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Anonymous
Monterey Park, CA, United States
2013-01-09 18:10:46
Classified Ads Scam
Autotrader (autotrader.com)
Classified add / PayPal scam
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Todd Holland
Email Address:
   toddholl1971@gmail.com
A text message came in prior to the email asking about my trailer for sale. Below is the email he sent.

Thanks for the response, I would have loved to call but due to the recent bad weather our SATphone is currently scrambled .Please i am buying this for my for my father, and i want it to be delivered before my arrival in WY, I work with SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF and we are presently offshore in US Taranaki Basin on kapo project. We do not have access to phone at the moment,its 15days off and 15days on,which is why I contacted you with internet messaging facility. Where is it located at the moment?Does it have any history I should be aware of? and why are you selling if you don\'t mind my asking.I am already in
talks with the courier that will handle the pick-up and delivery it in Wyoming.

I want to be sure of its condition , preferably if i can get more close up picture (inside) ,Please i will not be able to come for inspection now all i really need from you is the exact details of it.Due to the nature of my work i am a very busy man working all day.i will pay with the fastest and safest online payment \"PayPal\" so i will need you to send me your paypal email address so i can effect the payment,as i have my bank a/c attached to my paypal account. will be sending my shipping company to come and pick it up and make a personal delivery for my father in WY after have sorted out with the payment.

As regards the payment, I can pay you through direct bank deposit,using ppal instant bank wire transfer service, I will need your bank details.If you are not comfortable with that, you can set up a paypal account proper at www.paypal.com and I will make the payment through paypal, this way, all I will need is your paypal email address.

Cheers!!
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