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Singapore, Central Singapore Community Development Council, Singapore
2014-07-10 14:18:24
Classified Ads Scam
sell handphone on gumtree sg web 
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1) gumtree User wrote:

Do you still have this item for sale you can reply me via your email to my email i hope to read from you soon...Thanks

2) Hello,
Thanks for mailing back, I\'m 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 or bank transfer, please get back
to me with your bank info or paypal details so i can process the
payment or go to to create a free PayPal account if you
do not have PayPal account already. 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

Thanks for being honest, i will like to make the payment for it asap and I will also contact my pick up agent. He will be signing the transfer papers on my behalf and all other necessary papers, i will like it delivered in my residence, by my courier and pick-up agent, I want you to send me your bank info for me to proceed with the payment to you immediately, i will like you to be online to check your email for the confirmation of payment as soon as I am done with the payment.

I want a quick purchase so i advice you pull off the add off the website in order for me to be happy and considered it sold to me, let me know if you have pull off the add ?

Please get back to me with the following information to proceed with the payment.
1.  Full name,
2.  And your phone number
3. The pick-up address.
4. How much will you reduce from your advert price?
5. Your phone number.

4) after I gave all my details

I was just about to pay when i had this problem with the pick up, my
pick up agent says i will need to pay for the pick up before they can
schedule a pick up time, they charged me 245$ for pick up and
delivery, and payments for pick up made through them is made to their
corporate international headquarters which is in the CHINA and the
payments is made through western union money transfer, i will add the
245$ to the money i will send through paypal as soon as i have made
the payments, i will email you and let you know and please i will need
you to help me send the money to my pick up agent Headquarter in the
CHINA through western union money transfer, this can be done from any
post office, there is always western union money transfer section in
most post offices(you can do it online as well at, i would have done it myself but as i
am at sea and didn\'t bring my credit card aboard, i am a little
incapacitated. I will add 40$ for you to pay for the western union
transfer charges.
I will appreciate your help here.


6) I told Irina to just transfer the amount and I will do the rest

7) Hello,
I will like to inform you that i will first make the payments of my
agents fee to your account and when the payments clear and after you
have send it to them through western union i will now make the
payments for the rent
Please get back to me asap so I can continue with the transfer on time.

8) I told her the same thing again.

9) Hello,  
Thanks for getting back to me the money is confirmed to be successfully transferred to your account and the amount is 445$ so send 400$ to the agent asap and below is the agent details:   

Given Name: FENG, Surname: JIN,  
Province: GUANGDONG, 
Country: CHINA.    

You are to send the money to Mr Feng Jin via  moneygram money  transfer now and get back to me with the scanned copy of the money transfer receipt as  they are waiting to confirm the fund today or very early tomorrow. Please, indicate at the moneygram office that you are sending the money to a friend or family so that the transfer charges will not be high.
I am going to transfer your money for the note as soon as you are done with the transfer to the agency.
Kindly  get it done and get back to me asap.   

10) she indeed transferred money to my account but asked me to tramsfer this amount to moneygram. So I search her email at google and these is what I found! Scammer

11) im filing a police report in singapore tomorrow morning
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