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Mandy Weier
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
2014-04-21 05:37:52
Classified Ads Scam
Untitled Classified Ads Scam on Gumtree, ref:18517 
Leah Jacobs
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Below is an email exchange between myself and \"Leah Jacobs\" who offered to purchase our camper trailer listed on Gumtree - unseen for the amount listed.

Needless to say when I said I would only take a bank cheque he lost interest.....

Outback Camper trailer for sale‏

Mandy Weier 5:41 PM
To: Jacobs Leah
Thank you for your email.

Unfortunately I can\'t accept Paypal for this transaction. I will only accept a bank cheque from a recognised Australian financial institution.

Please let me know if you are still interested.

Jacobs Leah (jacobsleah87@outlook.com) Add to contacts 5:31 PM Keep this message at the top of your inbox
To: Mandy Weier
Thanks for mailing back,am okay with the price,I will appreciate if you can state any present service history of it condition,because am presenting it as a surprise gift for my Cousin in Tasmania,so i wont let him know about it, until it been delivered to him.i would have come for the check up,but i work with New Zealand Oil and Gas (NZOG) and we are presently offshore in New Zealand Taranaki Basin on kupe project.Trying to contact you on phone but we do not have access to phone at the moment,due to bad mobile network,that\'s why I contacted you with internet messaging facility.Please i need your honesty towards this sales.
As for the payment,i will be paying you via the fastest and secure way to pay online(PayPal).and as for the pick up i have a private courier agent that will come for the picking up after the payment have been made .

You can now send me your PayPal email so i can pay in right
away and also include your address.

looking forward to hear you back....
Mandy Weier 4:02 PM
Hi, thanks for your text message. The camper trailer is still for sale - feel free to give me a call if you would like to arrange a time to inspect in Moama. It is listed at $8,000 but we are negotiab
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