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Details of Scam Report
Tran (or Kim), contacted us via SMS (from mobile number 0428 465 117) responding to our ad for a room to rent. She then emailed requesting our paypal details so she could pay the deposit on the room. Sounded suspicious as she was supposed to be in the coast guard in Canada. Sent us a scan of her passport, medicare card and outdated driving license from Melbourne. Didn't respond to questions but kept pushing for the paypal info.
The other email address she used was
So glad I did a Google search on the email address (which was nothing like her name) and found two other reports on Scamdex of this hoax.
Thank you Scamdex and the others who reported this scam!

Scam Email
FIRST EMAIL ============ -- I will like to rent your room please kindly get back to me with the price and picture of the room as i am ready to pay for it asap. Regard Kim ========== SECOND EMAIL: ============= Hello, Thanks for getting back to me,am a simple,cool none smoker lady willing to rent/share the room and i am at sea at the moment as i am a Coastguard Agency employee in Canada but i was Born and brought up in Melbourne Australia i got transfer to work and study part time down there but due to the nature of my work, phone calls making and visiting of website are restricted. I only squeezed out time to check this advert and send you an email regarding this. i am ready to rent it asap so tell me how much is the rent/share per month and how much deposit do i have to pay. Please send me more period you wish to rent this out,i have attached my ID Passport with this email for you to know the type of person i look like.. Looking forward to read back from you soon Regards Tran

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