This is the conversation I had with a craigslist scammer. They don't know that I know they're scamming me.
Sent at 3:43 PM on Monday
Donna: how are you doing?
Sent at 3:45 PM on Monday
Donna: have you sent my balance over?
Sent at 3:46 PM on Monday
me: I sent a moneygram to the address provided
Sent at 3:48 PM on Monday
Donna: are you with the receipt of the moneygram?
me: I'm at class right now, the receipt is at my place
i will appreciate if you can cancel it and send my balance via western union to the details i provide you with
Sent at 3:51 PM on Monday
me: so... are you and Matt seeing each other?
cuz... you've got a pretty font.
I'm lonely Donna
Sent at 3:57 PM on Monday
Donna: how do you mean?
Sent at 3:58 PM on Monday
me: Oh I don't know, I've just been spending so much time trying to fix my screw up I just haven't been able meet anyone. Anyone special.
Sent at 4:00 PM on Monday
Donna: try and cancel the moneygram today and send my balance via westerb unon to the details i provide you with
Sent at 4:01 PM on Monday
me: Oh Donna. Donna Donna Donna. We could have had something special
Sent at 4:03 PM on Monday
me: Talk to me Donna. What are your likes, your dislikes. What do you do in your spare time?
Sent at 4:06 PM on Monday
Donna: how old are you?
Sent at 4:12 PM on Monday
me: I'll have you know that I am 24 and a half. Although I'm pretty sure I'm too old to say half now. I've built like a pirate
Donna: what do you do?
Sent at 4:16 PM on Monday
me: I'm a professional hand model. It's not much, but it pays the bills.
Sent at 4:20 PM on Monday
me: talk to me Donna
Donna: i need my balance
try and send my money today
Sent at 4:23 PM on Monday
me: I understand. But just so you know what I look like, I'm sending you a picture. I had to use low res because of the dandruff.
Sent at 4:25 PM on Monday
me: Do you like the picture Donna?
Sent at 4:32 PM on Monday
me: I was going to type "Lend me your booty" under it, but I didn't know how. I thought it would be a good pirate pickup line.
Sent at 4:34 PM on Monday