Read in your language

Followers

i got conned by online scam

by - August 17, 2010

if you ask me right now how i really feel..honestly..? i feel really STUPID.. and helpless.. BUT, i am back smiling because, i learned something new today.. just that, i learned the hard way. ein... biasa lahh... :P here's how the story goes. i thought of selling my wedding dress, so, i put it up on mudah.com. the next day, i received an email from 'regina' from UK. she was interested.. i felt funny because she asked me to send the dress to nigeria to her son. but then again, it was funnier when i just followed her wants. to cut the story short... i delivered the dress without getting paid, and now i have to pay for the courier of RM492.57 for the shipping to nigeria. read thru... and i am writing this so that you people out there don't do what i did okay...


Hello Seller,
Am Regina Singleton from UK am interested in buying your item and i want you to let me know the cost of the item and i will like you to get back to my Email:(
singleton_regina@yahoo.com)....am waiting for you...

Thanks...



Hi Regina,

The dress is still available. I will check with the post office here how much it will cost and how long it will take to be there. 

The dress comes with 2 boleros, 1 is the short sleeve and the other one is made of plain long sleeve chiffon, no beads. 

I can only go to the post office on the weekend, I will get back to you asap okay.

Thank you. 

Hello seller,
    Thanks for the Mail, Am Very Happy to hear From you so Fast that you Want to sell your item for me. I will Like you to go and Calculate the Total cost of the item together with the shipping To my son Address Through (DHL Shipping courier 2-3 Days Delivery) for his Programmed in College and Don't Forget also to Provide me your Full Bank Information Below for the Payment to be Made to your Bank Account..

Here is the Information Needed for the Payment
Account Name:
Account Number:
Bank Name:
Bank Address:
Swift Code/Bank Code:

Here is my son Shipping address:
Name: Alao Banji
Address:45 boys arena street Mokola
City:Ibadan
State:Oyo State
Zipcode:23402
Country:Nigeria
Telephone Number:07090145656

Awaiting to For your Fastest Reply

Hi Regina

I have checked, postage is about RM100. So total is RM650 + RM100 = RM750. Roughly USD240 in total.

Are you still interested?

Hello seller,
    I will Like you to go and check with DHL for the shipping fee to Nigeria and get to me back with the actual cost and your full bank details for the payment to be made to your bank account..

Hi Regina

Okay... but i think they need to know the weight. The cost that I gave you is roughly.. Do let me know where you want me to ship the dress as soon as you can because I have another interested buyer.

Thank you. 

Here is my son Shipping address:
Name: Alao Banji
Address:45 boys arena street Mokola
City:Ibadan
State:Oyo State
Zipcode:23402
Country:Nigeria
Telephone Number:
07090145656

Awaiting to For your Fastest Reply

Hi Regina

I just want to make sure that the dress will fit well. 

Waist: 26"
Bust: 34"

Is that okay for the person who is going to wear it? :) 

that was me, still being excited, nice and stupid at the same time... 

yes it is ok..

Great! I need to check on my bank info now.. I will get back to you as soon as I can.

OK
Regina, here is the information

Account Name: Nurain bt Mohamed Kalam
Account Number: 014 XXX XXX xxx
Bank Name: Maybank Berhad
Bank Address: Maybank Berhad, 
WISMA UN, Block C, Damansara Offices Complex Jalan Dungun, Damansara Heights, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Swift Code/Bank Code: 
MBBEMYKL

Please transfer USD 240 and I will do the postings once I have received the full payment.

Thank you.

to be continued part II.

You May Also Like

5 comments