Gumtree purchase scam - works offshore, wants paypal/bank details to make payment - Scamalot
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London, England, United Kingdom
| Gumtree purchase scam - works offshore, wants paypal/bank details to make payment I received a "WEB SMS" apparently "via gumtree" saying they were interested in an item of furniture and I should email them. I did. They replied explaining they worked offshore as a marine engineer and wouldn't be able to view or collect the item but if I gave them my paypal or bank details they'd transfer the money and have a shipper collect the item once the funds had cleared. I would have given them my details if the email address hadn't come up on Scamdex when I googled it! So, thank you!!|
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