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Alex McCann
Summertown, South Australia, Australia
2012-10-15 17:06:57
Classified Ads Scam
Other Classified Ads Site
Untitled Classified Ads Scam on Other Classified Ads Site, ref:5811 
David Edmond
Email Address:
dave edmond

We advertised a trailer for sale on the Truckworld website and this person responded as follows
On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 2:06 AM, dave edmond wrote:
Thank you for the mail,i am okay with the condition Likewise your
asking price is quite reasonable and affordable considering others
I\'ve seen lately, I\'ll have it for the listed price, please kindly send me your
paypal payment email and name to set up purchase,
i will arrange for pick up by my freight agent after the cleared payment via paypal.

I have just completed the payment and i expected paypal to have
notified you to this effect.check your mail folders(inbox,spam and junk
mail) i sent $16,600 in all.i added $1,600 but $1,500 will be sent to my
pickup agent headquarters in UK through western union at post office,the extra $100
is to cover the western union fee.
PayPal will not release the fund until you email them the
western union details for verification,and also to enable my pick up agent
to come for pick up and inspection.Here is the agent\'s details where the money
will be sent.

Ronald Roberts,
International Logistics Centre,
14, Cowell street,ME5 7BQ
United Kingdom.

please get the necessary details sent to PayPal (Money Transfer Control
Number)MTCN and senders name and address used to send the $1,500 so that they
can release the whole fund into your account.Please get back to me once done.

Most of his emails came through well outside of normal Australian business hours

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