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Naomi Grant
Innaloo, Western Australia, Australia
2012-02-25 21:38:01
Classified Ads Scam
Paypal (paypal.com)
Selling a Piano/Courier scam
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Phillip Wilson
Email Address:
   phillipwilson17@gmail.com
I was selling a piano online. he has contacted me , with the usual story of not being able to view it in person as he is on a rig. can\'t ring me and will have a courier collect it . i need to pay thru pay pal.

actual email.

Hi thanks for mailing back,am ok with the price and the condition,am buying it for my vacation,because i\'ll be coming soon from our rig as am a petroleum project engineer on a rig offshore,i won\'t be able to come for the inspection due to the nature of my work,i would have love to call in person but we have call restriction due to bad weather condition our satellite server has been down.i will be paying you through PayPal,please get back to me with your PayPal details so i can proceed with the payment and contact the courier agent who will come to pick it up and deliver it in my place.
Await your reply.

Philip
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