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Scam ReporterScam Tips Received
Anonymous
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, United States
2014-04-19 21:04:21
Classified Ads Scam
CareerBuilder.com
Auto Trader ad - wanted to buy car thru PayPal unseen and wanted $1400. transport fees up frontEmail Attached
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   John Kokai
Email Address:
   bmails000@gmail.com, murrend@gmail.com
Scammer (John Kokai) tried to buy my car off of Auto Trader for full price sight unseen. Offered to make pull payment through PayPal. PayPal email arrived with full funds to be transferred as soon as a $1400.00 transport fee (which was added to the price of the car)was wired to a trucking company. So scammer tried to get a $1400.00 Western Union wired to trucking company which would come pick up car.
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