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Anonymous
Logan, UT, United States
2012-12-03 12:28:08
Classified Ads Scam
Paypal (paypal.com)
Online Advertisement Car Scam
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Paul Dawood paulwining@gmail.com
Email Address:
   paulwining@gmail.com
I received a text message asking if my car that I am selling on a local classified ads website was still for sale. I said yes and he asked if I could send him the details, asking price and conditions to paulwining@gmail.com. I thought it was weird because everything (including pictures) is already on the classified ad webpage so i copied and pasted everything written on there and sent it to him via e-mail. This was his response:

On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 9:40 AM, Paul Dawood wrote:

Hi thanks for mailing back,am ok with the price and the condition,am
buying it for my xmas vacation,because i\'ll be coming soon from our rig as
am a petroleum project engineer on a rig offshore,i won\'t be able to come for
the inspection due to the nature of my work,i would have love to call
in person but we have call restriction due to bad weather condition our satellite server has been down.
i will be paying you through PayPal,please get back to me with your
PayPal details so i can proceed with the payment and contact the
courier agent who will come to pick it up and deliver it in my place.
Await your reply.
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