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|Scam Reporter||Scam Tips Received|
Sandgate, New South Wales, Australia
|+2 Gumtree car overseas buyer. Pick up fee to be sent through Western union.|
She then sent an email saying she had paid for the vehicle and approx. $950 more. She had an an overseas address:
Address: 12 gongti bei lu Sanlintu
Zip Code: 100021
Where I was to send $950 to then \"release\" my payment. I received a couple of emails through \"paypal\" about this as well. When I looked at the actual email addresses they were not paypal but \"firstname.lastname@example.org
|Anonynmous (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia) Added the following extra information on :2013-04-28 04:59:11|
Advertised my car on Gumtree and within 6hrs had a reply stating it was for her son. She agreed to buy without looking at it or asking any questions about it. Said it was because she worked 4 week on 1 week off. She said she assigned the purchase price into Paypal plus $1600 to cover the pick up which she wanted us to pay via Western Union to a company with a bank account in China, Same account as first report, before the money would be released by Paypal. When the first attempt to transfer the mobney failed she was very insistant / demanding we did the transfer at a post office.
|Anonymous () Added the following extra information on :2013-04-07 09:57:22|
Advertised my car on Gumtree and with 24hrs had a reply stating it was for her son and because of where she works she is unable to come look and would organise pick up. I sent her an invoice from my Paypal account an the next day had a payment email sent saying that there was $2500 waiting to be cleared but first I had to send $950 to a western Union account.