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Richard Rodway
2014-07-03 01:24:51
Castle Cove, New South Wales, Australia
Scammer Source was email New Zealand Oil Company employee allegedlyEmail Attached
Classified Ads Scam - Gumtree

Scammer Information
NameMatthew Taylor    

Details of Scam Report
Placed an ad on Gumtree and received a txt message on my phone asking to email a person named Matthew who was interested in buying my bike. I emailed him and got the following reply:
Thanks for mailing back,am ok with the price and the condition,i 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,its 15days off and 15days on and that's why I contacted you with internet messaging facility.Regarding the payment,i will be paying you through PayPal,please get back to me with your paypal details so i can process the payment,you can alternatively send your bsb and acct 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

Scam Email
I am always suspicious whehn asked for my bank details so I did a google search and found that this has happened numerous times. Thank goodness for scamdex.

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2014-07-24 00:47:31,  
Anonymous added:

Scammer Information
NameMat Taylor    

Details of Scam Report
"email ONLY" - but sent phone text - yet states no phone access???!!!
"I'm interested in your vehicle ...

Scam Email
repeat offender wanting Paypal and bank details

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