Craigs List Scam

I just got a reply to my Craigs List entry of my rx-8 rims.

From: kidswagga14@gmail.com

** CRAIGSLIST ADVISORY — AVOID SCAMS BY DEALING LOCALLY
** Avoid: wiring money, cross-border deals, work-at-home
** Beware: cashier checks, money orders, escrow, shipping
** More Info: http://www.craigslist.org/about/scams

Just want to know if this item still available for sale? I am very interested.
Sent from my HTC smartphone on the Now Network from Sprint

chun.lee

My reply:

Yes, they are still available. Let me know if you would like to have a look

I got the reply with in a few seconds from him!:

Thanks for the prompt response to my mail. I will be buying from
you so please kindly withdraw the advert from C.LIST. Please be
informed that i will be paying with a certified check from my Bank it
will be delivered to you via United Parcel Service (FEDEX), so I’ll need
you to provide me with the following information to facilitate the
mailing of the check…

Name to be on the payment………..
Home address………..
City…………..
State………..
Zip Code…………..
Cell phone #…………….

I will make arrangements for the pick up as soon as you have your
money I am completely satisfied with the advert and the payment will
be delivered within 24hours.** I use a hearing impaired phone
# and will receive your calls via email **..I’m sorry for the late
respond to your email …N.B FEDEX does not deliver to a P.O box
addresses.Thanks

yeah, right… can’t you be a little less obvious???

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