Monday, December 11, 2006

MoneyGram Scams Increasing

The San Jose, CA Police Dept. has reported an increase in the number of Ebay and Craigslist scams involving MoneyGrams. A MoneyGram is a method of transferring money person to person similar in many respects to Western Union. The scam usually involves a bogus "second chance" offer sent by email in which a MoneyGram is requested as payment. Subsequently, the goods are not delivered and there is no method of contacting the "seller". This method of payment is not endorsed by Ebay and there is little or no recourse for victims of the scam.

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