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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Classified Ads Scam
|+3 Scammer on Gumtree |
|Anonymous () Added the following extra information on :2017-02-20 22:52:05|
Pretty much the same story when I tried to sell my car, scammer now calls himself George, email word for word the same
|Anonymous () Added the following extra information on :2017-01-06 08:10:02|
I thought this sounded weird. EMAIL 1 FROM: Kenny Scott 12/31/16 (6 days ago)
to me Thank you for the mail, I'm interested in buying this and i will be paying you the asking price so consider it sold,i will like you to be honest with me because i will not be available to come for inspects due to nature of my work, Honestly i am buying this for my son, but the issue is I'm a NAVY Vet and i just got a deployed.It's strictly no call due to the lack of reception on the sea area. But I'm able to access email any time as will make use of computer.
I want it to be the perfect graduation gift for him and am making it a surprise package as well ,Does it have any history I should be aware of? and why are you selling it if you don't mind my asking. I don't mind adding an extra $300.00 for you just to take down the posting..I am already in talks with freighters that will handle the pickup and delivery .I will really appreciate if you can email more info
Due to the nature of my work i am a very busy man working all day, am a (NAVY Vet in which i deal Vet Software's) am presently on-board, i don't have access to my bank account online as am not with my credit card details here but i have my ANZ bank account link up with my PayPal account so I will be paying you through Account to your nominated bank account or better still is if you have a PayPal account ,please get back to me with your BSB and account details or PayPal account so i can proceed with the payment and contact the courier agent who will come to pick it up and deliver it in WA for my son .Await your reply.
EMAIL 2 from: Kenny Scott Jan 3 (3 days ago)
to me Thanks for your details explain and i'm wiling to proceed with the purchase of the car, so kindly reply back to me with your payment details so i can proceed with the payment now and the agent can be coming down for the pick up once i'm done with the payment asap
EMAIL 3 from: Kenny Scott Jan 3 (3 days ago)
to me Kindly get back to me with your PayPal email address or your bank details so that i can proceed with the payment as soon as possible.
|Anonymous () Added the following extra information on :2016-10-23 04:30:25|
I received a response from this person, shortly after posting an ad to sell my car on Gumtree. He claims to work for the Australian Defence force and wants to purchasers the car for his son. He is prepared to pay an extra $300 if I remove the ad. I sent an invoice from PayPal now he has sent some convoluted nonsense about an agent in China and then requested my personal number.bank
I About To Make The Payment!! I just want to know more about the item to make sure its in good condition before i proceed with the payment,so can you assure me i will not be disappointed?And also I need to inform you about this as i just received an email from my pick agent from China...Am most sure i did not include that in my previous email,And they said they won't come for the pick up unless i pay the agent commission fee first in order to be able to schedule a pick up time.I am Operating officer as my position on here.I am so busy and can not pay the agent fees from here as they Requested that i need to pay them with Money Gram.So what i will do here is that i will send the payment in the total amount of $19,200.00 AUD. So once you receive the funds,you will deduct the promised amount for the good which is $17,100.00 AUD and the remaining $2.000.00 AUD will be send down to my agent By Money Gram .the extra $100 is main for the Money Gram charges and get back to me with your mobile number to ring you with my private company number once am done with the payment asap.Kindly reply back to me with your private number so i can ring you once i'm done with the payment On Sun, Oct 23, 2016 at 7:38 AM, Kenny Scott