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|Scam Reporter||Scam Tips Received|
Classified Ads Scam
|+2 Interest in you Ad|
\"Thanks for the swift response...I am willing to offer you $1,300 for it.due to the nature of my job and location...i will not be able to come for inspection,am a very busy type as i work long hours everyday,i have gone through your advertisement and i am satisfied with it.
As for the payment..i will be paying you via the fastest and secure way to pay online(PayPal).
I have a private courier agent that will come for the pick up after the payment have been made ...so no shipping included.
You can now send me your PayPal email so i can pay in right away and also include your address in your reply.If you don\'t have a paypal account, you can easily set up one...log on to www.paypal.com.au and sign up. its very easy.I await your reply asap.\"
This is a bogus story, because I have recieved the identical message from multiple emails, all with different names.
|Joost (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) Added the following extra information on :2012-02-20 05:25:32|
Another interest in the ad and paypal scam...
Thanks for the mail, am ok with the asking price as i am buying this for Dad and i am a petroleum engineer currently on a rig offshore i really want this to be a surprise gift for my Dad so i wont let him know anything about the this until it gets delivered to him , i am sure he will be more than happy with it.I can only pay with paypal here, i will need you to give me your paypal email address so i can make the payments asap and pls if you dont have paypal account yet, it is very easy to set up, go to www.paypal.com.au and get it set up , after you have set it up i will only need the e-mail address you use for registration with paypal so as to put the money through.
PS;pick up agent will come for the pick up as soon as i have made the payments, i would have loved to talk to you on phone but i am a petroleum engineer I work mainly offshore, our phone is down on the rig right now due to bad weather, we can only communicate with our base for now.
|Joost (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) Added the following extra information on :2012-02-17 19:24:17|
Without knowing the ad plans to buy, through an agent, and with paypal money transfer. Same message as previous scamtip.