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Scam ReporterScam Tips Received
Doug
Carole Park, Queensland, Australia
2013-05-10 23:37:04
Classified Ads Scam
Gumtree
Car purchase scam
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Bry Fooks - Bryce
Email Address:
   bryfooks56@live.com
Text message shortly after I advertised my car on Gumtree. \"I\'m interested in your vehicle for sale.What is the asking price & its present condition? Kindly get back to me at my email bryfooks56@live.com\" No callback number.

Th condition and price was clearly outlined in the advert. This is obviously a generic automatic response. I have had these before where they want you to deliver the car to their \"agent\" whioch is usually an unsuspecting transport company and they offer to pay through Pay Pal. Of course once the car is in transit they cancel the payment. Thanks for the free car!!
Doug
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