I moved this post about agroamerica scam to my main blog:
Also read the Forum post here: http://www.graphicdesignforum.com/forum/forum/graphic-design/general/1584508-scam-alert
- Ultimately, he wanted to send me the amount of the project plus an additional $2700 which I was then to pay his content manager.
- Post any online classified ad and you’ll get a bunch of quick replies from people “interested in your item” they all use this we’ll send you extra money ploy. The check is always counterfeit.
In my full post I list the 2 exchanges I had recently…. luckily that second one tipped me off that the first one was a scam. I didn’t waste time sending them a proposal.
A comment: That scam is almost as old as the rich africans trying to get their money out of the country. …. The check is always counterfeit.