Untitled Classified Ads Scam on Gumtree, ref:14402 - Scamalot

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2013-12-01 02:08:39
Classified Ads Scam
Untitled Classified Ads Scam on Gumtree, ref:14402Email Attached
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Offers to buy goods but want cash up front to pay pickup agent. Agent purported to be in China?.
Represents as working on NZ oil rig.Also uses name of Janet Maxwell and email address jasonmaxwell2010@gmail.com.

Claims to have sent money to Paypal account when such does not exist. Then sends threatening emails purporting to be from Paypal for payment of agents fee. Ignores explicit payment instructions to bank account NOT Paypal.
Generates much amusement with continued attempts to get payment for agent. Obvious scam.
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