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Scam ReporterScam Tips Received
Phil Scholes
AU
2014-08-26 00:15:38
Classified Ads Scam
Gumtree
+1 Gumtree
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Jamie Christopher
Email Address:
   jamie.chris010@gmail.com
This person replied almost immediately asking if my motorcycle was still for sale aftre I placed an add on Gumtree.
He said he was onboard a ship and could only be contacted other than through internet messaging. Stated he could not access his credit card or anz bank details.
Stated that the purchase was for his son\'s 21st Birthday.

He asked for my Bank account details and/or Paypal details.

When I asked for his contact details he stated he lived at
24 Kurrajong Crescent, Nightcliff NT 0810
His DofB was 6 May 1974
His drivers licence number was 0515327752.

After an internet search of his drivers licence number I found many emails stating that this person was a scammer who used lots of different names.
Follow Ups/Extra Information. Most recent is listed first.
No Name   (Strathfield, New South Wales, Australia) Added the following extra information on :2014-12-04 05:30:57
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Jamie Chris
Email Address:
   jamie.chris010@gmail.com
Advertised my car on Carsguide and the following day I received a text notification from Carsguide on behalf of Jamie saying 'hello, am interested in yours carsguuide car, what is the firm price. kindly get back to me at jamie.chris010gmail.com'. I later responded to his text via email saying that I can drop the price by $500 if he was interested. the he replied saying that the following: 'Thanks for getting back,i'm cool with the price likewise the condition as described on the advert,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 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' I then deleted his email and reported him here. DO NOT SEND ANY DETAILS TO JAMIE CHRIS!!!

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