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Scam ReporterScam Tips Received
Benny Softbeard
Lakelands, New South Wales, Australia
2016-06-01 21:31:35
Classified Ads Scam
Other Classified Ads Site
Car Sale Scam  
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Romero Richard
Email Address:
   romeroric84@gmail.com
It started with a text message that asks for an email about a firm price. When you email you then get a reply as follows:

Thanks for getting back,i'm pleased with the price and the condition as described on the advert,I work on a remote mine site, Energy Resources of Australia Ltd (ERA) Darwin NT.We do not have access to phone at the moment and that's why I contacted you with internet messaging facility,Does it have any history I should be aware of and why are you selling?

Regarding the payment,i will be paying you through PayPal linked up with my westpac bank account,please get back to me with your BSB,Acct name & Number so i can process the payment,you can alternatively send your PayPal payment details as i can also pay into your Paypal acct.
I've contacted my courier who will come for pick up and deliver it to my place in Darwin after the whole fund has been cleared into your acct.
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