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Dvaid Hoy
Clayton, Victoria, Australia
2012-11-28 19:18:16
Classified Ads Scam
+1 Gumtree Scam 
Helvis Datford
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Selling a motorbike on Gumtree and he asked about the price and I got this response.

Thanks for mailing back,am ok with the price and the condition.I\'m at sea at the moment as petroleum engineer on a rig offshore,i won\'t be able to come for the inspection due to the nature of my work and i would have called but our calling is restricted,also i\'ll appreciate some photo if possible.Regarding the payment,i will be paying you through PayPal,pls get back to me with your paypal details so i can process the payment,you can alternatively send your bsb and acct number if you have no paypal acct.I have also contacted my courier who will come for pick up after the whole fund has been cleared into your acct.
Await your reply.
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Louise   (Condell Park, New South Wales, Australia) Added the following extra information on :2012-12-07 01:47:06
Helvis datford
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Helvis sent the same email as everyone previously saying he is a petrol engineer. Stupidly I sent bank details and have had to freeze my account since. He is a fraud!

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