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    'Certified Cheque' Scam?
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    • 23rd May 09, 10:01 PM
    'Certified Cheque' Scam? 23rd May 09 at 10:01 PM
    We just advertised a table for sale in Loot, and have received a note from a buyer along the lines of 'I would like to pay for this with a UK certified Cheque and am happy to wait until the funds clear before picking up the item' (I don't have the exact wording to hand as it's on my wifes account)

    It's a scam isn't it. The funds are going to clear, the buyers 'agent' will pick up the table, and then the bank will withraw the funds, right?

    Or could it be genuine...seems like a lot of trouble to go through for a flat pack kitchen table.
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