Boat for Sale Response - Scamalot

Seen a Scammer? Report Them!

Seen a scammer? Been caught out? Let the world know so they don't get burned. Add information if you see one that's already been logged - scammers move quickly and change details often to avoid detection. Details you log here will be in major search engines within an hour or two.

Please Like, Share, Tweet etc. to spread the word.
  Scam type at Advanced Search      
Scam ReporterScam Tips Received
No Name
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
2012-08-09 14:34:44
Classified Ads Scam
Craigslist (
+1 Boat for Sale Response 
Name Unknown
Email Address:
Received a text message from Jane Kwan first early in the morning asking if my boat was still for sale. I responded YES and for more information phone me at ... .

Jane responded by sending another text saying: \"Thanks for your responce kindly get back to me with the pictures and you final asking price via my email (\"

I emailed her back with more information.

Here is her email response to my email:

\"Ok thanks for your response..Would love to know your lowest asking price cos i will not be able to come for inspection,am a very busy type as i work long hours everyday,i do go through your advertisement and i am satisfied with it.

As for the payment..i will be paying you via the fastest and secure way to pay online(PayPal).

I have a private courier agent that will come for the pick up after the payment have been made ..

You can now send me your PayPal email so i can pay in right away and also include your address in your reply.If you don\'t have a paypal account, you can easily set up one...log on to and sign up. its very easy.I await your reply asap.

P.S Kindly ignore any similars email or texts and deal with me directly....


I became suspicious and decided to check the internet for similar worded scams. I found numerous other websites with similar results.
Follow Ups/Extra Information. Most recent is listed first.
Mr. Magnum   (Calgary, Alberta, Canada) Added the following extra information on :2012-08-14 00:25:18
jane kwan
Email Address:
Same thing happened trying to sell a truck. Got a text first, asking if the truck was still available and return email address. I sent a message saying it was and asked if they'd like to arrange a time to come see it. I got the exact same response word for word as the person selling the boat. I did some checking online and discovered it was a scam.

 Got more information on this Scam/Scammer?
Add to Report
 Problems with this Report? (Spam/Legal/Abuse etc) ?
Report to Scamalot
Curious what information about you is out there? You may be surprised! | Reverse Email Lookup | Reverse Phone Lookup

Increase ad revenue 50-250% with Ezoic