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    Default Today I become a man...

    It's something of a big day today. I got my first eBay scam! I felt pretty special as this doesn't happen everyday.

    "I was very impressed with the advert of the laptop you placed on
    > eBay, I am requesting it because i need very
    > urgently for my son. I would love if you have any other laptops for
    > sale so that i can buy it at the same time ,I'm offering you
    > $3800.00.
    >
    > I want you to estimate the cost of shipment through Global Express
    > Mail 3-5days,
    > Because i only prefered this shipping company to be delivered to me
    > in Nigeria. I will be making payment
    > through Western Union {Money Order}. Because this is a matter of
    > urgency for my son career.
    > I want you to quickly end the auction so that i can proceed with
    > the payment ASAP , also funish your contact
    > email address for further correspondent in other for the payment to
    > be made immediately. "

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    Yep. Looks like Big Chief was a wanker after all.

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    Holy smokes! A second one!

    "Hello seller,i'm interested in the immediate purchase of this item for my son in africa as a birthday gift,please i will pay you $2000 for the total cost including shipping & insurance via UPS OR GLOBAL EXPRESS MAIL,I will be paying via Moneygram(M.O an online payment wherby the money will be delivered to your doorstep).reply asap with your name & address so that i can make the payment right away.please include your email address in your reply so that can contact you anytime.i will be glad if you can end auction for the item now.Reply Asap NB:i would like you to consider this offer as real thanks and regards to friends and family, pls let me know if you can ship tomorrow as soon as payment has been recieved

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    Mike, I finally got through reading it (had to leave for school and work half way through). Great story! I love to hear about people getting a taste of their own medicine.

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