Personally, I would tell him that's none of his @#$ business. A cashiers
check or money order should be more than sufficient, maybe even Western
Union a portion to placate him, but I certainly would NOT divulge any
banking account information under any circumstance.
At most, he could ask his bank to check with your bank if there is
sufficient funds for a check to clear in the agreed upon amount. Then you
would still be theoretically protected.
David R. Hammond
62 TR4 #CT 17780LO
68 TR250 #CD 185LO
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Martin Secrest
> Sent: Monday, August 02, 2004 9:25 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Money Matters
> Been a while since I was here.
> Got a money question. I'm anticipating buying another Triumph this
> weekend -- in this case, a motorcycle, a '77 Bonneville.
> I have been corresponding w/the owner, and I have been given no reason
> to be suspicious of this transaction, but he wants to know my bank
> information beforehand, to verify that the funds exist. I've
> never had
> anyone ask me for this before ... I was thinking of faxing
> him a copy of
> the cashier's cheque after I get it. Is there any reason not to do
> Martin Secrest
> 72 TR6
> 73 GT6
> Bonneville TBA