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Mrs Elizabeth Benson Craigslist scam Internet
3rd of Jul, 2011 by User162487
I posted two items i wanted to sell in Craigslist and Mrs Elizabeth Benson [lizbenson33333@gmail.com] This is her response:
"Thank you for getting back to me. Am okay with the price and
condition, though I'll be using the services of a mover who will come
for the pick up on my behalf because I'm currently away for a
contracting Job but I will send a Certified check through my Bank to
cover the cost. The check will be delivered to you next day air
service by a reliable courier company. Please do provide me with your
full mailing address, and also indicate your final price, the Name
that should be on check and finally a cell phone #. I will also advise
you to discard any other buyer, Kindly delete the posting because am
serious in buying it, when the Funds Clears then pick-up arrangement
follows. I will want your honesty on this because am a God fearing
person. waiting to read from you soon." It sounded weird because i asked which one of the two products she wanted and she didnt address that in the response in addition to the strange mover picking up etc... I googled her email address and a link brought me to this website. someone else reported them with a very similar description. Stay away from this people.
Comments
814 days ago by Lorna1969
On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 3:01 PM, Mrs Elizabeth Benson <lizbenson04@gmail.com> wrote:
Hello! let's do like this, actually now I'm not in town for now, I
came to visit my son so i wont be able to meet with you but am ok with
the price as seen on the advert, I'll proceed in issuing a Check out
to you and when you received the check, I will make arrangement for
pick-up. So get back to me with below details asap.

Name:
Address:
City:
State:
Postal Code:
Phone Number:

And as soon as this is provided, the payment will be overnight to you
and i will let you know when its mailed out. I need you to be honest
with the sale as I am a God fearing person.

Thanks
Mrs Elizabeth Benson
God Bless.
: rd4998@gmail.com via craigslist.org
reply-to: lizbenson04@gmail.com
to: hgkqj-2931648279@sale.craigslist.org
date: Sun, Apr 29, 2012 at 3:20 PM

Ugh I am so fed up with scammers the time it takes to deal with them and report them etc etc etc... GOD BLESS Mrs Elizabeth Benson I hope he gives her/him/ it whatever he deserves
805 days ago by Ttruelove1221
Has anyone actually received a check? I am stuck in the same situation from the same person. I received a check and deposited it. Not realizing this sounded weird. She had me western union the movers fee back someone and then stated the mover got intoa serious car accident, she needed me to wire transfer the rest of the money which was the amounnt of the vehicle she was buying. And she was sending me another check for the vehicle and she had a different mover who could come for it. She wants me to send the money to a doctor who was doing the operation. I'm not sure what to do. My emails are exactly the same as the ones posted above. I wish I would of googled her earlier. Its pretty scarey.
805 days ago by Chucksp
Dear Mrs. Elizabeth Benson.

I don’t know if you thought I was going to fall for your scam or you took me for stupid.

So please stop scamming people and get a real job. Keep in mind that we all work VERY HARD for our money and many of us have children to feed and educate.

'what goes around comes around'
802 days ago by Getthescum
"She" is still at it. Using rollin.looper@gmail.com.

Be smart people, it's an obvious scam.
799 days ago by Blmatteson
apparently elizabeth had a sex change operation, i received an email from james ope (james.ope104@gmail.com):

Hello!

thanks for getting back to me let's do like this, actually now I'm not in town for now, I came to visit my family so i wont be able to meet with you to see the item but am ok with the price as seen on the advert. I don't mind to give you $50 to withdraw the advert for you to see how serious i am in the transaction, i will contact my secretary to issuing a Check out to you and when you received the check I will make arrangement for pick up. So get back to me with below details to be on the check asap.

Name:
Address:
City:
State:
Postal Code:
Phone Number:

And as soon as this is provided, the payment will be overnight to you and i will let you know when its mailed out. I need you to be honest with the sale as I am a God fearing person.Note. don't worry about shipping the items for me as soon as you have the check and have the check cash my shipper will come over for pick up

Thanks
God Bless
785 days ago by Dawilliams24
I was retarded enough to fall for the scam to an extent and gave her my address and phone number after the first email. I am pretty much just fucking with her through email at this point and acting like I don't understand that she's trying to scam me. But anyways, is there anything she can do to hurt me financially with that information I gave her? Thanks - Dave
784 days ago by Riggs2012
We fell for this one too. We received a $4, 950 check in the mail with our name and address on it. It was a real check and it is currently sitting in our bank with a 5 day hold on it. Needless to say, Mrs. Elizabeth Benson is no longer replying to our emails. A God fearing woman huh? We will definitely be praying for the individual's be this because God is the one they should fear.
784 days ago by Marvin Brantley
Mrs Elizabeth Benson just emailed me with the same Im out of town visiting my son story. this person is going straight to hell !!! god fearing if thats the case the rest of the world dang sure going to heaven ... this person plays on good people May god Be With her worthless soul...
729 days ago by Cdale28
I got the same email today in response to an add on Craigslsit. I don't know what the scam is but I did not and will not send her or him or it any information.




Hello! let's do like this, actually now I'm not in town for now, I came to visit my son so i wont be able to meet with you but am ok with the price as seen on the advert, I'll proceed in issuing a Check out to you and when you received the check, I will make arrangement for pick-up. So get back to me with below details asap.

Name:
Address:
City:
State:
Postal Code:
Phone Number:

And as soon as this is provided, the payment will be overnight to you and i will let you know when its mailed out. I need you to be honest with the sale as I am a God fearing person.

Thanks
Mrs Elizabeth Benson
God Bless.
729 days ago by M.huett
Ok, I guess I was too late to find this site and was totally scammed by Mrs. Elizabeth Benson. I have a Tribike for sale and she was "totally good" with the price and was out of town visiting her son and as soon as she got back into town, she would arrange for pick up. She wanted the following information:

So get back to me with below details asap.

Name:
Address:
City:
State:
Postal Code:
Phone Number:

Again, since I did not find this site until later, I gave her the information and now I am a little bit nervous with all the "bad rep." Craigslist can get. Has anyone ever had issues? Help?
729 days ago by Budsy
I got one of the same responses from 'Elizabeth Benson' for a bike I'm selling. I smelled a skunk almost right away. I get about 7 scam emails a day, anything from the usual 'legal services needed, ' the nigerian con, music teacher con, and others. They are so ridiculous, but people out there must still be falliing for these, which is why con artists keep at it. Send out 1, 000, 000 scam emails and the odds are that some people will go throught the whole charade right to the bitter end. Sheesh. My favorite game is to string them on, like 'Dennis' here. There is even a web site out there (can't remember the URL) where folks share in conning the con artists and then telling the details or posting transcripts. One of the funniest ones involved actually getting $80 in real money from the con artist! They are really dumb too it seems.

Budsy in Moscow, ID
729 days ago by Budsy
I got one of these Elizabeth Benson responses to my bike for-sale posting. I smelled a rat right away, but this thread confirmed my suspicions. How come this idiot doesn't even think to change the name he/she is using? The scammer does change the gmail account after all. As usual, caveat emptor (vendor) everybody... and never send your own money to anybody.

Budsy
725 days ago by Andyperkins99
Hello! let's do like this, actually now I'm not in town for now, I
came to visit my son so i wont be able to meet with you but am ok with
the price as seen on the advert, I'll proceed in issuing a Check out
to you and when you received the check, I will make arrangement for
pick-up. So get back to me with below details asap.

Name:
Address:
City:
State:
Postal Code:
Phone Number:

And as soon as this is provided, the payment will be overnight to you
and i will let you know when its mailed out. I need you to be honest
with the sale as I am a God fearing person.

Thanks
725 days ago by Andyperkins99
"Mrs Benson" emails: ben.ajiwumi03@gmail.com and odiaah@gmail.com feel free to hack their accounts, spybot, packet trace, ddos etc. ;)

Mrs. Benson's message:

Hello! let's do like this, actually now I'm not in town for now, I
came to visit my son so i wont be able to meet with you but am ok with
the price as seen on the advert, I'll proceed in issuing a Check out
to you and when you received the check, I will make arrangement for
pick-up. So get back to me with below details asap.

Name:
Address:
City:
State:
Postal Code:
Phone Number:

And as soon as this is provided, the payment will be overnight to you
and i will let you know when its mailed out. I need you to be honest
with the sale as I am a God fearing person.

Thanks
713 days ago by Marcia
I received the same letter from "Mrs. Elizabeth Benson", but from a different email address: odiaah@gmail.com. Sellers beware!
Marcia
710 days ago by Edh
Scammer is still at it as of August 12, 2012. What that means is enough people are falling for this that they haven't changed their tactics. That is sad. They haven't even changed any part of this email for over 200 days.

They asked if I still had the item and when I replied yes, I got a response within 1 second. No one can type that fast ... right? They wrote the following scam:

From:
Cheryl Bennett <rondiazelectronics.puerto006@gmail.com>

Hello! let's do like this, actually now I'm not in town for now, I
came to visit my son so i wont be able to meet with you but am ok with
the price as seen on the advert, I'll proceed in issuing a Check out
to you and when you received the check, I will make arrangement for
pick-up. So get back to me with below details asap.

Name:
Address:
City:
State:
Postal Code:
Phone Number:

And as soon as this is provided, the payment will be overnight to you
and i will let you know when its mailed out. I need you to be honest
with the sale as I am a God fearing person.

-----------

I replied for them to send me check for $100, 000, and gave them my PO BOX so as not to give my actual address. I was just curious if they would actually send the check or not. I know this is a scam. Every Craigslist ad I post I get some version of this scam. You would think craigslist could filter these scam emails out maybe because the email goes thru them.
710 days ago by Edh
beware of scam part 2:

when I tried to lure them into sending me a check for $100, 000 (which I know is a scam) they replied back from another email address:

On Sun, Aug 12, 2012 at 4:38 PM, <greclement20@gmail.com> wrote:

Hi, Just want to know if you still have this items available?

T-Mobile. America’s First Nationwide 4G Network

Then I clicked reply and the reply was to even another email address: micalex01@gmail.com
709 days ago by Edh
Got 4 more of the same type of email scam last night from 4 different email addresses for the same craigslist item. There are a lot of scammers out there. I replied back to 2 of them that I wanted $200 more for the item and asked if they were OK with that. That didn't stop them. They kept replying back asking for my address, which I will not give them of course. I don't even think anyone reads the emails until someone replies back with a real address. So don't ever give them your real address.
684 days ago by Ncpgirl
My husband got the same thing. He gave her our name address & phone. But anyone can find that stuff out just by searching a person's name. He received the check & I went right to the bank & spoke to the fraud department, who called the bank on the check & discovered no funds available. I hate the fact that a real address was given, but like I said they can find that stuff out easy online, at least we didn't give bank info, or anything like that. Some peoples children...GRRRRR!!
669 days ago by Ginaonofrio@aol.com
they are still at it, now using alex mick. micalex01@gmail.com. didnt give him any money, but did give address, didnt catch on fast enough. BEWARE!!!

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