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Somewhere in Australia
2012-11-28 19:56:54
Classified Ads Scam
+1 Email received by me after placing an advertisment for a motor vehicle on Gumtree 
Joe Thomes
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Thanks a lot for getting back i really appreciate , My name is joe and am working at sea at the moment,on the west Aquarius submersible to be precise.I would have loved to call you directly but due to the nature of my work we do not have access to phone at the moment,its 20 days off and 10 days on,which is why I contacted you with internet messaging facility.

I am buying this for my first son who just graduated on top of his class at Brock University Ontario Canada ,He studied Building Design & Architecture. I want it to be the perfect graduation gift for him and am making it a surprise package ,i want to be sure if it is still in good condition , preferably if i can get more close up picture (engine and interior inclusive), i will not be able to come for inspection now all i really need from you is the exact details of the car.I am already in talks with freighters that will handle the pickup and delivery .

As regards the payment, i don\'t have access to my bank account online as am not with my credit card details here but i have my BOA bank account link up with my PayPal account so I will be paying you through PayPal to your nominated bank account or better still is if you have a PayPal account ,please get back to me with your bank account details or PayPal account so i can proceed with the payment and contact the courier agent who will come to pick it up and deliver it in NT for my son .Await your reply .

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Larry   (Chester Borough, NJ, United States) Added the following extra information on :2013-01-16 07:25:40
Joe Thomes
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Contacted me after placing auto ad on
Thank you for getting back to me, am buying it for my holiday. Though I'll be using the services of a mover who will come for the pick up of the item on my behalf all because I'm currently away for a contracting Job but I will send a Check through my Bank to cover the cost of the items. The check will be delivered to you by a reliable courier company within 2-3 working days. Please do provide me with your full mailing address, and also indicate your final price, the Name that should be on check and finally a cell phone #. Kindly delete the posting because am serious in buying it, when the funds clears then we can arrange for the pick up asap. Regards, joe

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