OfferUp Scams

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Website/emails: www.offerupnow.com
Unresolved

I have been scammed by Christina Poole and Edward Ochoa

  • by: Smithy12
  • #21290
  • Dec 17, 2016
  • Monetary Loss: $1009$
I seen a 2003 Honda Accord for 1000$ on this website called Offer up. I contacted the seller( Christina Poole) to let her know I was interested. She e-mailed me back letting me know that it was a quick sell that she wanted it gone because her son had died and it was his. She told me she goes through eBay motors( Edward Ochoa,agent). He contacts me via email stating payment process. I go to Walmart and get a Walmart2 Walmart money transfer of a 1009$. Everything seemed legitimate. She thanks me I thank her. Hours later , eBay motors email me saying I have to send another 1000$ for insurance to ship the car to me. I emailed him back wanting to talk to him asking why he didn't state that up front. I emailed Christina to talk to the agent and to call me. No response after several attempts. I contacted eBay motors( Shawn a real agent). He told me of the spoof fraud.
Names reported:
Christina Poole, Edward Ochoa
Web/emails reported:
[email protected], [email protected]

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Unresolved

I have been scammed by Melissa in Covington

  • by: Fame
  • #21399
  • Dec 19, 2016
  • Monetary Loss: $100
Melissa told me I can hold the phone and see if I like it till she get back to pick up her kids. She said she had to stop by gas station then she was on her way back. But after I told her I didn't want it she didn't text me back or never showed back up.
Names reported:
Melissa
Unresolved

Auto scam

  • by: Budddyyyy
  • #22747
  • Jan 8, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $0
Offer up auto scam
Names reported:
Penelope
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Unresolved

Offerup

  • by: queenbee15
  • #22832
  • Jan 9, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $0
She asked to buy my prom dress and sent me an email saying to contact them and I looked up the email and it came back as a scammer.
Names reported:
Judith, Erica Moor
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Unresolved

Selling on offer up

  • by: grace54
  • #24004
  • Jan 24, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $0
Selling couch and table for 375.00 on offer up. was sent a 1300.00 check. wanted me to deposit and send tho them at 590 w 13th st, lorain Oh 44052. I have a copy of my checks on my phone and text messages.
Phones reported:
917-283-5136
Unresolved

I have been scammed by Anthony Gonzalez by a fake account from offerup

  • by: Superstar2017
  • #25077
  • Feb 5, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $32
I was on the app offerup and i found what i thought was a good deal on buying a clash of clans account. Well he said i had to pay him on paypal first. So i did. And i was given an account that was fake and the email didnt work for the game on ios. He said i wasnt getting my money back.
Names reported:
Anthony Gonzalez
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]