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Anonymous
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
2013-04-01 06:57:58
Auction/eBay Scam
Gumtree
Bike sale on Gumtree
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Simon Gibbins
Email Address:
   gibbinssimon569@gmail.com
Hi,

I advertised to sell my bike in Gumtree and few mins later got message from Simon Gibbins that he is interested in buying my bike but would like me to send some pics and final price.


Please see below trail of my emails.






Thanks
Gagan Sethi







From: Simon Gibbins
To: Gagan sethi
Sent: Monday, 1 April 2013 9:47 PM
Subject: Re: Honda VT 400



am going to transfer the total amount.




On Mon, Apr 1, 2013 at 3:46 AM, Gagan sethi wrote:




Hi Mate,



I can remove this advertisement once you have transferred $500 to my account as deposit.



Also can you please send me your details to complete transfer of vehicle documents.











Thanks
Gagan Sethi









From: Simon Gibbins
To: Gagan sethi
Sent: Monday, 1 April 2013 9:41 PM

Subject: Re: Honda VT 400





Hi mate,i will let you know when the payment is made and also contact my courier agent to arrange date and time for the pick up.furthermore I need you to remove this item from advert and consider it sold for me





On Mon, Apr 1, 2013 at 3:39 AM, Gagan sethi wrote:




Hi Simon,



Obviously there will be transfer cost associated with it. I have to check what it will be and let you know.



In mean time please transfer $7200 to below account and let me know when you have done it. Also please send me your courier company details so I can arrange pick up for you.





Name:-

BSB:-

Account:-







Thanks
Gagan Sethi







From: Simon Gibbins
To: Gagan sethi
Sent: Monday, 1 April 2013 9:21 PM
Subject: Re: Honda VT 400






Thanks for mailing back,am ok with the price and the condition,i work with New Zealand Oil and Gas (NZOG) and we are presently offshore in New Zealand Taranaki Basin on kupe project.We do not have access to phone at the moment,its 15days off and 15days on and that\'s why I contacted you with internet messaging facility.Regarding the payment,i will be paying you through PayPal,please get back to me with your paypal details so i can process the payment,you can alternatively send your bsb and account number if you have no PayPal account.I have also 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 account.




Await your reply.




On Mon, Apr 1, 2013 at 3:04 AM, Gagan sethi wrote:






Hi Simon,



Thanks for the enquiry.



Please see attached pics as requested. I can send you few more pics tomorrow if you want.



I am happy to finalise deal for $7200.










Thanks
Gagan Sethi











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