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Durack, Queensland, Australia
| Trying to get items for free/fake "PayPal" transaction |
Classified Ads Scam - Gumtree
This is the text I got: What's the FIRM price & present condition for your camera Advert on gumtree, best way to get me is via email ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) Then I replied and received this: I have made the payment,please check your paypal email,junk mail or spam for the receipt of payment please see the postage address below.. (deleted their name and details due to privacy??) when you are sending it please kindly post it via Express Post Service(Next Day Delivery) ..not fedex please. please get back with the tracking number when you are done with the posting Thanks PS: Check your JUNK MAIL FOLDER properly and reply with tracking number. Then I told them there was no way it would be in the junk folder and got this: check your email properly I found an email from email@example.com in my junk mail with a fake transaction: Dear You have an Instant Payment of $3,950.00 from iLker Kuyucu (firstname.lastname@example.org). View the details of this transaction below This transaction may NOT appear in the Recent Activity list on your Account Overview until you complete it see details below on how to complete it. Reversals : This method of payment can not be reversed. Status : ON HOLD - Tracking Number Required to credit your account Payment Details Purchased From Transaction ID:662140481J369252Y Status:Confirmed Item Title Quantity Price Subtotal Goods 1 $3,900.00 $3,900.00 Shipping & Handling via Express Post Service (includes any seller handling fees) $50.00 Shipping Insurance (not offered): -- Total: $3,950.00 Shipping Information Address status: Confirmed NOTE: This PayPal funds has been deducted from the buyer's PayPal account (email@example.com) and has been " APPROVED " but will not be credited to your PayPal account until the shipment reference/tracking number is sent to us for shipment verification so as to secure both the buyer and the seller because Buyer pays for an item but never receives it or Buyer pays for an item but receives item significantly different than expected.Below are the necessary information requested before your account will be credited. Send shipment details to us by replying directly to this email( firstname.lastname@example.org ) and our customer service care will attend to you. As soon as you send us the shipment's tracking details for security purposes and the safety of the buyer with the seller, the money will be credited to your account. **PLEASE NOTE** Once shipment has been verified and the tracking number sent to us, You will receive a " CONFIRMATION EMAIL " from PayPal informing you that the Money has been credited . Thank you for using PayPal! The PayPal Team