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Anonymous
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
2013-11-10 02:38:22
Classified Ads Scam
Gumtree
+1 Car advert on gumtreeEmail Attached
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Amos
Email Address:
   amosrice3@gmail.com
Response to car advert requesting response only to personal email
Follow Ups/Extra Information. Most recent is listed first.
Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2013-11-26 04:08:15
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Amos
Email Address:
   amosrice3@gmail.com
Got my number from a car ad placed on Gumtree and sent an sms to email him. He then tries to get your bank details to purchase the car.

Scam Email
Thanks for the response,I would have loved to call you directly but due to the nature of my work we do not have access to phone at the moment,which is why I contacted you with internet messaging facility. I am buying this for my first son who just graduated on top of his class at Charles Darwin University in NT ,He studied Building Design & Architecture. I want it to be the perfect graduation gift for him and am making it a surprise package ,Does it have any history I should be aware of? and why are you selling if you don\'t mind my asking. I don\'t mind adding an extra $300.00 for you just to take down the posting..I am already in talks with freighters that will handle the pickup and delivery .I will really appreciate if you can email more info   Due to the nature of my work i am a very busy man working all day,am a sailor am presently on-board, i don\'t have access to my bank account online as am not with my credit card details here but i have my ANZ bank account link up with my PayPal account so I will be paying you through PayPal to your nominated bank account or better still is if you have a PayPal account ,please get back to me with your BSB and account details or PayPal account so i can proceed with the payment and contact the courier agent who will come to pick it up and deliver it in NT for my son .Await your reply .

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