I had something similar with craigslist. It is a scam to get you send the buyer the extra money. If the check is under a certain amount the bank will not put a hold on it. The bank will give you the money. After you send the person the extra money is when your bank and you will find out that the check is no good. I had this happen with a cashiers check i received. Luckily i checked it out before i deposited the check.
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