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Scam ReporterScam Tips Received
Tony Fox
Portsmouth, Portsmouth, United Kingdom
2014-01-23 05:27:43
Classified Ads Scam
Gumtree
Scam response to UK Gumtree advert
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Thi Kim
Email Address:
   pottyfox@yahoo.co.uk
Very soon after placing a couple of ads on Bournemouth UK Gumtree for items of furniture, I received a text on my mobile as follows:

[Received 18:36 on 20th Jan from number +61428465117, which is in Australia)

Sent from: Thi Kim
i am ready to pay for ur gumtre item pls kindly send me the address and price to my email (sjjoesmith@gmail.com) please i prefer email no text

I was suspicious so I googled the email address & phone number to discover what the scam is.
I didn\'t reply to the scammer.

I have reported the incident to UK Gumtree
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