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Old 03 February 2007, 01:41 AM
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The divorce link doesn't work, so I can't tell for sure, but this person probably paid $249 for forms that could have been downloaded for free had he or she done a little more research. I'm not an attorney, but I have a little bit of knowledge of the Washington court system as a legal assistant. (I work in Pierce County, not Clallam County, but it's probably quite similar.) The $250 that the court asked for is probably a filing fee, which can sometimes be waived due to financial circumstances (requires filling out yet another form). Selling the forms, though, is not exactly a scam, unless they really did tell him/her that the whole thing could be completed online.

ETA: My first impression is that whoever sent this comment didn't read carefully enough about what he or she was buying.
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Comment: this is a scam that happened to me.and others 88 people so far
you call buyonwer.com to markert your home trying to save some money a
person from buyowner arrives to your home telling you that your home have
curb appeal he then over price youur home you sign a contract to sell your
home with them buyowner they put a lein on your home for 10,000 dollars
you call buyowner about the lien and they tell you if you wont it removed
you have to hire a lawyer.
selllers beware im in court now.the house did not sell and they are asking
for the 10,000 dollars it sounds crazy but its very true.
beware anything with MLS Realty or Buyowner.COM sister companys beware.
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Old 17 February 2007, 07:05 PM
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Comment: Please, sir, I do not know what else to do, this man

Frank Tutu
77 Norman Williams Street Ikoyi,
Lagos Nigeria
Tel: 234 1 776 7822, 234 1 4817867
Fax: 27 11 507-5668.
franktut1@yahoo.com

Has scammed me of over $60,000, I do not want to hear from him again,
please, help me block him
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Old 20 February 2007, 04:35 AM
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Comment: My name is Chris XXXXXXXXXX. I was wondering if it is true that
100 people will be compensated due to these scams? Because I have been
informed of such.
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Old 20 February 2007, 01:20 PM
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Comment: My name is Chris XXXXXXXXXX. I was wondering if it is true that 100 people will be compensated due to these scams? Because I have been informed of such.
Sorry Chris, but you've been scammed

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Comment: Any suggestions if you have been a dupe to one of the "lottery
scams", but haven't actually paid out any money to anyone?
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Comment: I recently paid $2 to join a referral program for
Zooloot Chocolate! I'm believe I've been scamed
as they do not reply to my emails.

Have you heard of this referral progam and if not, how can I find out if
it is real?
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Old 26 February 2007, 10:35 PM
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Comment: I recently paid $2 to join a referral program for
Zooloot Chocolate! I'm believe I've been scamed
as they do not reply to my emails.

Have you heard of this referral progam and if not, how can I find out if
it is real?
We are so glad that you came to us with this question concerning referral programs. For further information please join our referral program Referral Program. The cost is only $2.
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Old 12 March 2007, 02:37 AM
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Comment: I received a package stating it was from the U.S. Department of
Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau 1201 East 10th Street, Jerrersonville, IN
47132-0001. It looked official so I filled it out and returned it. Then
on Sunday Feb. 18,2007 at 8:45 pm I received a call from the Census Bureau
wanting to verify my information. I wasn't suspicious untill the phone
call late at night. How can I verify this as I am worried about Identy
theft, because now they have both my SS# and my wife's also our income,
and much more information.
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Old 12 March 2007, 01:44 PM
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Comment: I received a package stating it was from the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau 1201 East 10th Street, Jerrersonville, IN 47132-0001. It looked official so I filled it out and returned it. Then on Sunday Feb. 18,2007 at 8:45 pm I received a call from the Census Bureau wanting to verify my information. I wasn't suspicious untill the phone call late at night. How can I verify this as I am worried about Identy theft, because now they have both my SS# and my wife's also our income, and much more information.
We're here to help. Send us your bank account numbers and PIN, and we'll look right into it.

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Comment: I subscribed in the side match.com, and i was contacted by a
person that said to be american and working in nigeria.After saying
lovely words to me resolved create a wierd narrates, and asked me to hel
him with 1500 dollas and asked to send the money by wester union.Soon i
percewived that was a scam. I try to keep comunication with this person
,so i can get help from some authority to be able to catch this person.
please i need help.
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Old 20 March 2007, 01:52 PM
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Soon i percewived that was a scam.
Good Lord, now they're scamming Elmer Fudd.

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Good Lord, now they're scamming Elmer Fudd.

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Or Pontius Pilate.

Izzy "Welease Bwian!" Quigley
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Old 05 April 2007, 04:02 AM
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Comment: I M PRETTY SURE THAT I AM BEING SCAMMED FROM SOMEONE IN AFRICA I
HAVE HIS NAME OR A NAME AND EMAIL MAND STUFF I WANT TO KNWO IF THERE IS
ANYTHING THAT I CAN DO TO REPORT HIM OR FIND OUT MORE ? I HAVE AN ADD
ONLINE AND HE ANSWERD IT AND HE SAID HE WAS GOING TO SEND 4000 AND I WAS
SUPPOSED TO ONLY GET 600 AND HE SAID THAT HE WANTED ME TO SEND THE REST
BACK OR SOMETHING..
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Old 05 April 2007, 07:54 AM
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Comment: I think i got scammed out of my money. A friend told me about
your website. Is it possible to help this moron.
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Or Pontius Pilate.

Izzy "Welease Bwian!" Quigley
As long as Biggus Dickus doesn't get involved...
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Old 05 April 2007, 01:51 PM
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Years ago, before we had kids, my wife & I almost got scammed. We answered an ad for a new camera shop that was going to open in our local mall. The whole operation was based out of a hotel (first hint).

The idea was to get a subscription to get film and film developing at a discount rate. We would pay some monthly fee and they would send us film, I would use it, send it back to them for processing, and they would send me the developed pictures and a new set of film. This was to promote the new camera shop that was going into the mall. The monthly fee was some value (can't remember it now), and if we paid a whole year in advance, we could get a significant discount (second big hint). I did the numbers and it sounded good. Almost too good (third hint). They really pressured us to write the check out that day (fourth hint), but we told them we would think about it.

The next day, I had a few questions, so I went back. They were gone, never to be heard form again. It was quite a setup. Oh and the "store" never opened up in the mall.

I was just a few paranoid moments from writing them a check. ALMOST the only thing that saved us was going home to "think about it". They had a really slick presentation that was professional looking. Even today I am surprised they didn't get us. Never heard about it in the news, so I'm not sure what happened to the whole thing.

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Old 05 April 2007, 10:50 PM
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Are there any people in the world that haven't heard of the Nigerian scam?
Well I'm sure there are some, but who has a computer with internet access and hasn't heard of the Nigerian scam. That one's a head scratcher for sure. And as for the grandparents who may only have email to talk to their kids and grandkids... what, was "Don't talk to strangers" only invented like 10 years ago?

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Old 05 April 2007, 10:53 PM
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Comment: Please, sir, I do not know what else to do, this man

Frank Tutu
77 Norman Williams Street Ikoyi,
Lagos Nigeria
Tel: 234 1 776 7822, 234 1 4817867
Fax: 27 11 507-5668.
franktut1@yahoo.com

Has scammed me of over $60,000, I do not want to hear from him again,
please, help me block him
I can help you block him. Just send me $20,000 via Western Union, and you'll never hear from him again!
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Old 07 April 2007, 10:42 PM
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Comment: police in nigeria is involved with scam 811 muso bello, along
with henry brown and dr williams are all involved in the latest fraud scam
in nigeria. they have squandered my 6.4 million dollar inhertance. they
say they need money to send me an atm card. they need money to send paper
work of my inhertance. they should know the bank, bills an account for
such charges at the end of each month as they occure and deduct them form
your account. this needs to be broadcast on all news in aferican and in
the news papes there and show exactly what these people are.and what they
scam these people are operating throughout the world.
scam artist are worse than anyhting known to man these people are to lazy
to work and most likely drug addicts that use this tyo support their
habbit. place this on the news please to save someone else from being
scamed..
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