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Sam
Bangholme, Victoria, Australia
2017-02-12 04:52:09
Classified Ads Scam
Gumtree
+1 Gumtree  
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Daniel Brent
Email Address:
   danbr0011@gmail.com
Received the email below in response to my Gumtree ad- a friend looked it up and tah dah! BIG SCAMMER! Thank goodness for Google! BUYERS BEWARE OF DANIEL BRENT!

>> -------- Original message --------From: Daniel Brent
>> Date: 11/02/2017 2:51 PM (GMT+10:00) To: XXXX
>> Subject: Re: Re bike
>> Thanks for getting back,i'm pleased with the price and the condition
>> as described on the advert,I work on a remote mine site, Energy
>> Resources of Australia Ltd (ERA) Darwin NT.We do not have access to
>> phone at the moment and that's why I contacted you with internet
>> messaging facility,Does it have any history I should be aware of and
>> why are you selling?
>>
>> Regarding the payment,i will be paying you $2,000 through PayPal
>> linked up with my westpac bank account,please get back to me with your
>> BSB,Acct name & Number so i can process the payment,you can
>> alternatively send your PayPal payment details as i can also pay into
>> your Paypal acct.
>> I've contacted my courier who will come for pick up and deliver it to
>> my place in Darwin after the whole fund has been cleared into your
>> acct.
>>
>> Await your reply
Follow Ups/Extra Information. Most recent is listed first.
LB   (AU) Added the following extra information on :2017-02-13 20:30:48
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Daniel Brent
Email Address:
   danbr0011@gmail.com
He tried to buy my bike, but said he couldn't organise the courier to pick it up because he was working on a remote site in Darwin. He wanted to transfer $ for the courier to me, then wanted me to send the $ via Western Union to China to pay for the courier. I declined! E-mails below.

Scam Email
Subject: PAYMENT MADE
From: Daniel Brent sent: Monday, 13 February 2017 2:08:48 AM
:

NA SUN 21 ding fu jia yuan Beijing 100024 Country: China Please kindly email me the necessary details to paypal :the mtcn which you will be given at the western union after the $900 has been sent as well as the sender's name and address used to send the money through western union,so i can forward it to paypal or better still you can email it to paypal directly. I will need your address where it will be picked up and my courier agent will contact you after they have received the money sent to them so as to arrange time and date for the pick up to be done. On 2/12/17, Daniel Brent wrote: > i was just about to make the payment when i had this little problem with > the picking up, I got an email from my private courier agent..i taught i > included that in my previous email.he said he won't come and pick up the > item unless i pay him the agent commission fee first in order to be able to > schedule a pick up time ,and my private courier head quarters is in (China) > and all commission payments made for pick up, from anywhere in the world is > sent to their headquarters in the China and the only form of payments they > accept is western union money transfer and i tried to pay online but i will > need my bank card which i dont have here with me and there is no post > office(there is usually a western union section in most post offices) or > any western union agent shop. So i have to ask you to help me with the pick > up fees, i will include the $900 they charged to pick it up to the > payments i will send through to you now so i will need you to help me send > the $900 to my courier agent through western union money transfer. The > western union money transfer can be made at a post office near to you, > there is always a western union agent in most post offices or online at > www.westernunion.com. I will be making the payments shortly and will email > you as soon as it has been done... > > > On 2/12/17, Daniel Brent wrote: >> am so sorry for the late response mate, the payment will be made in a >> bit and i will get back to you once done. >> >> Thanks and nice doing business with you >> >>> ________________________________ >>> From: Daniel Brent >>> Sent: Sunday, 12 February 2017 12:14:30 AM >>> To: xx >>> Subject: Re: Kawasaki on Gumtree >>> >>> ok no problem i have seen the bank details, the payment will be made >>> for you soon from my paypal account into your bank account and i will >>> get back to you when done and also i will contact the courier agent as >>> well so they can arrange time and date for pick up, so you can please >>> stay online as i will get back to you soon. Consider it sold and you >>> can take the add. off >>> >>> Thanks >>>> ________________________________ >>>> From: Daniel Brent >>>> Sent: Saturday, 11 February 2017 8:44:36 PM >>>> To: xx >>>> Subject: Re: Kawasaki on Gumtree >>>> >>>> Thanks for getting back,i'm pleased with the price and the condition >>>> as described on the advert,I work on a remote mine site, Energy >>>> Resources of Australia Ltd (ERA) Darwin NT.We do not have access to >>>> phone at the moment and that's why I contacted you with internet >>>> messaging facility,Does it have any history I should be aware of and >>>> why are you selling? >>>> >>>> Regarding the payment,i will be paying you $4,600 through PayPal >>>> linked up with my westpac bank account,please get back to me with your >>>> BSB,Acct name & Number so i can process the payment,you can >>>> alternatively send your PayPal payment details as i can also pay into >>>> your Paypal acct. >>>> I've contacted my courier who will come for pick up and deliver it to >>>> my place in Darwin after the whole fund has been cleared into your >>>> acct. >>>> >>>> Await your reply

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