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Beware...International Fraud on Asylum Trader

First...it is not the Asylum Trader's fault. This is being posted here to protect fellow inmates from additional fraud.

I posted a turntable up for sale some time ago and received an email from a prospective buyer. The turntable was to be paid for by PayPal only but the buyer wanted to deal with a check. This was suspicious.

I told the prospective buyer that they could send the funds but they would have to wait until the check was deposited and the funds cleared my bank.

I waited over a week until the check arrived and International Money Orders were is the envelope. This was even more suspicious. I deposited the money orders and they initially cleared.

The contacted the buyer and told them that the checks cleared. I received an email that they no longer wanted the turntable and could I refund their money. I was very suspicious at this point.

A day later I received another email asking whether I had refunded the money and I told the buyer they would have to wait until I could get a chance to go to the bank.

Today I found out that the money orders had been returned unpaid.

Please look out for this person. The individual identified themself as:

Name: Ema Samson
email address: antiquebuyer20177@gmail.com

They also claim to live in Athens, Greece (which is a deal breaker anyway since I won't ship internationally).

Fortunately I am not out any money or any hardware.

Be Aware,

We don't shush around here!
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Topic - Beware...International Fraud on Asylum Trader - EdAInWestOC 11:28:30 08/11/17 (18)


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