Originally Posted by PowerRanger4.0
I would bet there scammers. If you go through with the sale, CALL the issuing bank of the check and verify it is not a forgery.
I think you might be right. Here is the email I got back.
I am pleased to inform you that based
on the state of the car in the description you gave
me, my client has finally accepted your price,
hopes the engine is serviced and oil changed as
he cant wait
to see the car parked in his garage.
However, My client made out a certified cashiers check
before he travelled to london on a business trip,
for a previous car and its shipment charges etc,
but it was unfortunately sold.
The amount on the check he deposited for the car is
bigger than what should be
paid to you now, so the check is now meant for the
total expenses which includes the purchase of your
car,the pick up of the car from its present location
and the shipping charges/other necessary
However he has instructed us to
carry on with this transaction; but due to company
policy this check has to be made out in this amount
to you because company policy only allows a refund
payment on one cashier check.
So you're required to
deduct the cost of your car ($20,500)and send the
balance of($12,000) to my client via western union
money transfer or money gram tranfer to enable him
offsett shipping charges/arrangements.
After payment has reached you and balance sent back to
him, our agent will come for the pick
up on an open vehicle
and then drive to a pre paid shipper for
also conclude other necessary shipping arrangement
so you dont have to bother yourself about
the pick up and shipping arrangements,
while title papers and other necessary documets will be sent
by you via to my customer.
Please Confirm this and provide
FULL NAME,ADDRESS and PHONE NUMBER for
check payment to be delivered to you.
Thanks for your time and co-operation.
And here is my reply.
The only form of payment I will accept is a money transfer to my bank. Once the bank has confirmed the funds I will have them issue me the title and I will meet whoever is purchasing this vehicle at a DMV office to perform a title transfer.