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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
2015-02-05 21:39:25
Auction/eBay Scam
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Selling my car on gumtree - email to buy unsite un seen 
Email Address:
Received text message from a Peter. No phone number. Saying "I'm interested in your car ad, what is your last firm price & its present condition? Kinldy email me at (

Sent text which failed to deliver, then email and received the following:
Thanks for getting back,i'm cool with the price likewise the condition as described on the advert,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 momement and that's why I contacted you with internet messaging facility.Regarding the payment,i will be paying you through PayPal linked up with my westpac bank account,please get back to me with your paypal details so i can process the payment,you can alternatively send your bsb acct name and 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

Total scam. Not sure which website they came from as listed on several sites. They are after you bank account details and paypal details. Did search and total scam email.
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