New Online Scam, Sellers Beware!

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[quote]Yes, there's a new twist in Nigeria's thriving Internet-based scam operations. This time, the scammers pose as potential buyers for big-ticket items, like cars, listed for sale online. The buyer explains that a business associate in the United States will mail the seller a cashier's check for the amount of the item plus the cost to transport it overseas. The seller is asked to wire the transportation fees to the buyer once the check has cleared so the buyer can arrange for shipment. But a week or so after the check clears and the money has been wired, victims are notified by their banks that the check was counterfeited [/quote] Go [url="http://www.wired.com/news/culture/0,1284,56829,00."]HERE[/url] For the full article.
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