Fred Williams

I was trying to sell my vehicle through Craigslist. I was contacted via text from a man with a new York # claiming he was interested in buying the truck. He said his name is Fred Williams. He was going to send me the money through a check in the mail and that it would contain the amount i asked for plus enough for the mover who would be picking up my truck.The check arrived in the mail. I was immediately suspicious because the check wasn’t from "Fred Williams". It was from Great Mills Trading Post out of Maryland. I thought he was maybe buying vehicles to fix up and sell. So I deposited the check. When part of the check cleared a couple days later I received a message from "Fred" asking for me to send money to the mover to reserve a time to pick up the truck. He said I needed to send money to a man in Wisconsin via moneygram wire transfer. I sent the money. The next day he said the first man was no longer available and I needed to the rest of the mover $ to a woman in Tennessee names Mary Lawrence. Again I sent the money. A couple of hours later I received a text from Fred asking why I cancelled the transfer. He then called me. Now because of the name Fred Williams I was expecting to talk to a white man. I was greeted on the phone by a man with a thick Indian accent. He said i needed to go back to walmart get the money back tell them I was sending money to my cousin so that they wouldn’t give me any problem. I told him he was sounding real shady and i asked if he was gettimg me to do something illegal. He then tried to accuse me of stealing money and the argument was extremely heated. I hung up on him several times. I called the money gram line to see what happened. The transfer was flagged for fraud! Unfortunate I was dumb enough to go back and get the money and I sent it off again this time successfully. The next morning I received another text from "Fred". He stated that the family member he was buying the truck for was in a serious accident and that he needed the money back. But he didn’t want me to send the money to him. He wanted me to send the money to a third person in Iowa. After that I concluded that I was a victim of a scam.

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