Yep, this jerk got me too. Well ALMOST. 11/26 - 11/28/13

His texts were:

1. Hello is your (my item) still available for sale. Kindly get back to me. Txt only am deaf pls

2. I'm going on a vacation to London but I will instruct my assistant to prepare and mail your payment which I'm sure you will get in about 4 - 6 business days. I'll add $20 extra for the delay. I'll pay by M O or cashier check so send me your info (i.e. full name, mailing address and your phone number) so payment can be mailed out immediately. I will also make arrangement for pick-up which will be aft

(here the message ends)

3. Your payment will be sent ASAP please consider it sold. I will appreciate if the ad is taken off craigslist so i can be sure you are keeping it in my favor

4. How are you doing I will like to inform you that my assistance (sic) hasmailed (sic) out the payment to you...But there is something I think I must bring to your notice. After a reconciliation of my account, I di

(message ends)

5. The payment that was meant for another transaction was sent to youand (sic) the one meant for you was sent to another; however I want to believe I won't have a problem with you. Please once you receive the

(here the message ends, and my Googling of his phone number begins - Thankyou!)

Next time I will Google the incoming phone number BEFORE giving out my name and address.
Sue Donim
 Nov 29th, 2013
I had a wedding dress on craigs list and they sent me a message stating that they would send payment within 4-6 business days and have an assistant pick up the package. Total scam. they asked me for my name adress and phone #.
 Sep 09th, 2013