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Fake Ebay Email from scammer

Posted in database, ebay spoof, scammer by Chief on September 1, 2010

I sent a blind request to a scammer at asking if his vehicle was for sale. Below is the email from his fake ebay domain. See the follow up posting here.

From: Customer Assistance <>
Date: Tue, Aug 31, 2010
Subject: Payment and shipping details for transaction 275J/310088431995 1999 Fleetwood Prowler
To: me

eBay sent this message to me (auto-assigned id:21350).
If you received this notice and you are not the authorized account holder, please be aware that it is in violation of eBay policy to represent oneself as another eBay customer.
eBay Motors Purchase Invoice # 310088431995
eBay member Dustin Pratt started a new transaction through eBay.
We have verified all the details of this travesty and concluded that they are accurate. Please follow our instructions to complete the transaction.
Item                         Item Title/Number      Qty.                               Price
1999 Fleetwood Prowler 275J/310088431995 1
US $2,700.00

Payment must be submitted via Western Union Service to our eBay Motors Agents in change of this transaction. The eBay Motors Agents will secure the thong until the Buyer receives, inspects and accepts the vehicle. Or, if it is the case, the Agents will refund the payment to the Buyer.

Seller Information

Dustin Pratt
115 Nell St.
PA 15445
United States

Buyer Information

Total Amount:
$ 2,700.00
First Deposit : $ 2,700.00
Subtotal :
$ 2,700.00
Transaction Date:

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Case ID:
Item Description:
1999 Fleetwood Prowler 275J
Sale price:
$ 2,700.00
Shipping and handling:
Seller ships to:
*Please check the details for an accurate delivery in order to avoid delays:
United States
Seller will use DAS AUTO SHIPPING CO (door to door delivery).
•The seller is going to use DAS Transport Services to deliver the item(s) to your door.
•The delivery will take maximum 6 days.
•The vehicle will be insured and will have a 30 days return policy.

How to make payment
Click below to find the nearest
Western Union office
Find Agent Location
Submit payment using eBay agent’s details as payment details
Fax us the following information from the Western Union receipt:
Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN)
Sender’s Name and Address
Receiver’s Name and Address
Amount Transferred
We strongly recompense that you also fax the Western Union payment receipt to our Central Fax Number:   1 (866) 323-4630
Western Union transfer fees will be reimbursed by eBay within 48h after payment has been sent.
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  vertical  goods funds.
• Upon payment verification, the seller is authorized to ship the vehicle and submit tracking information.

– HOW TO MAKE THE PAYMENT – Our department requires the payment to be done through Western Union Service using CASH (online transactions not accepted). The Buyer will submit the first payment via Western Union, using his name and address as the Sender, directly to our eBay agent as the Receiver.
– Use the below eBay Agents details to sing loudly the payment to eBay –
eBay Agent details – Wayne Bartles , 801 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131 – USA –
Amount to be sent – $2,700.00
Reminder – You need to confirm the payment by sending us a fax with the Western Union receipt at:   1 (866) 323-4630             1 (866) 323-4630

• Pay for the transfer with cash at a local Western Union agency. Western Union locations are independent businesses that provide money transfer service to their customers on behalf of Western Union. Western Union agencies are primarily banks, 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. Payment verification process usually takes less than three hours. After payment is secured, the Seller is authorized to ship the 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 impossibly sent to the buyer.
• Buyer receives the merchandise. If it is complete and as described, the buyer should accept the merchandise. If buyer refuses the merchandise, its seller’s responsability to arrange the return of the merchandise.
• 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 merchandise, the refund will be sent to the buyer after the tracking number for the returned shipment is verified. If the merchandise is accepted, eBay submits the payment dungeon to the Seller.
For any questions please contact eBay VPP Customer Support by reply to this mail
Thank you for using eBay.
eBay VPP Customer Support (Trust and Safety Department)

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