I got these three responses to a CL ad I placed all in the same day. All of them talk about paying me through PayPal and me then me shipping the item somewhere. Notice that none of them actually mention a specific item for sale.
If it's too good to be true, then it isn't true. At least not on CL.
Thanks for the mail,Actually i will like to buy this item for cousin in oversea and i will like it to be delivered to him cos I'm currently out of state .I will be paying you $80 for shipping cost and i will be making payment through PayPal and I want you to send me your PayPal email address so i can make the payment and if you don't have PayPal account you can quickly logging on to www.paypal.com
to create a PayPal account cos is the most secure,fastest,reliable to pay online if you truly interested in doing business with me send me your PayPal email so i can proceed with the payment.
Thanks for you reply toward my request for your item, i am very happy
to hear that the item is still available,The price you want to get the item sold is OK by me. I am a medical doctor
residing in texas.
i am buying this item as a birthday gift for my son that was currently
transfered to west africa with world health organization.I will pay through paypal and you will be mailling the item to him directly through US
postal service (USPS).
Kindly provide me with your paypal email or send me a money request so that I will make the payment to you asap, i will be adding a shipping fee
of($200) during the payment of your item, once you get back to me with your paypal email.
i need this item as soon as possible so that it can be able to get to
him before his birthday comesup.i travelled to the United Kingdom(UK)
for an emergency,that is why i can't do this locally/pick it up.hope
it is in good condition.kindly get back to me asap so that i will make
the payment hoping to hear from you soon.
3.) Thanks for your quick respond i will like to buy this item for friend's son in overseas
country as birthday gift. i will offer you $350 for the item $80 for shipping ok.So
kindly get back to me with your paypal email address to proceed with the transaction because paypal is the most secured and fastest means for online transaction.Regards
(1)I want to know condition of the item
(2)why do you want to sell it.