Kapo project, tried to buy my car and wanted me to transfer money to his agent in China, was offshore on an oil rig. - Scamalot

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Anonymous
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
2014-11-04 08:59:34
Classified Ads Scam
Gumtree
Kapo project, tried to buy my car and wanted me to transfer money to his agent in China, was offshore on an oil rig.Email Attached
 Scammer
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Name:
   Greame Nicholson
Email Address:
   graemeholson@gmail.com
Thanks for getting back to me,i am satisfy with the price and the condition with all i have seen and I'm ready to offer you the said asking price as listed only if can you assure me that i will not be disappointed with this because i won't be able to come for the inspection due to the nature of my work.I work with New Zealand Oil and Gas (NZOG) and we are presently offshore in New Zealand Taranaki Basin on Kapo project ,I will have love to talk to you on phone but our satellite server has down which restrict all our calls that is why I contacted you with internet messaging facility........
Regarding the payment,my Mode of payment is via PayPal because i don't have access to my bank account online and i am not with my credit card details here but i have link up my bank account with my PayPal account so I will be paying you through PayPal to your nominated bank account or better still is if you have a PayPal account for me to pay in and i will be responsible for all the PayPal fee/charges on this transaction and i will like you to get back to me with more pics if available as i hope we can make the purchase as fast as possible,I have also contacted my courier who will come for pick up and deliver it to my place after the whole fund has been cleared into your acct and they will be handling the title for me. So kindly get back to me with your PayPal E-Mail Address or Bank details as listed below:

Account Holder Name :
Account Number :
Bsb Numbers :
Bank Name:

Cheers .......

Thanks for the mail...i will be making the payment to you soon as i need to confirm from my agent regarding the pick up arrangement before i proceed with the payment..Please I will be glad if you get the add deleted from the site so you can know i am more serious about this and stay online cos i will mail you once i am through with the payment and you will be notify about the transaction as well.
Regards...

I must compel to you that i am confronting a little difficulty with the pick up of the item.. i just got an email from my agent that he won't come and pick up the item unless i pay him the agent commission fee first, in order to be able to schedule a pick up time for the item , my pick up agent's head quarters is situated in China and all payments made for pick up from anywhere in the world is sent to their head quarters in China. at the moment, the only form of payments they accept is western union money transfer. i tried to pay online but i will need a credit card which i didn't bring on board besides, there is no post office or any western union outlet here on sea.
I will need you to help me as follow.

I will include $1,500 for pick up fee, $100 for western union charges while $16,500 will be the fee for the item Purchased. Ground total is ($18,100).

Please note that pick up will take place after the full fund might have being credited into your Account. i am sure i can confide in you as i can see you as an honest person. can you help me with this?

Summary

Item Purchased $16,500.
Pick up Agent Fee $1,500.
Western Union Charges. $100.
Total Amount to be Transferred. $18,100.

I will be making a ground total of $18,100 and it covers both western union charges , pickup agent fee and the Item purchased.

Thanks for your perusal and your anticipated coop-rations.
Kind Regards

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