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|Scam Reporter||Scam Tips Received|
Londonderry, Derry City and Strabane, United Kingdom
Classified Ads Scam
|+1 Barclays account used for online car fraud |
Received email from 'Gumtree' suggesting that we use Top Vehicle Brokers to deposit asking price in 3rd party (Barclays) account.
We deposited the money, the car didnt turn up.
Reported it to Barclays, Gumtree & Police to no avail. Barclays & Gumtree were quick to dismiss the situation, which is shocking considering they must have been aware of the several other cases. The police determined bank account was opened with fake ID.
Intending to contact financial ombusman & perhaps press?
|Anonymous () Added the following extra information on :2013-02-23 16:15:55|
I'm the latest one to be scammed!! Car advertised on gumtree, had an email from eBay with an account and invoice number to pay monies into s Barclays account. (Acting 3rd party) No car arrived!! Please what are my next steps??