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Anonymous
Lienz, Tyrol, Austria
2014-01-05 08:48:59
Auction/eBay Scam
+1 SMS short message scamEmail Attached
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Martin Bech
Email Address:
   martinbech01@gmail.com
Telephone:
   +61428465117
Sends numerous SMS short messages with identic text referencing very vaguely to an unspecified ad and asking to answer only per mail...
Follow Ups/Extra Information. Most recent is listed first.
Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2015-02-18 16:37:25
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Martin Bech
Email Address:
   martinbech01@gmail.com
Martine Bech wanted to buy item from Marktplaats.nl without placing bid on the item. Promised to pay via PayPal but emailed that he could not pay the pickup fee because he was on a ship. Instead he promises to pay additional money so that the seller can pay the pickup company via Western Union. Via email he "confirmed"payment to sellers PayPal but that payment was blocked untill seller pays the pickup fee for pickup and transportation. PayPal could not confirm that and advised not to communicate any further with Martin Bech.
Copy of last mail:
Martin Bech 8:58 AM (13 hours ago) to me
Hello,
I have sent you the payment through PayPal. PayPal will have contacted you as well with the payment notification. If you could please send me the address from where I need to arrange the pick up that would be greatly appreciated.I will be using a company called Anchor Logistics.I have dealt with them many times and have had a positive experience each and every time. I have made an extra payment of 450 €. This is to be transferred to Anchor Logistics via Western Union. Once you have sent the money you will need to scan a copy of the receipt which you get from Western Union and forward it through to PayPal. The receipt should show clearly the senders name, the amount sent and the MTCN (Money Transfer Control Number). When PayPal confirms they have received the correct information then the outstanding amount that is owed to you will be transferred into your account. Just to clear up any confusion, the balance I have sent you has already left my account. PayPal has put the transaction on hold until the courier company get paid. The shipping agent will call you soon after to arrange the pick-up date and time which would be convenient for you.
Below you will find the details you need to send the excess amount to the shipping agent:
Name: Oscar Diego Address: Refik Saydam Cad No 20 Beyoglu State: Istanbul Country: Turkey Zip Code: 34000
All the other paperwork will be completed by the pick-up agent, (don't forget I need your address and your personal phone number too so i can forward it to the shipping company as well) Nice doing business with you, I look forward to hearing from you soon and completing our deal.
Thank you. From Martin Bech

Scam Email
Subject: Payment has been completed
From: Martin Bech delivered-to: xxxxxxxxxxxxx
received: by xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
return-path:
received-spf: pass (google.com: domain of martinbech01@gmail.com designates 209.85.217.179 as permitted sender) client-ip=209.85.217.179;
authentication-results: mx.google.com; spf=pass (google.com: domain of martinbech01@gmail.com designates 209.85.217.179 as permitted sender) smtp.m...
dkim-signature: v=1; a=rsa-sha256; c=relaxed/relaxed; d=gmail.com; s=20120113; h=mime-version:date:message-id:subject:from:to:conten...
mime-version: 1.0
message-id:
content-type: multipart/alternative; boundary=089e0158ca02cd7775050f582fb5

Hello, I have sent you the payment through PayPal. PayPal will have contacted you as well with the payment notification. If you could please send me the address from where I need to arrange the pick up that would be greatly appreciated.I will be using a company called Anchor Logistics.I have dealt with them many times and have had a positive experience each and every time. I have made an extra payment of 450 €. This is to be transferred to Anchor Logistics via Western Union. Once you have sent the money you will need to scan a copy of the receipt which you get from Western Union and forward it through to PayPal. The receipt should show clearly the senders name, the amount sent and the MTCN (Money Transfer Control Number). When PayPal confirms they have received the correct information then the outstanding amount that is owed to you will be transferred into your account. Just to clear up any confusion, the balance I have sent you has already left my account. PayPal has put the transaction on hold until the courier company get paid. The shipping agent will call you soon after to arrange the pick-up date and time which would be convenient for you. Below you will find the details you need to send the excess amount to the shipping agent: Name: Oscar Diego Address: Refik Saydam Cad No 20 Beyoglu State: Istanbul Country: Turkey Zip Code: 34000 All the other paperwork will be completed by the pick-up agent, (don't forget I need your address and your personal phone number too so i can forward it to the shipping company as well) Nice doing business with you, I look forward to hearing from you soon and completing our deal. Thank you.

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