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Scam ReporterScam Tips Received
Anonymous
London, England, United Kingdom
2013-12-12 11:15:43
Classified Ads Scam
Gumtree
UK Gumtree Scam - Purporting to buy an advertised item.  
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   KIM
Email Address:
   sjjoesmith@gmail.com
I got an email like this for an ad placed on UK Gumtree:

Hello, Thanks for mailing back,am ok with the price and the condition,i work with New Zealand Oil and Gas (NZOG) and we are presently offshore in New Zealand Taranaki Basin on kupe project.We do not have access to phone at the moment 15days off and 15days on and that\'s why I contacted you with internet messaging facility.Regarding the payment,i will be paying you through PayPal,please get back to me with your paypal details so i can process the payment,you can alternatively send your bank acct number if you have no PayPal acct.I have also contacted my courier who will come for pick up and deliver it to my place in Darwin after the whole fund has been cleared into your acct. -

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Name & Address of Scammer

Name : Feng Jin
63 RENMIN LU
QINGDAO SHI
266033 SHANDONG
CHINA
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Approximate Google Location of scammer:

https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=shandong&client=firefox-a&ie=UTF-8&ei=fN-pUuzGG4nOhAeI1YCQAQ&ved=0CAoQ_AUoAg


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