It is such a shame that we have to put up with so many a**holes every time you try to sell something these days! I sold my Monterey sports cruiser recently and had all sorts of people contact me from far and wide, most of whom I suspected were scammers. I am in Devon, England and one numpty said he lived in Australia but wanted me to send the boat to Malta as he holidays there regularly! I was instantly suspicious for a couple of reasons.
1. Who in their right mind would holiday in Malta if they lived in Australia??? I've been to both and I'd stay in Australia for my holidays for sure!
2. Who would buy a £8,000 boat in England and pay to ship it to Malta, which is full of boats that could be bought locally.
Do these scammers think we are really so dumb or are they just naive?
In the end two of our local troops bought it and everyone was happy but you have to be wary all the time.