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Whiteabbey, Antrim and Newtownabbey, United Kingdom
2014-02-26 10:39:41
Auction/eBay Scam
Offered high price for watch on Gumtree 
Janice Johnson
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Was contacted by text asking me to email. I did so and was offered nearly twice the listed price for a watch I had listed on Gumtree. I have copied the email below. What made me see the light was that she claimed to be purchasing the watch for her son, it is a ladies watch.
Hope this helps people.

Thanks for mailing me,i am very motivated to purchase the item from you. Firstly how can i trust you with my money and There are few details i will like to know...What\'s the present condition,Do you have any good offer yet,Do you have any pictures available to show me,I am ready to pay you £90 GBP for the item added with the p&p POSTAGE COST TO SHIP to my son for a gift...I will be paying you through (PAYPAL) because i have a verified PayPal account with PayPal, it safe, secured way to get paid online, fast and easy to use...Kindly get back to me with your PayPal details such as ( PayPal Account Holder name and email address use to sign up with PayPal) to make my money go straight through your PayPal account...


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