Gumtree Buyer will pay top dollar if you can pass on the shipping fee out of your own pocket.

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Anonymous
Hamilton, New South Wales, Australia
2015-01-09 08:17:03
Overpayment Scam
Gumtree
Gumtree Buyer will pay top dollar if you can pass on the shipping fee out of your own pocket. 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Paul Smith
Email Address:
paulsmith090@outlook.com
Gumtree buyer willing to pay top dollar for vehicle.

Says he's sending the money via paypal whereupon you receive a fake email from PayPal. (The name says paypal but the email address was not from paypal's domain.
service@paypal.com®

"Paypal" email says the money has been received but you have to send the buyers shipping fee out of your own pocket, and when it's received "paypal" will release the full funds with reimbursement.

Only this will result in you paying them whatever they can get out of you. And then they'll disappear.
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