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Alexandra, Queensland, Australia
2013-06-10 02:15:15
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+1 BarryRichies345 trying to purchase my vehicle and get me to front Western Union 
Barry Richies
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I posted my car on and within hours got a text message from an AUS number asking me if the car was still available and for me to email him at

After a few almost normal emails and him saying he works at sea and is a busy man, he said he wanted to purchase the car and have it shipped to the NT as a graduation present for his son who just graduated from Charles Darwin University. I swapped a few emails and he said he was arranging payment (I provided my BSB and Acc\'t number but will check w/ my bank tomorrow), so it all seemed good. Then he said there was an issue with the freight company who he was hiring to move the car, and he asked if he paid the extra $1250 AUD to my account if I could pay them via western union. It was really strange because he said their HQ was in China, which caught me off guard as I quickly googled freight companies and there\'s no reason he\'d have to pay via Western Union or that their HQ would be in China.
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Sarah   (Windale, New South Wales, Australia) Added the following extra information on :2013-06-11 01:39:31
Steve Lewry
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I am advertising my car for sale and I get an email asking for more information about the car... I had Barry Rich already try to pull the same stunt so I am pretty ticked off...
Why does it have to be so hard to sell a car? = scammer = scammer

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