Quote: Originally Posted by Lollies
Well that's the third time I got my hopes up, this one was not as bad as the other two but the IP address is in Texas which makes it seem more legit than some other scam e-mails.
Just because an address is local, it does not mean the sender is.
Have you ever heard of proxies or anonymizers?
My neighbor was selling on craigslist.
The buyer said he was in Belgium.
He sent a check from the UK that was drawn from a business whose bank was in Wisconsin.
His IP address was eventually found out to be from Romania.
Have you ever heard of the saying....
"If it looks too good to be true it probably is".