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|Scam Reporter||Scam Tips Received|
Singapore, Central Singapore Community Development Council, Singapore
| Untitled Rental Scam , ref:14638 |
Xxxxx common room
This is what I advertised on craigslist and gumtree Singapore.
She responded to rent my room. Ask for pics if my room which I sent!!
She asked to pay me ASAP by PayPal and link me to a fake website. I told her I don\'t have PayPal. She must pay into my local bank which she emailed instantly that she can do it and ask for my account number, swift code etc. I asked when she\'s arriving, tenure of lease, university admission letter and passport extension as her passport shows 2 mths to expiry. Sense smething amiss as she didn\'t view the room and wanted to pay deposit & rental
Her email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Now she\'s got my pics I\'m afraid she\'ll use it to scam others!!
This is what she emailed-
I am satisfied with the cost and am willing to pay for it via paypal
to send me your paypal information for me to make the payment or go to
www.paypal.com to create a free PayPal account if you do not have
PayPal account already.
Send me the total amount to pay now. (rent + deposit)
From: K Thi
Date: 4 December, 2013 12:48:37 AM GMT+08:00
Subject: Re: Cxxx. common room
Thanks for getting back to me. I am a simple, cool and non-smoker
lady. I am willing to rent the unit as I am at sea at the moment as i
am a Coastguard Agency employee in USA but i was Born and brought up
in Melbourne, Australia. I am coming to study and I will work
part-time down there but due to the nature of my work, phone calls
making and visiting of website are restricted. I only squeezed out
time to check this advert and send you an email regarding this. i am
ready to rent it asap so tell me how much is the rent/share per month
and how much deposit do i have to pay. Please send me more period you
wish to rent this out, I have attached my ID Passport with this email
for you to have a view of me and my personal info..
Looking forward to read back from you soon
Room is availAble only from jan 2014!
Can you wait? can I know your nationality, gender and profession.
Her response to my ad-
On 3 Dec, 2013, at 6:42 PM, K Thi
I wanna know if this item is still available for rent ,because i will like
to make immediate rent of it so send me more pictures of it.