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Scam ReporterScam Tips Received
Dan
Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
2014-12-16 09:01:15
Classified Ads Scam
Gumtree
Gumtree Scam for BikeEmail Attached
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   josep andy
Email Address:
   coleandy01@gmail.com
Telephone:
   07624803049
I have a mountain bike for sale and got this textl from this scammer.

What's the lowest price of ur bicycle? plz email thru (coleandy01@gmail.com)
email only tnx

I emailed him

Hi
I would accept £xxxx. Hope this helps.
Many thanks
Dan

and got this 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.

What are the reasons for selling it ? would appreciate if you can
email me any pictures of it (if available) , Plz send me your paypal
details to send funds to you ASAP.



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