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Jason Lowery xxlekkbis@gmail.com (Fake check fraud)

Report# A8443

Reported on: Saturday, 22 February, 2014  15:34
Updated On: Saturday, 22 February, 2014  15:34
Reply to: (Not Shown)
Hello,
I really appreciate your response to my mail.I want you to consider
that its sold to me, please do withdraw the advert from CL to avoid
disturbance. I will offer you another extra $10 for selling it to me
okay? So i want you to know that i will be paying you via a Bank
Certified check. So i will need you to provide me the following
information to facilitate the mailing of the payment to you right
away...

*1.....Your full name to write on the check
*2.....full Physical address to post the check
*3.....City,State and Zip code.
*4.....Home OR Cell Phone to contact you in case.
*5.....Last Price $$

** Note that the payment will be shipped to your address via Courier
Service Next Day Air and I will like you to know that you will not be
responsible for shipping i will have my mover come over as soon as you
have cashed the check,** Thanks.
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Ok. The price is $250 so you could instead just pay me in cash to avoid the complication of a bank check. This way you can also see the desk before you buy it.

But if you prefer to send me a check, it's [name and address]. I'll withdraw the listing when I get the check I suppose.
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Thanks for your willingness for selling it to me. As i promised your
payment will be mailed out soonest. I will need you to hold it on my
behalf till the payment arrives. I also like to inform you that i
include the moving fund along with the payment i sent to you,Do get
back to me when you receive the payment and i will want you to remove
it from the Advert on CL so that i can be rest assure that it been
sold to me. The payment will get to you soonest. cheers
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OK Jason, I will do that.
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[several more email exchanges. At this point I finally realized this has got to be a fraud, and indeed, at this forum it turns out several other people reported that when check arrives it is fraudulent. About 2 weeks later I received an envelop with a check, and shortly after the following email:]
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Hello, How are you doing today? I just got a confirmation from USPS
office that the payment as been delivered to you. Here is the
tracking# for confirmation..[ 9405501699320016541095 ].All you have to
do now is to deducted your money included the extra $45 for Stress
factor (Gas fee) okay?. And have the rest fund sent to the shipper
information below via Money Gram money transfer today @ any Wal Mart
that close to your area so that i can contact the shipping firm right
away.

Here is the shipper information's below..

Name: Nicole Carroll
Addresss: 56 N. Blackstone Ave
City: Middletown
State: DE
Zip Code: 19709

NOTE***All money transfer charges should deducted from the rest fund
you are sending to the shipping firm okay?. Do get back to me with
the below information as soon as the money is sent to the shipping
firm okay?

Senders First and Last Name
Money Transfer Control Number
Amount sent.. Get it done now and get back to me ASAP.
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My reply:
I know that this is fraud. The check is not real. This fraud has been reported multiple times on craigslist fraud reporting website. I will our email string and the information from the check to that set of fraud reports.

Do not contact me again.
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His reply:
Look, do not try to act smart with me or else i`m gonna report you to
the Sheriff officer and i will make sure you end the rest of your
life in jail.. If you love yourself, its better you get the rest of
my funds with you send out to my shipper information via money gram
money transfer today so that they can come for the pickup at your
place..I await your quick respond before i take up my decision for
you. I guess you don't know who you are dealing with...

and an additional text message threatening to report me to" federal commission internet fraud crimes division"