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David burnie
Preston West, Victoria, Australia
2012-08-21 19:02:01
Defective Products/Services
Gumtree
+1 Untitled Defective Products/Services on Gumtree, #4660
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Helvis Datford
Email Address:
   helvis.datford@gmail.com
He sent us a text message from pinger.com saying he wants our car as it was advertised on gumtree. We called it couldn\'t get through got asked for our bank account details or PayPal sent him our PayPal and he said the money would be in soon and the email states he\'s a patroluem engenieer and is off shore and cannot call this is a fake and he even sends you a PayPal email with funds in it but it goes directly to your junk folder. Ignore these emails
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Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2013-11-30 04:16:53
 Scammer
  Information
I just posted our car on carsales.com.au and got text message from +61428465117:
“Sent from:helvis I’m interested in your car Ad,how much are you willing to sell it.get back to me only at (helvisdatford@gmail.com) with the firm price & condition.”
I suspected a scam and responded: “Call me and make me an offer if you’re interested”

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