Edited by shortofrange - 9/7/10 at 2:57am
I'll help him out on this. I can collect payment on his behalf using my paypal account (which i have spoken to him about.) and in doing so will stake my reputation on it.
He's new in head fi buy/sell trades- so i guess we have to give him a chance.
Unfortunately there have been a lot of scammers so proof of purchase, head fi feedback and even eBay feedback, which I have done when first starting out, will garner a bit of trust.