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nick gust
2012-10-08 04:29:14
New Town, Tasmania, Australia
Scammer Source was dave edmond
Classified Ads Scam - Gumtree

Scammer Information
Namedave edmond    

Details of Scam Report
contacted me by text message about a kayak i had advertised on gumtree. claimed it was best to contact him by email at then accepted the price and wanted to pay me via paypal, with 'his freight agent' comming to pick up the goods. i noticed the scam on scam tip off and didnt proceed to give him any more details. not sure what exactly he is up to, but it seems many people have had the same interactions with him.

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2012-10-09 01:09:32, Magill, South Australia, Australia 
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Scammer Information
Namedave edmond    

Details of Scam Report
I advertised a trailer on Gum Tree and these are his responses. I did not pursue the emails as I guessed it was a scam.
"hank you for the mail,i am okay with the condition Likewise your asking price is quite reasonable and affordable considering others I've seen lately, I'll have it for the listed price, please kindly send me your paypal payment email and name to set up purchase,i will arrange for pick up by my freight agent after the cleared payment via paypal. Also more pics will be appreciated." "was just about to pay when i had this little problem with the picking up,my pick up agent says i will need to pay for the pick up before they can schedule a pick up time to my location at: 24 Kurrajong Crescent Nightcliff Northern Territory 0810, Australia.,they charged me $950 for pick up and delivery,and payments for pick up made through them is made to their corporate international headquarters which is in UK and the payments is made through western union money transfer,i will add the $950 to the money i will send through the transfer 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 Headquarters in UK through western union money transfer,this can be done at any western union" section at the post office,there is always western union money transfer section in most post "offices.

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