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|Scam Reporter||Scam Tips Received|
Macclesfield, Victoria, Australia
Classified Ads Scam
| Car Sale - Response to Advertised Car Sale |
Initially asked for details of the car. He said he works as a sailor. He would have spoken to me directly but couldnt do it as he was very very busy with his work and unable to phone. he said, his son has moved to NT. He is planning to gift a car to his son . Asked for pay pal detail or bank account details as he was going to lodge payment and then get courier to pick up the car.
These guys are scammers.. please find the email i got from them below.
Scam EmailThanks for the response, i would have loved to call you directly but due to the nature of my work we do not have access to phone at the moment,which is why I contacted you with internet messaging facility.
Am buying this for my son for his 21st birthday. He lives in Darwin presently so is going to be shipped to Darwin after have sorted out with the payment, i want to be sure if it is still in good condition ,i will not be able to come for inspection now all i really need from you is the exact details of the car. I don't mind adding an extra $300.00 for you just to take down the posting.
Due to the nature of my work i am a very busy man working all day,am a sailor am presently on-board, i don't have access to my bank account online as am not with my credit card details here but i have my ANZ bank account link up with my PayPal account so I will be paying you through PayPal to your nominated bank account or better still is if you have a PayPal account ,please get back to me with your BSB and account details or PayPal account so i can proceed with the payment and contact the courier agent who will come to pick it up and deliver it in NT for my son .Await your reply .