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Old 04-06-2009, 12:18 AM
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my mother is selling some software on craigslist and someone from california asked if she would ship it out that way. The person is willing to use paypal. Is this safe, or does it sound like someone may be trying to scam her?
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do you have email? Some might say its a scam but if they are saying paypal.. its hard for me to tell without orginal email
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Make sure she get a tracking number when she ships and she should be OK, maybe a signature upon delivery also.
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The only way a buyer can scam is if they get you to send the product before they pay, then never pay.



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Make sure she get a tracking number when she ships and she should be OK, maybe a signature upon delivery also.
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do you have email? Some might say its a scam but if they are saying paypal.. its hard for me to tell without orginal email
that's what I was thinking


original e-mail:
"Is this software still for sale? If so, could you mail it to California?

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I checked the e-mail address that it was sent from and its from this website http:// tannaci.com/
the company is located in cali so Im thinking its looking pretty legit
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The only way a buyer can scam is if they get you to send the product before they pay, then never pay.
I wasn't sure if they could get the money back through a claim easily even if I have a tracking number and proof that the software was received
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People can use stolen credit cards with paypal and by time it's found out your stuff has already reached the thief.

Wait for their payment to clear before you ship.
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