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Anonymous
Thornlie, Western Australia, Australia
2013-03-30 09:26:29
Classified Ads Scam
Gumtree
+2 selling anything on Gumtree.com.au
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   geoff young
Email Address:
   geoff.young00@gmail.com
Thanks for getting back to me, so sorry that i couldn\'t call you due to the nature of my work,I work with AWE New Zealand Pty Ltd and we are presently offshore in New Zealand Taranaki Basin on kapo project. We do not have access to phone at the moment,its 21days off and 10days 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.Please I am buying it for my son who just graduated ontop of his class in Australia national university (ANU).He studied Business Law and Professional Ethics Minor and am so proud of him .I want it as a surprise package to appreciate him towards his achievement and to be delivered before my arrival NT as my family lives in NT presently.I am already in talks with the courier that will handle the pick-up and delivery after have sorted with the payment ..

As regards the payment, I can pay you through direct bank deposit,using ppal instant bank wire transfer service as i have my N.A.B account attached to my ppal account, 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.au and I will make the payment through paypal, this way, all I will need is your paypal email address.

Kind Regards,
Geoff .


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fujito   (Bonnet Bay, New South Wales, Australia) Added the following extra information on :2013-04-16 18:09:05
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Geoff Young
Email Address:
   geoff.young00@gmail.com
Close to being scamed lucky i found this on this site. The person send you a text message asking you to email him, he then sends this email.

Scam Email
Thanks for the reply am so sorry that i couldn\'t call you due to the nature of my work,I work with AWE New Zealand Pty Ltd and we are presently offshore in New Zealand Taranaki Basin on kapo project. We do not have access to phone at the moment,its 21days off and 10days 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.Please I am buying it for my son who just graduated ontop of his class in Australia national university (ANU).He studied Business Law and Professional Ethics Minor and am so proud of him .I want it as a surprise package to appreciate him towards his achievement and to be delivered before my arrival NT as my family lives in NT presently.I am already in talks with the courier that will handle the pick-up and delivery after have sorted with the payment . As regards the payment, I can pay you through direct bank deposit,using ppal instant bank wire transfer service as i have my N.A.B account attached to my ppal account, 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.au and I will make the payment through paypal, this way, all I will need is your paypal email address. Regards, Geoff Young.

No Name   (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia) Added the following extra information on :2013-04-08 20:20:05
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   joe
Geoffrey Young responded to my Gumtree adv 2 days ago, willing to purchase a vehicle without inspection, seeking bank details. Being suspicious, I asked around and now I am aware of his scam.

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