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Scam ReporterScam Tips Received
Anonymous
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2015-07-13 21:43:29
Classified Ads Scam
Gumtree
Silvan MeierEmail Attached
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Silvan Meier
Email Address:
   silvanmeier2@gmail.com
Firstly "he" replied to my advert through mobile,"Hi is your Camper trailer still for sale? Kindly advice on the final price and the present condition to my private email (silvanmeier2@gmail.com) Thanks."
The mobile phone number "he" was using was: 0427 360450.
I replied through email: "Yes the camper trailer is still for sale. It is in excellent condition and has lots of extras.
If you would like to arrange a viewing just let me know when you would be available."
His reply:
"Thanks for getting back to me..I'm okay with the price as its within my budget likewise the condition as described on the advert,I work as a marine engineer and currently on a repair of a big construction work offshore which will take some time.We do not have access to phone at the moment due to the current status of the job.. Doing the supervising and checking of each section of the construction. and that's why I contacted you with internet messaging facility.Regarding the payment,i will be paying you through PayPal linked up with my westpac bank account,please get back to me with your paypal details so i can process the payment,you can alternatively send your bsb acct name and number if you have no PayPal acct.I have also contacted my courier who will come for pick up and deliver it to my place in Darwin after the whole fund has been cleared into your account..
Cheers"
Alarm bells are ringing in my head so I googled gumtree scams and was getting lots of similarities, then noticed that someone suggested to google his name. That led me to you amazing people!
Thanks guys for saving me from being ripped off $15,000!
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