I think you still need the international money order for use in Canada. Even if he endorsed it, can't he endorse it back to you on the back as you would endorse a check? "Pay to the order of ...." then sign?
Before having him try that I'd ask the USPS what they'll accept back. Or find a Nigerian selling some small item
jeff catalina said:
Hi folks, hope someone can help . . .
I just got an email from a Canadian Astromarter who received my US postal MO for an item I am purchasing from him. Apparently he was able to cash the MO at his bank without any problems. But sometime later in the day he received a call from the bank alleging that they cannot cash it because a US postal MO cannot be cashed in a Canadian bank and they were removing the funds from his account.
This presents a real dilemma because he's already endorsed the MO. So even though he's going to send it back to me, how can I redeem it if it's already endorsed in his name? I'm going to the post office in the morning to see if I can resolve this but I thought I'd ask if anyone has run into this situation before.
I've had transactions with others from Canada that have cashed my US postal MO's without any issues. I do believe that the seller is on the up and up, but I am a little nervous since this was a decent amount of money.