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Jess
Caulfield, Victoria, Australia
2013-07-06 04:30:43
Classified Ads Scam
Gumtree
Fake buyer on gumtree.com.au scam
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Marissa Patterson
Email Address:
   marissapatterson518@yahoo.com
Received this email from \"potential buyer\"

Hi ,
I am happy to hear that the saddle is still for sale,Thanks for your response, I am a Navy officer,Navy fraternity! Hospital/ Field Medic. My husband served in Desert Storm, and my son is a Marine Drill Instructor. I served during Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom,I served from 1988 to 1996 in reserve status with the exception of my company 24 Mar Div/ 4th Batt (Detroit) was deployed for the Desert Shield / Storm conflict and am currently on sea due to my status of work and my mode of payment is pay pal. I will like to ask you the following questions.


Are you the real owner?


What is the present condition?


How much is the final asking price?

If picture\'s is available you can email them to me.


You don\'t have to bother yourself shipping the dress i will be making payment through PayPal because my bank account is linked to my PayPal account and PayPal is a secured method of payment for both the buyer and seller. kindly email me a PayPal money request invoice direct to my verified PayPal email which is the same as my email address marissapatterson518@yahoo.com.au to proceed with the payment. I believe you can set up a PayPal account easily at www.paypal.com.au if you don\'t have one.looking forward to hear back from you soon.


Best Regard
Marissa
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