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2008-01-29 16:51:28.813932+00 by petronius 1 comments

A new variation on the Nigerian internet scam: this time they send the money to you! According to this, unwitting dupes agree to accept PayPal payments and then withdraw and wire the money to their principal. Then they find out that the guy is using your address to obtain cash for false EBay auctions. Guess who has to pay? Be careful out there.

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#Comment Re: made: 2008-01-29 17:11:27.9195+00 by: Dan Lyke

Speaking of alternative education, seems like we might need to help tell people that 10% for currency exchange is a little more than the going rate and there's no free lunch...