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tanya childs
Warner, Queensland, Australia
2012-04-15 03:45:19
Classified Ads Scam
Gumtree
+2 Gumtree Email / Paypal Scam
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Adam, Rebecca
Email Address:
   adamgray666@yahoo.com, beccyfol@gmail.com
Contacted me via sms saying they could only contact me via email. Both. They were interested but needed me to register for PayPal. My mother had a similar situation when selling stuff on Gumtree recently, so I was aware of the scam. I told them I was reporting them to Gumtree Administration / scam.
Follow Ups/Extra Information. Most recent is listed first.
Ash   (Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom) Added the following extra information on :2012-05-18 08:33:35
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Amanda Stackhouse
Email Address:
   amanda.stackhouse225@yahoo.com
Says a transaction has been made over Gumtree through Paypal. Asks you to ship the item to NIGERIA through recorded first class for £80. Multiple 'Paypal' confirmation emails are sent and you are informed that the transaction cannot be complete until you have sent the item and entered the 'Tracking' number. there is no such thing - report it to paypal and gumtree, make as 'phishing scam'.

Liz   (Wallsend, New South Wales, Australia) Added the following extra information on :2012-04-17 07:03:58
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   adamgray666@yahoo.com
Email Address:
   adamgray666@yahoo.com
They messaged me and said to email them with the details and they wanted more photos of the product. I told him someone was interested in buying it for $1200 so he offered $1300. Then he told me to register with paypal...I googled his email and this website came up thankyou..

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