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2. He says he's in the US but has Korean language in his email.
Conclusion: Its most likely a scam, but perhaps you could ask for pictures?
Be aware that in the last few days there have been a number of less obvious ones. Beware of new sellers starting out with large inventories of common but cheap parts (often lowest price on BL).
His store is called EGO store, it was easy enough to figure out which seller/store.
You already answered your question. It's like headlights on a car. Back before headlights turned on automatically, you had to turn them on manually, so the old adage was: If you are contemplating whether it's dark enough to turn on the headlights, you should just turn on the headlights now.
In evaluation of a seller, their feedback as a buyer = worthless. This is a scam of some kind, of that there is no doubt in my mind. Perhaps they are stolen, who knows.
That said, there's a lot of consumer protection these days at many levels. You buy on ebay, paying via paypal via a credit card, you've got three levels of protection. So, there's not a whole lot you can lose except time, unless you're worried about identify theft or something. Bricklink has their own...kinda protection, and you have paypal and your credit card. In any case, the best way to ferret out a scammer is to communicate the hell out of them. Ask lots of questions and see how they respond. A good seller of expensive things knows that some people will have lots of questions, and will do his best to answer them honestly and completely. He knows that if he doesn't, he won't sell his stuff. Never communicate anything beyond the confines of the marketplace (i.e. only communicate via the marketplace messaging). After all that, you need to ascertain the overall risk for yourself, because in the worst case you get the police/FBI coming to your door asking for retrieval of stolen goods.
Thanks for the feedback, I did looked in the BL forum and search the store and name but to me it almost looks like the feedback he is getting is just to make himself look good he may be buying $5 dollar items. It would be nice to see what was actually purchased and or sold to you have a better idea.