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Cheryl
Hendra, Queensland, Australia
2012-08-13 03:41:37
Defective Products/Services
+5 Untitled Defective Products/Services , #4472
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Kyle Jones
Email Address:
   joneskyle02@gmail.com
He first sent me a text message asking \"Is your vehicle still for sale?please gt back to me with the lowest price and condition of it, get back to me through my email address (joneskyle02@gmail.com.)\"

I emailed him back and received the usual email:

Thanks for mailing back.I am away at sea at the moment,i work with New Zealand Oil and Gas (NZOG) and we are presently offshore in New Zealand Taranaki Basin on kapo project.We do not have access to phone at the moment,its 15days off and 15days on,which is why I contacted you with internet messaging facility. I am buying this for my for my holiday, and i want it to be delivered before my arrival in NT . However,does it have any history I should be aware of? and why are you selling if you don\'t mind my asking and I will really appreciate if you can email more info and if possible more photos.

I am already in talks with the courier that will handle the pick-up and delivery to my family . As regards the payment, I can pay you through direct bank deposit,using ppal instant bank wire transfer service, I will need your bank details.If you are not comfortable with that, you can set up a paypal account proper at www.paypal.com.au and I will make the payment through paypal, this way, all I will need is your paypal email address,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.

Regards,
Kyle.

I thought it a bit weird about the holiday in the NT, etc. Decided to look up Taranaki Basin on Kap Project and found all these scam listings.
Follow Ups/Extra Information. Most recent is listed first.
No Name   (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia) Added the following extra information on :2012-09-04 08:50:19
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Kyle Jones
Email Address:
    joneskyle02@gmail.com
The same situation as above. I was selling a car.

David   (Pymble, New South Wales, Australia) Added the following extra information on :2012-09-04 04:26:23
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Kyle Jones
Email Address:
   joneskyle02@gmail.com
Telephone:
   +1 (502) 653-0999
Same as the others exactly.

Diane Tomkins   (Wellers Hill, Queensland, Australia) Added the following extra information on :2012-08-25 10:33:06
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Kyle Jones
Email Address:
   joneskyle02@gmail.com
Same as above ... different phone number ... sent text message to be contaced by email ... was in response to our car for sale add on Gumtree ... I got sus because of the number the text message came from ... and yep too good to be true!!!

Scott   (Mordialloc, Victoria, Australia) Added the following extra information on :2012-08-25 06:44:34
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   kyle jones
Email Address:
   joneskyle02@gmail.com
same as above, different ph number, sounded to good to be true, it was!!!!

Scott   (Mordialloc, Victoria, Australia) Added the following extra information on :2012-08-25 06:25:27
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Scott
Email Address:
   ssminty@bigpond.net.au
same as above, ph number +1(863) 268 5423, left text msg, the email response. sounded to good to be true. turns out it was!!!

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