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|Scam Reporter||Scam Tips Received|
Wetherill Park, New South Wales, Australia
Classified Ads Scam
|+4 Selling car on gumtree|
l\'m buying it for my vacation,because i\'ll be coming soon from rig
cos l\'m a petroleum engineer on offshore now,I won\'t be able to
Inspection due to the nature of my work,would \'ve love to call
in person but our satellite server has been down which restrict
calls.I\'II be paying you through PayPal,plz get back to me with your
PayPal details so l can proceed with the payment and l\'ll contact my
courier agent who will come to pick it up and deliver it in my place.
I would appreciate if you can email me more pictures (if available)
since l won\'t be be able to see this in person,Plz send PayPal
details for me to send money to you ASAP.
|john (Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom) Added the following extra information on :2014-10-06 16:58:05|
was just about to pay when i had this problem with the pick up, my pick up agent says l will need to pay for the pick up fees before they can schedule a pick up time, they charged me Â£300 Â for pick up and delivery, and payments for pick up made through them is made to their corporate international headquarters which is in China, the payments is made through western union money transfer, l will add the sum of Â Â£300 to the money l will be sending through PayPal now, as soon as l have made the payments, l will email you and let you know, Please l will need you to help me send the money to my pick up agent Hq in China through western union money transfer, this can be done at any Western Union Outlet or post office ,there is always western union money transfer section outlet around you (you can also do it online at Â www.westernunion.com)...,l would have done it myself but as l am at sea and l forget to bring my credit card aboard, l am a little incapacitated. I will appreciate your help here.
This is email we received this evening regarding the sale of my partners car off gumtree. They work on an oil rig, and there uk agent will pick the car up !! Not sure where the scam is yet but I know they are building upto it !!
|AndyW (GB) Added the following extra information on :2014-09-08 05:41:56|
Mate was given exactly the same email, but in relation to a kayak he was selling. Clearly a scammer, avoid !
|Anonymous () Added the following extra information on :2014-09-01 21:23:14|
Thanks mate for your details,the asking price & conditions is ok
i'll be coming soon for my holiday, l'm working on offshore ATM
I started in 1987 in United Kingdom and although most of my workÂ
has been here in Brazil, recently up north in the oil sands, I have throughÂ
the year also worked in Mexico,US and offshore in New Zealand.
I won't be able to Inspection due to the nature of my work,would 've love to
call in person but satellite server has been down which restrict calls.
l'll contact my courier agent to contact you for pick it up and deliver it in my place.
Plz get back to me with your paypal details in order for me to makeÂ
payment to you cos that my only method of payment.
Would appreciate if you can email me more pictures (if available)
Plz send PayPal details for me to send money to you ASAP.
I am selling a car on gumtree. I am always a bit worried when people start to tell there life stories about working on an oil rig or something so I Google it and it appears that someone else on here has had the same problem with this person from same e - mail address so I thought I would post this .
|Anonymous () Added the following extra information on :2014-07-11 19:52:55|
Also received a WebSMS from this person