The message you mentioned is typical and one of several scam types going around the Internet.  Thanks for reading our scams and fraud warnings.


Keeping in mind that anyone, anywhere in the world, with an Internet connection can view ads on our classifieds and reply to those ads.  This means there is nothing we can do to prevent that contact.  Furthermore, the vast majority of scammers are located in other countries which makes it impossible to stop them.


When you have recognized a reply to your ad as being suspicious the best advice is to delete and ignore the message.  Do not reply to the sender.


The scammers will sometimes make repeated attempts to get you to respond.  Again, our best advice; Do not respond.


Thanks for taking the time to share your concerns with us.