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Toongabbie West, New South Wales, Australia
Classified Ads Scam
|+1 Gumtree car ad Australia |
He has elaborate stories of why he can\'t send money any other way or contact you other than via email. He works for New Zealand Oil & Gas Company offshore as a rigger mechanic or some such similar story! Please don\'t trust this scammer......
|Anonymous () Added the following extra information on :2014-04-15 12:49:44|
Purports to be working on a rig in New Zealand. Asked for Paypal details to purchase an item I am selling. Alarm bells rang and I received a similar email to one reported here.
Keep an eye out for any correspondence from this guy as he apparently asks for money.
I have reported him to Gumtree.
From: Pitt Ben [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] Thanks for getting back,i\'m cool with the price likewise the condition as described on the advert,i work with New Zealand Oil and Gas (NZOG) as a rig mechanic 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 linked up with my ANZ bank account,please get back to me with your paypal details so i can process the payment.I have also contacted my shipping agent who will come for pick up and deliver it to my place in Darwin after the whole fund has been cleared into your acct. Thanks.... Await your reply