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|Scam Reporter||Scam Tips Received|
Sunshine, Victoria, Australia
Classified Ads Scam
|+1 Luda Dawood |
He said he was on an oil rig was not available to view the car or contact us via phone. But he said he would buy the car for his vacation and would deposit to our paypal account and then organise a courier to pick up the car.
We googled him as sounded Suss and we were right as his name came up straight away on this site.
|Gav (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) Added the following extra information on :2012-07-19 20:46:34|
Sent me a message about 5 or 6 hours after I put the advert on the internet with no photo saying 'I would like to know the present condition and firm price for your listing on carsguide..Pls contact on firstname.lastname@example.org'. Emailed back with all the details and received the following email
'Hi thanks for mailing back,am ok with the price and the condition,am
buying it for my vacation,because i'll be coming soon from our rig as
am a petroleum project engineer on a rig 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 call restriction due to bad weather condition our satellite server has been down.
i will be paying you through PayPal,please 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 in my place.
Await your reply
Responded by telling them they could only pay be cash when picking up the car, haven't received a response.