An EBAY scam ad & conversation…

Potential buyer asks about an item(listed cheaply):

“Any notes about it’s condition?
Thanks.”
Seller:
“Hello and thank you very much for contact me in order to buy. The buy it now price for Roland VS-2480 CD is 1000 USD shipping and package insurance included in the price, i will shipp worlwide. The Roland VS-2480 CD is brand new, in original box (will work with any country), will come with all accessories , 1 year warranty . Thank you and waiting your email back as soon as possible to go further with this transaction.”
Buyer:
“ok great!
what accessories come with it?”

Seller:

,it come with all paper , manuals, cds , cables, etc.So, if you are really interested,please let me know your full shipping details like this :
eBay ID:
First name:
Last name:
Address:
City:
State:
Zip:
Country:
We will contact ebay as soon as we receive the info. In shortly you must receive an invoice from ebay.
You must read carefully the invoice and there you will have all instructions about payment and shipping.
Looking forward to hearing from you.
Thank you for understanding.
With Respect!

Buyer:
“what is your mailing address?”

Seller:

“This is my addres email : salitos01@gmail.com

Buyer:

oh I mean where to mail the check

Seller:

Rich, Please let me know your full shipping details like this :

eBay ID:
First name:
Last name:
Address:
City:
State:
Zip:
Country:

(at this point, it becomes clear that the seller only wants a US address..

wouldn’t you want your $ first?)

Sooo, to further poke the bear, buyer sends this:

Buyer:

“where should I send my check?
I’ll even pay $1350.00 if it comes with all manuals.”

Seller:

“Sorry but i can`t accept check.”

Buyer:

“Why?”

Oh, shocker…the item listing has disappeared..

oooh it gets better!

Seller:

“Because right now I’m located in London,United Kingdom with some
business but this will not be a problem because I left the roland in US in
shipping company custody and they will deliver it as soon as you will
complete the payment.I also already paid the shipping fees.So if you want
to start this deal , let me know your full info.Thank you and waiting your
email back as soon as possible. ”

Buyer:

“So, where do I mail the check to?”

Bam!

We saw this coming didn;t we?

Seller:

“I can`t accept check, for the moment i accept only Western union.”

Buyer:

“oh , too expensive to use their service, and I’m in remote location.
But I would pay $1500.00 via check? ”

Seller:

“Don`t worry I will pay the fees.Take the fees from the total amount.Just please let me know your full shipping details like this :

Your ebay user id: …
First Name: …
Last name: …
Address: …
City: …
State: …
Zip: …
Country: …”

Buyer:

“> Your ebay user id: …homestarrunner
> First Name: …John
> Last name: …Smitherton
> Address: …101 Main St
> City: …Atlanta
> State: …GA
> Zip: …30314
> Country: …USA

Thanks!”

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