Untitled Classified Ads Scam on Gumtree, ref:16428 - Scamalot

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Phil
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
2014-02-12 04:15:06
Classified Ads Scam
Gumtree
Untitled Classified Ads Scam on Gumtree, ref:16428 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
aaaron276@gmail.com Aaron Brent
Email Address:
aaaron276@gmail.com
Telephone:
0428465117
Claims to want to purchase my car that was advertised on gumtree. Wants to include $2000 extra for me to organise transport but through his broker as he is on a ship in the middle of the ocean. Uses a fake paypal email that claims he has transferred the money for the car plus $2000 transport costs. Multiple fake paypal emails follow telling me that the funds are waiting for clearance but for me to go ahead and send the $2000 transport cost out of my own funds to his broker because he has transferred the full payment to me I good faith. Total scam
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