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|Scam Reporter||Scam Tips Received|
Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Classified Ads Scam
| gumtree scam Someone attempted to scam me today. We have a number of items for sale on Gumtree. A buyer contacted me showing an interest in a item but couldn't collect as he was in a wheelchair ( apparently buying for his son ) so said he'd send a courier and could he pay by PayPal. I eventually got an email , purporting to be from PayPal saying that he'd sent Â£340 and that I had to pay Â£260 of this to his courier via another account by clicking on the link Needless to say, PayPal have been informed and the buyer Mikedeann123@gmail.com has been blacklisted. Watch out for anyone called Mike Dean if you're selling anything.|
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