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Carol
Bulimba, Queensland, Australia
2015-08-18 17:41:31
Auction/eBay Scam
Gumtree
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Selling dingy on gumtree and received text asking for email then received the following email
Thanks and reply asap..Thanks a lot for the email. I am buying it for my brother who make a proud of the family and who just graduated ontop of his class in Australia national university (ANU) .He studied Business Law and Professional Ethics Minor and am so proud of his .i want it as a surprise package to appreciate his towards his achievement and to be delivered before my arrival NT as my family lives in NT presently

I work with AWE New Zealand Pty Ltd and we are presently offshore in New Zealand Taranaki Basin on kapo project. We do not have access to phone at the moment,its 15days off and 15days on,which is why I contacted you with internet messaging facility. Where is it located at the moment?Does it have any history I should be aware of? and why are you selling if you don't mind my asking.I am already in talks with the courier that will handle the pick-up and delivery it in NT.

As regards the payment, I can pay you through direct bank deposit,using ppal instant bank wire transfer service as i have my N.A.B account attached to my ppal account, I will need your bank details to the transfer EFT and If you are not comfortable with that, you can set up a paypal account proper at www.paypal.com.au and I will make the payment through paypal, this way, all I will need is your paypal email address.
Cheers!!
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