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Anonymous
GB
2014-08-28 07:47:55
Classified Ads Scam
Gumtree
+4 Text then email to buy Engine that is advertised on Gmtree
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Juliana bartone
Email Address:
   juliebartone30@gmail.com
Text to ask what was lowest price for Engine and asking me to email them. I emailed details and asked them to call, then got a email saying on oil rig, no reception can\'t call but happy with Engine and price and will get courier to collect. Agent will organize collection as they are still away waiting to come back from holiday. Asked for extra photos and Pay-Pal details.
Follow Ups/Extra Information. Most recent is listed first.
mike   (GB) Added the following extra information on :2015-04-15 11:50:40
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   geoffrey rowland
Email Address:
   geoffreyrowland27@gmail.com
again Gumtree advertising on a trailer, this guys contacts me from the above number with the following
Hi mate, is your trailer on gumtree still for sale? what's ur firm price and condition? get back to me on my email geoffreyrowland27@gmail.com email only tnx
sent an email, waiting a response, i will be expecting the same, please supply me with email and paypal account info, getting used to this now so i wont need to say what my email response was lol

Adrian   (GB) Added the following extra information on :2014-10-16 11:31:18
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   juliana bartone
Email Address:
   juliebartone30@gmail.com'
Sent me a text asking me for the lowest price I would sell my motorbike for. Included in her message was her email address which she asked me to send the details to, she didn't want me to text her back or call her. I sent her the price via email as requested to which I got a reply.
"Thanks mate for your details,the asking price & conditions is ok l'm buying it for my son as a gift ,I won't be able to Inspect due to the nature of my work overseas, would 've love to call in person but satellite server has been down which restrict calls,l'm presently working on offshore as a petroleum engineering. Regarding your payment, Plz get back to me with your paypal details in order for me to make payment to you cos that my only method of payment, my courier will contact you for pick it up and deliver it in my place after payment has been made to you.
Would appreciate if you can email me more pictures (if available) Plz send PayPal details for me to send money to you ASAP."
Helloooooo do people really fall for this crap?

Scam Email
text sent to my mobile and then after I replied to her via email the above was sent via email

No Name   (GB) Added the following extra information on :2014-09-08 07:52:38
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Brian Troy
Email Address:
   briantroy901@gmail.com
Originally texted in response to Gumtree advert then followed my e-mail with this:
Thanks for your response,I'm ok with price and the conditions, l'm buying it for my vacation,because i'll be coming soon from rig. I started in 1987 in United Kingdom and although most of my work has been here in Brazil, recently up north in the oil sands, I have through the years 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 make payment to you cos that my only method of payment.
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 :2014-08-30 06:05:50
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Brian Troy
Email Address:
   briantroy901@gmail.com
"please what's the final price of ur van? email through (briantroy901@gmail.com) email only"
Got text this message this morning about our van for sale on gumtree & when we googled this info we discover we're not the only ones trying to be scammed........thankfully I checked prior to any details being given as there was just something not quite right about it. Husband text back asking "who is it?" and we've had no reply funnily enough!!!

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