What should I do?

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by gwartney, Jun 20, 2013.

  1. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    I put a stackable washer/dryer for sale on Craigslist. I got a text from a guy who said he didn't have time to look at it but would send me a certified check for $350. As soon as I get the check and deposit it, I am supposed to let him know and he will send his mover to pick it up.

    The next day, he texted me and said that his secretary accidentally made the check out for $2350. He asked me if I would cash the check and just give the extra $2000 to his mover.

    I'm wondering if I should charge him an extra hundred for making me handle his $2000. I mean, his secretary must really be stupid to have made a mistake like that.
     
  2. tomtom

    tomtom Well-Known Member

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    Sounds legit.
     
  3. crazypreacher

    crazypreacher Hey yo

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    Sounds shady. Fuck that asshole.
     
  4. zhukov

    zhukov Time traveler Gold

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    track him down and waste him
     
  5. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    Isn't that mail fraud if he mails me a bad check? That's a federal crime.
     
  6. Wesmantooth

    Wesmantooth VIP Extreme Gold

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    Hahaha that's to funny
     
  7. crazypreacher

    crazypreacher Hey yo

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    Fuck that asshole, then waste him.
     
  8. Wesmantooth

    Wesmantooth VIP Extreme Gold

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    Dude it's a garden variety cl scam. They r a dime a dozen just ignore
     
  9. EddyG

    EddyG MORON Banned User

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    check won`t clear, 1 week after the deposit.You are out $2000. You already know this I am guessing.
     
  10. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    Yeah I'm kind of fucking pissed about it. I wish I'd gone along with him and gotten a check so I could have turned it over to the FBI or whomever has jurisdiction.
     
  11. RobsDad

    RobsDad Well-Known Member VIP

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    It's a sucker move. I think you're smart enough to realize that, at least I'd hope you were.
     
  12. Mr. Potato Head

    Mr. Potato Head ~Would Like to Play~ Gold

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    No need to involve the FBI. Just give me your account information and I'll take care of it for you.
     
  13. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

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    I built concrete cellars in my basement for assholes like this.
     
  14. jokeland

    jokeland Well-Known Member VIP

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    move the washer to the curb and let the beaners take it for scrap
     
  15. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    That's exactly what I'm going to do if she doesn't sell it by Friday. That motherfucker must weigh 400 lbs. I don't want to move it.
     
  16. face palm

    face palm Well-Known Member

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    gas or electric?
     
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    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

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    400 pounds??? Is it from 1960?
     
  18. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    Electric

    Nope. It's one unit. About 6 feet tall with a dryer on top and a washer on the bottom. I didn't weigh it but it's heavy as fuck. Too heavy to deal with.
     
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    face palm Well-Known Member

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    $350 ? and I gotta move it?
     
  20. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    I'll take $250. They are $1200 new.

    It weighs 278 lbs.