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Anonymous
London, England, United Kingdom
2014-08-04 08:28:10
Auction/eBay Scam
Gumtree
+2 Paypal scamEmail Attached  
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   philcodward0123@gmail.com
Email Address:
   philcodward0123@gmail.com
Fax:
   +44 7624 803049
This guy rang me regarding buying my bike from gumtree asking my details of PayPal,he made story that he works on sea and is merine engineer,he said he can only make payments through PayPal.after searching on internet I find out he done same scam with others by asking bank details and taking money from account.so beware
Follow Ups/Extra Information. Most recent is listed first.
Liz   (Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom) Added the following extra information on :2014-12-08 18:35:51
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Henry Mclurkin
Email Address:
   mclurkin23@gmail.com
Responded to my Gumtree advert for furniture for sale:
"Thanks for your details,I'm ok with the price and the conditions, l'm buying it for my vacation,because i'll be coming soon from our rig cos am a petroleum engineer,am offshore now,I won't be able to come for Inspection due to the nature of my work,would have 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 contact the 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,what's the PayPal email to send money in order for me to pay you ASAP."

Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2014-11-07 15:54:22
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Henry McLurkin
Email Address:
   mclurkin83@gmail.com

The person responded to an advert I had posted on a site selling furniture. They said they would like to buy it however due to working off shore on an oil rig they would pay for it through Paypal and send a courier for the furniture. They asked for my Paypal details.

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