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Somewhere in Ireland
Classified Ads Scam
|+2 firstname.lastname@example.org trying to buy camera on donedeal |
|Chris (Coolmela, County Wexford, Ireland) Added the following extra information on :2014-04-14 12:29:33|
He also gave me an address for delivery, so I've forwarded that to PayPal.
|Chris (Coolmela, County Wexford, Ireland) Added the following extra information on :2014-04-14 12:11:19|
I was advertising a flash card on donedeal.ie and got quite a quick response from this Declan Brouder and quite frankly the alarm bells starting ringing with the email contact. He wanted to pay extra via paypal for 'shipping and handling' and wanted me to post it to Nigeria. I google mapped the address he gave me, it seemed like a legit address. But then I got a Paypal "You have a payment pending" email that just looked wrong (the indents). Anyhow, forwarded it to paypals spoof email address and they confirmed it. See below -
You Have a Payment Pending!
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This is to Notify you about the Payment made by Declan Brouder to your PayPal account. The payment has been successfully made but due to security reasons we have to receive the Shipment Label Number before your PayPal account can be credited.
This a new measure we are taking in order to protect both Sellers and Buyers against fraudulent activities. Once you have ship the Item, send the shipment label number to PayPal Customer Service Department: email@example.com immediately the Shipment Label number is CONFIRMED, your account will be credited immediately. We are sorry for any inconvenience. Thank you for using PayPal The PayPal Team.
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