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Singapore, Central Singapore Community Development Council, Singapore
2012-10-21 05:58:32
Overpayment Scam
Interested Buyer Scam 
Name Unknown
Email Address:
Scammer would act as a perspective buyer upon seeing your ad and would send a text asking for a email response to which he replied,

Thanks for the response,am ready to buy it and pay $5,200 by paypal,i am interested in the immediate purchase for my Father as a surprise gift.he just moved to the Darwin,where this is needed and i will be making use of a shipping company to have this picked up from you and have it delivered to him .Further arrangements will be made with you in regards to the pick up once i have paid you,i am an oceanographer and due to the nature of my work, phone calls making and visiting of
website are restricted but i squeezed out time to check this advert and send you an SMS regarding it.

I would appreciate if you email me with more pictures (if available), since i won\'t be be able to see this in person,what\'s the PayPal email to send funds to in order for me to pay you ASAP,And if you dont have a paypal account, it is very easy to set up, go to and get it set up.

I will need this following details so i can proceed with the payment right away.

Are you the first owner:
Your PayPal e-Mail Address:
full name:
What is your reason for selling it?
Mobile and land phone number:

I\'m sorry, just want to be sure about the sale before i proceed...

Due Regard..

Similar to other Paypal funds and overpayment scams.
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