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Anonymous
Solihull, Solihull, United Kingdom
2013-12-11 13:18:51
Auction/eBay Scam
Gumtree
+1 Gumtree New Zealand Scam 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Kim
Email Address:
sjjoesmith@gmail.com
Telephone:
+61428465117
I put up an ad on Gumtree. Got a text from this number asking me to email them back with contact details. I emailed them to ask which item they wanted, and they replied with a suspicious email about working with New Zealand Oil and Gas. Here\'s a copy of the email:

Hello,
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 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 bank acct number if you have no PayPal acct.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 acct.

Await your reply
Kim
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Anonymous   () Added the following extra information on :2013-12-18 17:36:35
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Kim
Email Address:
Kim [sjjoesmith@gmail.com]
I received the same email message - Word for word
Hello, 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 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 bank acct number if you have no PayPal acct.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 acct. Await your reply Kim - See more at: http://www.scamdex.com/ScamTipReports/14713#sthash.2hs2CZa1.dpuf

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