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PostPosted: Wed May 06, 2015 10:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Since late 2014 there have been some scam ads where the seller is sending out photoshopped titles, often using an Ohio or CA title that has been photo shopped.

Example:
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The Price / Tax / Date Issued line is the correct font and is original.
The other text is photoshopped.

Real Ohio title example - look familiar? Note same Price / Tax / Date Issued text, among other things.
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CA fake title example, used by several scammers in the past with the name/address changed as needed:

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 14, 2015 10:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A few people have reported to that scammers have been contacting them by text only.

Some of the many phone #s used and have been reported to the site are below.
Email me if you get a text from a new number and I can add it to this listing
814-920-8635
841-561-0859
407-706-8245
214-935-4747
754-307-8323
936-874-9754
754-307-8323
201-578-6040
424-672-4616
305-814-1057
830-468-4780
443-296-2946
814-433-0757
845-271-6769
320-322-8551
320-318-2122
307-275-9019
841-561-0859
407-706-8245
214-935-4747
754-307-8323
936-874-9754
443-488-9067
712-828-8202
503-966-7430
704-937-2111
314-400-8421
316-350-7673
281-962-8038
910-216-4355
310-881-5374
469-414-7868
404-390-0753
747-400-6480
571-305-5865
765-287-5131
469-658-8439
607-965-5890
707-403-3736
973-814-6163
469-532-7462
262-777-5975
817-592-2529
817-631-7820
775-403-2834
415-594-5306
512-952-5237
917-663-5532
646-349-4592
973-963-9257
740-495-6312
509-262-3794
213-929-7375
323-483-4587
646-547-0392
405-369-4063
301-288-5193
249-700-1148
470-215-6591
609-382-9306
404-596-7109
213-295-2642
304-548-9739
402-933-9255
321-257-8470
321-406-3015
509-739-7013
602-812-2263
609-483-4037
213-295-5534
580-789-4829
201-340-8979
201-578-4882
530-362-3647
503-396-4855
650-300-8918
614-304-1471
530-451-3899
530-488-2957
405-352-2443
419-595-5106
213-478-3832
515-329-4377

Sample Message:
Quote:
How long have you been using it, why are you selling it and I can't make it there with cash, due to the nature of my job, I can only pay through Paypal, am verified Paypal member. The shipper will take care of the picking up after you got your payment.


Also
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Another sample of messages sent:
Quote:
"Thanks,my name is jimbella why are you selling it and how long have you been using it? and I can't make it there with cash,i can only pay through PayPal. You confirm your payment before shipment.The shipper will take care of the picking up after you got your payment."

"Thanks,my name is Daniel Santiago why are you selling it and how long have you been using it? and I can't make it there with cash,i can only pay through PayPal.You confirm your payment before shipment.The shipper will take care of the picking up after you got your pay."


Another text example
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 13, 2016 9:05 am    Post subject: Re: --- Internet Fraud --- Please read Reply with quote

I have recently seen a number of scammers using this Bill of Sale document
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and
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If you see someone using this Bill of Sale, you should suspect it is a scam.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 20, 2017 8:36 am    Post subject: Re: --- Internet Fraud --- Please read Reply with quote

Example email text from a fake "Paypal" email

Quote:

Subject: Follow The Verification Procedures Below To Complete The Transaction

Follow the verification procedures below and send us the requirement so we can release the fund to your account.
This is to inform you that we have received the payment of $800.00 USD from Gabriella Montex for the Merchandise bought from you and the funds will only reflect in your account after all due measures have taken place In order to complete this transaction, you are required to send a sum of $350.00 USD to the Transport Company through Money Gram money transfer, We advice you to go to the nearest Walmart office in your area and get back to us with the Scanned Copy/Photograph of the Money Gram transaction receipt or send us the Ref# including the sender name, address, As soon as we have received these information from you, we will credit a sum of $800.00 USD to your PayPal account.

NOTE : DO NOT REPLY TO THIS EMAIL

This payment has been deducted from the buyer's account and has been "APPROVED" but will not be credited into your account until the Money Gram receipt# is sent to us for verification, for more information about this transaction. Below are the relevant information required before your account will be credited:

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