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Craigslist Scorpion Scam

Discussion in 'Scorpions' started by Moshtico, Oct 12, 2017.

  1. Moshtico

    Moshtico Arachnopeon

    So I'm not sure if this is even the right spot to post this but it has everything to do with scorpions so I hope so, forgive me if I'm wrong. So here goes the story. I have a wanted add out on Craigslist for wanting scorpions. I just want to see what people have for sale and maybe pick up a good deal as I'm broke but yet want to expand my collection. Well today I was contacted by an out of state number and right off the bat I knew it was a scam. So I had to play into it a little and see if I could possibly get a free scorpion out of them. Hope you all enjoy and get a laugh out of it. Screenshot_20171012-204151.png Screenshot_20171012-204159.png Screenshot_20171012-204208.png Screenshot_20171012-204227.png Screenshot_20171012-204235.png Screenshot_20171012-204242.png Screenshot_20171012-204250.png Screenshot_20171012-204258.png Screenshot_20171012-204306.png Screenshot_20171012-204315.png
  2. Moshtico

    Moshtico Arachnopeon

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    Sorry for the long post, hope you all got a laugh out of it.
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  3. Venom1080

    Venom1080 Arachnoemperor Active Member

    Haha.. love finding these people. Fortunately rare..
  4. miss moxie

    miss moxie Arachnoprince Active Member

    "Yes they are black with the red." :hilarious:
  5. chanda

    chanda Arachnoangel Active Member

    Wait... so you mean you didn't take them??? What's that guy's number? I'm gonna call him right now!
    I'd love to get me some of those red-and-black lizard-eating scorpions! :troll:
  6. miss moxie

    miss moxie Arachnoprince Active Member

    Bet they get big as dinner plates and eat yorkies too. That's why they're scared! They don't want them eating the dog.
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  7. RTTB

    RTTB Arachnoprince Active Member

    That was a real conversation? I got mad reading it but eventually laughed.
  8. Scorpionluva

    Scorpionluva Arachnoangel Arachnosupporter

    Wow id definitely pay $190-200 + transfer fees for the black with red arizona barks that eat lizards. Id walk them around the block on a leash or .....ride them around the block !
  9. RTTB

    RTTB Arachnoprince Active Member

    Is that the dudes phone number I'm seeing? Hmm....
  10. Moshtico

    Moshtico Arachnopeon

    unfortunately yes it was a real conversation that I had.
    yes it is the number but I'm sure it's an automated number the scammers use.
  11. Red Eunice

    Red Eunice Arachnolord Active Member

    ROFLMAO!!! @Moshtico ,nice job on stringing them along.
    Your post gave me the laugh for today.
    Craigslist is full of scammers, not a rarity.
  12. Chickenfeeder100

    Chickenfeeder100 Arachnosquire

    Out of state, more like out of country, his spelling is atrocious and don't make me talk about grammar and permit me to say an improper use of words but that is just retarded. Oh gosh my grammar is also bad but at least people can still actually read it.
  13. Chickenfeeder100

    Chickenfeeder100 Arachnosquire

    Actually, it kinda sound like a bot or something.
  14. Moshtico

    Moshtico Arachnopeon

    It was fun none the less.
  15. darkness975

    darkness975 Dream Reaper Arachnosupporter

    First thing I noticed was your dying battery.

    Hopefully the scammer did not acquire your actual Phone Number.
  16. Ratmosphere

    Ratmosphere Arachnoprince Active Member

    This made me laugh! "Lizard".