PayPal Overpayment Scams That Target Craigslist Sellers

“My hope is that when people become familiar with the tactics employed by scammers, they will be less likely to get ripped off. With this in mind, I’d like to describe my recent interactions with miscreants who target sellers on Craigslist. Perhaps the details I’ve gathered about the scammers operation will help curtail such activities. This encounter, which involved SMS messages, emails and a click, is a variation of a PayPal-themed over-payment scam that has been quite prolific in the recent years.”

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