This is a scam. I can gaurantee that you received the same email I did from this guy. He says he's in Oregon, but I checked the IP address from the email he sent me, and it originated in California...
There are a lot of cases where people set up phony escrow companies in order to scam people.
Here is the email he sent me:
Hi, sorry for the*late response. I want to assure you that the car is still
for sale. I am located in Oregon and the car is with me. But I can ship it
anywhere on my expense. I am sorry because I can't meet you, but I'm always
on the road some small but important deals. I was just put in charge of our
offices in Brussels and Zurich for the next 4 years, and I have 3 weeks to
make all the preparations (selling my house, my car and my wife car, finding
a new school for the kids etc) This is the reason why i am selling the car.
I want to use an escrow service to close this deal. You will have 5 days to
inspect the car before you buy it. Let me know if you agree also let me know
if you are not familiar with the escrow service, i will explain how it
works. I want for the car $4500 i think is fair price, the car is in very
good condition, no scratches, no dings, no accidents or damages and very
clean a non smoker car. I have a clear title that will be shipped along with