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Tregear, New South Wales, Australia
Classified Ads Scam
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|+6 Ad scam|
|Anonymous () Added the following extra information on :2013-04-02 23:47:08|
I had a car advertised on gumtree and received a text msg asking what the present condition and final price of my gumtree listing also advising that the best way to contact is via their email: Lisariediger@outlook.com I replied via an email then received one back about an hour after, saying that she was buying it for her son who just graduated charles darwin uni and due to strict no phone policy and due to bad weather where she works she could not be contacted, but if i could either send my bank details or my paypal details she would pay into there and her agent would arrange pick up. Hmmm i'm not in that bigger rush to sell thank you very much.
|Daniel (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) Added the following extra information on :2013-04-01 08:34:32|
Sent from: Lisa What's the present condition and final price of your gumtree listing, best way to contat me is via my email firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted add on gumtree and within 2hrs of posting I received an SMS asking for details of the item that were already in the add. With suspicion, I text the number back..... It has now been 48hrs with no reply... funny that!!
|Cain (Perth, Western Australia, Australia) Added the following extra information on :2013-02-28 19:39:42|
Just had an SMS in response to my motorbike for sale ad on Gumtree. Pretty lazy scammer now as they didn't even ask anything specific to what I was actually selling.
SMS: "Sent from: Jess What's the present condition and final price of your Gumtree listing, best way to contact me is via my email: email@example.com"
|Anonymous () Added the following extra information on :2013-02-18 01:42:35|
Hi mate, thanks for your response regarding the bike. I would love to know the present condition of the bike and final sales price. My private shipping company pickup agent will be coming for pickup of the bike after payment has been made and cleared. I will be paying via PayPal or direct deposit to your bank account using my Upgraded Merchant PayPal account as this is secure and very fast. Its pretty easy to setup an account with PayPal from their web http://www.paypal.com.au/ if you do not have one already. I will look forward hearing back from you. Thanks
|Anonymous () Added the following extra information on :2013-02-18 00:47:43|
I have lodged a motorbike for sale on Gumtree 17th Feb 2013. A text came through via an Australian mobile phone number 0428 465 117 So I googled the email address that was included and a photographer by this name came up with his own websites, twitter and Facebook. To follow up I thought I'd Google the phone number with a different result..looks like you need to be a detective when trying to sell anything online..
|norina (Corndale, New South Wales, Australia) Added the following extra information on :2012-11-22 22:30:29|
had the same issue with the same 'person'..through just cars too...