Q: How are scammers using PayPal to scam people?

Started Feb 26, 2012 | Discussions thread
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KenBuse
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Q: How are scammers using PayPal to scam people?
Feb 26, 2012

Had my camera on craigslist and within 5 minutes I have someone interested.

First response: --

still have it for sale? let me know the last price you are willing to sell it pls! .
Thank you.

My response: My price is firm.

Second Response: Ok,thank you for your response,i do appreciate.Having interest to buy this item now as a reseller for my company,i will offer you $1110 as a final user.I will be make the payment via Paypal account ,so kindly reply with your paypal email or Moneygram Money Order.The shipment will be handled by my shipping company after the payment might have been made.
I would like to see the pictures please, I will be waiting for your Response

Okay, this is obviously a scam, but I'm wondering how they will do such a scam. Is not paypay safe?

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