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Chelsea, Royal Kensington and Chelsea, United Kingdom
2012-07-14 12:50:35
Classified Ads Scam
Paypal transfer scam 
Griffiths Pearce
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Scammer contacted me after I placed advert for mobile phone on Gumtree. He offered to pay extra £20 for postage. He asked me to send him Paypal invoice which I did. No money received through Paypal, so I didn\'t wanted to send the item. I received two fake emails which were supposed to look like they\'re from Paypal, one of which said that I\'ll be charged £2000 if I didn\'t post the item and provide tracking number to buyer. He started saying, that I need to give him tracking number of the item and then Paypal tranfers money into my account and that he wouldn\'t be able get the money back. I wouldn\'t post and told him to get lost.

More info below:

Buyer\'s Account Number : 7611 4001 0739 XXXX

Sort Code: 02 07 70 Both showed on one of the \"Paypal\" emails, could be fake though.

Name: Jane Adewale
Address: 7, Adebola street Off
Adeniran Ogunsanya
City: Surulere
Zip Code:23401
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