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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2015-02-17 06:48:27
Classified Ads Scam
carsGuide (
Car Scam 
Paul Mangion
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I listed a car for sale on late on Sunday 15 Feb 2015, I received what a response on Monday 16th at 10.55am. after a few back and forth emails on Tuesday 17th Feb, he wrote the following;

Last email:

Paul Mangion
8:52 PM (1 hour ago)

to me
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 $950 for pick up and delivery and payments for pick up made through them is made to their
corporate international headquarters which is in china and the payments is made through western union money transfer, i will add the $950 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 HQ in china through western union money transfer,this can be done at any post office,there is always western union money transfer section in most post offices,you can also do it online at (, i would have done it myself but as i'm at sea and didn't bring my credit card here,I will appreciate your help here and thanks for your understanding.

Previous email:

Paul Mangion
Feb 16 (1 day ago)

to me
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.

Previous Email:

Paul Mangion
5:20 PM (5 hours ago)

to me
ok mate,i will let you know when the payment has been made in couple of hours and also contact my pick up agent,he will be signing the necessary paper work on my behalf.Please tell others it's sold and remove the advert as i will like it delivered to my before my arrival in couple of days.

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