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20 January 2010 @ 12:00 am
SCAMMER: crazy_bamn tried to scam me of $300 USD  
I hope this is OK, because even though the scam didn't originate from this community, I think it's relevant to warn people here that crazy_bamn is a scammer because she is a MEMBER of garagesalejapan - and if she still has intentions of scamming people, possibly here, I think it's fair to warn them. Below is my post from the community the scam originated from:

Meet crazy_bamn. She's a scammer.


More photos here (the above should be the one with the least amount of make-up . . .)

Name: Evangeline Salamat Alonzo (known as "Bamn" online) as clearly stated on her LJ profile.

SHORT VERSION: In September 2009 I came across a thread on je_sales where crazy_bamn commented about planning to sell her KAT-TUN merchandise, and upon looking at her LJ, I saw eight KAT-TUN pamphlets. I proceeded to "check her out" to see if she was trustworthy. She seemed to worship the ground a certain fansubber walked on, giving me the impression that she was knee-deep in the fandom, which meant she was unlikely to be a quick scammer. She must value her online reputation amongst "friends" and such, surely? I also saw that she had been scammed by someone, plus she was willing to help people who were scammed . . . oh the irony. In any case, I decided she was trustworthy. Oh how very wrong I was.

I purchased the eight KAT-TUN pamphlets for a total of $300 USD, including registered airmail shipping from the Philippines to Australia. This was on 22 September 2009. She cried about typhoons (a legit reason, I thought) so I was really lenient with her when she took a while to post it, and even longer to get back to me with why the hell the pamphlets were taking so long to arrive. The registered airmail tracking number she gave me was AM963315411PH - which, apparently, doesn't exist. Does anyone in the Philippines recognise this AM code? I only know of AP, CP and RR. Bamn's last contact with me was an e-mail on 14 December 2009 where she said she would refund me the money if the pamphlets did not arrive by the end of December. Well, they did not and have not arrived. She lied multiple times. And then seemingly disappeared . . . despite still being active on LJ.

All this was documented with discussions with vitkay and maru_wonders from the very beginning of the transaction to my having problems with Bamn across the next four months. So, I do have "witnesses".

I e-mailed (and LJ messaged) Bamn on 1 January 2010 asking for the refund she had promised. No reply. I then found out that she'd lied about a lot of things from her friend. I e-mailed (and LJ messaged) her again on 9 January 2010 telling her I was going to make a Buyers Beware post on je_sales and file a police report against her if she did not comply with a refund. No reply.

But despite ignoring my e-mails/LJ messages, she has posted at least twice on LJ on 7 January 2010 and also on 15 January 2010. As she's still using her LJ, she's definitely read my LJ messages - I doubt she could lie her way out of that.

(Personally, if I was going to insist on hiding, I'd stop using my LJ account altogether . . .)

LONG VERSION: I purchased the following eight KAT-TUN pamphlets from crazy_bamn:

Kotoshi mo Ah Taihen Thank U Natsu
Spring LOOKing 2005
DREAM BOYS 2006
Real Face
DREAM BOYS 2008
Cartoon KAT-TUN II You (Tokyo Dome)
Queen of Pirates
Break the Records (Tokyo Dome)

She had a photo of them up in this thread - the image that now says "This image or video has been moved or deleted". She deleted it shortly after I purchased the pamphlets - at the time I assumed because they were no longer on sale, as she had sold them to me (now I'm thinking she didn't want "proof" that I'd purchased something from her?). If anyone has happened to save that image of the eight pamphlets onto their computer before she deleted it, I would appreciate it if you could upload it for me. It's not that important, but it could help.

At first we spoke through LJ messages:





Then we took the discussion to e-mail, where we agreed upon the price of $300 USD, including registered airmail shipping.



I asked her if she could hold them for me for one week so I could get the money together, as $300 USD doesn't just grow on trees for me . . . she showed impatience with this. Seriously? I paid in one week. She took me on a ride for FOUR MONTHS like it was nothing. -_-



I noticed that the PayPal e-mail address she gave me was different to her e-mail address, and indeed her name, but I figured she just had another account like a lot of other sellers . . .



So you're transferring the funds to the bank, right?



Damn, banks are closed? OK, cool. A typhoon? I understand completely. Hope you're safe.



. . . Your internet had to be restored again? Or did you forget you had already used that lie in the last e-mail?



Everyone knows that "tomorrow" means "next week". And all the excuses about possible delays? Making sure I don't contact you constantly about why the package will never show up? I contact you constantly anyhow. And plenty of e-mails later . . .



Oh! YOUR E-MAIL WASN'T WORKING? How convenient.



What magic do you possess that allows you to call a post office when they're closed?



A new e-mail account . . . to futher a lie.



Her last e-mail to me. (Update: This is an image of Google's cache of Hongkong Post's website where they put up a notice about "Delay in Outbound Air Mail Service". Bamn has clearly copy and pasted this notice, also adding in a sentence about typhoons - to make it Philippines-relevant - and changed "Hongkong Post" in the beginning of the second paragraph to "PhilPost".) Apparently she doesn't feel that "ashamed" as she just ran off after this. I e-mailed her again to question the fact that I thought she had transferred the money into her bank account back in September? No reply. The fact that she used her friend's PayPal account is new to me, so on 1 January 2010 I send an e-mail requesting a refund to said e-mail account, as well as to both e-mail accounts Bamn used, and via LJ messaging. Point: Bamn definitely got that e-mail. In fact, just six hours before I sent the e-mail, Bamn was happily posting on this LJ thread.

I didn't get an e-mail response from her. I did however get one from her friend - who was shocked and awesomely helpful (thank you a tonne!). (Update to clear things up: Bamn's "friend's" name is KC, and she used to run a "shop" called "Yumi's K-JPop Room" with her friend, Yumi. Her friend Yumi has since stepped down from the shop, and now KC runs it by herself - though still under the name of "Yumi's K-JPop Room" since their customers are familiar with that name. KC has total control of the associated e-mail account of the shop, hence, though the following say the e-mails are from "Yumi", it's actually KC using the shop's e-mail address.)



Woah, hang on. You withdrew and gave Bamn the money a few months ago? It's not still in your PayPal account like Bamn claimed in her last e-mail? Shocked. Appalled.

So Bamn . . . used your PayPal account for illegal activities, ran away, then hung you out to dry to clean up the mess? What a nice friend she must be.



I left out all the details 'cause that's for the police. But her friend went through a lot of trouble to gather that information for me, and I really thank her for that. I hate Bamn for doing that to her, though. Seriously. What kind of friend does that? Forget about the fact that she stole my money - this is her friend that she just left in the wind after using her PayPal account to steal money. -_-



Bamn's not answering her friend's calls at all. And her friend called around post offices and we're pretty sure the "tracking number" AM963315411PH is just made up completely. Her friend can't get a hold of Malabon's Post Office though (she tried again later), but from what she gathered from her own post office, they don't have a pick-up service . . . which Bamn claimed she used. And they have no idea what "AM" could stand for. If you're in the Philippines and you do know/have seen it, please shed some light on this matter?



That just sums it up. Bamn lied from the very beginning. If her friend was borrowing $100 USD of my money, why not just tell me instead of lying about the banks being closed? Her friend transferred $200 USD a day after I paid, by the way . . . and the rest in early October. Bamn had the money when she told me she was going to send it . . .

Well, at the very least - at least some of my money went to relief operations . . . assuming that's not another lie Bamn told her friend.



UPDATE AS OF 7 FEBRUARY 2010: I've received all eight KAT-TUN pamphlets on 1 February 2010. Two of the eight are pretty badly damaged due to inadequate packaging (no bubble wrap whatsoever - what the?), but the other six range from good to excellent. It must be noted that crazy_bamn is definitely a scammer. The only reason she actually ended up sending the pamphlets to me (for real, this time) is because she's shit-scared of her mummy and daddy.

After I showed KC this post, KC herself made a post about Bamn at her own shop:

http://yumikjpoproom.multiply.com/journal/item/40/SCAMMER_ALERTEVANGELINE_ALONZO_AKA_BAMN

Someone contacted KC after reading her post, and kindly gave KC a new and different phone number for contacting Bamn. I asked KC to try calling the number, and she very kindly obliged: through the new number, she reached Bamn's aunt. After KC told Bamn's aunt the whole story of Bamn scamming me of US$300, her aunt offered to give me items valued at US$300 to make up for what Bamn did, of which I declined. Her aunt then gave KC the phone number of Bamn's brother-in-law, and she told him the whole story. At first he didn't believe her, being adamant that Bamn would never do such a thing because she wasn't like that, and that Bamn herself denied that she scammed me. KC went through a lot of phone calls with the brother-in-law. Finally, after ignoring KC's phone calls, text messages and e-mails, Bamn finally texted KC with an apology, and claimed that it wasn't her who scammed me, but her "cousin". She also begged KC not to meet up with her sister about the situation, because then her parents would find out that she had attempted to scam me - and she didn't want that because her parents obviously had no idea what their daughter was capable of.

Bamn sent KC a text message and e-mail as her "cousin" apologising for what "she" did. She sent my items via EMS on 28 January 2010 and I received them on 1 February 2010.



So, thanks to KC, I (mostly - since there were some damages) got what I paid for. <3

When I first made this post, someone else, Rach, generously told me she'd "investigate" Bamn for me. She contacted Bamn about a T-shirt - and, what do you know, despite the fact that Bamn seemed to have disappeared from the face of the Earth where her e-mail and phone number were concerned, she replied to the T-shirt enquiry straight away with her "problem" e-mail address. Not only that, but she also gave her other/second e-mail address as her new PayPal address.



So, clearly, Bamn was still using both her e-mail addresses - and clearly ignoring all e-mails from me and KC on both of them. Tsk tsk.

Rach and I decided we would try to get Bamn to confirm her phone number and home address, so that I could give it to the police. Well, she got Bamn to confirm her phone number.



I've blanked it out, but it is the exact same phone number that KC had for her - the same one she had been texting and calling like crazy, of which Bamn totally ignored her completely. But Bamn was clearly still using her phone number.

After replying straight away to Rach's enquiries, Bamn then stops e-mailing her for several days. I speculate that at that point in time (a couple of days after I made this post) Bamn had actually stumbled across my post about her scamming me - and as Rach enquired about the T-shirt shortly after I made my post . . . well, it's obvious Bamn put two and two together, and became suspicious of Rach. Then, as KC is busy calling Bamn's aunt and brother-in-law, Bamn happens to finally e-mail Rach - but as her "cousin":



Yeah, she's using the "cousin" gig on both - obviously to make her story more authentic and cover her tracks.

Now, let's lower our IQs quite a fair bit and actually believe Bamn - that it's her cousin, not her. This means that every time I e-mailed/LJ messaged Bamn after 14 December 2009, and every time KC e-mailed, texted, and called Bamn - her cousin conveniently got in first before Bamn saw any contact from us, and wiped our messages from Bamn's e-mails/LJ account/cell phone.

Um, yeah.

But let's keep our IQs lowered - this would also mean that Bamn's cousin has access to Bamn's e-mail accounts, LJ account, and cell phone, as well as the eight KAT-TUN pamphlets themselves. This means that her cousin uses Bamn's accounts to scam people, so either way, you should NOT do business with Bamn, as her cousin can run in and scam you at any time with Bamn's accounts.

Let's raise our IQs back up. Bamn is obviously her "cousin", and can't figure out a good story to cover her tracks.

From the LJ responses and LJ messages I've received, it seems like Bamn scams people if she can get away with it. This means that if you live a fair distance away from her in the Philippines, and especially overseas, chances are she's going to take your money and run with it. She can't scam people in meet-ups though, because obviously you're right in front of her and she can't run fast enough. I also believe she uses her reputation as a good seller through meet-ups to hush any talk of her being a scammer - after all, if she has customers to back her up as a good seller, who's going to believe someone who claims Bamn tried to scam them?

(Unless of course they have evidence like I do.)

Like hitokiriace for instance who tried to warn people in the je_philippines community about Bamn here back in June 2009. If I had seen that post, I would never have initiated a transaction with Bamn - unfortunately, I wasn't even aware of the je_philippines community.

The hilarious thing is that Bamn actually defended herself and accused hitokiriace of lying here. The nerve of this girl when she knew full well that she was in the wrong. But it's obvious she felt she could do that because she had a "reputation" in the fandom. Yeah, she's really devious. She plants herself well into fandom so that she has people to back her up, whilst in the background, she goes around scamming anyone she can get away with scamming.

If crazy_bamn has scammed you, please feel free to PM me for her family's phone numbers so that you can actually receive what you paid for.
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ex_thelastf on January 19th, 2010 01:11 pm (UTC)
have you tried to talk to Paypal and describe to them the situation? I'm sure they can help you with filing a case and everything. I wish you the best of luck!
BILLY MAYScrysis on January 19th, 2010 01:15 pm (UTC)
Since the transaction was so long ago, there is nothing that PayPal would do. Claims have to be filed within 45 days, I believe. Anything beyond that is out of their control, as far as they're concerned.
(no subject) - thexness on January 19th, 2010 01:23 pm (UTC) (Expand)
(no subject) - crysis on January 19th, 2010 01:27 pm (UTC) (Expand)
(no subject) - ex_thelastf on January 19th, 2010 01:29 pm (UTC) (Expand)
(no subject) - kandiii on January 19th, 2010 01:21 pm (UTC) (Expand)
サミ様☆: Balloonssamispo0n on January 19th, 2010 01:13 pm (UTC)
You say you plan to file a police report
How can you go about doing this because I was scammed by someone and Paypal aren't bothering to help me
But theyre in a different country to me

Hope your problem gets resolved!
kandikandiii on January 19th, 2010 01:30 pm (UTC)
Google the police station in her country and you should be able to e-mail them about it. I'm going to file a police report online with the Malabon City Police. And if worst comes to worst, I'll be getting someone in her country (the Philippines) to physically file the police report on my behalf.

There's also the Internet Crime Complaint Center.
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(no subject) - kandiii on January 19th, 2010 03:45 pm (UTC) (Expand)
Deirdre: WTFdeirdre_shojo on January 19th, 2010 01:30 pm (UTC)
i wish everythings ends well!
kandikandiii on January 19th, 2010 02:07 pm (UTC)
Thank you. =)
timelord: hello?zombies_bite on January 19th, 2010 02:29 pm (UTC)
I was going to say file with the police but you seem to have that covered (I read the above comments).

Have you tried to do anything w/your bank about it? Maybe say it was an authorized transaction or explain to them the situation? I know a fews times when it was above and beyond the 45 day period via paypal, I contacted my bank and they were able to reverse the funds for me (you just have to explain in great detail what happened). It'll also greatly help if you do file something with the police and then show the bank information as they have programs strictly made to help people in situations where they've been scammed and such (well, at least, my bank does).

I'd say it once took about 2.5 months for me to receive something for Singapore via registered mail but after reading this, she definitely is just a scammer. RR is always the beginning of registered mail and EM is EMS - I've never dealt with normal mail overseas (without registration, that is) so I've never seen an AM code.

ANYWHO, I'll cross my fingers for you. I hope you get some funds back one way or another and also hope this person comes to justice.
kandikandiii on January 19th, 2010 03:41 pm (UTC)
Thanks very much for your thoughts and input! =)

The thing is though the PayPal account Bamn used wasn't hers - it was her "friend's". So if I get my bank to retrieve the AU$135.26 (the rest were my PayPal funds, so basically unrecoverable) the funds will come out of her friend's account - which I don't want. It's Bamn who needs to pay, not her friend who had no idea what was going on and has only helped me since (giving me transaction details to give to the police etc.).

I really just want Bamn to take responsibility of this, and if it's by police involvement, so be it.

Oh, RR isn't always the beginning of Registered Airmail though - for instance in Australia (my country) it's RQ (I think - but it's definitely not RR).
(no subject) - zombies_bite on January 19th, 2010 03:44 pm (UTC) (Expand)
(no subject) - kandiii on January 19th, 2010 03:54 pm (UTC) (Expand)
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(no subject) - kandiii on February 7th, 2010 12:55 pm (UTC) (Expand)
binary_saejun on January 19th, 2010 07:01 pm (UTC)
That's awful and flat out despicable.
I can't believe that, above all, she has the audacity to still us her LJ as though nothing is wrong.
That and her photobucket is plenty active as well.
The fact that she has used her "friends" in all of this is pretty low as well.
I hope that they have filed reports against her as well.
kandikandiii on February 7th, 2010 01:00 pm (UTC)
I think she's stopped using her LJ now (her comments haven't increased) - probably after seeing my post about her, lol.

In any case I actually received the pamphlets from her with the help of her "friend", so all's good. Her family definitely think a lot differently of her now, lol. XD;
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(no subject) - garagesaleleann on January 19th, 2010 07:56 pm (UTC) (Expand)
Vanessaninjakitters on January 19th, 2010 09:27 pm (UTC)
Wow, this is horrible. And so much money, too! I'm so sorry. >___< I really hope you can get her punished for this.
kandikandiii on February 7th, 2010 01:03 pm (UTC)
I've received the pamphlets from her in the end - unfortunately I wasn't able to get her punished for this. >_< Well, at least with the police - I'm sure she's getting punished from her family . . . which is a good thing. ^_^
(no subject) - ninjakitters on February 8th, 2010 12:52 am (UTC) (Expand)
The Future Mrs. Tatsuyahokuto_sama on January 20th, 2010 12:31 am (UTC)
Wow. Thats seriously very low. I really hope that you can bring justice to this.

Have you tried seeing if you could find other people who have maybe also been scammed the way you were by this same person? (I mean, nothing stops these people to find others fall on their trap as well) maybe you can get them to also file their own reports regarding this person as well? Group effort can maybe also be effective to help you out =X

Best of Luck!
kandikandiii on February 7th, 2010 01:06 pm (UTC)
I don't know about justice, but her family are now aware of what she's done - they've forced her to send the pamphlets to me, and I've received them successfully. =)

Someone else who was scammed by Bamn (she told me via PM after she read my post) has also successfully received her items from Bamn too, so at least KC's efforts (Bamn's "friend") definitely weren't gone to waste!

Thanks for caring! =)
Piggy Ho Hopiggyhoho on January 20th, 2010 02:15 am (UTC)
I just want to say you have my sympathy. :(

I know how much it sucks to be scammed...especially for this much!? O_o Wow...

If only there's some way to protect us buyers more...but at the same time if we set up too much barrier for the sellers we'd lose a lot of genuinely good sellers. Oh the dilemma. orz

But by warning us of this user/scammer you've taken one step in the right direction. If anything at least all of us on the comm now knows about this scammer. Thank you for that, I'm just sad that it had to be taken at the expense of your...well, expense. ;_;
kandikandiii on February 7th, 2010 01:08 pm (UTC)
Hey, good news! I've received the pamphlets from Bamn with thanks to her "friend". =)

Her family are now aware of what she's been doing, so hopefully she won't try to scam other people in the future. She seems to be really scared of her parents, so I think there's a good chance she'll actually stop.

Thanks for caring! =)
seiji_gaku: BEAST's Doojoonseiji_gaku on January 20th, 2010 07:10 am (UTC)
I'm sorry this happened to you. I've been scammed before, so I can relate. From reading the comments above, I guess she used her friend's paypal? Personally, I think your best route to getting back at least some of your money is to get it from her friend and then have her bring a small claims suit against Bamn for using her Paypal account to defraud people.

They're both in the same country, right? Wouldn't it be easier for her to file a police report against Bamn and get things done quicker that way? Just because she let Bamn use her Paypal doesn't make her an innocent party in this. It's like if you let your friend borrow your car and then they go and hit someone with it. Since it was your car, you're involved whether you like it or not. You can try to file a police report against Bamn, but I get the feeling that the police aren't going to put a high priority on this case since you're not there to push them into it. Bamn's friend, however, is in the Philippines, so unless she goes to the police on your behalf or files the report herself, I don't know if they'll do anything to help you recover your money.
kandikandiii on February 7th, 2010 01:13 pm (UTC)
You brought up a really valid point! Thank you so much for your input. =)

We decided her friend, KC, would file the police report - but then we got a breakthrough with someone contacting KC with another phone number for Bamn, and in the end, KC was able to get Bamn to send the pamphlets to me, so all is well now. =)
Niya the Frazzled, yofrazzled_niya on January 20th, 2010 07:16 am (UTC)
:( ew this sounds so sticky and horrible. I hope you are able to work something out and get your money back....



I managed to help get someone banned from ebay...or at least made them close their store down XD;...When I got scammed.
kandikandiii on February 7th, 2010 01:15 pm (UTC)
I actually got my pamphlets in the end thanks to Bamn's "friend", KC. So all's good! =)
(no subject) - frazzled_niya on February 7th, 2010 01:35 pm (UTC) (Expand)
SOULoakasoul on January 20th, 2010 09:57 am (UTC)
Okay I couldnt help but instigate because I've been in this situation before.

First off, are you absolutely CERTAIN that her "friend" that you were talking to is actually her FRIEND and not her?

I know, I read an above comment already discussing this, but I'm just really sceptical at the way the friend is talking. And if that person really ended up being BAMN, that could be your only lead.

First of all, you said there were transactions with HER name on it, as proof that they are different people right? But is it an IMAGE? Or a legit transaction information? (Photoshop is killer disguise....)

I don't mean to put the friend on the spot if she really is an innocent person, I'm just trying to help you out to rule out possibilities. It could be possible that bamn just has two different accounts, and that she is actually a legit seller, and that your transaction mishap happens to be the one actual scam she made. I know, sounds like I'm paranoid, but it happened to me and it's possible.

The phone numbers this person gave, are they legit as well? What about her address? How old is this BAMN girl? She seems young....shouldnt she live with her parents? If so, addresses should be legit. You can file a police report to the address for FRAUD and send an investigation.

There's a few things that I read that made me skeptic about what this "FRIEND" is saying. (Maybe i just missed the details? i kinda read fast)
First off, Who is YUMI? If Yumi is this person's business partner, why are they using Yumi's name and account number? did i miss something?
Secondly, if BAMN was just their client from a couple good sells online, why would they trust her to use their PAYPAL account?
Also, who are the people who did transactions through the friend's account? Do you have a record of that? If so, you should contact them, for they'll tell you if that was a legit (and not possibly PHOTOSHOPPED) transaction.
Thirdly, if BAMN made a new account a few days after...why couldnt she just make a new account instead of using this "friend's" paypal?

It just seems really shady to me. Again, I'm sorry if I'm wrong....but I'm just trying to help you rule out all the possibilities. I have been scammed before and it's not just a passing matter. Paypal or not, if you collect the right evidence, you should be able to get your money back but you need to be EXTREMELY careful. Don't rule this friend out, just because everything SEEMS to check out and match up. Any real scammer can do this EASILY.

Hope you figure out a solution =(
I am sorry this happened to you.
Just be careful always with online transactions.

Good LUck
kandikandiii on February 7th, 2010 01:38 pm (UTC)
Hey, thanks for taking the time to type all that up! I really appreciate your input. =)

No, I couldn't be absolutely certain that her friend wasn't her, but she was my only lead, so I could only communicate with her. As we got deeper into it though, I became quite sure that she was definitely not Bamn. She had a different background, shop, etc.

A few of the transactions KC showed me were images, some were copy and pasted from online banking transactions (with different settings and font - I don't know if you know what I mean, but usually you can tell if something was copy and pasted elsewhere legitimately), some were scans of deposit slips . . . I also don't think Bamn has insane photoshopping skills to pull anything like them off. ^^;

Oh, I'm definitely not the only person Bamn's (tried to) scammed - after my post, four other people popped up. (One of them received her items a few days ago, indirectly thanks to KC.)

I had no way to see if the phone numbers were legit, short of calling them myself. About her address, at first KC thought the one she gave me was Bamn's address, but then after she made her own post about Bamn, someone told her of another address which was the one I originally had for Bamn, so she thinks that's actually Bamn's real home address, and the one she actually went to was probably her brother's address. We were all getting this together because we had decided that KC would file the police report instead of me.

I can see where the confusion came from in regards to KC/Yumi, so I've updated the post to include: "Bamn's "friend's" name is KC, and she used to run a "shop" called "Yumi's K-JPop Room" with her friend, Yumi. Her friend Yumi has since stepped down from the shop, and now KC runs it by herself - though still under the name of "Yumi's K-JPop Room" since their customers are familiar with that name. KC has total control of the associated e-mail account of the shop, hence, though the following say the e-mails are from "Yumi", it's actually KC using the shop's e-mail address."

KC has actually met Bamn in person a couple of times, so their "friendship" was a bit deeper than just online, I guess. And KC didn't actually allow Bamn access to her PayPal account - she just accepted the funds on Bamn's behalf, then just transferred the money I gave her to Bamn's bank account. So Bamn didn't touch her PayPal account at all. I think at the time, Bamn wasn't able to make a PayPal account? But a few months is plenty of time to create a new one for use (and she has).

In any case, KC came through for me and has successfully gotten Bamn to send the pamphlets to me (and because of her contacting Bamn's family, it seems they're making Bamn send items out to other people she scammed, too). Bamn's family are quite angry at her, lol. I've updated the bottom of my post with the new information.

Thanks a lot for caring though! =)
chinchilladillachinchilladilla on January 21st, 2010 07:24 pm (UTC)
Just so you know posting her name and email are violating lj's abuse policies on 'invasion of privacy' and they can lock/delete this post.. You might want to take the necessary steps to remove things like her full name and emails that aren't publicly shown in her livejournal so they don't do that.