FRANK TAYLOR SCAM?

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FRANK TAYLOR SCAM?

Post by FATMAN » Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:53 am

Has anyone dealt with Frank Taylor
seems to be another scam
he wrote
Hi Bob,
This to inform you that the check as been posted today via USPS and the check sent is $13,000 and once you receive the check you deduct your $7500 and transfer $5500 to the mover that will come for pick up so they can arrange delivery to my location..
Hope you understand me clearly,once the check deliver I will forward you the mover information where the money will be sent to..
I await your reply,
Frank
On Wednesday, January 29, 2020, AUTO PARTS,BOBS ANTIQUE TO PARTS
what kind of fool is he
Bob
I posted this under cars for sale as well
buyer beware

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Re: FRANK TAYLOR SCAM?

Post by Henry K. Lee » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:15 am

Sounds like the old Nigerian scam to me!

Be aware!

Hank

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Re: FRANK TAYLOR SCAM?

Post by DanTreace » Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:17 am

Bob
Yep, Scam.

As you posted, forget the ? Mark ;)


Typical warning signs:


A buyer sends you a forged cashiers check for more than the agreed amount

A Seller instructs buyer to wire, credit or mail a deposit to hold the car.

Another important thing to remember is that Cashiers' checks are not cash. Just because the bank will happily deposit them and make the money available to you does not mean it's a good check. Many scams will ask you to deposit the forged check and then wire them a portion of those funds.
When the bank realizes the check was bogus you are still responsible for that money.
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Re: FRANK TAYLOR SCAM?

Post by Gonenorth » Thu Jan 30, 2020 11:58 am

I always have some fun with them and tell them it will take 10 business days to clear the check after deposit and then the funds will be available for the transaction. Strangely enough they don't like that idea.


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Re: FRANK TAYLOR SCAM?

Post by bud delong » Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:16 am

We have a great event to make use of drone strikes!!!!! :oops: Bud. :oops:

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Post by FreighTer Jim » Fri Jan 31, 2020 12:37 pm

If you get an email from someone you don’t recognize - do not open it ... 🛑

Depending on your OS - you can download a virus just by opening the email.

If you open the email - do not open any attachments or send a reply - this can also
cause a virus to be downloaded to your computer.

These attempts to defraud or infect with a virus are made millions of times a day.

They are robotic - automated - impersonal.

When interact - all you do is verify to the server that sent the email that there is interest.

When you open an email or an attachment or reply - all you do is invite further attacks.


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Re: FRANK TAYLOR SCAM?

Post by Phillip » Fri Jan 31, 2020 1:10 pm

I had one said he was sending a cashier check for $7500.00 with the transporter. I said to send the check and I would deposit it. I also said I would hold the check until the bank and I were sure the funds were good and that it would take 90 days or more. Did not hear from him again.

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