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|Scam Reporter||Scam Tips Received|
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
Classified Ads Scam
|+1 Boat for Sale Response |
Jane responded by sending another text saying: \"Thanks for your responce kindly get back to me with the pictures and you final asking price via my email (email@example.com)\"
I emailed her back with more information.
Here is her email response to my email:
\"Ok thanks for your response..Would love to know your lowest asking price cos i will not be able to come for inspection,am a very busy type as i work long hours everyday,i do go through your advertisement and i am satisfied with it.
As for the payment..i will be paying you via the fastest and secure way to pay online(PayPal).
I have a private courier agent that will come for the pick up after the payment have been made ..
You can now send me your PayPal email so i can pay in right away and also include your address in your reply.If you don\'t have a paypal account, you can easily set up one...log on to www.paypal.com. and sign up. its very easy.I await your reply asap.
P.S Kindly ignore any similars email or texts and deal with me directly....
I became suspicious and decided to check the internet for similar worded scams. I found numerous other websites with similar results.
|Mr. Magnum (Calgary, Alberta, Canada) Added the following extra information on :2012-08-14 00:25:18|
Same thing happened trying to sell a truck. Got a text first, asking if the truck was still available and return email address. I sent a message saying it was and asked if they'd like to arrange a time to come see it. I got the exact same response word for word as the person selling the boat. I did some checking online and discovered it was a scam.