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Anonymous
Willenhall, Walsall, United Kingdom
2015-10-08 12:23:21
Classified Ads Scam
Gumtree
+1 weston union scam  
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   gerrard banks
Email Address:
   gerrardbanks30@gmail.com
Tell you they will pay for item but you have to pay money for transport for them fun though tell you they only have use of PayPal and want u to pay for shipping for them address is on here under Weston union scam thought give everyone a heads up item was on gumtree put on ebay now safer
email 1 Sorry you are new to this all you need to do is go online at the western union website, www.westernunion.co.uk and transfer the sum of £300 to my pickup agent details l sent you in order to enable them come for pickup, get the details of western union MTCN email to paypal after the transfer has been done online so that your total funds will be credited immediately into your paypal account, get this done and get back to me so that I can contact my courier agent to arrange time for pick up

After asking why Weston union never seen people use it I got this alarm bells went after first email but who in uk transport company uses china as a hq ain't silly

Email responce

Sorry you are new to this all you need to do is go online at the western union website, www.westernunion.co.uk and transfer the sum of £300 to my pickup agent details l sent you in order to enable them come for pickup, get the details of western union MTCN email to paypal after the transfer has been done online so that your total funds will be credited immediately into your paypal account, get this done and get back to me so that I can contact my courier agent to arrange time for pick up.



On Thu, Oct 8, 2015 at 12:05 PM, jay b> wrote:

No payment also is sounds very suspisiouse if I recive payment will return it to you as dont make sence any of it never Hurd of a coriour using Weston union also I'm not paying fees sorry alot of hastle to sell a bike I'm afraid should have listened to myself in first place once

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From: Gerrard Banks
Sent: ‎08/‎10/‎2015 11:42

To: jay
Subject: Re: Re bike on gumtree


I have just completed the payment and I expected paypal to have notified you to this effect.check your mail folders (Inbox,spam and junk mail) l sent £800.00 GBP in all. l added £400 but £300 will be sent to my agent Headquarter in China through western union online at www.westernunion.co.uk or post office close to you, the extra $100 is to cover the western union fees. Paypal said they will not release the funds until you email them the western union details for verification,and also to enable my pick up agent come for pick up. Here is the agent's details where the money will be sent.


First Name: Xiaojian
Last Name: Tian
Addresss: Jiangxi gongzi.jintai lu
City: Ji'an
State: Jiangxi
Zip Code: 343900
Country: China.


Please get the necessary details email to paypal (Money Transfer Control Number) the MTCN, Sender's name and Address used to send the £300 so that paypal can release the whole funds into your account.Please get back to me once done.


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Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2016-01-04 04:02:40
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Gerrard banks
Email Address:
   gerrardbanks30@gmail.com
Exactly the same as below wanted to buy my van for supreme gift for his son. Wanted to send £1350 through paypal which he did but could not access funds until I had paid £320 to the shipping company in China with exactly the same details as below. Stay away from this so called buyer could end up messy.

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