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Caroline
Seven Hills, New South Wales, Australia
2012-05-15 04:21:01
Classified Ads Scam
Gumtree
Gumtree for sale ad. Sounded suspicious so I searched Google.Same scam has happended to others
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Dave Edmond
Email Address:
   daved1516@gmail.com
This seems to be a regular scam. I received the same email response as others he has responded to. See below for details


Hi thanks for the mail,am ok with the price and the condition,am
buying it for my holiday,because i\'ll be coming soon from our rig as
am a marine biologist working offshore,i won\'t be able to come for
the inspection due to the nature of my work,i would have love to call
in person but we have limited access to calls due to bad weather condition.
i will be paying you through PayPal,pls get back to me with your
PayPal details so i can proceed with the payment and contact the
courier agent who will come to pick it up and deliver it to my place prior my arrival.
Await your reply.

We do not have a Paypal account so he was provided bank account details. The bank has been notified
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