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|Scam Reporter||Scam Tips Received|
|Bukit Batok Owner
Singapore, Central Singapore Community Development Council, Singapore
| email@example.com SCAMMER from GumTree |
Received a SMS from +27810156145
" I have keen interest to rent ur property listed on d gumtri web so send me more fotos/details directly to (firstname.lastname@example.org) or text back ur email address.
I Replied via SMS
"Hi, may i know which location u mean?"
Received SMS from +27810156145
"Hello, I am very keen about renting d unit so please send me more details to my email for further discusion Rdgs"
I Email her some room photos, and near by amenities details. (Without my address block or any details.)
Replied from email@example.com with attached PASSPORT PICTURE
Thanks for getting back to me. I am a simple, cool and non-smoker lady. I am willing to rent the unit as I am at sea at the moment as i am a Coastguard Agency employee in USA but i was Born and brought up in San Juan, Philippines. I am coming to study and I will work part-time down there but due to the nature of my work, phone calls making and visiting of website are restricted. I only squeezed out time to check this advert and send you an email regarding this. i am ready to rent it asap so tell me how much is the rent/share per month and how much deposit do i have to pay. Please send me more period you wish to rent this out, I have attached my ID Passport with this email for you to have a view of me and my personal info..
Looking forward to read back from you soon
I Replied to her email, about the rental charges. And suddenly have a weird feeling as how will someone just take a picture of her passport details and forward to u? So i decided to google and found out she's a scammer.
Hope this helps, Cheers.
Singapore Owner from Gumtree