(Closed) Is this a scam response to my wedding dress classified?

posted 6 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Is this buyer a scam?
    Yes : (45 votes)
    100 %
    No : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    3886 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    Yeah I would think it is a scam. Who in the world offers MORE than the selling price just to “reserve” an item for sale. Most folks are going to say, I’ll send you a deposit of $X and give you the rest when I pick it up.

    Post # 5
    598 posts
    Busy bee

    Totally a scam! Good on you for realizing something was amiss. Sounds just like a scam message someone sent me once

    Post # 6
    4755 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    say you take cash and paypal only. willing to bet you don’t get another reply.

    Post # 7
    500 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    Yea i smell stinky stinky fish with that, SCAM!!! no ones gonna give you extra to to pay for a courrier service they would pay them up front!!! 

    Post # 8
    1622 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I’ve heard of this before….a friend was listing an item and ran into this. It has something to do with having an item picked up, I think that way they can say they didn’t receive it and cancel the cheque.

    Only ever ever ever accept cash and Paypal.

    Post # 9
    529 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: January 2013

    Yes, I think it’s a scam!

    Post # 10
    11167 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper

    I never accept any form of payment other than PayPal for online sales. If someone wants to physically pick it up I accept cold hard cash only.

    No checks, no unverified credit purchases, no exceptions.

    Post # 11
    5984 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2010

    total scam. I got this same email when I posted mine…word for word

    Post # 12
    139 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: December 2012

    scam !


    Post # 13
    98 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    It’s a scam! I used to work at a bank and we used to hear similar scenarios.

    Post # 14
    8883 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper

    It’s a scam. I had the EXACT same email the other day.

    Post # 15
    42 posts
    • Wedding: August 2012

    Never take a check…cash only! Big fat scam!

    Post # 16
    2488 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    If it smells fishy  – don’t bother with it even if it isn’t fish!

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