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|Scam Reporter||Scam Tips Received|
East Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia
Classified Ads Scam
| Untitled Classified Ads Scam on Quokka (quokka.com.au), #1801|
I got a EMail from a person in Darwin who wanted to buy my caravan. He told me that he would place the money for the caravan plus transport cost of $2500 into my Paypal account. A Day later I got an E:Mail from a fake PayPal site
(firstname.lastname@example.org) asking me to send a money order of $2500 via Western Union to somebody in England in order for the money for the caravan to be deposited into my Paypal account.
By the way I realised it was a scam as soon as he asked me to send the money order. I did not pay that amount and stopped all communications with that person