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No Name
Weston Creek, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
2012-05-01 05:51:42
Classified Ads Scam
Gumtree
+4 Car sale Scan
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   William
Email Address:
   willpaull1972@gmail.com
Hi
I just thought you might have had some other buyer\'s interested in buying the Vehicle from you so i think the best way for me to outbid them is only by offering you an additional $700.AUD to your asking price on your ad Gumtree, But let me start by saying i won\'t for the inspection of the Vehicle my self due to where i am presently,but i have a pick-up Agent who will be contacting you about where and when the picking of the Vehicle will taking place after have completed the payment transaction with you .

But if you dont mind telling me just a little bit more about the present mechanical condition and how often do you do the service and if possible the history ?. I will be waiting to read from you before i can proceed with the payment immediately

William
Follow Ups/Extra Information. Most recent is listed first.
Brad   (St. Paul, Alberta, Canada) Added the following extra information on :2012-10-16 13:33:20
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   David Burk
Email Address:
   davidburk001@hotmail.com
David Burk
9:17 AM (2 hours ago)
to me Hi Mate just thinking you might have had some buyer's interested in buying your Vehicle and i think the best way to outbid them is by offering you additional 700 to your asking price on the ad, Well am actually purchasing it for my Brother at home to have something to move around with when am not available but i won't be available to come for the inspection my self due to where i am presently . I do have a pick-up agent that will be contacting you on where and when the pick-up will take place after have completed the payment my self .
If you don't mind can you please tell me a little bit more about the present mechanical condition,how often you do the servicing and the history ? I will be waiting for your response then if we come to an agreement i will proceed with the payment immediately.
David
David Burk
10:07 AM (1 hour ago)
to me Good to hear from you again Thank you for this details, Well in regards to the Vehicle am very much interested in buying it and paying for it right away so you don't have to look around for any other buyer for it. I'm actually buying it for my Brother at home in Ontario as a surprise, But before i can send it to him i have to make sure the Vehicle is in a good condition . I hope you understand my point that there is no way i come to do the inspection of the Vehicle my self as have said earlier besides the Vehicle will be picked up and transported to Ontario where my Parents stays, So whatever you tell me about the good and the bad aspect of the Vehicle is what i will believe and also inform the Pick-up agent that will be coming over to pick the Vehicle
After have completed the payment the agent will contact you about where and when the pick up will take place and they will also be of assistance to do the change of ownership when they get there. but before i proceed with the Payment is there is any problem which you're yet to mention that i should know , please let me know now meanwhile can you please please take the add off online now till we complete the transaction and please send me your PayPal email and i will make the Payment right now
Regards
David

Crystal   (Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada) Added the following extra information on :2012-10-14 19:09:40
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   David Burk
Email Address:
   davidburk001@gmail.com
I saw ur ad,Am ready to offer u additional $700 to ur asking price for the Vehicle.pls respond by email me ASAP on: davidburk001@gmail.com .David
Seemed to good to be true, plus the number he texted from was a different area code.

John   (AU) Added the following extra information on :2012-05-13 08:29:48
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   will.paul5
Email Address:
   willpaull1972gmail.com
A day after advertising a car on Gumtree, I received the following text; Hi, i saw ur ad,Am redy to ofer u an aditional 700 to ur asking price for the Vehicle.pls respond ASAP to email: willpaull1972gmail.com
Needless I did not reply!

No Name   (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) Added the following extra information on :2012-05-06 05:00:17
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   willpaull1972@gmail.com
gumtree.com.au I recieved a text msg to my phone,
Hi, i saw ur ad,Am redy to ofer u an aditional 700 to ur asking price for the Vehicle.pls respond ASAP to email: willpaull1972gmail.com
Surely what sort of idiot offers 700 more to a vehicle, when the price is stated negotiable. plus i googled the address and came across another report of this.

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