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2016-07-23 17:36:18
Classified Ads Scam [Craigslist (craiglist.com)]
Scammer Source was chat craigslist scammersEmail Attached
I advertised an honest product in Sacramento area. This "Jack" called and didn't leave message, guess wanted to check if my phone number was valid. He then texts from South Carolina at very late hours 10:30 p.m. which would be 1:30 a.m. Carolina time. He gave sob story he got into hit and run car accident;'was supposedly hospitalized at Carolina Pines Regional Med Center, South Sacramento; needed my advertised product to help him with pains, etc.; even sent me email where he sent apparent picture of himself...
Anonymous
2016-07-21 20:00:14
Classified Ads Scam [Monster.com]
Scammer Source was email egon cadel
Will offer you home base jobs...
No Name
Reston, VA, USA
2016-07-20 09:34:54
Classified Ads Scam [Craigslist (craiglist.com)]
Scammer Source was phone dr Sarah grant
Pretending to be a client interested in hair salon services I know this was someone that read my Craigslist ad for Hair Salon Services requesting information to be made out to a check by their financier in the states... claiming to be working with the Environmental Protection Agency in my area requesting a hair appointment every Monday for four weeks and promising to pay by check certified in advance requesting my information that is to go on the check...
Anonymous
Collinsville, IL, USA
2016-07-18 14:16:18
Classified Ads Scam [Craigslist (craiglist.com)]
Scammer Source was phone Motor home on Craigslist buyer scam
"Jessica" responded to my craigslist add about a motor home for sale. Told me that she is shopping for "Tommy", who is too busy to shop himself. Jessica told me to email Tommy at tommyclark001@gmail.com. No explanation why Jessica can't email the link to Tommy. Seems that someone wants to get my email address real bad. Jessica texted me within 15 minutes of the listing being made by me....
Anonymous
2016-07-18 05:34:32
Classified Ads Scam
Scammer Source was url Alex Bennett scam - decided to check up before dispensing any details - thank you ScamdexEmail Attached
I put some furniture on Gumtree and received the following text almost immediately: "Is your furniture still available for sale? Please email me with your best last price" Remarkably similar to other posts on this site. He/she(?) also mentioned in subsequent emails that he was unable to view personally but would pay more for me to secure the sale and remove from the listings. Again, all too familiar??? Many thanks to this site for bringing this character to my attention...
Anonymous
2016-07-18 03:55:05
Classified Ads Scam [Gumtree]
Scammer Source was email Advertised something on Gumtree and was contacte by this scammer via emailEmail Attached
Below message very similar to previous reports. Still active as at 18 July 2016. See text of message below re scam to purchase a mobility scooter. Claims to be working overseas and unable to make telephone calls but can contact via email. ...
Anonymous
2016-07-15 15:29:54
Classified Ads Scam [Gumtree]
Scammer Source was url Untitled Classified Ads Scam [Gumtree], #29046
I really appreciate your response to my text message, i am presently working on the sea as a marine engineer which enable me not make a call that is the reason i try to send a text message to you via the sms web.i am satisfied with your ad as it was listed on the site and am ready to buy for my Son,i will not be able to come take a look due to my work. I will have the shipper to come pick it up from you and delivered to my son after i have made the payment to your account.i will make the payment to you vi...
Anonymous
2016-07-15 04:32:43
Classified Ads Scam [Autotrader (autotrader.com)]
Scammer Source was email Autotrader scamEmail Attached
I posted an ad on autotrader.com. A few hours later at 3:53 a.m. I received a text message: Hi, is your Vehicle on Autotrader still for sale?, Kindly email me at (wendellemery15@gmail.com)..with the Firm Price and condition.for further correspondence TY. ***** I decided to search this number and I see that other reports have been made about this. Scammer!...
Anonymous
Melbourne, AUSTRALIA
2016-07-12 23:58:33
Classified Ads Scam [Gumtree]
Scammer Source was email McKenzie C. Robert Email Attached
faxie23@outlook.com contacts you via email and asks for a final price for your item - see below emails. Robert claimed to work with New Zealand Oil and Gas (NZOG) as a rig mechanic and we are presently offshore in New Zealand Taranaki Basin on kupe project. Once payment for the car went through he would send someone to pick it up only his courier required a fee "Apologies, i just got a mail from my courier now that a commission fee (Pickup Fee) of $1,689 has to be payed in order for them to schedule ...
Anonymous
2016-07-12 05:26:21
Classified Ads Scam [Gumtree]
Scammer Source was url Dave Dass gumtree scam - wanting to buy new phone
emailed me saying he wished to buy my phone but was hearing impaired and couldnt call me and was also away on holiday - after a brief conversation he said it was for his sons birthday and sent me £408 via paypal where i got a follow up email from ''service@paypal.com" this is a fake email - I checked my paypal and no pending transactions - checked google for his name and found him plastered everywhere as a scammer paypal never ask you for shipping information to release a payment beware!!!!!...
Anonymous
2016-07-11 05:22:34
Classified Ads Scam
Scammer Source was phone romeroric84@gmail.com Car Purchase ScamEmail Attached
Received text asking "Is your car still for sale? Get back to me with the firm price and present condition at romeroric84@gmail.com" I see others have received similar messages from this/similar sources which lead to odd emails about the 'buyer' being out of the country. I did not follow up on this text but thought I would let you all know here, since it does not feel straight....
Anonymous
2016-07-10 22:44:09
Classified Ads Scam [eBay Classifieds]
Scammer Source was email Purchase of the caravan we have advertised for sale
I received a text from the above person today asking for the price of the caravan we have listed on ebay. Unfortunately I have deleted the text without getting the number. I replied via email as requested and then almost immediately received a reply confirming she was happy with the price and wanted my paypal or bank details to do a deposit. Said she was working offshore in New Zealand Taranaki Basin and was uncontactable by phone. Once money was paid to us the van would be collected by her private courier...
Anonymous
Perth, AUSTRALIA
2016-07-07 09:59:17
Classified Ads Scam [Gumtree]
Scammer Source was email new zealand oil and gasEmail Attached
Selling my car on Gumtree. This what they replied with. Thanks for getting back,i'm cool with the price,likewise the condition as described on the advert,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 and that's why I contacted you with internet messaging facility.Regarding the payment,i will be paying you through PayPal linked up with my westpac bank account,please get back to me with your...
Anonymous
2016-07-06 11:00:48
Classified Ads Scam [Other Classified Ads Site]
Scammer Source was Mercedes G55 sold 20,000$ under trade-inEmail Attached
A collectors item sport-utility Mercedes four-door four-wheel-drive G 55 AMG car being sold for $20,000 under trade-in value. Seller claims the car had no accidents and was in Texas. According to a Carfax report there was an accident and the car was still in Florida which is where it was posted, & advertised on cargurus.com. Seller avoided answering many questions. Misspellings and grammar problems with his emails back-and-forth to me. Declined to FaceTime or to contact each other by phone. ...
Anonymous
2016-07-04 20:11:55
Classified Ads Scam [Autotrader (autotrader.com)]
Scammer Source was solicitation Car buyer scammerEmail Attached
Hours after our car was listed for sale on Kelley Blue Book/Autotrader, we got a text from "James Brown" asking for a picture of the engine. After sending it to him via email, we received the following email, similar to email others have received. It all sounded very fishy, so we ended the correspondence. ...
Anonymous
2016-07-01 21:10:00
Classified Ads Scam [Other Auction site]
Scammer Source was social Buying furniture Email Attached
Thanks for the information , please I want us to seal this deal and I want you to consider the item sold. I want you to know that pick up and mover's fee will be included in your payment, you'll make the pick up money payable to the movers when you cash the check,movers amount has been per-negotiated and movers will schedule time for pick up as I have other properties to be moved along with it and they need to pay for tax and insurance. I assume this is based on trust, reply as soon as possible so I c...
Anonymous
2016-07-01 10:36:28
Classified Ads Scam [Autotrader (autotrader.com)]
Scammer Source was phone AutoTrader Scam
I posted a car for sale on AutoTrader, then at 2:54 am received a text stating: "Hi,is your Vehicle on Autotrader still for sale?,Kindly email me at (wendellemery15@gmail.com)..with the Firm Price and condition.for further correspondence. TY" [sic]. I checked it out online because it felt like a scam, and ended up here looking at the same scenarios. Needless to say, I did not reply with an email. He is a scammer....
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No Name
Medina, OH, USA
2016-07-01 01:24:15
Classified Ads Scam [Paypal (paypal.com)]
Scammer Source was email To anyone that is selling items....Here is where you should contact if a PAYPAL scammer contacts you
SPOOF@PAYPAL.COM...
Anonymous
2016-06-30 20:59:05
Classified Ads Scam [Autotrader (autotrader.com)]
Scammer Source was phone auto trader scam alertEmail Attached
Thanks for your response! I'm Sgt Kennedy, Questions i will like to ask are 1,Do you have the extra keys, 2,Where did you get it serviced, 3,Have you ever had any transmission repairs and 4,Is there any rust on the vehicle? I'm ready to pay your asking price but not cash in person because I am serving in the US army and currently been deploy to NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen, Germany and calls are restricted at the moment and my only quickest payment option is PayPal, its safe fast and secure and i will be res...
Anonymous
2016-06-30 19:34:13
Classified Ads Scam [Gumtree]
Scammer Source was url Scammer on GumtreeEmail Attached
I posted my vehicle for sale on Gumtree. I received a text saying Kenny Scott was interested and I was to email him. I did. It turns out he was interested and wanted the car for his Son. He said he could not collect the car and his Agent in China would collect it. he said he would pay via Paypal and add $2100 plus $100 to the sale price as i would need to pay Chi-Li in China via Western Union first (out of my own pocket) before the balance for the vehicle would be released....
Anonymous
2016-06-30 06:53:01
Classified Ads Scam [Autotrader (autotrader.com)]
Scammer Source was email AutoTrader Scam
Received two identical text messages shortly after ad went live on AutoTrader.com. Texts below exactly as received. "Hi,is your Vehicle on Autotrader still for sale?,Kindly email me at (wendellemery14@gmail.com)..with the Firm Price and condition.for further correspondence. TY"...
Anonymous
2016-06-10 05:02:10
Classified Ads Scam [Gumtree]
Scammer Source was email Gumtree Ad
The scammer presented themselves as a keen buyer for a camera I was selling. At first she seemed very kind but as our emails went back and forth her replies became short. She also claimed she wanted to phone but her phone service was out due to bad weather conditions. Upon a few other suspicious cues I decided to look her email up on this website and low and behold someone had received the identical message to me this time interested in a laptop. Here is her message: "Thanks for the reply, I will...
Ian Cameron
2016-06-08 16:26:44
Classified Ads Scam [Other Classified Ads Site]
Scammer Source was email same as others, prepared to pay without looking at item and in remote area.Email Attached
Re:Thanks for getting back, Im fine with the price likewise the condition as described the advert. I work on remote mine site. Energy resources Australia Ltd ( ERA) Darwin NT and the reception is terrible. Asks for location why i'm selling etc. Already talking with freight agent and will take care of transferring ownership....
Anonymous
2016-06-08 10:53:39
Classified Ads Scam [Autotrader (autotrader.com)]
Scammer Source was email AutoTrader Scam
Do you have the extra keys, Do you have the spare tire, Where did you get your car serviced, Have you ever had any transmission repairs and Is there any rust on the vehicle? I'm ready to pay your asking price but not cash in person because I am serving in the US army and currently been deploy to NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen, Germany and calls are restricted at the moment and my only quickest payment option is PayPal, its safe fast and secure and i will be responsible for the PayPal transaction charges so you...
Stacey
2016-06-08 07:54:27
Classified Ads Scam [Gumtree]
Scammer Source was email Gumtree scam Email Attached
Like i was gonna fall for this shit 😂😂...
Anonymous
2016-06-07 20:34:13
Classified Ads Scam [Gumtree]
Scammer Source was url Gumtree
Hello, Thanks for mailing back,am ok with the price and condition.Would have loved coming for inspection but am far away for work off shore for now.We've got a terrible bad mobile network for days on here ,that's why can't call but contact you via internet messaging facility. Regarding the payment,i will be paying you through my PayPal account,please get back to me with your paypal email address or bank details, so i can process the payment.Can as well do a wire paypal fund transfer to your bank account ...
Anonymous
Canberra, AUSTRALIA
2016-06-07 20:30:40
Classified Ads Scam [eBay (www.ebay.com)]
Scammer Source was email JOEL DANIEL FOSTER CARAVAN WA FASTLANE FREIGHTEmail Attached
HE ADVERTISES A MILLARD CARAVAN ON EBAY WORTH APPROX $50K FOR 17K. HE WILL SEND YOU AN EMAIL SAYING HE IS IN THE UK WITH HIS SICK WIFE BUT THE CARAVAN IS AT FASTLANE FREIGHT IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA. WHEN YOU ASK TO SIGHT THE VEHICLE HE WILL SAY IT HAS BEEN SOLD. FAST LANE FREIGHT WEBSITE PHONE NUMBERS ARE ALL ANSWERED BY THE SAME RUDE ASIAN PERSON. HE WILL TELL YOU THAT THE CARAVAN WILL BE FREIGHTED TO YOU AT NO COST. IT IS A SCAM PLEASE DO NOT FALL FOR IT. FAST LANE FREIGHT WEBSITE AND FASTLANE CAR SHIPPING A...
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Anonymous
2016-06-06 21:00:47
Classified Ads Scam [Gumtree]
Scammer Source was Untitled Classified Ads Scam [Gumtree], #28788
email only response to my advert, didn't identify the goods at all, email only, does not offer a name or any other id to contact....
Anonymous
2016-06-05 19:50:40
Classified Ads Scam [Gumtree]
Scammer Source was email Gumtree Scum Email Attached
Hello, Thanks for mailing back,am ok with the price and condition.Would have loved coming for inspection but am far away for work off shore for now.We've got a terrible bad mobile network for days on here ,that's why can't call but contact you via internet messaging facility. Regarding the payment,i will be paying you through my PayPal account,please get back to me with your paypal email address or bank details, so i can process the payment.Can as well do a wire paypal fund transfer to your bank account ...
Anonymous
2016-06-03 07:41:56
Classified Ads Scam [Gumtree]
Scammer Source was url ROGER CONNER on CARSALESEmail Attached
Thanks for getting back,I'm fine with the price likewise the condition as described on the advert, I work on a remote mine site, Energy Resources of Australia Ltd (ERA) Darwin,NT and the reception is terrible. We do not have access to phone at the moment,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.I am already in talks with the courier that will handle the ...
Benny Softbeard
2016-06-01 21:31:35
Classified Ads Scam [Other Classified Ads Site]
Scammer Source was email Car Sale Scam
It started with a text message that asks for an email about a firm price. When you email you then get a reply as follows: 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...
Anonymous
2016-05-30 22:48:14
Classified Ads Scam [Gumtree]
Scammer Source was email Email asking for bank details and or pay pal details
Ross emailed about our caravan for sale and asked for a firm price and condition . I sent a reply and he replied with the exact example of a scam email as shown on this website We recognised it as a scam after receiving that email so have not given out any details ...
Bob T
Reston, VA, USA
2016-05-30 14:40:17
Classified Ads Scam [Autotrader (autotrader.com)]
Scammer Source was email PayPal
Thank you for getting back to me,Below are my questions? When was the last time you serviced it? Do you have the extra key ? Do you have extra tire? How much is your last asking price? The reason why am asking all this is because I'm ready to proceed with the purchase, though i cant pay cash in person due to my schedule, but ill pay using my PayPal account, and ill pay the paypal transaction charges so you can get your expected amount. and I have a mover that will come for the pick up after you wit...
Anonymous
2016-05-29 09:44:46
Classified Ads Scam [Gumtree]
Scammer Source was email Kathy williams
Thanks for getting back,i'm cool with the price likewise the condition as described on the advert,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 and that's why I contacted you with internet messaging facility.Regarding the payment,i will be paying you through PayPal linked up with my westpac bank account,please get back to me with your paypal details so i can process the payment,you can alter...
Anonymous
2016-05-29 02:59:20
Classified Ads Scam [Autotrader (autotrader.com)]
Scammer Source was url AUTO TRADER SCAMMER!Email Attached
Advertised an automobile for sale on Auto Trader. Shortly after I received the following email, which seemed to good to be true. After researching, I confirmed it's a scam. Do you have the extra keys, Do you have the spare tire, Where did you get your car serviced, Have you ever had any transmission repairs and Is there any rust on the vehicle? I'm ready to pay your asking price but not cash in person because I am serving in the US army and currently been deploy to NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen, German...
darcy
2016-05-27 06:04:28
Classified Ads Scam
Scammer Source was email gumtree scam
im trying to sell my car and after my reply i received this. Thanks for getting back,i'm cool with the price likewise the condition as described on the advert,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 and that's why I contacted you with internet messaging facility.Regarding the payment,i will be paying you through PayPal linked up with my westpac bank account,please get back to me wi...
Anonymous
2016-05-27 03:46:37
Classified Ads Scam [Gumtree]
Scammer Source was email Selling bed through Gumtree Australia
Scam email received as follows:- Thanks a lot for the email. I am away at sea at the moment,i work with New Zealand Oil and Gas (NZOG) and we are presently offshore in New Zealand Taranaki Basin on kapo project. We do not have access to phone at the moment,its 5days off and 25days on,which is why I contacted you with internet messaging facility. Where is it located at the moment? I am buying it for my for my holiday and i want it delivered before my arrival.I won't be able to come for the inspection due...
Anonymous
2016-05-26 21:22:42
Classified Ads Scam
Scammer Source was email house for rentEmail Attached
this girl tried to rent house without viewing or knowing exactly where is the house location. beware hope everyone can post such thing in this website to help other people....
Anonymous
Sydney, AUSTRALIA
2016-05-25 00:57:20
Classified Ads Scam
Scammer Source was car purchase scam
Text from seancarterbill@gmail.com asking me to email him re my ad on carsales.com.au. A common scammer listed on scamdex - shows he's still active....
Anonymous
2016-05-24 18:53:29
Classified Ads Scam [Craigslist (craiglist.com)]
Scammer Source was url paypal scam
normal paypal and shipping scam...
Anonymous
2016-05-24 18:50:34
Classified Ads Scam [Autotrader (autotrader.com)]
Scammer Source was buying car paypal scam
normal scam want to buy car and send paypal. ...
JJ
2016-05-24 18:46:09
Classified Ads Scam
Scammer Source was email Gumtree Advert - Laptop for saleEmail Attached
I had advertised my Toshiba Laptop on Gumtree for sale. I received a message through Gumtree that Katty Moore was interested. When I emailed her to let her know it was still available she appeared very keen. She didn't ask me any questions about the condition of the laptop. She said she was happy with the price and asked me to send through my account details or Paypal details. I thought this was strange so I looked her up using her email address and nothing came up. I then proceeded through Paypal to reques...
Anthony Beaton
2016-05-23 05:02:25
Classified Ads Scam [Gumtree]
Scammer Source was email Untitled Classified Ads Scam [Gumtree], #28598Email Attached
Please refer to the email coverstion below. I only put one of my replies in. ...
Anonymous
2016-05-22 14:12:17
Classified Ads Scam [Gumtree]
Scammer Source was email Gum tree item for sale
Offered to buy item for full asking price and requested me to cancel all viewing appointments I may have. It's for her son who graduated from college. She will pay full asking price and will pay via PayPal. She then asked for my PayPal e mail. I have searched her details and its come up on other sites as a scam. Please beware of these scum bags. ...
Anonymous
2016-05-22 07:34:31
Classified Ads Scam [Gumtree]
Scammer Source was url Caravan sell scam
The link was deleted within 2 hours. After our initial emaul contact was made 24 hours later. Then they requested a quick sale via ebay or Paypal and would have the item posted....
Anonymous
2016-05-19 22:20:32
Classified Ads Scam [Other Classified Ads Site]
Scammer Source was Car sale
I put my car for sale on carsale web site . Few hours later received an sms from +46723400030 asking me to send email for seancarterbill@gmail.com and whether my car was still availalbe for sale ( had the ad uploaded only few hours before) and what was the rims price. I sent an email replying make an offer and I recieved an email back from that email address asking me to give my paypal number or my bank accoutn number , with the story of being an engineer doing a repair job on a ship and not able to attend...
Grant Elliott
2016-05-19 17:13:29
Classified Ads Scam [Kijiji.com]
Scammer Source was email Vehicle Sale
Truck is advertised in Kijiji for 48000.00 This guy sends me a text he wants to know if it is for sale and how much, Well I have had lots of these scammers getting a hold of me, so I said yes it is for sale at 95000.00 US Dollars. He come back and said price is good, He will pay with Paypal. and asked me when it was serviced last. I told him 1969. He said he is getting a hold of the pick up agent to give me a time to pick up. I told him don't worry about that I will deliver for free. He is sending the money...
Speedy Finance
2016-05-18 22:50:24
Classified Ads Scam
Scammer Source was email Bradley Rogers
This man is at it again and has sent us the same email: Thanks for getting back,I'm fine with the price likewise the condition as described on the advert, I work on a remote mine site, Energy Resources of Australia Ltd (ERA) Darwin,NT and the reception is terrible. We do not have access to phone at the moment,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.I...
Mark
2016-05-18 20:08:11
Classified Ads Scam
Scammer Source was email Boat sales paypal account scamEmail Attached
Scammer wants to make big purchase without viewing boat for sale. Didn't want to give us his details, said this would be done after we supply bank and paypal details. Looked email up and this website, scamdex.com, which showed me this is not the first scam he has tried....
Anonymous
2016-05-18 00:37:14
Classified Ads Scam [Gumtree]
Scammer Source was email ScamEmail Attached
I am selling.my wedding dress on Gumtee and received a text message from this person through Gumtree who said they were interested in buying my dress and if the price was final and to email the email address they provided for further contact. I have attatxhed below the further email she sent me. And then i googlef her email -_- suxxxx i seriously thought i sold it! Wahh! ...
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