Wallapop Scams

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  • They give me a check without funds


    I was selling a pants in wallapop and they told me that they gonna buy the pants but first they send me a check with 1950 and I cash it and they told me to send it to their mover so he can come to pick up the pants but it was fake and my bank is charging me that money.

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    • My demands: Money back
    • User Recommendation: Recommended
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Monetary damages: $1,700.00
    • Agents: Desmond John
    • Phone: 740-809-3216
    • URL: [email protected]
    Apr 16, 2016
    Complaint #: 1174
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  • Scammed On Wallapop.


    I was on Wallapop looking for an iphone 6 i found an iphone 6s and it was 150 it was my budget so I contacted the seller and i asked to send pictures to my email the phone looked real the pictures was very clear so i sent the money through PayPal and he asked to do it through friends and family i said okay after he got the money he didn't contact me anymore so i knew it was a scam. So now I'm asking you to help me get my money back.

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    • My demands: I All My Money Back
    • User Recommendation: Use with caution
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Monetary damages: $150.00
    • Agents: Taylor V.
    • URL: [email protected]
    Feb 27, 2016
    Complaint #: 1030
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May 19, 2016 8:46 AM

I had been selling a tablet on 5 miles, letgo & WALLAPOP for the past few weeks now.. serious inquiries on 5 miles.. however I kept recieving fishy messages on wallapop and letgo. after a few days I recieved a message from a lady named Stacy and she claimed she was intrested in purchasing my tablet but she was out of state and couldn't meet personally so she would send a check and I would cash for the item plus extra for holding it and running to bank ect. as well as extra money for the person picking up the item to cover their cost of running around and what not. After about a week of emailing back and forth I recieved a check in the mail for $1,690! On top of that it was "issued" from FOOD SERVICES OF AMERICA, of course thought it was shady, not to mention... its common sense. However I am new to the apps and thought I would go ahead and see what was up with the check.. I took it to my bank and of course they informed me it was fake & that it happens all the time.. these people send checks and of course over the amount, you keep yours plus some, give the rest away and once the chdck clears and comes up fraud you are held accountable for the funds uncovered. Of course I didnt deposit, had no intentions to.. but the reason I came across this forum is because I googled the number that the person is now contacting me from. These people are pathetic scam artist and need to be caught!