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Scam ReporterScam Tips Received
Michela
AU
2012-09-15 06:48:09
Auction/eBay Scam
Gumtree
+8 Captaincraig11@gmail.com
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Craig A. sultan
Email Address:
   Captaincraig11@gmail.com
Contacting me after an ad posted on gumtree regarding a scooter I was selling.
Email below:

Hi thanks for reply, i am a marine engineer, i am at sea right now. I
am buying this for my son as a surprise gift. I can  only pay through
paypal at the moment as i dont have access to my bank account online(i
dont have internet banking with it), but i have it attached to my
paypal account, and this is why i insisted on using paypal to pay,all
i will need is your paypal email address to make the payment, and if
you dont have a paypal account yet, you can set one  it cant take you
less than 3mins to do that, i will be expecting your paypal email so l
can pay.  I have a pick up agent that will come for the pick up after
payment has been sorted,  l will be waiting for your reply asap..

After giving him Paypal details, another mail followed:

From: \"Craig A. Sultan\"
Date: 13 September 2012 5:45:16 PM AEST
To: ....
Subject: JUST ABOUT TO MAKE THE PAYMENT

I was just about to pay when i had this problem with the pick up, my pick up
agent says i will need to pay for the pick up before they can schedule a
pick up time, they charged me $250 for pick up and delivery, and
payments or pick up made through them is made to their corporate
international headquarters which is in the Uk and the
payments is made through western union money transfer, i will add the
$300 to the money i will send through paypal as soon as i have made
the payments, i will email you and let you know and please i will need
you to help me send the money to my pick up
agent Hq in the Uk through western union money transfer, this can be done
from any post office ,there is always western union money transfer section
in most post offices...,i would have done it myself but we cant bring
some of our personal effects
along, i am a little incapacitated.....I will appreciate your help here


Unfortunately I was so stupid and did they payment. But he was not satisfied and another email followed:

Hi ......PayPal contact me to let me know that they receive
the western union details from you.....Am so sorry to bother you
again, i contacted my pick up agent to finalize the pick up
arrangements and day, when i was told that i need to pay for the
insurance, i wasn\'t aware of this, i would have made the whole
payments at once, i was charged $450.00 for this, i have added $500.00 to
the amount i sent earlier , i added $50 to cover the western union
charges for the $450.00 , paypal said they will be crediting the whole
$1,750.00 into your account all at once and that they will be holding
it till you send the $450.00 and email the western union details to them,
they said they cannot credit the money into your account in
parts,hence a sum of $1,750.00 will be credited into your account
after you have email the western union details for the $450 to them, i
have given the name and address for the pick up company representative
,its the same address since its the same pick up company but different
representative,i expect paypal to email you and confirm this, let me
know when you get the email here is the name
and address once again:


Samuel Barnes
Flat 20 moineau,
The Hyde, London.
Nw9 5ur.
United Kingdom

I will need the details of the transfer once you have sent fund . . .
1.The MTCN number that is the 10 digits number on the Western Union receipt
2.Sender\'s name and address used in sending the money
3.Actual amount sent.


Regards
Craig

At this point I contacted Paypal and wast told me that there is no way they operate trough western union and that I was another victim of scammers.
Follow Ups/Extra Information. Most recent is listed first.
Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2013-05-07 21:44:20
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Craig Sultan
yep - he contacted me off Gumtree and i thought it sounded suss so i did the same as others - google is your friend! found this site now and am reposting to warn others from making a mistake.
here's the same email he sends...
"Hello thanks for reply, i am a marine engineer, i am at sea right now. I am buying this for my son as a surprise gift. I can only pay through paypal at the moment as i don't have access to my bank account online(i dont have internet banking with it), but i have it attached to my paypal account, and this is why i insisted on using paypal to pay,all i will need is your paypal email address to make the payment, and if you dont have a paypal account yet, you can set one it cant take you less than 3mins to do that, i will be expecting your paypal email so l can pay. I have a pick up agent that will come for the pick up after payment has been sorted, l will be waiting for your reply asap.."

Dana   (Nunawading, Victoria, Australia) Added the following extra information on :2013-04-05 20:31:52
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Dana
Same thing happened to me. I just sent my paypal email as well and just decided to google his name. That is when I stumbled on this site. Glad I saw this before getting myself into trouble.

Ken   (Truganina, Victoria, Australia) Added the following extra information on :2012-12-02 15:28:31
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Craig A Sultan
Email Address:
   captaincraig11@gmail.com
Hi. Received the email below after placing an add on Gum tree. Was try to sell my car at the time.
From: craig a sultan
Hi thanks for reply, i am a marine engineer, i am at sea right now. I am buying this for my son as a surprise gift. I can only pay through paypal at the moment as i don't have access to my bank account online(i dont have internet banking with it), but i have it attached to my paypal account, and this is why i insisted on using paypal to pay,all i will need is your paypal email address to make the payment, and if you dont have a paypal account yet, you can set one it cant take you less than 3mins to do that, i will be expecting your paypal email so l can pay. I have a pick up agent that will come for the pick up after payment has been sorted, l will be waiting for your reply asap..

Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2012-12-02 02:23:32
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Ashleigh
I had the same scam from Craig Sultan when trying to sell a vehicle on Gumtree. He stated he was a marine engineer at sea and was buying it as a surprise for his son and would make payment through PayPal and get his 'agent' to pick up vehicle.

Stacey   (AU) Added the following extra information on :2012-10-07 06:17:47
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   craig a. sultan
Email Address:
   Captaincraig11@
exactly the same story.. i was selling a generator on gumtree... nearly got scammed....... muchly appreciative of this site letting everyone know. im so wild.... people like that should be banned from the internet....

Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2012-10-06 09:02:57
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Captaincraig11@gmail.com
Email Address:
   Captaincraig11@gmail.com
Same as others. Received exact same response when trying to sell an item on Gumtree, saying he was at sea, buying it for his son, no access to bank account etc. Decided to do a google search first and appreciate this website warning.

Paul   (no_add) Added the following extra information on :2012-10-04 22:18:00
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Paul
Email Address:
   gingermeggs78@gmail.com
I was trying to sell a car thru Gumtree also and received the identical email to previous reporters regarding freighting the vehicle. Thanks Scamdex

Owen Rowell   (Mansfield, Victoria, Australia) Added the following extra information on :2012-09-15 18:45:42
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Craig A Sultan
Email Address:
   captiancraig11@gmail.com
Fax:
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Craig A Sultan tried to scam me by asking me to send money to his agent which he could send to for some reason, he could email me and post cash through paypal but for some bizzare reasoncould post or arrange it himself
i was sell on a MX bike on Gumtree when this scamer TRIED to get me, his first email was to long and detailed which looked pretty suspect from the start.

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