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Old 10-29-2012, 11:47 AM   #15
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Writing bad checks would not be smart. Don't do it.
Yep Federal Check Kiting offense as I recall. Do report them to Yahoo at a minimum.
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Didn't know the roads in Ethiopia were good enough for motor coaches...probably not for motorcycles either
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Old 10-29-2012, 12:22 PM   #17
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I think the OP said he would have his daughter DRAW a fake check. If she did it in finger paints that would be funny as hell. LOL Still, not thinking it is good to waste any time on the scammer.
Yes, "DRAW a fake check" is what I said. You know, crayons or finger paints, etc.

Grimesy, I like the monopoly money idea or maybe an IOU

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Old 10-29-2012, 02:17 PM   #18
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Watch out, your ploy may backfire and cause you trouble. Making a fake check, might be illegal? Report the spamer and go on about your life!
Making a fake check is illegal if the intent is illegal. For example, making a larger than normal check payable to Mickey Mouse and sending it to the scanner is not considered an intent to deceive. Having a child or grandchild make a "check" on paper with crayons is not deceitful.
There are plenty of ways to have fun with the ignorant. Trust me, I had one of these "guys" on the hook for awhile when I was selling my fishing boat. I actually looked forward to checking my Yahoo email account each day to see how frustrated he was with my "English as a second language."
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Old 10-29-2012, 02:45 PM   #19
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Send them a box of DW's best home made chocolate chip cookies as a nice transaction gift.. Just substitute the chocolate chips with Ex-Lax.
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Old 10-29-2012, 03:40 PM   #20
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Just remember that legally you can write a binding contract on bathroom tissue so any kind of check, even drawn with crayons or finger paint, could be legal and binding. As far fethed as it sounds you could be liable. Don't play the game. Not worth your time and effort. Just email back that the MH has been sold already. Report the scam and be glad that you were not one to be taken as many others have been.
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This is from another thread, I'm posting it here as a possible suggestion for a response because I got such a kick out of it.

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Had a fellow who was working as a bio engineer stationed on a boat at sea that wanted to buy my 5th wheeler for his dad in WA. He would pay my paypal account. He would schedule the transportation to be there when the payment was recieved. I checked with paypal and they could not verify his address.

I sent him a picture of my hand with 3 fingers extended. Ask if he could read between the lines. Funny, I never heard back from him.

Info posted on here forewarned of something not right.
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Just remember that legally you can write a binding contract on bathroom tissue so any kind of check, even drawn with crayons or finger paint, could be legal and binding. As far fethed as it sounds you could be liable. Don't play the game. Not worth your time and effort. Just email back that the MH has been sold already. Report the scam and be glad that you were not one to be taken as many others have been.
Ok, I think I can remove my thickskin jacket now.
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I just got this one.....

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FedEx Nigeria Head Office
70 International Airport Road
Mafoluku, Lagos.
Tel: +234-8130832823

Customers Service Hours--Monday to Saturday: Office Hours Monday to Sunday:

This is FedEx courier Delivery Company of Nigeria, the management of this
company, wishes to inform you that, we received a parcel containing an ATM
Master Card valued $2.5million USD with some vital documents attached on
it, for safety delivery to your residential address in your country.

This parcel was brought to us this morning by the ATM Card payment office
Nigeria, with the below information?s, please reconfirm the below
information, to avoid delivery your ATM Master Card to wrong hand.

Full names............
Parcel owner address......
Tel...........

We will register your package and send you the tracking numbers before we
proceed for safety delivery of your package as soon as you reconfirm the
required information?s for safety delivery.

FedEx is one of the world's great success stories, the start-up that
revolutionized the delivery of packages and information. In the past 30
years, we've grown up and grown into a diverse family of companies as
FedEx that's bigger, stronger, better than ever.

Waiting to read your e-mail(fedexdelivery_o@yahoo.com)

Yours affectionately.

Mr James Eze
Dispatch Manager FedEx Courier
for the Ikeja branch manager
FedEx express services Lagos -Nigeria
They even say it's from Nigeria!!!
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