Since: Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Email Address: ladybug.val823gmail.com
States affected: KS - kansas
This person responded to my Craigslist ad. This was the last email I received from "her" requesting that I wire money via Western Union to the "mover" so that my funds would be released to my Paypal account.
> Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2012 03:20:47 -0700
> Subject: Re: Oak dining table & hutch - $1000 (NE Wichita)
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Payment completed.....Kindly get the agent money send ASAP
> I have just completed the payment and i am sure PayPal would have sent
> you a Confirmation email . Please, check all your mail
> folders(inbox,spam and junk mail). I sent a total Payment of $1,600. i
> added $600 but $500 will be sent to my Pick Up Agent via Western
> Union. The extra $100 is to cover the western union fee and PayPal
> charges. PayPal will not release the funds until you email them the
> Western Union details for verification and also to enable my pick up
> agent to come for pick up and inspection. Here is the agent's details
> where the money will be sent.
> NAME: Lynn Shine
> Address: 1820 N.W. Evergreen Pkwy, Beaverton, OR 97006
> Please get the necessary details sent to PayPal (Money Transfer Control
> Number)MTCN and Sender's Name and Address used
> Thanks for your usual cooperation
> !!!GOD BLESS AMERICA!!!
Report to the FTC at https://www.ftccomplaintassistant.gov/
Jun 12, 2012
I see that 3 different email accounts were used ladybug.val823 gmail.com, catlap109 gmail.com and ddeani aol.com from this Cathy person.
Jun 17, 2012
My email with the exact same wording was from email@example.com but when I replied back, it went to firstname.lastname@example.org. So glad I checked!
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