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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
| Untitled Auction/eBay Scam on Paypal (paypal.com), ref:1868|
i post my car up on gumtree australia for same, i then get message to my phone, asking for firm price and condition of car.
after i gave him condition of car & price i then get a reply
\"Thanks for mailing back,am ok with the condition and the price,i won\'t be able to come for the inspection due to my work basis.
I have a private courier agent that will come for the pick up after the payment have been made ...so no shipping included.
I will be paying you through PayPal acct,you can send me your PayPal email so i can pay in right away and also include your address in your reply..If you don\'t have a paypal account, you can easily set up one...log on to www.paypal.com.au and sign up. its very easy.please do get back to me with your PayPal email so i can proceed with the payment and contact the courier agent that will come to pick it up and deliver to my location.
Await your reply.....
\"Hi thanks for the mail,am ok with the price and the condition,am
buying it for my holiday,because i\'ll be coming soon from our rig as
am a marine biologist working 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 limited access to calls due to bad weather condition.
i will be paying you through PayPal,pls 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 to my place prior my arrival.
Await your reply.\"
i then google his name and here i am reading other people have similar nature. i just ignore ....