Scammer Information Details of Scam Report
I received a text in reply to a gumtree ad that reads;
"Do you still have the listed furniture (2 items) on Gumtree for sale? Email final price via firstname.lastname@example.org"
I replied (by that email address)
"Armchair sold now, only chest of drawer left"
He/She got back with;
On Wednesday, January 6, 2016, michelle tony wrote:
Great! please consider it sold and cancel every other appointment regarding it,i am buying it for my son and i am read to pay your full asking price, i have read through the advert and i'm totally satisfied with it and i will be glad if you can get back to me with some pics if available,sadly i won't be able to come for the inspection and pick up due to my disabilities,i loss my hearing and being on a wheelchair but I have a courier agent that will help me to pick it up at your preferred location.
Regarding the payment i can only pay via PayPal at the moment and I will be responsible for all the PayPal fee/charges on this transaction kindly get back to me with your PayPal email and the pick up location so that i can inform the courier agent about it now?
Awaiting your reply soon...
I'll send a PayPal invoice to you in the morning for your payment, cannot do it now.
We are at --------, ----- area, near Tesco, postcode is --- ---, exact house number given on payment.
Sorry to hear of your disabilities.
He/She got back with,
Sound good,just keep me posted..have a wonderful night ahead.
I was thinking about it all evening and in the morning decided to just google the email address before sending the Paypal Invoice, Google returned a similar scam report so I decided not to send invoice just to wait and see what happened, as yet nothing.
07462998742 asking price chest paypal google sold draw agent courier transaction payment responsible report buy mail will google (2 items) (by that email address) final price gumtree