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 Job scam from Craigs List

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 30, 2010 2:50 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

I'm new to scam baiting so I need some guidance.
I responded to a job on Craigs List for a television producer. Got an email response saying they were impressed with my resume and I had the job to produce a segment for a tv soap opera to be shot on location in my area August 25 - 30 & they will send me a deposit up front of $300.00 (this is actually a normal procedure). Next email, that I got yesterday, they said they will be sending me more than the $300 and that I should send the balance (over $300) to the Production Manager who is out of town (yeah right).

Anyway, I need some creative ideas to bait these people down the garden path. Baiting people who need jobs has my ire up!!

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 11, 2010 1:41 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

Drop this one like a hot potato! It isn't safe to bait when your personal details are known to the scammer.

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