Problem with bulb offer

Claude Sweet
Wed, 10 Aug 2011 16:24:49 PDT
Paul Licht wrote:

>Back in March, there was the following posting  from a 
>Warren Keller offered some choice Haemanthus deformis bulbs
>-------- Original Message -------- *
>*Subject: * 	*[pbs] Haemanthus deformis*
>*Date: * 	*Wed, 16 Mar 2011 12:10:20 -0700 (PDT)*
>*From: * 	*Warren Keller <>*
>*Reply-To: * 	*Pacific Bulb Society <>*
>*To: * 	* <>*
>*Hello there, i have about 25 bulbs of Haemanthus deformis i 
>am selling from my collection, all are big mature sized 
>bulbs, i was asking 30 a piece, so i was just wanting to let 
>everyone know first on pbs, please email me for more info, i 
>live in california. Warren *
>I called this to the attention of one of our Garden people 
>who pursued the offer and after an active correspondence was 
>told he would need to send a money order in advance. I just 
>learned today that , unfortunately, after sending the money 
>order, he has never heard back from Mr. Keller: no bulbs, no 
>explanation and no response to monthly follow ups.

I also responded with a check for $75 that was cashed, but I never 
received any bulbs.

I wonder how many got scammed by this individual?

Claude Sweet
San Diego, CA

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