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Anonymous
Highgate, Western Australia, Australia
2014-07-28 08:12:52
Classified Ads Scam
Gumtree
+2 Person send message via websms010 requesting email contact about item for sale
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Nick Bidem
Email Address:
   grdiasy@gmail.com
Person contacted me via websms010 requesting information about item I had for sale and asked me to respond via email. \"Hi mate, Just viewed your trailer Advert, Pls confirm D price and condition to my email (grdiasy at gmail.com). email ASAP.Bidem.
I emailed back price and condition and person emailed back this response
\"Thanks for the reply,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 21days off and 9days 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 after the whole funds has been cleared into your acct.I would have loved the agent to handle the payment with cash but he doesn\'t make payment on customers behalf.

Await your reply\"
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Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2014-07-29 07:19:10
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Nick Bidem
Email Address:
   grdiasy@gmail.com
Tried to get bank details via carsales.com.au. Made an unusually good offer for a car.

Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2014-07-29 00:19:21
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Nick Bidem
Email Address:
   grdaisy@gmail.com
I got two text messages from two "different" people but using exactly same wording "Hi I just viewed your car ad, Pls confirm ur selling price and d condition 2 my email address asap" One was from Nick on the number above - one was from Bidem on Web SMS019. Your site and this response confirmed my suspicion that it was a scam

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