Originally Posted by nikster
we have had nothing but 100% succes in dealing with escrow agreements - both in India and USA - as long as the escrow account is held by a legal profession or a recognised escrow account holder...
Which it clearly isn't in this case. This is a very obvious scam.
Using a genuine escrow service for high value transactions can be an excellent way of doing business, but using a false escrow service is also a very common way of attempting to relieve the gullible and greedy of their money!