Untitled Rental Scam on Paypal (paypal.com), #12499 - Scamalot

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Anonymous
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
2013-10-02 22:11:29
Rental Scam
Paypal (paypal.com)
+1 Untitled Rental Scam on Paypal (paypal.com), #12499Email Attached
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Mary Anthony
Email Address:
   elisemartin002@gmail.com
She wants to rent a room but want to pay via paypal. Same scam as http://www.scamdex.com/ScamTipsAnal/more_email_add/brdgtjef@gmail.com . This is the 2nd email from her *****

Many thanks for your response. I am 27 year old non smoker lady coming爐o Australia . I work as chef on cruise ship at the moment and i have爈imited time to surf the internet and also phone calls is also爏trictly limited due to nature of my work. I will like you to make the燼rrangement for the total cost covering my first 6 months rent爐ogether with bond. I will also like you to get back to me with some爌ics and your full home address for me to forward it to my mover to燾alculate the total cost of moving my little stuffs to Australia. I爓ill be waiting to read back from you.
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3rd email:
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Many thanks for getting back to me again. I am very social person that
respect humanity and this make it so easy for me to get along with
whoever that comes my way in life. I am arriving on 14th of October
from United State and stay more than a year in Australia working. I
will be transferring the rent to you through paypal and if you do not
have one, kindly set up an account with them in less than 5 minutes on
www.paypal.com.au... I will be so happy to secure the room as soon as
you get back to me with the paypal money request.Alternatively, i can
as well transfer funds from my paypal account to your online bank
account, Do get back to me with your name on the accounht, bsb and
your account number. I had attached pics of myself for you to know me.
I will like to pay in advance through PayPal and my reason is that, i
will be presenting the proof of my rent payment to my employer and
also to the immigration at the port of entry to Australia.
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Follow Ups/Extra Information. Most recent is listed first.
Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2013-11-16 19:46:02
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Mary Anthony
Email Address:
   elisemartin002@gmail.com
I had exactly the same email! I thought it sounded dodgy!

Scam Email
Hello Mate, Many thanks for your response. I am 27 year old non smoker lady coming to Australia . I work as chef on cruise ship at the moment and i have limited time to surf the internet and also phone calls is also strictly limited due to nature of my work. I will like you to make the arrangement for the total cost covering my first 6 months rent together with bond. I will also like you to get back to me with some pics and your full home address for me to forward it to my mover to calculate the total cost of moving my little stuffs to Australia. I will be waiting to read back from you. Cheers

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