Scammer Database

Fraudulent Invoice – Spoof of Ebay Email by Scammer

Posted in database, ebay spoof, scammer by Chief on July 27, 2010

Scammer is attempting to sell me a stove. Click the image to see the detailed spoof of an Ebay email. Remember, Ebay does not provide escrow service for any items outside those auctioned on its site.

Text of scammer’s email:

{Edit 29Jul2010: Thanks, Yahoo, for deading the scum’s domain 🙂 }

From: eBay Buyer Protection <>

eBay Buyer Protection Program Purchase Invoice #79573Y3D458V

Invoice for VPP Transaction Case ID #79573Y3D458V between Kevin Altman as the Seller and buyer as the Buyer.
Please follow our instruction to complete the transaction safely.
Congratulations! You committed to buy the following item:
Viking VDSC4874QSS 48″
Price: $2,900.00
Quantity sold: 1
Postage & Packing: $0.00
Sales tax: (none)
Total: $2,900.00
Seller Information
Name: Kevin Altman Address: 16 2th Avenue Cherry Hill, PA USA

Buyer Information {obfuscated}


Seller ships to:
*Please check the details for an accurate delivery in order to avoid delays:
Transaction Date:
Status:  Payment Pending
Case ID: 79573Y3D458V
Item Description:
Item title: Viking VDSC4874QSS 48″
Item Price: $2,900.00 (shipping included)
Item Description:   New condition.
How to make payment
Click below to find the nearest Western Union office
Click here to locate a Western Union agency in your area.
Submit payment using eBay agent’s details as payment details
Send us the following information from the Western Union receipt:
• MTCN Number(Money Transfer Control Number) – 10 digits number found on the payment receipt.
• Sender Name and Address
• Receiver Name and Address
• Amount Transferred
We strongly recommend that you also confirm the payment by fax:
*All the transaction, payment and personal information is considered confidential and will not be released under any circumstances.
Payment must be submitted via Western Union Service to an eBay Buyer Protection Program Agent in charge of this transaction. The eBay Buyer Protection Program Agent will secure the payment until the Buyer receives, inspects and accepts the item. Or, if it is the case, the Agent will refund the payment to the Buyer.

eBay Buyer Protection Program Agent:
First Name: David
Last Name: Jason
Address: 1010 Lincoln Street
City/State: Columbia
Zip Code: 29201, SC
Country: United States

Important Notice:
The service you have to use from Western Union is a person to person transfer. Complete the Western Union form with your name and address as the sender, the agent’s name and address as the receiver and the amount you want to send.

E-mail us the payment details by replying to this invoice.
Fax the Western Union receipt to our Central Fax Number: 1-(321)-445-4228

Pay for the transfer with cash at a local Western Union agent. Western Union agent locations are independent businesses that provide money transfer service to their customers on behalf of Western Union. Western Union agents are post offices, exchange offices or retail locations – grocery stores, mail box centers, drug stores, travel agencies, depots, other retail locations.

When payment is received, it will be verified and secured into a non-interest bearing trust account. After payment is secured, the Seller is authorized to ship merchandise. The seller has three (3) 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 merchandise and has five (10) business days to inspect it. If it is complete and as described, the buyer should accept the merchandise. If he refuses the merchandise the Seller will be responsible of shipping back the item.

After the inspection period is over, the Buyer must contact eBay Buyer Protection Program Customer Support with the result of the inspection. If the buyer refuses the merchandise, the payment will be refunded to the Buyer. If the merchandise is accepted, eBay submits the payment directly to the Seller within three (3) business days.
Thank you for using eBay.
eBay Buyer Protection Program Financial Department
Buyer Purchase Protection Program

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  1. income tax calculator said, on July 29, 2010 at 9:57 pm

    do u have a twitter

  2. Chief said, on July 30, 2010 at 6:52 am

    Yes. @scamsitebuster

  3. Grant said, on March 14, 2011 at 4:34 am


    I just got scammed 1,100 dollars… 😥 I just spent all my savings on a scam….I can send you the email invoice if you want to add it here….

  4. Chief said, on March 14, 2011 at 9:04 am

    Grant, I am sorry these crooks took your money. There is little likelihood of ever seeing it again 😦 Please report it so that your case can be added to others already on file. See .

    — Chief

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