As anyone who has ever tried to buy or sell a computer on Ebay knows by know, the place is a popular hangout for scammers.
When "Jeff" wanted to unload an Apple Powerbook, he was contacted by London based "Giancarlo" who tried to rob him of his priced possession who proposed using a fake escrow service. Unfortunately for the scammer, Jeff took the time and effort to scam the scammer.
He did send a "powerbook" to the London barbershop/internet café from which the fraud operated. I'd have paid a fortune to see the expression on his face after he paid the $550 customs fee and opened op the package only to find this:
This is an old story and hasn't been verified, but having given those disclaimers: You can read a somewhat lengthy, yet highly amusing, report at Newssocket.com.
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