Here is the email I received:
Hello, Do you still have this wedding gown available for sale? I am interested so i needed to know if the sale is still on. Here is my e-mail email@example.com.Let me know a.s.a.p. Thanks. Nicole.
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I said yes it is avail and this is the next email received
Nicole Casper <firstname.lastname@example.org>
01/05/2010 05:53 AM
Re: Inquiry about your OnceWed.com listing of: Juliette
Thanks for for replying my e-mail.I am interested in the purchase of this gown for my engagement occasion which is coming up in second week in January.I like the dress as it is on the Listing.The dress is absolutely beautiful.,I have few questions though regarding the gown ;
What is it condition?
Does it come in factory bag or box for shipment ?
Do you have photos to see for close viewing?
Please e-mail me asap and let me know your asking price without shipping cost.I'm not local and that's why i will be responsible for the shipment. All this i need* to let my fiancee know about* because* he's funding . I look forward to hearing from you.Thanks.
Happy new year!
_________________________ Here is the last one - I mentioned I do not accept checks only paypal or escrow.com payment types
Sounds good , ..I am glad it's still in great condition .Do you still have it packed and ready to go? I will appreciate if you can ship it in along with the garment bag if available and then get a box to ship everything in If you can get a box to ship it in, that will be great .Thanks for the additional pictures, the pics explained everything all. I will be glad to make you an offer of $30 to your asking price for box and shipping stuffs to package it well.About the shipment, i will be responsible for that, shipping label will be sent to you which will be printed and pasted on the package shipping box and at the same time schedule pick up from you or you drop it off right as soon as you receive payment whichever way is ok by me .The courier service shipment i will be Fed Ex.Payment will be issued in Bank check which will be cashed .Kindly e-mail me your payment information where the check will be mailed to and to whom it will be payed to asap.Please advice and let me know if this is okay by you so that i can inform my fiancee about it for us to proceed with the payment and mail it as soon as you e-mail your me your information where it will be mailed to.I want the dress shipped out as soon as payment is received in the mail due to time factor for alteration into my size if needed.Thanks.
N:B; .I want the dress sent as soon as the payment is delivered at yours and everything is set to go .Thanks once again.
Anyway person was insisting on only sending me a check and having a pick-up and that's a no no. Please be aware of these types of emails. Just thought I share. I was really upset about this whole thing. It happen twice.