Untitled Auction/eBay Scam on Gumtree, #15211 - Scamalot

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Anonymous
Preston West, Victoria, Australia
2013-12-29 07:35:01
Auction/eBay Scam
Gumtree
+1 Untitled Auction/eBay Scam on Gumtree, #15211Email Attached
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Stephen
Email Address:
   BrettMccarrol12@hotmail.com
Telephone:
   +61428465117
I am selling a bike on Gumtree and I receive this email from the scammer:

Thanks for mailing back,am ok with the price and the condition of ,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 and that\'s why I contacted you with internet messaging facility.Regarding the payment,i will be paying you through PayPal because 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.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.
Follow Ups/Extra Information. Most recent is listed first.
Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2014-01-04 21:22:20
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
    Brett Mccarrol
Email Address:
   brettmccarrol12@hotmail.com
same scam here - exactly the same email received

Scam Email
Thanks for mailing back,am ok with the price and the condition of ,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 and that\'s why I contacted you with internet messaging facility.Regarding the payment,i will be paying you through PayPal because 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.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. Await your reply

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