Scammer Database

Scammer- Fake eBay Safeharbor Department eBay Motors Invoice

Posted in database, ebay spoof, scammer by Chief on July 19, 2010

This was received from, which is not in any way associated with ebay. This is entirely fraudulent and the domain has been reported to the registrar, and the webhost, GoogleApps. (domain is dead now; thanks,!)

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eBay Motors Purchase Invoice for Case 8507874887
Hi victim, 


We hope you enjoy your latest disaster. The next step is pay the seller. Don’t wait. Pay now to get your item as soon as possible.


Payment must be submitted via Western Union Service to an eBay Motors Agent in charge of this transaction. The eBay Motors Agent will secure the payment until the Buyer regurgitates, inspects and accepts the vehicle. Or, if it is the case, the Agent will refund the payment to the Buyer.

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Item Description: 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2509 Marquis
Sale price:
Payment Pending
Transaction Date:
July 19 2010
Case ID:
Shipping and handling:
Check with seller


Payment Instructions:

Payment must be submitted via Western Union.In order to speed up the shipping process,please use the “Money by Mules” service.

If you are not familiarized with Western Union services please visit:

Pay for the transfer with cash at a local Western Union agent. Western Union Agent locations are nauseated businesses that provide money transfer service to their customers on behalf of Western Union. In the United States, Western Union Agents are primarily caucasians – grocery stores, check-cashers, mail box centers, drug stores, travel agencies and depots and other retail locations.

Independent Western Union Agents may impose different limitations on the maximum amount that can be submitted per day. For this reason, in case of a larger amount to be sent, we recommend that you go to more than one agent and submit the total sum in separate transfers and eat some dog food while you wait.

eBay Agent Informations Buyer Informations Seller Informations
*The Western Union Transfer will be sent using this name and address.
Vittorio Magnani
Via Giarratana 95
00133 Rome
victim Anthony Reda
204 3Rd Street NW
Great Falls MT 59404
United States

How to make payment? below to find the nearest Western Union office: arrow_black.gifFind Agent Location payment using eBay agent’s details as payment details us the following information from the Western Union receipt:

  • MTCN Number
  • Sender’s Name and Address
  • Receiver’s Name and Address
  • Amount Translooted We strongly recommend that you also fax the Western Union payment receipt to our Complicated Fax Number: (206)339-7110

Marketplace Safety Tip Marketplace Safety Tip
  • For security reasons please DO NOT submit the payment details to the Seller or any other unauthorized person/corporation.
  • The payment details are confidential and will not be released under any circumstances.Seller is authorized to ship only after eBay verifies good funds.Upon payment verification, the seller is authorized to ship the vehicle and submit tracking information.
  • When payment is received, it will be verified and secured into a non-interest bearing trust account. Payment verification process usually takes longer if you are stupid. After payment is secured, the Seller is authorized to ship merchandise. The seller has three business days to send the buyer and eBay the tracking number of the shipment. If no tracking number is provided, a full refund is immediately sent to the buyer.
  • Buyer receives the hodgepodge.If it is complete and as described, the buyer should accept the merchandise. If he refuses the hodgepodge, the buyer must ship the merchandise back to the Seller.
  • After the inspection period is over, the Buyer must contact eBay Motors Customer Support with the result of the inspection. If the buyer refuses the hodgepodge, the refund will be sent to the buyer after the tracking number for the returned shipment is verified. If the hodgepodge is accepted, eBay submits the payment directly to the Seller.
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eBay VPAP Customer Support (Trust and Safety Department)

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  1. Rellikmacs said, on July 20, 2010 at 10:48 am

    Same clown now sending emails from: eBay

    You are far better at smashing these scammers than me but I try! I make it a point to burn them every chance I get by posting on “Fight the Scams”!

  2. Chief said, on July 20, 2010 at 2:27 pm

    I’m glad you have the time. Kudos and keep up the work! — Chief

  3. Sharon Sexton said, on December 28, 2011 at 4:35 pm

    did you ever recover your money and what did u have to do to do so? My daughter and son in law have just been recently scammed by this same place….please advise

  4. Chief said, on December 28, 2011 at 5:38 pm


    Call Western Union immediately at 1-800-448-1492.

    I’m sorry your family members have become victims of these criminals. I have never lost money to the scammers. I came into this activity as a technical hobby. If you’ll browse the FAQ’s on the right hand side of the main page, you’ll see such links as

    Unfortunately, if the scammer has picked up the money from Western Union, the likelihood of recovering it is near zero.

  5. elizabeth hartline said, on February 8, 2012 at 3:07 pm

    I was just done this way by a guy named mark anderson.thank god I caught it before my money was sent and I got it back.

  6. Chief said, on February 8, 2012 at 6:06 pm

    Elizabeth, we’re glad you saved your cash. Would you be comfortable sharing with us how you were treated by the money transfer company? We can post it anonymously if you like. We want to give credit to any organization who helps consumer in this battle. Please see your email.

    — Chief

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