that we proceed with your order ready for shipment and send you the
bank details for you to make payment for your order then we proceed
with shipment and send you the shipping details ok…

Full Name:
Address:
Zip code:
Country:
Tel No:
Model:
Total Units:
Color:

Thanks and await to hear from you to proceed further….
Ali Abdul
Company Sales Manager

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One more fake

On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 11:18 PM, linda janet <[email protected]> wrote:

Good, I am  located  at India and presently i  am  out of country for a
seminar in South America i  want you to ship the item directly to my
daughter do go to paypal.com and set up an account with your email
address once you do that just get back to me with the email address
you use to set up the account so that i can make the payment,paypal it
free secure and safe

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even locally its tough to sell products on quikr / olx. after agreeing for the price and taking the address, the people dont turn up and if one calls them they just give excuses.

wonder if there is a scam of taking addresses

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