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H
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
2012-01-22 22:27:36
Classified Ads Scam
Paypal (paypal.com)
+2 classified ad scam reply
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   David Edmond
Email Address:
   daved01@globomail.com
received a text message response to a classified ad. the text only gave an email address. The David character claimed to be a marine biologist and was eager to pay through paypal for a $40,000 purchase, not actually refereed to be name of item. Grammer and spelling was very poor for such a professional, so I googled and found this site. Clearly a scam.
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No Name   (The Ponds, New South Wales, Australia) Added the following extra information on :2012-02-14 04:57:03
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Daved Edmond
Email Address:
   daved01@globomail.com
Had exactly the same thing happen to me with caravan ad on Trading post. Exactly the same story. Also had another txt from another, both offshore, no phone, can only use email. I had a bad feeling about it so googled his email address and found this. Thanks heaps for not having to handle the bullshit.

J & D   (AU) Added the following extra information on :2012-02-05 04:17:47
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   David Edmond
Email Address:
   daved01@globomail.com
Listed a caravan online @ Gumtree.com. Said he wanted to buy it sight unseen (was a marine biologist) and needed it for a holiday.... Couldn't call off the rig due to bad weather. Wanted to pay via paypal....What a waste of time and effort - steer clear!!

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