Scammer Database – dead

Posted in database, ebay spoof, scammer by Chief on October 5, 2009

Criminal advertised a vehicle on Craigslist, then spoofed Ebay by proposing that we use the non-existent Ebay Vehicle Purchase Protection Program as a third-party escrow service.

Registrar: [a class outfit; there are none better]

Host:  Google Apps

Partial screenshot of email:



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  1. Larry said, on October 9, 2009 at 8:15 pm

    This is a confirmation mail regarding authenticity of Brad Bemis Vehicle Purchase Protection membersh
    Seller Name: Brad Bemis
    A Verified Member in good standing.
    Identity and/or Contact Information Verified.
    Continues to meet strict Membership Criteria.
    Committed to Dispute Resolution and Mediation.
    Item 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Clean Title, like
    new condition , is backed by Vehicle Purchase’s
    Buyer Protection Policy – up to $20,000.00.
    The criteria for Vehicle Purchase Protection Membership.
    The Vehicle Purchase Protection Membership, along with
    other factors, can substantially lower the risks of buying
    online. The Membership is a guarantee of a successful
    transaction or of a Seller’s performance.
    Contact the Seller:
    Certified by Vehicle Purchase Pro
    Superior Selling Track Record
    History of Resolving Disputes
    Disclose pricing, shipping and re
    Address all customer issues wit
    Currently, the seller can provide a Vehicle Purchase Protection Coverage up to US $20,000.00. Transact
    seller are covered by purchase protection against fraud and description errors. For your safety, this acco
    for 30 days time period.
    Complete your eBay transaction in 5 easy steps:
    1) Buyer and seller agree on the transaction terms and a selling price. Seller contacts eBay with the transa
    2) eBay accepts the transaction and offers purchase protection to the buyer (if the transaction is declined,
    required from either the buyer or the seller);
    3) The buyer receives an invoice and complete the money transfer to Vehicle Purchase Protection Program
    payment is received by eBay Vehicle Purchase department and approved the seller will initiate the delivery
    business days to send the buyer and eBay the tracking number of the shipment. If no tracking number is p
    immediately sent to the buyer;
    4) Buyer receives the merchandise and has five days to inspect it. If it is complete and as described, the b
    merchandise. If he refuses the merchandise, the buyer must ship the merchandise back to the seller within
    days.The seller will pay for shipping back the merchandise.
    5) After the inspection period is over ( 5 business days ), the buyer must contact us with the result of the in
    refuses the merchandise, the refund will be sent to the buyer after the tracking number for the returned sh
    Should you need a refund for this transaction, the insured amount will be taken from the seller’s purchase
    Important. Please read.
    and sent to you. The refund is sent to your bank account, or by check or money order. The way you are refunded is at your
    choice. You have 30 days from the above verification date to request a refund. Refund requests are processed within 3 days.
    The insurer of this transaction is eBay Inc., located at 2145 Hamilton Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125, United States of America.
    The account is managed by eBay’s SquareTrade center. This transaction is supervised by eBay’s SafeHarbor team.
    Here are the situations suitable for a refund request:
    1) If the item doesn’t arrive and/or the seller stops communications after the payment was received;
    2) If the merchandise you receive has different specifications than the ones you agreed on;
    3) If your merchandise arrives in a much longer period than the one you agreed on (more than 15 days from the payment
    clearance day);
    For cases 2) and 3) you have to send back the merchandise to the seller prior to ask for your refund. If you did not pay the
    seller by payment method required by us, your refund request will be declined.
    Important Usage Guidelines:
    ****************************** ******
    1. The contact information should only be used for resolving matters related to eBay. Any other use is strictly prohibited.
    2. This transaction is protected by eBay services such as insurance, feedback and dispute resolution.
    3. You may buy and sell with confidence in all transactions with this eBay member.
    4. Should you need to dispute this transaction, keep the transaction number at hand when contacting eBay. Any complaints
    must be filed within 30 days from the verification date.
    The seller is going to use DAS Auto Transport Services to deliver the car to your door. The delivery will take maximum 5 days. The
    vehicle will be insured and will have a 30 days return policy.
    Seller will use DAS door to door delivery.
    The seller, started the transaction over the eBay Vehicle Purchase Program. eBay requires the payment to be done through Money
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    Gram money transfer service to an Vehicle Purchase Protection Program verified agent.
    You are receiving this e-mail because you are going to buy an item over the eBay Motors and your seller requested to use eBay Vehicle
    Protection Program. The eBay Motors vehicle protection programs offer a set of services that build protection into every step of the
    vehicle buying process. Some of the elements are automatically included when you buy a vehicle covered by the program element (not
    all elements are available for all vehicles) while some of the elements are available for a small fee. The eBay Motors vehicle protection
    program is your safety net in the rare occasion that something goes wrong.
    Instructions for payment.
    If you are not familiarized with the MoneyGram money transfer services please visit: . If you want to locate the nearest MoneyGram Office in your area please
    click . You have to pay with cash at any MoneyGram Office.
    The funds will not be released under any circumstances. We will hold the payment until you will
    send us your confirmation that you have received, inspected and you agree to keep the item.
    When we will have your confirmation we will transfer the funds to the seller.
    Item Information
    2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Clean Title,
    like new condition
    Item Price: $4,600.00 (shipping included)
    Item Description: Like new condition. Never been involved
    in an accident, no damages, scratches
    or dents. Clear Title.
    Payment Details
    Buyer: Weldon Sherman
    Amount: $4,600.00
    Deposit: $4,600.00
    Balance: $0.00
    Total: $4,600.00
    Due Date : 3 business days
    Delivery To Information
    2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Clean Title, like
    new condition
    Buyer: Weldon Sherman
    Address: 7120 Oval Rock Dr
    El Paso, TX 79912
    United States
    Vehicle Purchase Program Agent Details
    2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Clean Title,
    like new condition
    15221 SW 80 Street,Apt. 303
    Miami, FL 33193
    United States
    How to complete payment?
    1. Locate the nearest Money Gram Office
    2. Ask for a red send money form and make the payment with cash using the above Vehicle
    Purchase verified agent details
    3. Fax the Money Gram payment receipt to the following fax numbers: 408-493-4480;408-228-
    – REFERENCE NR – 8 digits number from the payment receipt
    – Sender Name and Address
    – Receiver Name
    – Amount
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    Once we receive the payment confirmation, we will instruct the seller to start the shipping process. We will hold the
    payment details until you send us your confirmation that you are satisfied with the product you received. As soon as we
    receive your confirmation we will release the payment details to the seller.
    The payment details are confidential and will not be released under any circumstances. Our customer chose this payment
    method in order to speed up the transaction. Vehicle Protection Program security measures are constantly reviewed and
    modified given evolving circumstances globally, drawing on both internal assessments and the support of government agencies.
    Our constant priority is for the safety of our people, our customers, and the general public. Vehicle Protection Program always
    tries to fulfill its customers needs.
    Trust and Safety Department eBay Inc.
    Fax 1(408)-493-4480 or 1(408)-228-1690
    Important Notice!
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  2. Larry said, on October 9, 2009 at 8:16 pm

    this is another similar fraud case going around on craigslist

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