Details of Scam Report
|Name||Luke Brown ⇒|
|Email Addressfirstname.lastname@example.org ⇒|
I posted my vehicle for sale on Boostcruising.com last night (11/12/2011) and this morning received a text message asking for more details via this email address. After sending the information, I received another email:
Hi thanks for the mail,am ok with the price and the condition,am
buying it for my holiday,because i'll be coming soon from our rig as
am a marine biologist working offshore,i won't be able to come for
the inspection due to the nature of my work,i would have love to call
in person but we have limited access to calls due to bad weather condition.
i will be paying you through PayPal,pls get back to me with your
PayPal details so i can proceed with the payment and contact the
courier agent who will come to pick it up and deliver it to my place prior my arrival.
Await your reply.
It seemed a bit suss so I then requested further information for transfer papers, without providing PayPal details and was provided with:
Here is my details needed for the paper work.
36 koolpinyah crescent tiwi northern territory 0810,Australia
lisence number - 16723XXX
DOB- 29th oct 19XX (Crossed in case it belongs to a real person)
Then found this page. Unfortunately by this time, I had found this page and I had told him I wouldn't accept PayPal, so I don't expect to hear from him again, but hopefully the information I did extract from him will help someone else.
paypal won contact agent payment access transfer buy courier will (11/12/2011) (crossed in case it belon... uk marine biologist
Details of Scam Report
|Name||Mark Loris Jo ⇒|
|Email Addressemail@example.com ⇒|
Car posted on gumtree.com.au for sale. Sms sent approximately half an hour later to my mobile asking if car was still available? (I WISH it had sold that quickly!) Responded to sms with answer and received the following email:
Thanks for the response,am ready to buy the car and pay by paypal and including PayPal surcharges since i am interested in the immediate purchase for my Father.he just moved to the Malaysia,where this is needed and i will be making use of a shipping company to have this picked up from you and have it delivered to him .Further arrangements will be made with you in regards to the pick up once i have paid you,advice soon i am an oceanographer and due to the nature of my work, phone calls making and visiting of website are restricted but i squeezed out time to check this advert and send you an SMS regarding it.my agent we get to you to sign the transfer paper as soon the payment made and the fund cleared into your account.
I would appreciate if you email me with more pictures (if available) too since i won't be be able to see this in person,what's the PayPal email to send funds to in order for me to pay you ASAP,And if you dont have a paypal account, it is very easy to set up, go to www.paypal.com.au and get it set up.
I will need this following details so i can proceed with the payment right away
Are you the first owner:
Your PayPal e-Mail Address:
What is your reason for selling it?
I'm sorry, just want to be sure about the sale before i proceed
Oceanographer hey? Maybe they realised people are catching onto the Marine Biologist scam?