Boat seller avoids getting scammed

The Times-Tribune of Scranton, Pennsylvania, features a story on how a boat dealer avoided getting taken by an internet scam artist.

Among other signs the buyer was up to no good, the boat dealer received a check from a client that was over $9000 dollars over the price of the boat. The check was from the United Kingdom, but bore the name of a credit union in Arizona.

Through a combination of caution and the swift involvement of the police, the boat dealer was able to avoid being scammed.

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