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|Scam Reporter||Scam Tips Received|
Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
|+2 Wanted to buy a used car|
\"Thanks for the response,I would have loved to call you directly but due to the nature i work with New Zealand Oil and Gas (NZOG) and we are presently offshore in New Zealand Taranaki Basin on kupe project work, we do not have access to phone at the moment,which is why I contacted you with internet messaging facility.
I am buying the item for my first son who just graduated on top of his class at Charles Darwin University in NT ,He studied Building Design & Architecture. I want it to be the perfect graduation gift for him and am making it a surprise package ,Does it have any history I should be aware of? and why are you selling if you don\'t mind my asking. I don\'t mind adding an extra $300.00 for you just to take down the posting..I am already in talks with freighters that will handle the pickup and delivery .I will really appreciate if you can email more info
Due to the nature of my work i am a very busy man working all day, am a (Operating Manager) am presently on-board, i don\'t have access to my bank account online as am not with my credit card details here but i have my ANZ bank account link up with my PayPal account so I will be paying you through PayPal to your nominated bank account or better still is if you have a PayPal account ,please get back to me with your BSB and account details or PayPal account so i can proceed with the payment and contact the courier agent who will come to pick it up and deliver it in NT for my son .Await your reply\"
|No Name (Terry Hills, New South Wales, Australia) Added the following extra information on :2014-11-05 04:01:21|
Exact same as above word for word email received from this 'Raymond jak
work with New Zealand Oil and Gas (NZOG) and we are presently offshore in New Zealand Taranaki Basin on kupe project.We do not have access to phone at the moment and that's why I contacted you with internet messaging facility.Regarding the payment,i will be paying you through PayPal linked up with my westpac bank account,please get back to me with your paypal details so i can process the payment,you can alternatively send your bsb acct name and number if you have no PayPal acct.I have also contacted my courier who will come for pick up and deliver it to my place in Darwin after the whole fund has been cleared into your acct.
Await your reply
|Anonymous () Added the following extra information on :2014-10-28 00:57:38|
Further to other reports on this name, I was suspicious about this contact (car advertised on several sites including ebay and gumtree) but replied anyway. I can report that the next step is that the alleged buyer wants the car couriered to Darwin and asks you to arrange this on his behalf, saying he will pay you the extra money, in my case $950. You then receive a genuine-looking email claiming to be from Paypal, saying that the money has been debited from the buyer's account but a temporary hold has been placed on it, so that it can't be cleared to your account until you have transferred the "courier" money via Western Union to someone in China. The address given to me was: FIRST NAME HUAN SURNAME XU Address 18 Suhao Building Nanxin Road Nanshan District Shenzhen China