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Anonymous
London, England, United Kingdom
2015-01-23 11:24:36
Classified Ads Scam
Gumtree
+2 Another Gumtree scammer
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Brian (made up name obviously
Email Address:
   brian.ro344@gmail.com
I'm selling a sofa bed on Gumtree and this is the scammers reply to me:
"What's the lowest price of ur Sofa ? plz email thru (brian.ro344@gmail.com) email only tnx.

This idiot just wants my email address so he can take it from there i guess.
Follow Ups/Extra Information. Most recent is listed first.
Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2015-01-24 11:39:27
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Brian Rojas
Email Address:
   brian.ro344@gmail.com
I was selling a wardrobe on Ebay, firstly I received a text (baffled how he got that) to ask how much I would be willing to accept for it, advising me to reply via email only, which I did. This was his reply....
Thanks for your details,I'm ok with the price and the conditions, l'm buying it for my vacation,because i'll be coming soon from our rig cos am a petroleum engineer,am offshore now,I won't be able to come for Inspection due to the nature of my work,would have love to call in person but our satellite server has been down which restrict calls.I'II be paying you through PayPal,plz get back to me with your PayPal details so l can proceed with the payment and contact the courier agent who will come to pick it up and deliver it in my place.
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

Scam Email
Thanks for your details,I'm ok with the price and the conditions, l'm buying it for my vacation,because i'll be coming soon from our rig cos am a petroleum engineer,am offshore now,I won't be able to come for Inspection due to the nature of my work,would have love to call in person but our satellite server has been down which restrict calls.I'II be paying you through PayPal,plz get back to me with your PayPal details so l can proceed with the payment and contact the courier agent who will come to pick it up and deliver it in my place. 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 :2015-01-24 04:48:17
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Brian rojas
Email Address:
   Brian.ro344@gmail.com
Same scam. "Thanks for your details,I'm ok with the price and the conditions, l'm buying it for my vacation,because i'll be coming soon from our rig cos am a petroleum engineer,am offshore now,I won't be able to come for Inspection due to the nature of my work,would have love to call in person but our satellite server has been down which restrict calls.I'II be paying you through PayPal,plz get back to me with your PayPal details so l can proceed with the payment and contact the courier agent who will come to pick it up and deliver it in my place.
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".

Scam Email
Subject: Re: Wardrobe
From: Brian rojas return-path: brian.ro344@gmail.com
received: by 10.36.51.211 with HTTP; Fri, 23 Jan 2015 22:55:11 -0800 (PST)
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mime-version: 1.0
in-reply-to:
references:
date: Sat, 24 Jan 2015 07:55:11 +0100
message-id:
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envelope-to:

Thanks for your details,I'm ok with the price and the conditions, l'm buying it for my vacation,because i'll be coming soon from our rig cos am a petroleum engineer,am offshore now,I won't be able to come for Inspection due to the nature of my work,would have love to call in person but our satellite server has been down which restrict calls.I'II be paying you through PayPal,plz get back to me with your PayPal details so l can proceed with the payment and contact the courier agent who will come to pick it up and deliver it in my place. 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

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