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  • She is not a legit. Thank God I googled her name and found you guys!!


    Here is what she responds with after NOT reading my email nor answering any questions I asked.
    Hello, I am looking to rent soon and i think its fair to let you know about me, My name's Adalyn McLennan, 27y/o single female, easygoing and fun to be around. I don't smoke, drink nor do drugs. I clean up after myself, as well as my environment, I am respectful of other people's privacy and opinions. I am pet friendly but do not own any. I'm from Rapid City, S.Dakota and the reason behind my move is simply because of change. And this is about time as i just lost my mother to cancer (I have been putting off my move just because she's been sick for long). I have been wanting to try a new place, have new experience, and most importantly achieve my goals. I was a travel Nurse by profession, but teaching yoga is what i love doing and i have broad knowledge of yoga/wellness as i had the opportunity to learn from Baron Baptiste Sch and i have been teaching people here too. I am a christian, and yoga to me is about the purity of the body and mind/improving health and I will never bring it home if you object to it. About rent, I have money saved up, so you wouldn't have to worry about me paying rent/bills on time till i get settled. I am financially reliable and it has been a plus making money from teaching yoga as a lot of people are doing yoga these days. I also plan to make my own yoga videos and I also will be looking to rent a space in the area(or maybe studio/gym) when i move, as i planned giving yoga classes to people there when i move. I would like to find a place before i start looking around for position at hospitals there too. I choose to tell you all about me as i need no drama, so please email me back if you are looking to rent ASAP and let me know if i am someone you'd like to rent to. I will provide my number, pics as long as i am sure that you'd be renting to me in next email. Thanks for your time and i await your next email with details, pics too.

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    • My demands: Honesty
    • User Recommendation: Stay away
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Monetary damages: $0.00
    • Agents: Adalyn McLennan
    • Phone: 225-588-8123
    Dec 15, 2017
    Complaint #: 2770
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  • Fraud Fake Con Scammer


    This person is scamming people he is a fake online. Craigslist scammer. 5092029966 5092029904

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    • My demands: Spread the word!
    • User Recommendation: Stay away
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Monetary damages: $1,500.00
    Nov 22, 2017
    Complaint #: 2765
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    I responded to a craigslist ad regarding a Chevy Silverado 1500 extended cab for only $1800, got this pitty story about a divorce from a cheating husband leaving the seller with 2 kids. This jessica palmer claimed to be from Topeka, Kansas and wanted to do a safe "reliable transaction through amazon" claimed it would be a money back guarantee blah blah. This person is full of crap! DONT FALL FOR THESE AMAZON WAREHOUSE SCAMS, AND JESSICA PALMER!!!!!!!! I literally typed her name and then her full name and location came up on google search before I even finished typing!

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    • User Recommendation: Stay away
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Monetary damages: $0.00
    • Agents: Jessica Palmer
    • Phone: 843-510-0364
    • URL: [email protected]
    May 03, 2017
    Complaint #: 2642
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  • Attempted Check Fraud


    Responded to a craigslist had to buy a pair of tennis shoes. Said she (if really a she) mailed a check and to deposit it right away. Keep amount for the shoes and withdraw the rest for other things they bought and money gram the residual amount to a specific address. Luckily this was to my son. He didn't get it, asked me and I knew it was a scam right away. I contacted the person through email and text to let them know they would not be scamming my son now or ever and that they were pitiful and needed to get a life and a job!

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    • My demands: Prosecute their ass!
    • User Recommendation: Stay away
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Monetary damages: $0.00
    • Agents: Jeanine Colton
    • Phone: 518-594-1815
    • URL: [email protected]
    Apr 27, 2017
    Complaint #: 2636
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  • Craigslist Scam wanting payment with AMAZON GIFT CARDS


    Listed a vehicle for sale on Craigslist. A 2003 Chevy Tahoe to be exact, 115,000k for only $1800. Claimed to just want it to be sold after going through a nasty divorce and that it was her ex-husbands "Most prized posession" ...and basically just wanted to stick it to him and get rid of it. Said would ship car and i would have 5days to inspect car ect., and if didnt like she would be resposible for the fees to ship back! (I know way to good to be true) But when she said i would pay through AMAZON GIFT CARDS, And none of my $ would be touches until i received the vehicle...seemed to good not to do. UNTIL I LOOKED UP HER NAME/ADDY AND SEEN THE PREVIOUS COMPLAINT ON HERE FOR THE SAME GIRL!! WHen confronted...she ia denying it. Lol. But BE CAREFUL!! THESE SCAMMERS ARE GETTING BETTER AND BETTER 😑

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    • User Recommendation: Stay away
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Monetary damages: $0.00
    • Agents: Jessica Palmer
    • URL: [email protected]
    Feb 20, 2017
    Complaint #: 2442
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  • Fake checks scam via text and email


    I received this email in response to an ad on Craigslist as I am a Housekeeper. After some research I discovered it is a scam. First the scammed text me asking me to email them if I was interested in cleaning their home.

    On Fri, Jan 20, 2017 at 8:14 PM, andrea johnson
    Hello, thank you for responding to my text...I currently live in (Cotati, CA),I am moving to your area and i will need you between the hours of 5:30pm to 8:30pm Monday`s through Friday`s (though i can work with your time schedule) i will need you as housekeeping, and i will also need you for an errand to help me pay some bills and do some shopping for the new house. I hope you are available this hours, or let me know when its convenient for you. We will be moving down on the 6th of July, The house is 3brd 1bath, i cant just be able to call me for now because i just get my throat surgery done. More importantly, I am willing to pay you just try and get back to me and let me know how much you want for the housekeeping and the errand.Little about me: My son name is Jason and he is 6years old ,I'm an independent bookkeeper contractor and i also produce for charity and with this Job i travel a lot so you can work as long as you want with me ,I want to be certain you are fit for this position; you will need to prove yourself to be a reliable, honest, and hard working person.I will appreciate you working for us as one family not just a Housekeeper. That increases the love and build a great partnership between us,
    I will instruct my Realtor company to mail the keys and description of the house to you as soon as we find a place so you can know the location. This could be a temporary/permanent job. It depends on what your schedule looks like but i do like to be sure if you are available the first month. The pay rate is $20/Hour, I am moving to a new house that i need to fix some interior and get furniture and have contacted the furniture company.The additional money is for for you to run an errand and do some shopping, pay bills for mom and my son, which you will also be pay for separately, You will also need to pay for my furniture and some house interior but you will only make all the payment at the Walmart close to you ...I will let you know mom utilities bills and some shopping to do for them as soon as the check clears. Kindly let me know if this is clear so i can proceed to mailing the check immediately Kindly confirm that the below information for immediate processing of your check.

    Home Address..
    Cell Phone Number ...

    Just to make it clear and please kindly get back to me with your info if you interested because the payment will be mail out to you and i don't want a situation where you will tell me you not interested because i don't have time to start looking for another person, I just want some one that will be faithful and you will enjoy working with me . The check will come with the total amount of $2,650. $500 goes for your first week deposit and the balance of $2,150 goes to the money for the errands. I hope you have a working bank account where the check will be deposited if you receive the check? I will look for your email soon to ensure everything is clear so i can forward your information.
    Best Regards
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    • My demands: Stop them from scamming people
    • User Recommendation: Stay away
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Monetary damages: $0.00
    • Agents: Andrea Johnson
    • Phone: 971-512-1198
    • URL: [email protected]
    Jan 20, 2017
    Complaint #: 2372
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Public discussion



Jan 09, 2018 4:54 PM

How do I block her from emailing me


Jan 09, 2018 4:53 PM

She have been emailing me about renting my room. She gave me all this alone and I just looked her up now but she's been I'm trying to block her but I can't seem to block her any suggestions she signed everything Addie

Stacie Linkletter

May 12, 2017 2:58 PM

Your post just saved me 2500.00 .

Stacie Linkletter

May 12, 2017 2:52 PM

I'm so glad I saw this. We were talking to this very person today


Apr 27, 2017 5:23 AM

so this dude is such a good liar. he told me he was going to help me get sober and that he was a rich dude from beverly hills and he didnt want to see me in the place where i was. he sold me on this idea that we could just party all day and smoke weed. my dumb ass bought it. he is actually a drug addict who lives with his parents and tried to bring me back to san marcus and fuck me in a motel six and got upset and accused me of being a heroin addict when i tried to leave. he took me back the next day when i threatened to calll the cops and then stole my purse from the house i stay at when no one was looking, containing all my money, a $400 wallet, my social security card, my id, insurance card, etc. he then hid outside for a few hours and then stormed in screaming at both of us, saying that i stole his phone and $250 from him and he wasnt leaving till he got it, he threatened psysical violence and he took my phone from me and tried to walk out with it until my roomate stopped him. he charged at both of us. my roomate was trying to let him calm down to avoid any further issues, like it wasnt already one. then after he left i saw him run off down the street, because he had hidden his car. when he was on the porch he broke one of my heels off of my shoes. later that week he came back and acted like nothing had happened, he called me on like 5 different phone numbers saying that he was sorry for the miscommunication and he didnt have my purse. i told him to shove it up his ass. i knew this guy for 3 miserable days and i know for a fact he is mentally unstable and he probably has fucked over a lot of people just like us. my situation is unresolved but i just wanted to post this incase anyone ever happens upon jay or jade.

nina berry

Apr 04, 2017 8:44 PM

I am actually emailing with her back and forth as we I felt is was a scam so I just kept her talking. Same camper and same price... Wants me to pay through ebay it is

Kerry Cromie

Jan 09, 2017 2:38 AM

"BEWARE!!!!!!!Same here! See Letter sent to us below: [email protected] Subject : Re: NEW 2016 HAUL MARK 7x16 CARGO TRAILER Hello, Thank you for your interest in purchasing my trailer. The trailer is a 2016 Haulmark Enclosed V-nose 7x16 trailer/atv/trailer. Is in perfect condition, no accidents/liens/loans, immaculate condition, meticulously maintained, electric brakes, no hidden problems, and much more. I have all the item`s manuals, title, documents. I am a Staff Maj. stationed at Beale Air Force Base.The price was reduced at $1,100 because I'm in a hurry to find a buyer. I need to sell it because I work in the military service and I will leave the country for a year or more. Hate to sell it but its not worth keeping insurance and paying storage fees for a year or more. One advantage is that, as a POV (privately owned vehicle) of a military employee, the trailer can be shipped to anywhere in US for free It will arrive at your address in 3 business days. To make this as safe as possible, I only want to do this through Amazon, the most reputable service online. If you're interested to conclude this purchase in a timely manner email me your Full Name and Shipping Address to open a case with Amazon. They will contact you to explain the entire procedure without any obligation to buy it or fees. Maj.Donna"


Nov 09, 2016 5:16 AM

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Jun 07, 2016 3:06 AM

I was just emailed by the same Cindy Malkins as one of these listed scams. She sent me emails from [email protected] and [email protected] and then mailed me a check for 2750 on a dresser I was selling for $150. Her email to me was word for word, but I didn't catch it until too late because her 2nd email address went into spam so there was limited communication.

Rick Snyder

Jun 07, 2016 1:19 AM

Never send money money gram or western union. You must insist on using direct bank transfer,no other method. Insist that he emails you the bank details. If he refuses,then it is a scam. Save the emails if you send the money any method.

Najmul Hasan

Apr 24, 2016 8:33 AM

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Feb 20, 2016 3:32 PM

There are a few people using the website Wallapop who are doing this type of scam. They say they cannot pick up the item, that they are sending movers, that they will send a check for an excessive amount of money, they ask that you deposit it, keep some of the money and give the "movers" the rest. The checks are fake, of course. Once I saw the check I looked up the name of this person (they are using :Eddie Dutcher, Daniel Raymond -on the envelope-, Alejandro Cautus, LAura W., Nicole F.) I looked it up and found multiple claims of people who have been ripped off. I was lucky. Be aware!! These are organized criminals.


Nov 11, 2015 7:18 PM

The person from +1 (224) 855-6407 also tried to scam me out of money for my car that I posted on Luckily I googled his number and found the site. He said he would pay the asking price without even looking at the car then wanted my PayPal sign-on for money transfers and shipping costs.

Ddt Houston

Nov 07, 2015 6:56 PM

I have got a text at 3:00 AM from a person named Oscar ( Phone # (224) 855-6407 ) regarding my car for sale on . Asking on my PayPal details. Did not negotiate and offered the full price. He don't even ask on additional pictures. I have only 5 very basics pics on . Seems like a scam . I found his phone and details here . I asked him on his billing details including a copy of his DL for a bill of sale along with details on his shipping company which I was going to contact. He disappeared. Thanks !


Oct 16, 2015 9:26 PM

Thank you for posting this. I received a text from this number about buying my car. You are awesome! You saved me from a scam! Horrible people out there


Oct 06, 2015 6:06 PM

The person from +1 (224) 855-6407 also tried to scam me out of money for my car that I posted on Luckily I googled his number and found the site. He said he would pay the asking price without even looking at the car then wanted my PayPal sign-on for money transfers and shipping costs.

Pam Anderson

Aug 31, 2015 9:11 PM

This person also using [email protected] as an email and the phone 254-836-2641. Luckily I Googled them first.